Confessions of a Mother Mother Mother

If you ask a teenager who their favourite band is, nine times out of ten they can tell you. Usually emphatically. As people get...

The Tragically Hip: A Canadian Shield

The Tragically Hip are a national institution. They are the rarest of things in Canadian music, especially Canadian rock music: a band massive enough to...

The Cure to Headline Bestival Toronto 2016: The Future Is…

The Cure announced their 2016 North American tour back in November with Toronto slotted in for one of a couple of dates in June. The...

Prince is All in our Music & Culture Links News Roundup

"Dearly beloved, We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Electric word life. It means forever and that's a mighty long...

An Interview with Jeppe Dengsø and Ludvig Kastberg of Moon Loves Honey

On our 21st playlist of Shoegazers we're listening to, we featured the rather excellent "Tell Me More Of Your Lies" by Denmark's Moon Loves Honey....

Bestival Returns to Toronto with a New East-End Venue and Major Headliners: Get This...

Goodbye winter/early spring blahs! Bestival Toronto's second year's installation is but two months away (June 11-12, 2016)! The line up has been announced with headlining...

The Orange Kyte: 20 Questions for Stevie Moonboots

Not long ago we posted the track "Dope: 86" by The Orange Kyte on Step On's New Music Radar.  We enjoyed the tune so...

Essential Cuts: Pearl Jam’s Inside Job

A long, slow introspective opening....a gentle awakening, careful and considerate, softly feeling for a thread of honesty. The intro to Pearl Jam's 'Inside Job'...

Happy International Women’s Day! Our Gallery Salute To Women In Music

Today is International Women's Day and to recognize its importance, Step On presents you with a photo gallery of some of the finest ladies in the music...

Night Thoughts by Suede

Hi.  My name is Phil, and I was a Suedeaholic. During Suede’s initial run, I was not only a fan of their music, I also...

Beliefs Live at The Garrison

The 16th installation of Wavelength festival featured must-see Toronto band Beliefs on Saturday night at The Garrison.  Josh Korody and Jesse Crowe formed the Dream Pop duo after...

Pete Fij on Books, Film, and Life After Adorable

As fans of Shoegaze and 90's British Rock / Alternative / Indie music know, Pete Fij is a founding member and lead singer of...