Ian Blurton

Ian Blurton

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July 17, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto guitar hero and hard rock godfather has just released a solo record, Signals Through The Flames. This focus track showcases his typically virile vocals and axemanship, and it evokes the sound of '70s Brit hard rock.

Donna Grantis. Instagram
January 21, 2019
by FYI Staff

The hit Justin Bieber exhibit in Stratford inspires a book, R. Kelly is dropped by Sony, Ariana Grande sets a Spotify record, and Donna Grantis (pictured) goes solo. Also in the news are John and Yoko, The Dead South, APTN, Drake, Ian Blurton, Trille Or, Lenny Stoute, Verboden, Monster Truck, Music BC, and a farewell to Reggie Young. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Photo: Stephan Szczesniak
August 28, 2018
by Jason Schneider

Just ahead of the release of new album Gift Shop, the Toronto singer/songwriter reflects upon the record, her early stagefright, gate-crashing Lollapalooza, and the decline in the monetary value of songs.

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.

Change Of Heart
October 4, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The Canadian indie rock heroes recently reunited to support the vinyl reissue of their masterpiece, Smile—an album that first came out 25 years ago.