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Photo: Laural Petrick
February 23, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Drew Carey- approved Toronto alt-rockers deliver their second album, Coffee & Jam, today. In this irreverent interview, their singer/guitarist compares its grittiness to '70s-era Jack Nicholson.

Photo: Wayne Eardley
February 21, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Ontario garage-folk duo releases a sophomore album on Friday and heads back out on the road. Drummer Josh Fewings is still buzzing about the recent Omemee gig by one of his heroes, Neil Young, a show for which he and bandmate Benj Rowland helped build the stage.

February 16, 2018
by Jason Schneider

This new noise-pop combo from Kitchener-Waterloo is quickly turning ears. In this interview, they discuss their origins, influences, and the commodification of art.

February 14, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto singer/songwriter has been in demand as a bassist for some big acts and is now exploring solo projects as The Projektor, releasing a series of eclectic EPs. He discusses both facets of his musical career in this interview.

February 9, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The high-energy and harmony-driven sound of country-rockers River Town Saints has brought them success at radio, and a new single is ready to roll. Learn more in this chat with their lead singer.

Photo: Nikki Ormerod
February 7, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto trio lives up to the name of its new album, Shapeshifters, by moving in a more pop-oriented direction. A deep personal bond between members is a key reason for their longevity and success.

Jess Roper
February 5, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The BC-based rock 'n roller has just released a new album, Access To Infinity, and he's touring with Big Wreck. In this interview, he reflects on his artistic growth and looks back on campfire jams.

January 30, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Montreal indie rocker incorporates more electronic elements on her new album Lose It. It is a record that cuts deep to dig deep, she explains.

Collette Savard and the Savants
January 26, 2018
by Jason Schneider

This Toronto singer/songwriter explores new musical terrain on her fourth album, ably abetted by her seasoned band, the Savants. She explains the origins of the group, her love of Joni, and more in this interview.

Photo: David McDonald
January 24, 2018
by Jason Schneider

This Canadian indie rocker is still best remembered as a co-founder of Lowest Of The Low, but he is now forging his own path. His new album, Jimmy & The Moon, is an eloquent love letter to his Toronto hometown.

January 19, 2018
by Jason Schneider

Considered the highest selling Canadian country band ever, they keep the hammer down on their current album, The Squeeze. Jason McCoy and Clayton Bellamy reflect on the project's unanticipated success in this interview.

January 17, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto songstress broadens her musical focus on a self-titled sophomore album while finding a way to create her own deeply personal narrative.