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November 8, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The gold-selling Toronto dance/pop artist releases her debut album in two weeks. Here she talks about the making of the record, her creative evolution, and a tequila-soaked touring story.

Photo: LP Photographs
November 6, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The prolific roots troubadour discusses the making of new album Time Out For Tomorrow, his best touring stories, fond early musical memories, and his public performance debut.

November 1, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Mixing elements of indie pop and urban folk, the music of Toronto-based duo The Cassidys is not easily categorized.

October 30, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The eclectic Toronto singer/songwriter talks about the making of his new album Be, his evolution from progressive death metal to folk-rock, life changes, and a stormy tour.

Photo: Justin Rutledge
October 25, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The much-loved storytelling troubadour returns with a new album, one accompanied by a coffee table-style book. Here he describes the record, the healing power of one of its songs, the benefits of therapy, and a love of Ned Washington.

October 23, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The gold-selling Saskatoon blues-rock duo releases a new album on Friday. Here Shaun Verreault and Safwan Javed discuss returning to their roots, favourite new songs, high school gigs together, and a much-loved Bowie tune.

October 18, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Vancouver-based folk-rocker releases her debut album today. Here she discusses its creation, her evolution as an interdisciplinary artist, fond early musical memories, and a recent traumatic event.

Dayna Manning press photo
October 16, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed Stratford-based singer/songwriter is releasing both a memoir and an album this month. Here she describes them both, singles out her favourite songs, and recalls meeting two astronauts on Parliament Hill.

Photo: Heather Pollock
October 10, 2019
by Jason Schneider

In November 2017, Skydiggers co-founders, Josh Finlayson and Andy Maize, found themselves turning to the healing power of music to deal with the re

Photo: Craig Boyko
October 9, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Juno-winning duo has returned with its first album in almost a decade. Here its singer/songwriter discusses the comeback, the meaning of the record's title, his artistic evolution, and love of Salt Spring Island and the Beatles.

October 4, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed Toronto reggae musician and history professor combines both fields in his fascinating new project. He explains the concept here and also discusses his creative journey, boyhood musical memories, and a drunken first gig.

Strange Breed. Photo by Bailey Morgan Photography
October 2, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Vancouver’s all-queer, all-female alt-rock outfit Strange Breed has been slowly taking over their local music scene one show at a time.