Track of the Day

Track of the Day

Photo: Scott Munn
March 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The acclaimed Nova Scotian singer/songwriter has just released a new album. This single is a shiny modern pop gem, featuring pure vocals, sharp production, and reflective lyrics. The colourful video is the icing on the cake.

March 23, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The dance music DJ and producer is up for two Junos in his hometown this weekend. Look for his huge streaming numbers to be boosted by this infectious new single, featuring the seductive guest vocals of Regn.

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March 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Calgary band formerly known as Viet Cong releases a new album on Friday, preceded by this compelling new single and video. Ringing guitars, driving percussion, and intense vocals evoke the post-punk sound of the early '80s.

March 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Reggae hitmaker Shaggy has taken time off work with Sting to join Canadian singer Massari on a breezy and catchy single. Given that Caribbean-tinged pop tracks are hot these days, this one might blow up.

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March 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

It has been a long gap between albums for Montreal singer/songwriter Martine Groulx, but she impresses on this new single. It is a gentle and light-hearted look at girls on the town, looking for love or at least a good time.

March 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Once named Canada's smartest person, the Toronto rapper displays his chops on the lead single from an imminent third album. The track skilfully weaves his fluent rhymes with the featured vocal of Jenna Nation.

Celest
March 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A star in Asia, the soulful Singaporean singer now resides in the northern town of Toronto. Aided by an ace local cast, she puts a fresh spin on The Dream Academy hit, and Unison benefits from the project.

Photo: Paul Wright
March 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto rock 'n roll duo has packed it in but will deliver a final EP comprising covers of some blues-rock classics that have been an inspiration. This adrenalized version of a Jeff Beck fave features beefy vocal harmonies and searing guitar.

Reuben Bullock  Photo: Kaelen Ohm
March 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The folk-rockers explore a penchant for the anthemic on this compelling new single from a third album coming May 4. Mainman Reuben Bullock's resonant voice tackles intensely personal subject matter.

March 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The chart-topping Juno-nominated rockers have just released an unexpected but winning cover of a Kanye West hit. The gritty voice of Brett Emmons delivers the acerbic lyrics on the dark piano ballad in convincing fashion.

March 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The hip-hop trio from the 6ix head to the frozen wilds in this clip for their latest single. The setting suits their stone-cold flows and beats, and the rotation of the rhymers keeps things interesting.

February 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This soul singer from Toronto scores a knockout with her new single. Her powerhouse voice evokes Amy Winehouse, while old-school production values and an empowering video bring it on home.