Beautiful Nothing

Musically, an eighties ignited sphere of driving electronics, thick, grimace-inducing bass lines and soaring, dissonant guitar lines that would speak to the Pixies in...

Vinyl Night: Here’s What We’re Spinning (Part 2)

1. Television - Marquee Moon "I recall- lightning struck itself" (Marquee Moon) 2. Broken Water - Drown (Tempest) Broken Water - Drown on Bandcamp 3. Nothing -...

The Hazytones

The Hazytones are a stoner rock band from Montreal, Canada.  Founded in 2015, the band infuses classic prog and psych touches in the music...

The Battle of Lights

The Battle of Lights are an Ottawa-based band influenced by Shoegaze, Psych, classic sixties pop, Britain’s ‘Lost Generation’ bands, and early electronic bands like Suicide,...

The Seams

Toronto, Ontario band The Seams blend influences of potent, straight-forward guitar bands from the 60s to 90s. Through their unabashed love of structure and melody,...

Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) Closes Toronto’s Summer Season in Inimitable Style

By Jacqueline Howell Toronto Urban Roots Festival (TURF) celebrated another great year at Fort York, which has become the jewel of Toronto's downtown area, in...

Everything Wayhome 2016

Wayhome Music and Arts Festival's sophomore year vaulted into the big leagues of the world's premiere music festivals. The 3-day line up was especially...

The 2016 Official Polaris Prize Shortlist- Review

Once again the time has come to discuss the Polaris Music Prize short list. Earlier this week I wrote up my own expectation of...

An All-Encompassing Canada Day/Summer Playlist

  We took a break from playing The Cure's Drowning Man 19 -make that 20 times - in recent weeks to go on a Canada...

Still Waters / Breaking Trail: Canadian Music’s Rocky Heart

or: What Canadian Rock Taught Me "Don't always look back. But look back." - Canadian workingman, visionary, agendaless poet Ken Babstock who joined this cocktail...