Drake's lead single from his fifth studio album is a lavish affair and it's top of the pops here, in the US, the UK and just about anywhere else that counts. Others making waves include Tom Cochrane, The Sheepdogs, and George Canyon.
Beams has been winning over crowds across North America with their hard to classify sound for the last five years and fans can catch up with them again at a CMW calendar event at Lee's Palace on May 9.
This legendary studio guru now lives in Toronto and is playing a pivotal role in the transformation of the El Mocambo. In this wide-ranging interview, he discusses his early days in English studios, working with Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles, Woodstock, his passion for music photography, and much more.
This London, Ontario, country singer/songwriter is the real deal, bringing grit and edge back to the genre on his new album Judgement Day. In this interview, he describes his creative mandate and has a cool Tony Bennett anecdote.
An archival recording of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" leads the list of new radio adds this week. Other tracks feature Ed Sheeran, Meghan Patrick and Francesco Yates.
The roots music renaissance man teams up with old partner Jesse Zubot on his upcoming album, Lucky Hand. He is also celebrating the 20th anniversary of his indie label Black Hen Music with a ten-date Roadshow featuring some Canadian notables.
In this far-ranging interview, the Ontario singer/songwriter discusses organic farming, his family's love of music, Tim Buckley, the importance of words, and the thrill of headlining Massey Hall.
The Slaight Family Foundation has provided more than $200-million in grants to humanitarian and cultural organizations in Canada and beyond. SamaritanMag's Karen Bliss sat with the Foundation's CEO for a frank discussion about the family's philanthropy and his own unbridled passion in supporting Canada's upcoming tier of musicians and songwriters.
The acclaimed roots songsmith from PEI mixes things up on his new album, enlisting Joel Plaskett to produce and play guitar. Ellsworth cites '90s rock as an inspiration for the sound of the record.
Hicks has himself another rockin' good hit and Brandt is winning praise for a live version of “Small Towns and Big Dreams” he recorded in a CBC studio last week.
Michael Barclay — who wrote extensively about The Hip's final tour in 2016 for Maclean's magazine, and co-authored 2001 and 2011’s Have Not Been the Same: The Can-Rock Renaissance 1985-1995 — has always selected a charity or two for his book projects and this one is no different.
The Ottawa-born, Austin-based blues artist is a veritable triple-threat of musical talent as a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist. Her skills have earned the respect of such peers as Jimmie Vaughan, Z.Z. Top’s Billy F Gibbons and Charlie Sexton, who all guest on her new album, The Ice Queen.