Track of the Day

Track of the Day

July 23, 2018
by Kerry Doole

35 years on, the prog-metal favourites remain a potent force. The opening track on an upcoming album, this features their trademark tight and heavy sound, a searing guitar solo and more of their typical sci-fi-based imagery.

Photo: Stephan Szczesniak
July 20, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto alt-rocker is also an accomplished writer for other artists. She has a third solo album waiting in the wings, preceded by this upbeat single featuring propulsive guitar, forceful vocals and a catchy and radio-friendly vibe.

Photo: Ty Snaden
July 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This New York City-based collective with a strong Canadian component releases an eponymous debut on July 27. This advance single features on-point toasting, a strong dub groove, and an infectious vibe.

Photo: Norman Wong
July 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The newest member of Broken Social Scene, Ariel Engle has launched a solo project. This single tackles the timely issue of refugees in an understated and gently beguiling fashion.

Photo: Heather Pollock
July 13, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The merchants of melancholy sound distinctly edgier than usual on this track from the just-released album All That Reckoning. The tone suits the mood of these troubling times.

July 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Polaris-winning singer/songwriter makes a welcome return with this new track. It showcases his distinctively ethereal voice vividly, while the accompanying dance-themed video is a visual delight.

July 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

These four female MCs from Toronto are grabbing attention with their debut album, Pledge. This catchy new single mixes R&B and hip-hop, and flips the script on relationships in fun fashion.

July 6, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The latest in a line of ace rock bands from Hamilton, they tease an upcoming debut album with a killer new single. This is abrasive guitar-driven post-punk with a strong melodic core, and it'll leave you wanting to hear more, and fast.

July 4, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The prolific roots-rocker has just released his 10th album. This lead track features mellow vocals, heartfelt sentiments written from the perspective of his partner, and an eye-catching road-themed video.

June 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The hard-edged and highly-touted Toronto rock band has bounced back from a near split to record a second album. This opening track showcases the powerhouse vocals of frontwoman Katie Monks and reaffirms the group as real contenders.

June 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The internationally-acclaimed Toronto folk-rockers tease a new album with this single. Inspired by '60s AM radio rock, it is breezier than most GLS fare, though mainman Tony Dekker's plaintive voice remains recognisable.

June 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This focus track teases a new album set for release in September by one of Canada's longstanding rock-radio mainstays and it's a winner featuring rugged vocals and gutsy guitars in vintage Trews fashion.