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New Music Spotlight

New Music Spotlight: Runaway Angel, Johnson Crook, ColinResponse, Birds of Bellwoods, and Danielle Bradbery

In our latest edition of the New Music Spotlight, we’ve got an almost exclusively Toronto list for your listening pleasure. We have three bands plus one solo artist, who call Toronto home and one non-Toronto entry for your viewing pleasure. Check out some new videos from Runaway Angel, Johnson Crook, Birds of Bellwoods, ColinResponse and … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: Runaway Angel, Johnson Crook, ColinResponse, Birds of Bellwoods, and Danielle Bradbery

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In Memoriam: Gord Downie Legacy, Influence, and Top 10

Gord Downie was an artist, activist, and great Canadian. His legacy and legend will be remembered for the music he made, the political and social change he sought, and the way he touched music fans from coast-to-coast, across generations, and with a reach that can not be understated. After a brave, public, and well-documented fight … Continue reading In Memoriam: Gord Downie Legacy, Influence, and Top 10

Jess Moskaluke at CBC feature

Kill Your Love: Jess Moskaluke Green Room Interview, Toronto

Jess Moskaluke, three time Canadian Country Music Association award winner for Female Artist of the Year, Juno winner for Country Album of the Year (2017, Kiss Me Quiet), and one of Canada’s biggest country stars, has new music to share with the world, and is making the rounds to tell her stories. We caught up … Continue reading Kill Your Love: Jess Moskaluke Green Room Interview, Toronto

Witness: Runaway Angel Video Premiere

Runaway Angel is back with new music for country fans, and it starts with the release of their new music video for Witness. The song will be on the band’s new album Zero, which will be released in full on October 27, and is available for pre-order now at iTunes. And today, the music video … Continue reading Witness: Runaway Angel Video Premiere

The Beaches Late Show Feature

Late Show: The Beaches Album Review

Toronto rock and roll quartet, The Beaches, have released their much anticipated full-length debut album, Late Show, and fans of the band have reason to rejoice. Named for their neighbourhood in the east end of the city, the band has been putting in work on stage for the last four years, building their GRL BND … Continue reading Late Show: The Beaches Album Review

Barney Bentall at Toronto's Dakota Tavern

The Drifter and the Preacher: Barney Bentall at The Dakota Tavern

On a beautiful October Thursday night, friends, family, and fans filled The Dakota Tavern for a sold-out show to hear Barney Bentall play songs from his newly released album The Drifter & The Preacher, with some old favourites thrown in for good measure. It’s been thirty years since the Something to Live For video propelled Barney and … Continue reading The Drifter and the Preacher: Barney Bentall at The Dakota Tavern

Every Little Thing: Carly Pearce Album Review

Carly Pearce has released one of the most highly anticipated country albums of 2017, and Every Little Thing is living up to the hype. The Big Machine Label Group artist has had the push behind her with the fan and radio reaction to the title track, Every Little Thing, earlier this summer. Since then, Pearce … Continue reading Every Little Thing: Carly Pearce Album Review

Out Of The Blue: Chad Brownlee Video Release

Chad Brownlee is back on screen in the brand new music video for Out Of The Blue. The Stephano Barberis directed clip co-stars Dallas Smith, JoJo Mason, and the boys from Washboard Union, making the video a powerhouse combination of Canadian country music talent. It’s also ridiculous, funny, over-the-top, smokey, sexy, and worthy of repeat … Continue reading Out Of The Blue: Chad Brownlee Video Release

NXNE Moves Back Downtown for 2018!

The 2018 music festival season just got a boost in Toronto with the news that NXNE will be coming back to Yonge-Dundas next summer. The move by the 10-day festival will include three days of programming from June 15 to 17 – that will transform Yonge Street into a full on festival village that will … Continue reading NXNE Moves Back Downtown for 2018!

Past The Past: Jess Moskaluke CBC Music First Play Contest

Since Jess Moskaluke first hit our radar in early 2014 we’ve been all in on the Saskatchewan singer. And now that she’s prepping to release a new EP, Past The Past, we’re as excited as ever for what’s next in her career. Related: Jess Moskaluke Boots & Hearts Preview Interview, 2014 As an early celebration … Continue reading Past The Past: Jess Moskaluke CBC Music First Play Contest

We Are Thankful For Music

As Thanksgiving is celebrated in homes this weekend, we would like to stop for a moment and give thanks for all that we have and are able to do. As music fans, we are thankful for the abundance of new music we are able to discover and listen to on a regular basis. Whether those … Continue reading We Are Thankful For Music

New Music Spotlight: Maren Morris, Eric Church, Ralph & The Darcys, Oh Geronimo, Texas King

In the newest edition of the New Music Spotlight we’ve got some major country music stars, rock and roll from Ontario, and pop music from Toronto. Give these songs from Maren Morris ft. Vince Gill, Eric Church, Texas King, Ralph ft. The Darcys, and Oh Geronimo a listen, let us know what you think, and … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: Maren Morris, Eric Church, Ralph & The Darcys, Oh Geronimo, Texas King

CMC Rocks QLD: Australian Country Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

We’ve been known to have a soft spot for the Australian music industry and the artists they produce. From Keith Urban to The Lazys, and dozens in between, we’re into it. And now we’ve got something we can totally get behind: The CMC Rocks QLD Country Music Festival 2018 lineup. You’ve got to see this … Continue reading CMC Rocks QLD: Australian Country Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

10 Awesome Country Covers: Tom Petty Edition

It’s a well documented and quoted fact that the late Tom Petty had some issues with modern country music – but there is no denying the love that modern country artists have for him and the impact he made on them. If you need proof, have a listen to this list of Tom Petty country … Continue reading 10 Awesome Country Covers: Tom Petty Edition