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Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Composer & Producer JESSE COOK Releases Stunning Version of “Say Something”

Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Composer & Producer JESSE COOK Releases Stunning Version of “Say Something”
 Jesse Cook Releases Stunning Version of “Say Something” —  The Multi-Platinum/Gold & Award-Winning Artist Offers New Take on A Great Big World’s 2013 Hit Watch “Say Something” via YouTube Here Multi-platinum/gold selling and award-winning artist Jesse Cook wants to “Say Something” this year with the release of his new single — available now! “It’s not often a song stops you... Read More

PETRIC’s Prairie Flashbacks

PETRIC’s Prairie Flashbacks
With over 14 million online streams and eight charting singles, including three Top ’20s, PETRIC has made quite the statement since forming back in 2014. The Winnipeg country trio, comprised of brothers Tom and Jason Petric, along with long-time friend Jordan Day, have just released their first full-length album “Flashbacks”.  The new record is really a mix of flashbacks and flash-forwards, as... Read More

Nominations for the 20th Anniversary INDIES are Now Open!

Nominations for the 20th Anniversary INDIES are Now Open!
Canadian Music Week announces the 20th Anniversary Canadian Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam® Live Streamed on Friday, May 21st, 2021.  Submissions are now open: Part concert and part awards, the 2021 Jim Beam® Indie Awards are a celebration of new music and the artists who inspire the independent spirit, both nationally and internationally. Submit your nomination(s) today for a chance... Read More

Toque Band Wears Many Hats

Toque Band Wears Many Hats
By Keith Sharp Toque: A close-fitting knitted or crocheted cap having no brim or a brim that is folded up to create an extra layer of fabric for warmth. A rock band consisting of four Canadian musicians destined to celebrate the best in Canadian music. Two of those Toque band members; lead vocalist/guitarist Todd Kerns and bassist/multi-instrumentalist Brent Fitz are... Read More

Justin Bieber Announces New Single + Video “Anyone” Arriving New Year’s Day  

Justin Bieber Announces New Single + Video “Anyone” Arriving New Year’s Day  
Global superstar Justin Bieber will ring in the New Year with yet another gift for fans across the world. Today, Bieber announces his new single “Anyone” – co-written and produced by Andrew Watt with a visual directed by Colin Tilley – set for release at 12am EST on January 1, 2021. Fans tuned in to Bieber’s livestreamed New Year’s Eve concert presented by T-Mobile will have the chance to hear “Anyone”... Read More

Pajama Party Provides New Year’s Eve Alternative

Pajama Party Provides New Year’s Eve Alternative
By Keith Sharp Okay, so you are wondering what you are going to do on New Year’s Eve 2020! No clubs to go to, all the regular outdoor gatherings restricted and you can’t handle Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen’s CNN television countdown. So, courtesy of ace fund-raiser Ed Sousa you can tune into his `New Year’s Eve’ Pajama Party, to... Read More

Christmas Special Caps Spoons Innovative Schedule

Christmas Special Caps Spoons Innovative Schedule
By Keith Sharp While other bands and artists have spent this year-long pandemic sitting on their hands, Burlington Ontario’s The Spoons have executed a number of performances playing to restricted audiences, mainly for charity events. Their latest creation is simply called The Spoons Holiday Special and is a pre-taped performance of the band playing Christmas favourites from home with a... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Drop Official Music Video For “Where They At”

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Drop Official Music Video For “Where They At”
LISTEN/SHARE WHERE THEY AT HERE  “With fierce rhymes committed to the cause of decolonization, Snotty Nose Rez Kids simultaneously nod to the contemporary hip-hop sound they employ and to environmental issues directly affecting Indigenous people.” – Complex  “kinetic and cartoonish chemistry similar to Flatbush Zombies, as well as a bold confrontation of white supremacy with classic hip-hop tropes.” – The... Read More

Molly Johnson’s Cool Yule Record

Molly Johnson’s Cool Yule Record
Molly Johnson – Photo by Chris Nicholls Photography It seems fitting that our chat with Molly Johnson takes place the day after the legendary Canadian songstress’s annual Christmas cookie baking session. Her new EP “This Holiday Season” evokes festive images that are as pleasant as the smell of gingerbread and macaroon treats wafting from the oven. “The cookies turned out... Read More

Matt Mays’ Dog Rhuby Stars In “Talking To The Sky” Music Video, Directed By July Talk’s Leah Fay And Peter Dreimanis

Matt Mays’ Dog Rhuby Stars In “Talking To The Sky” Music Video, Directed By July Talk’s Leah Fay And Peter Dreimanis
Matt Mays shares the video for the song “Talking to The Sky” from his latest album Dog City. The video is a collaboration between Matt and his friends Leah Fay and Peter Dreimanis of July Talk. Both Leah and Peter contributed vocals to the project. Says Matt of the collaboration: “Leah and Peter are some of the most magical people... Read More

A Is For Arrows Shoots Straight From The Heart

A Is For Arrows Shoots Straight From The Heart
By Keith Sharp Alessia Balasbas is aware that one of the first questions asked of her as she debuts her six-track EP titled ‘Roses” is to explain her performance name ‘A Is For Arrows‘. “It came from a quote awhile back that an arrow can only be shot by pulling the bow backwards,” noted Balasbas from her Toronto residence in... Read More

Platinum Selling Singer-Songwriter Tebey Announces “The Good Ones” Album For January 22

Platinum Selling Singer-Songwriter Tebey Announces “The Good Ones” Album For January 22
Canadian platinum-selling singer-songwriter and award-winning artist Tebey releases his new album The Good Ones on January 22 via Jayward Artist Group/ The Orchard/ Sony Music Canada and all streaming services. The new album pairs Tebey’s pop roots with his cool, contemporary country voice and signature catchy choruses. The Good Ones, an album that offers 3 popular hit songs and a buzzing new track, proudly highlights the title track; a powerful duet with Quebec pop superstar Marie Mai that... Read More

bülow Shares New Music, Cover Of Frank Ocean’s “Lost” Out Now

bülow Shares New Music, Cover Of Frank Ocean’s “Lost” Out Now
Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist bülow shared new music, a cover of Frank Ocean’s “Lost” via Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Listen to “Lost” HERE On the song choice, bülow commented, “I haven’t done a lot of covers but I brought the idea to IG and someone asked me to cover it. I had the song stuck in my head for... Read More

Joel Plaskett Delivers “Benefit 4 Dreamland” Video

Joel Plaskett Delivers “Benefit 4 Dreamland” Video
Joel Plaskett Shares Live Off The Floor Video of “A Benefit 4 Dreamland” Featuring Rose Cousins, Mo Kenney, Erin Costelo And More Special Guests Joel Plaskett delivers another visual for his latest project 44, watch the live off the floor video for the album’s last song, “A Benefit 4 Dreamland.” Shot at his studio New Scotland Yard in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, the performance features guests: Rose Cousins,... Read More

Late Show With James Corden / Grammy Nominated Album ‘Unfollow The Rules’

Late Show With James Corden /  Grammy Nominated Album ‘Unfollow The Rules’
Recent GRAMMY® Award nominee for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Rufus Wainwright was the music and talk guest on Late Late Show With James Corden this past Thursday, December 3. Wainwright performed the song, “Alone Time” from the GRAMMY® nominated album Unfollow The Rules. Along with the song, Wainwright was interviewed by the host about the nomination among other things. You can watch the performance here and interview here. Wainwright,... Read More

Meghan Patrick Releases Powerful Cover of “Black Velvet”

Meghan Patrick Releases Powerful Cover of “Black Velvet”
Juno Award-Winning Track Recorded As Part Of Juno 365 Sessions Stream / download:  https://MeghanPatrick.lnk.to/BlackVelvetPR In the lead-up to her 2020 Juno Award win for Country Album of the Year, Meghan Patrick stopped into the CBC studios to record the Grammy and Juno Award-winning Alannah Myles classic “Black Velvet” for their Junos 365 Sessions series. Meghan recently posted a clip of... Read More

Lee Aaron Serves Up Eclectic Christmas Album Grab Bag Of Tracks

Lee Aaron Serves Up Eclectic Christmas Album Grab Bag Of Tracks
By Keith Sharp Hot news flash! Lee Aaron covers Slade! This writer’s bucket list is now complete. The above statement may be more than a little facetious but to have Lee Aaron cover Slade’s proverbial annual Christmas chestnut, ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’ on her band’s latest 10 track `Almost Christmas’ album serves as a special treat for this writer who is... Read More

Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Group Loverboy Releases 40th Anniversary Vinyl Edition of Multi-Platinum Certified Self-Titled Album Loverboy

Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Group Loverboy Releases 40th Anniversary Vinyl Edition of Multi-Platinum Certified Self-Titled Album Loverboy
Canadian Music Hall of Fame group, LOVERBOY, celebrates the 40th anniversary of their 5x Platinum-certified, self-titled album Loverboy this year. To commemorate this sonic work of art, the group releases a special limited-edition vinyl of the legendary rock classic today via Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. Loverboy the album is available for purchase now HERE. Originally released in October 1980,... Read More

Country Star JJ Shiplett Re-Imagines Previous Album with Crossed Fingers Re-Make

Country Star JJ Shiplett Re-Imagines Previous Album with Crossed Fingers Re-Make
JJ Shiplet – Single Release – Fingers Crossed By Keith Sharp Calgary Country Music star JJ Shiplett had 2020 all planned out to release a brand new album `Fingers Crossed’, initial radio exposure, future concert dates and festivals planned. All the components were in place to launch a successful release – and then COVID-19 struck and all his plans went... Read More

George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary

George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass Celebrates 50th Anniversary
George Harrison’s Seminal 1970 Solo Album, All Things Must Pass, Celebrated On Its 50th Anniversary Today With New Stereo Mix Of Legendary Title Track Record Store Day Limited Edition, Individually Numbered 7” Vinyl Reissue Of “My Sweet Lord” Available Now In celebration of the 50th anniversary of George Harrison’s classic solo album, All Things Must Pass, the George Harrison Estate is... Read More