Track of the Day

Track of the Day

July 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Juno-nominated blues/roots artist turns her hand to Memphis soul on this advance cut from an EP coming in the fall. Her expressive vocals give it a steamy and sensual feel, just like a summer night on the Mississippi.

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.