Frank Marino (pictured) retires from touring, The Weeknd moves into TV, and Indigenous label Ishkōdé Records launches. Also in the news are Claire Dagenais, Indie Week, Rick Barker, Calgary Blues Festival, Theo Tams, Halifax Jazz Festival, Music PEI, Southside Shuffle, Julianna Jones, the Shuffle Demons, and farewell Ruth Budd.
The James Barker Band (pictured) signs a US record deal, Conor Gains boosts MusiCounts, and Drizzy features on a new Nicki Minaj cut. Also in the news are Michael Bridge and Kornel Wolak, the 2021 Canadian Song Conference, Theo Tams, Ian Janes, Mercantile Records, Chris Magerl, Nap Eyes, and farewell Curtis Fuller, Bob Koester, and Pervis Staples.
Soulful vocals perfectly convey emotionally honest lyrics.
Theo Tams - Fixable (Slaight Music/Hidden Pony): This is the latest single from a Toronto-based singer/songwriter who continues to
The piano and strings ballad shows off the emotional eloquence of his strong and pure voice, and he digs deep lyrically and vocally.
The two Toronto singers have collaborated on seasonal singles for almost a full decade, delivering fresh takes on holiday classics, including their just-released version of "The First Noel." Here the pair discusses recording and their close creative and personal relationship.