Track of the Day

Track of the Day

June 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This brand new cut features a collaboration of some major players on the Toronto scene. The lyrics of the shiny and danceable confection may seem trite, but there's a social message underneath.

June 20, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Driven by a ringing guitar riff and Reuben Bullock's vigorous vocal style, this cut from the Arms Of A Dream album has a yearning yet optimistic feel. It is accompanied by an eye-catching self-directed video shot in Barcelona.

June 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The highly-regarded Ontario singer/songwriter has delivered a new video for the title track of her recent album. It accentuates the kinetic energy of a fiery song that has more of a rock edge than the usual psych-tinged country/folk of her material.

Photo: Matt Warfield
June 15, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The title track of a new EP from the acclaimed T.O. hip-hop group is a breezy tribute to the disco diva that has the potential to become a song of the summer.

Photo: Ivan Otis
June 13, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The stylistically eclectic Vancouver singer/songwriter teases a new album with a vibrant R&B-inflected lead single. Co-written with Ryan Guldemond of Mother Mother, its message of female empowerment is timely in this era of #MeToo.

June 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Juno-winning hard rockers preview a new album with this righteously rockin' cut. Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider guests and the result is pure no-BS fun that lives up to the title.

Classified (centre) with David Myles and Breagh MacKinnon  Photo: Monica Phung
June 8, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Juno-winning rapper recruited his comrade David Myles and an A-list of Nova Scotian talent to join him on this powerful new track addressing the issue of abuse. It is designed to support Halifax's Sea Star Centre in its work with victims of trauma.

Photo: Matt Barnes
June 6, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto indie-rock faves return with a new single and video, The frisky guitars sound a touch Strokes-like, their trademark of quirky melodicism is to the fore, and there are dark lyrics lurking within the jaunty tune.

June 4, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Acclaimed Montreal electro-pop artist Marie-Hélène Delorme will soon release the first of a series of three EPs, Meditations I-II-III. This advance cut reaffirms her knack for original production touches and is a subtly beguiling treat.

June 1, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Vancouver hip-hop duo delivers an important message on a new track and video quickly grabbing attention. Rhymes that constitute a call to militant action against the Trans Mountain pipeline are delivered with fluid intensity.

May 30, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The former Poet Laureate and Polaris shortlister is grabbing significant attention with this new song and video addressing Toronto's condo boom. Skittering beats underscore his typically fluid wordflow and incisive lyrics.

May 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A former member of the much-loved The Be Good Tanyas, she has moved into soul terrain as a solo artist. This cover of a Funkadelic tune parades her compelling and sensual voice to fine effect.