Track of the Day

Track of the Day

January 28, 2019
by Kerry Doole

After breaking through in 2018, the Toronto pop chanteuse kicks off 2019 in grand style with this piano-based ballad. Her gently affecting vocals are subtly embellished with swelling strings.

January 25, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The hotly-tipped Toronto blues-rocker comes up with another winner on this new single. Her vigorous vocals shine, the lyrics are smart and sassy, and the video, now premiering on FYI, is eye-catching.

Photo: Scott Doubt
January 23, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The New Brunswick roots dynamo previews his 10th album with this uplifting song, co-written with Craig Northey. It has a Southern soul meets blues vibe, and Andersen's voice is more muscular than a squad of NFL linebackers.

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January 21, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The ace Montreal turntablist/composer previews new album Music To Draw To: Io with this beguiling track featuring ethereal vocals placed amidst an evocative synths-drenched soundscape.

Photo: Jenna Ledger
January 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto folk-rocker has just signed to Outside Music imprint Next Door Records. This advance single from a third album features unaffected vocals, smart lyrics, and crisp guitar, and is accompanied by a charming video.

Photo: Dustin Rabin
January 16, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The prolific and decidedly not lazy songsmith teases a new solo album with a single that he terms an exploration of love and memories. It is a heartwarming tune featuring rich vocals and a fluid guitar solo.

January 14, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The title track of an upcoming album from the award-winning roots artist, this highly personal song has an empowering message of universal resonance. Warm vocals, crisp production, and a well-choreographed video combine to make this a winner.

January 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Two major players on the roots music/Americana scene have joined forces on a new album coming soon. It is previewed by this upbeat cover of a '50s hit that's fuelled by Linden's guitar work and robust vocals.

January 9, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Juno-winning Toronto roots-rockers return with the first single from an upcoming fourth album. It is an upbeat and optimistic song that retains the group's signatures of shifting dynamics and boisterous massed vocals.

January 7, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Halifax pop meets EDM duo shines on a catchy new single inspired by singer Frank Kadillac's real-life experiences and enlivened by his warm vocals.

Photo: Claire Harvie
January 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

This Toronto indie-pop combo shares a new video for a cut from a recent critically-acclaimed album. Both the clip and the song possess a warm and gentle feel that are enhanced by Robin Dann's expressive vocals and poetic lyrics.

Photo: Vanessa Heins
January 2, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Americana-accented BC singer/songwriter teases an upcoming album with this powerful track. It addresses the theme of domestic abuse, and his haunting vocals are complemented by Dallas Green's tastefully spare production.