Toronto music fans will remember him from the Bamboo and he still plays a weekly set at The Orbit Room; tonight he births Neighbourhoods—a brilliant sounding new album. And to be clear, this isn't just any album launch. He is recreating it with an all-star 11-piece ensemble with horns and ...well, be there to find out what else.
— The following is penned by Matt Zimbel, percussionist and leader of the Juno Award-winning world jazz band Manteca.
The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a Juno-winning electro-rock duo.
In the third of our series on new HoF inductees, we talk to bandleader and producer Bill Henderson about his hit group's chameleonic career, the dangers of technology, and the life-saving impact of music.
The gold-selling Saskatoon blues-rock duo releases a new album on Friday. Here Shaun Verreault and Safwan Javed discuss returning to their roots, favourite new songs, high school gigs together, and a much-loved Bowie tune.
Alessia Cara's global success has won both praise and respect from fans for her uplifting message songs that offer a counterpoint to toxic social media messages that can warp young people's feelings of self-worth. Her Walk of Fame honour is to be bestowed on her at a Toronto gala on Nov. 23.
Montreal indie artist Bayla, born Brittany Kwasnik, is the Grand Prize winner in Canada’s Wal
In November 2017, Skydiggers co-founders, Josh Finlayson and Andy Maize, found themselves turning to the healing power of music to deal with the re
Presented by CBC Music, Toronto rapper Haviah Mighty is your 2019 Polaris Music Prize winner with her excellent 13th Floor, capturing the $50K main prize. with first-rate performances from nine of the 10 finalists at Toronto's Carlu Monday night.
In their day they were ‘it’. Their ‘look’, their sound, the songs they sang and the musicians accompanying them made Ian & Sylvia a pair of songbirds we can never forget. A new collection released on Stony Plain is a gem, and Nicholas Jennings spins the history behind the two-disc set and gives it a rave review.
Now based in Toronto, the Spin Doctors guitarist explores the blues on his debut solo album, Who Shot John?. Here he discusses his emergence as a singer, the Canadian blues scene, the status of Spin Doctors, and their life-changing hit, Two Princes.