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Madeline Merlo Releases Alluring New Video For Latest Single, “Kiss Kiss”

Madeline Merlo Releases Alluring New Video For Latest  Single, “Kiss Kiss”
Songland Season 2 Winner’s Visual Premieres With CMT Music and CMT.com Rising star Madeline Merlo released a sultry new visual for her latest single “Kiss Kiss” today – the video premiered exclusively with CMT Music and CMT.com, and offers viewers an element of mystery, depicting Merlo attending a masquerade with her love interest.  “The video for ‘Kiss Kiss’ mirrors a... Read More

John Oates & The Good Road Band ‘Live In Nashville’ Set For September 18th Release

John Oates & The Good Road Band ‘Live In Nashville’ Set For September 18th Release
Four new originals along with covers of Mississippi John Hurt, Jimmy Rogers, Don Gibson highlight second Thirty Tigers album Roll Hall of Famer John Oates has had a home in Nashville for more than a decade, performing with some of the city’s most sought-after musicians. John’s Thirty Tigers debut, Arkansas, performed with The Good Road Band, was released in 2018, proving... Read More

Watch: Scott Helman’s Emotional Video For Papa

Watch: Scott Helman’s Emotional Video For Papa
New Album Nonsuch Park (sa) Out September 4 Scott Helman has shared an emotional new video for his new track “Papa,” a tribute to his late grandfather Alan who passed away last summer. Scott created a strikingly raw video to accompany the release, sharing his completely unedited reaction while watching the personal home video footage for the very first time.... Read More

Peter Green, Original Fleetwood Mac Founder, Passes Away

Peter Green, Original Fleetwood Mac Founder, Passes Away
For those Fleetwood Mac fans who can only remember the band’s hit-laden Fleetwood Mac and Rumours albums of 1975 & 1977, it should be noted that well before Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks came along and turned the band into a multi-million selling, hit-making, pop-rock machine, the original Fleetwood Mac were a solid blues-based band built around the guitar histrionics... Read More

Fionn Battles Their Critics With Tongue-In-Cheek EP Release

Fionn Battles Their Critics With Tongue-In-Cheek EP Release
In the past seven years, Brianne and Alanna Finn-Morris, known collectively as Fionn, have graduated from busking Taylor Swift songs, at the age of 12 at Vancouver’s Granville Island location to release their second EP, “Everyone’s A Critic” on the prestigious 604 Records indie label (Nickelback, Theory of A Dead Man, Carly Rae Jepsen) Spurred on by their classical music... Read More

Jesse Cook – Multi-Award Winning Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Composer & Producer – Celebrates “Tempest” 25 Years Later With a New Version

Jesse Cook – Multi-Award Winning Internationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Composer & Producer – Celebrates “Tempest” 25 Years Later With a New Version
Award-winning, multi-platinum and gold selling, and Internationally acclaimed guitarist, composer and producer Jesse Cook knows a thing or two about unexpected turns in the road. In fact, his whole storied career is because of one. For starters, the multi-talented virtuoso was one foot out the door, just about to set out on his highly anticipated Tempest 25 Tour this past... Read More

USB Key Prompts Renewed Mitchell Activity

USB Key Prompts Renewed Mitchell Activity
By Keith Sharp Kim Mitchell likens the experience of recording his latest solo record `The Big Fantasize’ to a vintage car backing out of its garage for a final spin around the block. Celebrating his first studio release since his 2007 `Ain`t Life Amazing’ and debuting on Michael Wekerle’s recently launched El Mocambo Records, Mitchell teamed up with noted producer,... Read More

For Big Pacific’s Roly Sandoval, Patience Is A Virtue

For Big Pacific’s Roly Sandoval, Patience Is A Virtue
By Keith Sharp Roly Sandoval of Big Pacific always harboured aspirations of performing in a successful rock band. He had been a member in Calgary-based outfits like All The Rage In Paris (which dissolved when keyboardist Doug Johnson left to join Loverboy) and spent 20 years playing with local cover band TR3 . But it wasn’t until Sandoval moved to Nanaimo BC... Read More

Corb Lund Releases Long-Anticipated New Album Agricultural Tragic 

Corb Lund Releases Long-Anticipated New Album Agricultural Tragic 
“The songs on Agricultural Tragic sparkle with a kind of authenticity that only someone who lives that life can project.” –American Songwriter “Do yourself a favour and get your freshly sanitized hands on a copy of the new (album)… Pre-empting any hype or hyperbole, Agricultural Tragic is a record with instantly detectable depth and energy.” -Edmonton Journal  “Eloquent and plainspoken,... Read More

El Mocambo Records Signs Canadian Rock Icon And Songwriter Kim Mitchell

El Mocambo Records Signs Canadian Rock Icon And Songwriter Kim Mitchell
First Single “Wishes” Release June 26th El Mocambo Records proudly announces the signing of multi-platinum, JUNO Award-winning Rock icon and Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame inductee Kim Mitchell to its roster that includes 54.40, Hutch and A Family Curse. The signing includes the release of Mitchell’s brand new single “Wishes” set for release on June 26th and coincides with the highly anticipated release... Read More

JUNO Award-Nominated GIRL POW-R Send Gratitude To Frontline Workers In New Single, “Thanks To You”

JUNO Award-Nominated GIRL POW-R Send Gratitude To Frontline Workers In New Single, “Thanks To You”
JUNO Award-nominated and chart-topping Canadian all-girl teen pop supergroup Girl Pow-R have reimagined their hit single “This Is Us” into a visionary, uplifting anthem expressing immense gratitude for frontline workers during COVID-19. “Thanks To You” is available now! “COVID-19 has changed everyone’s life,” says the band, “but more than anyone else, it is the frontline workers who have been there,... Read More

Blues Guitar Technique Sparks Wide Mouth Mason’s New Opus

Blues Guitar Technique Sparks Wide Mouth Mason’s New Opus
By Keith Sharp How ironic is it that as Saskatoon’s Wide Mouth Mason released their eighth studio album, `I Wanna Go With You’ with its togetherness and travel lyrical themes, that a COVID-19 virus would come along and totally disrupt such activities. On the phone from his Vancouver residence, guitarist/lead vocalist Shaun Verreault expressed his obvious frustration, that he and... Read More

Hawksley Workman Debuts New Single + Video “JUST A DREAM” From Upcoming LP

Hawksley Workman Debuts New Single + Video “JUST A DREAM” From Upcoming LP
Award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hawksley Workman premieres a new single via Isadora Records/The Orchard titled “Just a Dream”. The introspective, ethereal track is co-written and produced by Marcus Paquin, who has produced and engineered dozens of records including Grammy award-winning album The Suburbs by Arcade Fire and The National’s Grammy-nominated album Trouble Will Find Me. “Just a Dream” was added... Read More

Anthem Entertainment And iheartradio Canada’s Pure Country Stations Announce Gord Bamford’s Real Country Livin’ Father’s Day Special

Anthem Entertainment And iheartradio Canada’s Pure Country Stations Announce Gord Bamford’s Real Country Livin’ Father’s Day Special
Anthem Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent music and entertainment content and services companies, and iHeartRadio Canada’s PURE COUNTRY, Canada’s first-ever national country music radio brand, today announced their exclusive partnership and launch of Gord Bamford’s Real Country Livin’ Father’s Day Special – a 60-minute music-based broadcast, podcast and live stream devoted to Father’s Day. The production features and... Read More

Tim Hicks Announces Wreck This EP Available On Digital Platforms June 26

Tim Hicks Announces Wreck This EP Available On Digital Platforms June 26
Four-time JUNO Award nominee and platinum-selling CCMA Award winner Tim Hicksannounced today the release of his highly anticipated new EP Wreck This, available on all digital platforms June 26 via Open Road Recordings. Wreck This, produced by Hicks’ long-time collaborator Jeff Coplan, features three brand new tracks combined with Hicks’ previously released three-pack Wreck, including his current Top 10 single “No Truck Song”, which continues... Read More