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...

The Watchmen: Life in Stereo (Live Review)

The Watchmen Saturday January 30th The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto It sounds like bullshit but you ever notice This whole town of ice and snow Gets you...

I AM LONO: New Music & An Interview With Matthew Stephen Cooper

What do you do when you share an obsession for The Doors, John Carpenter, and Hunter S. Thompson?  You form a band of course! I...

Words Fail Us. But They Are All We Have: On David Bowie

There is a wave travelling around the world in the wake of David Bowie's death, even through souls who think they just know a few...

2015 in Music News & Culture: The Year That Was

The Year That Was According to Us: Music News, Culture, and closer to home. January belatedly kicked off for us with a small but decisive bang:...

The Top Tracks of 2015 by Yogi Shoegazer Duncan

The Top Tracks of 2015 as chosen by Yogi Shoegazer Duncan Ask any true music head to narrow down their list of favourites or bests and you...