Track of the Day

Track of the Day

October 23, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The fast-rising young Toronto hip-hop artist previews a new mixtape with a cut that features a smooth delivery of boastful rhymes.

Photo: David McDonald
October 21, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The frontman of Indigenous root-rockers Midnight Shine makes an impressive solo debut with a timely protest song that advocates for reconciliation and is directed at our leaders.

Photo: Jen Squires
October 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The veteran folk/roots songsmith teases his 13th solo album with a gentle tune that is a timely plea for empathy in this divisive era.

Photo: Matthieu Zazzo
October 16, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The first francophone band signed to famed US label Sub Pop impresses on a single featuring vigorous ringing guitars and echoing vocals, and complemented by a striking animated video.

October 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Formerly with Harlan Pepper, the Hamilton songsmith is readying a second solo album. This sweetly melodic lead track sounds both classic and contemporary.

Photo: Adrian Martinez
October 9, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto R&B duo follows up a summertime hit with a gentle warm burner featuring soulful vocals and a declaration of love.

October 7, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Polaris Prize shortlister's emotionally expressive vocals deliver a powerful message on her latest single and accompanying video.

Lil Berete (l) and Deno
October 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The fast-rising Toronto rapper teams up with a comrade from London on a snappy track that shows a new lyrical maturity.

Photo Heather Pollock
October 2, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Ahead of a new album, the veteran Toronto roots-rock combo releases a track with a timely and important message.

Photo: Zach Hertzman
September 30, 2019
by Kerry Doole

This advance cut from the acclaimed Montreal artist's new album features lush and layered production, bubbly pop vocals, and lyrics that merge personal reflection and social commentary.

Photo: Nicklaus Ball
September 27, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The veteran hard rockers preview a new album with a typically hard-hitting first single. The furious riffing and Hugh Dillon's intense vocals grab you by the throat, and there's no escape.

September 25, 2019
by Kerry Doole

This new cut from the fast-rising rapper features trip-hop-inflected beats and confessional lyrics delivered with real assurance.