Five Questions With...

Five Questions With...

Photo: Shervin Lainez
October 25, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The idea behind the new self-titled album helmed by Lindeman was to make a rock and roll record. She says it didn't quite turn out that way "apart from its energy and confidence."

Mo Kenney
October 20, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The third album from the feisty East Coast singer/songwriter is essentially a concept album detailing booze-fuelled breakdowns and disintegrating relationships, ultimately leading to redemption. She terms it her most cohesive record yet.

Patrick Ballantyne
October 18, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto-based tunesmith has co-written radio hits for the likes of The Trews and Big Sugar. He gets more personal about the material on his new solo album, Calendar, with inquisitor Jason Schneider.

The Glorious Sons Photo: Vanessa Heins
October 13, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The fast-rising rockers from Kingston release their second album today. In a chat with Jason Schneider, their lead singer discusses the record and the pitfalls of a musical life.

The Northern Pikes
October 10, 2017
by Jason Schneider

With their debut album Big Blue Sky being given the deluxe reissue treatment to celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Pikes begin a cross-country tour on Oct. 12.

Winona Wilde
October 6, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The much-travelled Canadian country-folk singer/songwriter is about to release her third album, Wasted Time. She reflects upon life as a troubadour in this chat with Jason Schneider.

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.

September 28, 2017
by Jason Schneider

It’s easy to forget what an innovative and influential band Max Webster was during their heyday in the late 1970s. But that history has finally been put into its proper context with an essential new box set simply entitled The Party.

Civil Wray Photo: Ivan Otis
September 26, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Civil Wray is the new project from Toronto singer/songwriter Andrea de Boer, who has channelled her experience into a new and fresh identity.

David McPherson
September 22, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Toronto's Legendary Horseshoe Tavern is now turning 70, and this Canadian music scribe has written an authoritative history of the storied venue. 

Your Favorite Enemies
September 19, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Quebec-based rockers Your Favorite Enemies continue to expand their already impressive catalogue with a new massive project entitled A Journey Beyond Ourselves.

Elliott Brood Photo: Trevor Weeks
September 15, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The rediscovery of old demo songs inspired the roots rockers to put a fresh spin on tunes close to their heart. The result is a sparkling sixth album, entitled Ghost Gardens.