Track of the Day

Track of the Day

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.

May 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This Toronto combo releases its debut full-length album today. Comprising seasoned music veterans, Long Branch has a genre-hopping sound that focuses on rock on this new single, delivered with passion and skill.

May 23, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Now a major star in her adopted homeland of New Zealand, the Canadian-raised roots singer/songwriter previews a new album with a killer old-school country ballad that'll hit your tear ducts.

May 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The highly-touted Toronto duo releases a new full-length, Lush Life, on May 28, preceded by this compelling new single. It showcases the soulful pipes of Alanna Stuart, embedded in a contemporary-sounding production.

May 16, 2018
by David Farrell

A smash hit from the 17-year-old's forthcoming debut album is destined to boomerang across radio and pile up a stack of platform streams that will launch her just about anywhere she pleases.