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January 17, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The noted Toronto reggae veteran has released a single featuring dancehall DJ General Trees. Here he reflects upon a distinguished career, opening for Whitney Houston's mom and Jim Carrey, a Cougars classic, Leonard Cohen, and a healthy lifestyle.

January 15, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Waterloo rockers release a debut full-length on Friday. Here their leader reflects on his musical past, important new songs, artistic evolution, life changes, and a memorable Brooklyn gig.

Pic from Instagram page
January 10, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Toronto electro-pop duo Featurette, comprised of Lexie Jay and Jon Fedorsen, brings honesty and grit into pop music with the release of a sophomore

January 8, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Just prior to delivery of a new self-titled solo album, the Ontario-based composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist reflects upon the creative process, astral projection, the current state of ambient music, and love of Debussy.

January 3, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto-based creative renaissance woman hosts the Maple Blues Awards next month. Here she discusses her discovery of the blues, her bands Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes and The Double Cuts, her other eclectic endeavours, and two things about the music industry she'd love to see change.

Photo: Taylor Roades
December 20, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The BC alt-folk trio has released a holiday EP Dead Of Winter. Here a member explains its mandate, recalls Christmas caroling, reflects on a new approach to the biz, and outlines her goals for 2020.

Photo: Alex Bonenfant
December 18, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Toronto alt-rock trio Mute Choir is the latest signing to Sleepless Records, with the new partnership being marked by the band’s new single and vid

December 13, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The BC-based blues veteran talk about his fun new video, the style of his album For Love & Money, his artistic evolution, parenthood, and work as an electronic Bingo caller.

December 11, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The socially-conscious indigenous rock band has a new album, Warrior Down. Here, the band's leader discusses the making of the record, the inspirational impact of a family tragedy, the group's evolution, and the wisdom of a free van tow option.

December 6, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Vancouver indie rock band has released a riveting third album. Here a member discusses artistic evolution, his favourite new songs, recent heavy duty shit, and a motel from hell.

December 4, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Felix-winning Quebec composer and multi-instrumentalist Vincent Roberge made the Polaris Prize shortlist this year, and is now making moves internationally. Here he discusses this validation, his fave songs on the record, early memories of Johnny Cash, and a love of Moby.

November 29, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Born out of a love of blues and southern soul, Toronto band Bywater Call makes a strong first impression on its self-titled debut album, out now on