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.
Track of the Day
Track of the Day
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 from 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.
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.
The hard-edged Toronto band rock the joint with this ode to their favourite herb. Nothing laidback here, though, given the searing guitars and Katie Monks' gutsy vocals.
Just as they begin a Christmas tour, the award-winning world music ensemble delivers a song to celebrate another seasonal holiday. Featuring Grammy-winning guest Richard Bona, it is a heartwarming and melodic tune with an African vibe.
The pop craftsman delivers a holiday treat featuring his warm vocals amidst seasonal sounds. If you're seeking a break from the same old overplayed chestnuts, then check this one out.
This fresh cover of a Fleetwood Mac fave shows that the critically-acclaimed Saskatoon folk songstress is branching out from her solo and acoustic template. Her strong and pure voice remains the focus, and the fuller sound is pleasing.