Track of the Day

Track of the Day

February 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The title cut from the new EP by the hotly-tipped Toronto artist justifies all the attention she has been receiving. This is contemporary R&B at its finest, with Wilson delivering a restrained yet hauntingly effective vocal performance.

February 23, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Neil Young classic is given fresh new life by this north Ontario roots-rock group, and it is sung partly in Cree. The track is included on the band's just-released third album, High Road.

Photo: Holly Chang
February 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The art-rock auteur returns to a simpler sound on this new single. The combination of minimal piano and his deep resonant voice is perfectly suited to an openly sentimental ballad that may just become a wedding song fave.

February 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Buzzing with his Juno nomination as Breakthrough Artist of the Year, the Toronto-based singer/songwriter premieres a video for his latest cut. The song is a fresh and tasty hybrid of R&B and rock sounds paired with Rayman's gritty and grunge-inflected vocals.

February 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Nova Scotian roots trio marks the anniversary of a much-praised debut album with a new recording of a song that's been a live favourite. The pure vocals of Breagh Mackinnon and gently lustful lyrics make it a bona fide charmer.

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February 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The highly-touted rapper is off to a flying start with this new cut, racking up impressive streaming numbers. He delivers thoughtful lines with authority, while subtly inventive production lends a soothing ambience.

February 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto pop artist follows up her breakthrough hit Carnival Hearts with another tasty confection that embeds a positive message in an infectious melody.

February 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The prolific producer/beatmaker is internationally recognised for his inventive brand of instrumental hip-hop. This title cut from an imminent EP has a gently mesmerising and positive vibe befitting its title.

February 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This cut from the new EP New Skin is rapidly making a mark on radio. It is easy to hear why, as it is a textbook example of how to give a three-minute rock song real dynamism. There is perceptive social commentary at work here too.

Photo:  Brittany Gawley
February 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson are acclaimed and prolific solo roots music artists. Now joining forces as a duo, they have just released an impressive debut album. This single features fluent vocal harmonies, a catchy melody, and a charming video. Call it a recipe for success.

February 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Juno-winning producer/composer Jesse King collaborates with the famed Jamaican reggae rhythm section on a new album, Overdubbed. This cut captures the bass-heavy essence of the dub form, but is fleshed out in appealingly inventive fashion.

Photo: Nikki Ormerod
January 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The pure vocals of the popular trio are the driving force of this gentle charmer, one projecting a sweet optimism. It is the first single from their soon to be released sixth album, Shapeshifters.