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Delving Into Blue Rodeo’s Treasure Trove

Delving Into Blue Rodeo’s Treasure Trove
It seems like Blue Rodeo have been around forever, doesn’t it? In fact, 2012 marks the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Toronto roots rockers to Warner Music Canada. This record deal and the subsequent release of their debut album, Outskirts (also in 1987), marked the band’s transition from favourites of T.O.’s Queen Street West scene to national stardom.... Read More

Never Say Never As – Triumph Rocks Sweden

Never Say Never As – Triumph Rocks Sweden
Triumph bassist Mike Levine remembers getting the phone call. His band had just been inducted into Canada’s music hall of fame in April 2008, they were gearing up to play some summer dates when the call came through from their L.A agent that a promoter in Solvesborg, Sweden wanted them for his Sweden Rock Festival. “Did we want to go…no,”... Read More

Nelly Furtado – The Spirit Indestructible

Nelly Furtado – The Spirit Indestructible
The first couple of songs the public got to hear from Nelly Furtado’s fourth English album, The Spirit Indestructible, are party tracks “Big Hoops (The Bigger The Better)” and current single, “Parking Lot,” but it’s a deeper album than that. The title, named after one of her songs, is a strong statement, two words — “spirit,” “indestructible” — that even... Read More