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Today's New Track

  • Kid Koala and Trixie Whitley  Instagram photo
    The ace Montreal turntablist/composer previews new album Music To Draw To: Io with this beguiling track featuring ethereal vocals placed amidst an evocative synths-drenched soundscape.
  • Photo: Jenna Ledger
    The Toronto folk-rocker has just signed to Outside Music imprint Next Door Records. This advance single from a third album features unaffected vocals, smart lyrics, and crisp guitar, and is accompanied by a charming video.
  • Photo: Dustin Rabin
    The prolific and decidedly not lazy songsmith teases a new solo album with a single that he terms an exploration of love and memories. It is a heartwarming tune featuring rich vocals and a fluid guitar solo.
  • The title track of an upcoming album from the award-winning roots artist, this highly personal song has an empowering message of universal resonance. Warm vocals, crisp production, and a well-choreographed video combine to make this a winner.
  • Two major players on the roots music/Americana scene have joined forces on a new album coming soon. It is previewed by this upbeat cover of a '50s hit that's fuelled by Linden's guitar work and robust vocals.
  • The Juno-winning Toronto roots-rockers return with the first single from an upcoming fourth album and first for eOne. It is an upbeat and optimistic song that retains the group's signatures of shifting dynamics and boisterous massed vocals.
  • The Halifax pop meets EDM duo shines on a catchy new single inspired by singer Frank Kadillac's real-life experiences and enlivened by his warm vocals.
  • Photo: Claire Harvie
    This Toronto indie-pop combo shares a new video for a cut from a recent critically-acclaimed album. Both the clip and the song possess a warm and gentle feel enhanced by Robin Dann's expressive vocals and poetic lyrics.
  • Photo: Vanessa Heins
    The Americana-accented BC singer/songwriter teases an upcoming album with this powerful track. It addresses the theme of domestic abuse, and his haunting vocals are complemented by Dallas Green's tastefully spare production.
  • The Toronto jazz/pop singer/songwriter turns her focus to an ambitious new series of covers of Joni Mitchell material. It is off to a grand start with this sparse solo take on a Mitchell holiday season classic, one featuring fluent piano and subtly expressive vocals.
  • As part of its Spotify Single sessions, the gold-selling award-winning Canadian country group takes a song from an unlikely source, pop hitmaker Camila Cabello, and adds its own spin that includes a compelling video.
  • Platinum-selling indie-pop songsmith Derik Baker returns with an eye-catching video for a cut that details a doomed relationship in a restrained but effective fashion.
  • This eponymous debut single from the young Canadian artist hints at both contemporary R&B and atmospheric art-rock. It clearly stamps him as a real talent, one to be watched closely.
  • Leah and Pete from July Talk and Broken Social Scene collaborated with indigenous students from a Thunder Bay high school on a compelling track that merges a vivid soundscape and intense lyrics.
  • Dave 1 and P-Thugg deliver another infectious slab of electro-funk on this new single. Enlivened by guest vocal turns from French Montana and Stefflon Don, the track is complemented with an entertaining video with a neat gender twist.
  • The title track of her first holiday album is an original Christmas tune, featuring timely lyrics and another strong vocal performance. It is accompanied by a sweetly charming video with a charitable component.
  • In what may be the first Christmas song based on divorce, the celebrated singer/songwriter delivers a poignant message via his signature ethereal vocals.
  • On this radio-friendly track from an upcoming album, the Winnipeg modern rock band again demonstrates a penchant for smart arrangement and a strong sense of melody.
  • The first Canadian act signed to Nashville's Big Loud label, this songwriter/actress shows real commercial potential on this new track. It's a slickly-produced post-break-up song that takes a sly jab at all the country party songs out there.
  • Photo: Levi Manchak
    This indigenous trio has a shoegaze-inflected style but lyrically they tackle historic and contemporary subjects affecting their nation. This track from new EP Starlight features poignant lyrics framed in atmospheric sounds.