Track of the Day

Track of the Day

July 21, 2017
by Kerry Doole

This new duo project pairs Thomas D'Arcy and July Talk's Josh Warburton, and a self-titled EP comes out on Friday. The first single is a melodic disco-inflected cut that will put a smile on your face. Call it a guilty pleasure.

Propagandhi Photo: Avrinder Dhillon
July 19, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The Winnipeg punk veterans will release a new album on Sept. 29. Their fiery political lyrics and aggressive sonic assault are both captured on the advance title track single.

July 17, 2017
by Kerry Doole

On the heels of making the Polaris Music Prize short list, the adventurous songstress unveils an eye-catching new video featuring a cameo by Jarvis Cocker. The clip neatly mirrors the tightly-coiled tension of the track.

Slow Leaves Photo: Christopher Dyck
July 14, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Mellow Winnipeg tunesmith Grant Davidson made an impact in 2015 via his selection to the prestigious Allan Slaight Juno Master Class and now has an album coming next month. This title track showcases his subtle charm.

Lowest Of The Low
July 12, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In advance of a new album, the indie rock veterans deliver a robust new track that sounds both familiar and fresh. It is accompanied by a dazzling video clip that depicts Toronto in dramatic fashion.

July 10, 2017
by Kerry Doole

After a four year absence, the duo returns with a strong new cut and news of a new record deal. The languid R&B feel of the haunting track is gently mesmerising.

SATE Photo: Che Kothari
July 7, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The fiery funk-rocker has just released an eye-catching video for a dynamic cut from last year's full-length debut album. It showcases searing guitar and a powerful voice that is now attracting fans in Europe.

Neil Young
July 5, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The elder statesman of rock releases a new protest song for July 4th. It is an epic affair, with horns, strings and a choir, and it delivers a much-needed message.

Tiger & Bloom
June 30, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Strong vocal harmonies and production boost this catchy debut single from a new pop duo worth watching closely.

L CON Photo: Victoria Long
June 28, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A Slaight Music Residency graduate and vocalist in Del Bel, Lisa Conway excels in this track from her album Moon Milk. It showcases the aching purity of her voice, while the accompanying video is mesmerising.

Ryan Boldt of Deep Dark Woods
June 26, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The acclaimed roots-rock combo from Saskatchewan will release a sixth album in the fall. This advance cut is a gem, with Ryan Boldt's resonant voice and the fuzz meets twang guitars combining to create a spooky feel.

Stacey Photo: Laura-Lynn Petrick
June 23, 2017
by Kerry Doole

On this title track of an upcoming EP, the Toronto chanteuse dazzles with her pure voice and the languid sensuality of the accompanying video.