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INXS Driving Force Andrew Farriss Sets New Personal Challenge

INXS Driving Force Andrew Farriss Sets New Personal Challenge
By Keith Sharp Eighties classic rock audiophiles may remember Andrew Farriss as one of the three Farris brothers (along with Jon and Tim) who made up one-half of Australia’s INXS which enjoyed global success in the mid-’80s with albums like “Listen Like Thieves”, “Kick” and “X”. But what they may not know is that Farriss wrote or co-wrote virtually all... Read More

Corb Lund Releases Deluxe Edition of Agricultural Tragic Today + Acoustic Video for ‘Horse Poor’ with Jaida Dreyer

Corb Lund Releases Deluxe Edition of Agricultural Tragic Today + Acoustic Video for ‘Horse Poor’ with Jaida Dreyer
Corb Lund has released the deluxe edition of his critically-acclaimed studio album Agricultural Tragic  Originally released with 12-songs, Agricultural Tragic (Deluxe Edition) features four bonus tracks recorded during the original recording sessions, including a revisited, horns and organ-heavy version of “90 Seconds of Your Time.” Also today, Corb has premiered the acoustic video for “Horse Poor,” a previously unreleased fan favourite... Read More

Grammy and JunoWinning Songwriter and Producer Daniel Lanois Releases Heavy Sun

Grammy and JunoWinning Songwriter and Producer Daniel Lanois Releases Heavy Sun
Original artwork by Daniel Lanois. Cover art by Marthe A. Vannebo. New Album Acclaimed By Spin, No Depression, NPR’s World Café and Featured on WTF with Marc Maron Grammy and JUNO Award-winning songwriter and producer, Daniel Lanois, releases his new album, Heavy Sun, through eOne, the first release under his new “Maker Series” brand. Stream and download Heavy Sun here.... Read More

Scott Helman Shares Endearing New Video For “Good Problems” (Remix)

Scott Helman Shares Endearing New Video For “Good Problems” (Remix)
Scott Helman has shared the official video for the new “Good Problems” (Remix) by GRAMMY-winning producer Miles Walker. To create the heartfelt video, Scott enlisted his girlfriend, Katya Cybulsky, and longtime collaborator Ben Knechtel – who also directed the “Wait No More” video, which just earned Scott his sixth JUNO Award nomination for “Music Video of the Year.” The original... Read More

Record Store Day Announces Canadian Ambassadors TRIUMPH To Release RSD Exclusive 40th Anniversary of ALLIED FORCES June 12

Record Store Day Announces Canadian Ambassadors TRIUMPH To Release RSD Exclusive 40th Anniversary of ALLIED FORCES June 12
Triumph Seal – Record Store Day Canada Ambassadors 2021 Record Store Day (RSD) Exclusive 40th Anniversary Box Set Of Allied Forces To Be Released June 12, 2021, Via Round Hill Records One of the greatest and most successful Canadian rock bands of all-time, Triumph first rose to prominence back in the golden era when vinyl was king – and the... Read More

Serena Ryder Releases Anticipated Album The Art Of Falling Apart

Serena Ryder Releases Anticipated Album The Art Of Falling Apart
Six-time Juno Award winner and renowned mental health advocate Serena Ryder has released her anticipated album The Art of Falling Apart today. The new music has an immediacy to it, both due to its driving pop sound which is bursting with irresistible rhythms, pulsing bass lines, and the full range of Serena’s powerful and expressive voice, as well as the... Read More

The Hello Darlins Release Latest Single “Prayer For A Sparrow”

The Hello Darlins Release Latest Single “Prayer For A Sparrow”
Watch “Prayer For A Sparrow” (Official Video) At Canadian Beats With their highly anticipated full-length debut album Go By Feel officially set to arrive on June 11, 2021, The Hello Darlins are offering another preview with the single “Prayer For A Sparrow,” out today on all digital platforms. A gorgeous ballad sung by Darlins’ co-founder Candace Lacina, the song follows on the heels of the band’s previous acclaimed singles “Aberdeen... Read More

City and Colour Announces Special Collaboration With Nick Nurse Foundation

City and Colour Announces Special Collaboration With Nick Nurse Foundation
City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, has announced a special collaboration with the Nick Nurse Foundation to celebrate the foundation’s 1 year anniversary. A limited-edition, commemorative merchandise item will be available to pre-order as of 3 PM (EST) today, HERE. The Nick Nurse Foundation supports a series of programs that aid in the academic development of... Read More

Justin Bieber Goes Behind The Scenes Of New Single And Action-Packed Video, “Hold On,”

Justin Bieber Goes Behind The Scenes Of New Single And Action-Packed Video, “Hold On,”
“It kinda just shows a story of humanity and of empathy… It’s kind of a learning lesson all around.” – Justin Bieber “Hold On” Music Video Co-Star / Actress Christine Ko (Dave) Describes Improvising Intimate Scenes With Bieber Moments After First Meeting On Set And More Global superstar Justin Bieber and his team of collaborators behind the new “Hold On”... Read More

No Shortage of Paralympic inspiration for DeRosa

No Shortage of Paralympic inspiration for DeRosa
For Canadian singer-songwriter Paul DeRosa, there’s no shortage of inspiration when it comes to writing songs for Canada’s Paralympic athletes.  In 2019, DeRosa paired up with the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the CBC to record “Shine”, an emotionally driven song set to become the soundtrack for the Paralympic Games broadcast set for the summer of 2020. With the Games postponed... Read More

The Box – Live-Stream Broadcast Live Dans Ton Salon – First Class!

The Box – Live-Stream Broadcast Live Dans Ton Salon – First Class!
The BOX live – Saturday, March 6th 2021 By Colin Bell The setting was a converted warehouse located in the Montreal suburb of Chambly, a top-of-the-line sound and light system was set up amidst a landscape of empty crates and boxes by show producers Live Dans Ton Salon. And it was here that Montreal’s The Box executed their first live performance since... Read More

Monowhales Vow To Keep Momentum Rolling With Daytona Bleach Release

Monowhales Vow To Keep Momentum Rolling With Daytona Bleach Release
By Keith Sharp So your band is figuratively on a roll. Your 2019 debut EP release `Control Freak’ is spawning hit singles that earned you the Jim Beam Indie Award as a top alternative artist/group during Canada Music Week festivities. You are rating as #1 most played unsung artists on Alternative Radio has earned you support concert slots with the... Read More

Greg Keelor Announces New Album ‘Share The Love’ With Video For The First Single ‘Wonder’

Greg Keelor Announces New Album ‘Share The Love’ With Video For The First Single ‘Wonder’
Greg Keelor the revered musician and songwriter and co-founding member of the iconic Blue Rodeo – has announced that his sixth solo album, “Share the Love,” will be released on April 16. “Share the Love” is preceded today by the release of the first single “Wonder” (LISTEN HERE). The official music video for “Wonder” has also been released today (WATCH HERE).... Read More

Brett Kissel Tackles The Question ‘What Is Life?’ On New Album, Out April 9

Brett Kissel Tackles The Question ‘What Is Life?’ On New Album, Out April 9
Brett Kissel has announced that his fifth major-label studio album What Is Life? will be released on April 9. Fans of the 18-time CCMA-Award-winning musician get their first taste of what is to come from the next phase of Kissel’s career today, with the release of the album’s first single, “Make A Life, Not A Living” (LISTEN HERE). “This song is... Read More

Mother Mother Release New Music To Global Audience

Mother Mother Release New Music To Global Audience
Vancouver-based alt-rockers Mother Mother have released two new songs; “I Got Love” a propulsive, infectious, instantly hummable single and its companion “Stay Behind” a melodic, emotionally charged, airy track.  The new music is Mother Mother’s first offering on the heels of their recent explosion on TikTok. After over a decade of releasing music and touring, a new global audience discovered... Read More

Riversleem Keeps Punk Spirit Alive On The Prairies

Riversleem Keeps Punk Spirit Alive On The Prairies
By Keith Sharp Punk music is alive and well and residing in Saskatoon Saskatchewan of all places courtesy of a four-man unit called Riversleem. Vocalist Kyle Zurevinski, guitarist Drew Fitzgerald, bassist Connor Guillet and drummer Kurt Wolfe joined forces in late 2019 and quickly released a self-produced four-track EP titled “A Debut Release” By Riversleem. In true punk ethos, the... Read More

Peterborough Musicfest Live at Home with The Reklaws and special guest James Barker

Peterborough Musicfest Live at Home with The Reklaws and special guest James Barker
Peterborough Musicfest is back! After a challenging year that saw all live in-person performances cancelled, the festival returns with its first-ever live-streamed concert featuring The Reklaws and special guest James Barker. “Our good friends Jenna and Stu from The Reklaws will be in Peterborough to film this special live-streamed concert at the Showplace Performance Centre,” says Musicfest general manager Tracey... Read More