Features

September 25, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Stratford-based ambient folk songsmith is releasing an eponymous debut album. Here he describes making it with Scott Merritt, his musical evolution, early road trips listening choices, and a memorable first gig.

Celine in Quebec City. Photo: Instagram
September 22, 2019
by External Source

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

September 20, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto punk/alt-rock trio's singer/guitarist discusses the concept of a new EP, the theme of mental illness, a cathartic video, and the perils of life on the road.

Photo credit: Bruce Cole
September 20, 2019
by Bill King

-- Pictured at the combined Methuen Publications launch of Martin Melhuish's Bachman-Turner Overdrive book and Ritchie Yorke's Led Zeppelin bio

September 18, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The driving force behind April Wine will soon release his second blues album. Here he discusses the record, the recovery of his first guitar, a tribute to Ralph Murphy, and love of the East Coast.

September 15, 2019
by External Source

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

Laurent Bourque. Pic: Instagram
September 13, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Laurent Bourque’s new album Blue Hour, out September 27, invit

September 12, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Bill Bell kicked his own black dog two years ago and remains focused on keeping it away.

Photo: Francesca Ludikar
September 11, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Road Hammers singer/guitarist returns with a new band, album and musical approach. Here he discusses Welcome To The Congregation, artistic evolution, life as a single dad, and a scary encounter in Wyoming.

Camila Cabello, Instagram pic
September 9, 2019
by External Source

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

DJ Martin Streek took his own life in 2009 — photo credit: Martin Streek Tribute Facebook.
September 6, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Friends of late Toronto DJ Martin Streek, a fixture on 102.1 The Edge for 25 years, 17 of those on-air, are throwing “A Party For Marty” on Sept.

Photo: Stefanie Atkins
September 6, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The folk music duo of Cara Luft and JD Edwards has released a new album. Here the pair discusses the making of the record, the co-writing process, recent life changes, and a bizarre find after an Australian festival.