The Twilight Sad at Bestival Toronto

Glasgow's (make that  Kilsyth's) The Twilight Sad have been having a banner year. First, in May 2015, Robert Smith covered the band's "There's a...

The Sky Looked As Perfect As Cats: The Cure at Bestival

The Cure are an iconic, ForAlwaysAndEver misunderstood and underrated British band whose devoted fan family stretches far out of that little island’s silly little borders and...

Nothing’s Transcendent Bleakness

At Lee's Palace, NOTHING's music erupts; it doesn't wait to be asked, and yet it’s the antidote to what ails us and what still feels hopeless...

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...