Track of the Day

Track of the Day

Photo: Matthieu Zazzo
October 16, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The first francophone band signed to famed US label Sub Pop impresses on a single featuring vigorous ringing guitars and echoing vocals, and complemented by a striking animated video.

October 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Formerly with Harlan Pepper, the Hamilton songsmith is readying a second solo album. This sweetly melodic lead track sounds both classic and contemporary.

Photo: Adrian Martinez
October 9, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto R&B duo follows up a summertime hit with a gentle warm burner featuring soulful vocals and a declaration of love.

October 7, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Polaris Prize shortlister's emotionally expressive vocals deliver a powerful message on her latest single and accompanying video.

Lil Berete (l) and Deno
October 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The fast-rising Toronto rapper teams up with a comrade from London on a snappy track that shows a new lyrical maturity.

Photo Heather Pollock
October 2, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Ahead of a new album, the veteran Toronto roots-rock combo releases a track with a timely and important message.

Photo: Zach Hertzman
September 30, 2019
by Kerry Doole

This advance cut from the acclaimed Montreal artist's new album features lush and layered production, bubbly pop vocals, and lyrics that merge personal reflection and social commentary.

Photo: Nicklaus Ball
September 27, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The veteran hard rockers preview a new album with a typically hard-hitting first single. The furious riffing and Hugh Dillon's intense vocals grab you by the throat, and there's no escape.

September 25, 2019
by Kerry Doole

This new cut from the fast-rising rapper features trip-hop-inflected beats and confessional lyrics delivered with real assurance.

Photo: Colin Medley
September 23, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The fans of the cult favourite songsmith will enjoy this quirky yet warm cut from an imminent album.

September 20, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A deal with Sub Pop confirms the Montreal band is on the rise. This new single shows why, as it is a bracing slab of riffery driven by ringing guitars.

September 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The first Spanish-sung single by the young Brazilian-Canadian artist is a reggaeton burner with real commercial potential.