Track of the Day

Track of the Day

Midnight Shine  Photo: David McDonald
November 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The James Bay roots-rockers hit a home run with their first music video, one that drives home a powerful message about the suicide crisis in their community. Mainman Adrian Sutherland delivers a passionate vocal performance.

Photo: Lionel Perron
November 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Juno-nominated Montreal rapper delivers a charming single and video taken from his recent sophomore album. Jahkoy chimes in with a vocal feature that accentuates the tone, and the lyrics are more tender than is usual for the genre.

November 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Inspired by Gord Downie and produced by Kevin Drew, this sombre new track from the indie rock veterans has an elegiac quality enhanced by the gently haunting vocals of Torq Campbell.

November 1, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Rock auteur and studio wunderkind Jordon Zadorozny returns to his long-term project with this advance track from an album due next spring. Keyboards and guitars mesh effectively, there are enough tempo changes to keep things interesting, and the production values are top-notch.

October 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Montreal chanteuse has been grabbing international attention, and this new single and video will continue her momentum. It's a slow-tempo gentle grabber, directed to an object of her lustful attention, and the sensual video complements it effectively.

Photo: Sophia Burke
October 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The former Miracle Fortress mainman has just released a debut solo album. This new single has a drifting and dreamy feel, with languid vocals placed atop a recurring pattern of sparse beats.

October 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Juno-nominated electro-pop duo from Vancouver releases the title track of an imminent new album. The chilled cut has a sparse yet quietly compelling feel, while the accompanying video clip was shot on 35mm film, to striking effect.

Photo: Britney Townsend
October 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

With his indie-rock band Hey Rosetta! on hiatus, the East Coaster is pursuing a solo career. Based on piano and voice only, this new track is beautifully haunting, with Baker's resonant voice in fine form.

October 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto folk-rockers showcase this focus track from their brand new full-length debut Victoria with an eye-catching lyric video. The tune features jaunty vocals and a snappy melody, and will definitely appeal to Strumbellas fans.

October 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The honkytonk heroine teams up with kindred spirit Corb Lund for a duet celebrating enduring love. Their two distinctive voices mesh oh so sweetly.

October 17, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A fitting song to spotlight as pot goes legal, this roots-pop track features jangly guitar, a catchy chorus, and amiable vocals from the acclaimed PEI songsmith.

October 15, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This neo-soul singer/songwriter from Vancouver has already made a mark in the UK, and this lead track from a new album shows why. His vocals are subtly persuasive and the production values are high.