CMW Preview & Contest: The New Electric [Q&A]

Canadian Music Week 2017 is so close we can taste it… and we’ve got exciting things to share. 1) Kyle, from Calgary’s The New Electric has joined us for a Q&A to talk about the band, the music, coming to CMW, and more… 2) We’re giving away 2 Canadian Music Week wristbands that are good … Continue reading CMW Preview & Contest: The New Electric [Q&A]

Pretty City

5 Quick Questions with Pretty City

It’s no secret that I have a special place in my heart for Aussie bands. So it should come as no surprise that my next “5 Quick Questions” is with Aussie band Pretty City. The boys call Melbourne home and their CMW bio describes their music like this… “combine Smashing Pumpkins-esque fuzzed out guitars with … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Pretty City

Honey Beard

5 Quick Questions with Honey Beard

As we get close to Canadian Music Week 2017 we’ve got some 5 Quick Questions entries for you. First up is Honey Beard. When I wrote my second round announcement post I gave this band a listen and loved them. The Irish-Canadian Dark Synth-Pop duo calls Toronto home and they can be seen at the Lisbon … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Honey Beard

CMW Preview: The Rifle & The Writer!

One of the best parts of Canadian Music Week is discovering new music. And this year as we’ve been prepping we’ve discovered that we love brother/sister country music duo, The Rifle & The Writer. Colby and Rebekka have a showcase set coming up during CMW 2017 at Boots & Bourbon on a bill that also includes … Continue reading CMW Preview: The Rifle & The Writer!

CMW Preview & Contest: Boots & Hearts Hot Shots ft. Drake White, Alee, Andrew Hyatt and more

Boots & Hearts doesn’t take over Burl’s Creek Event Park until August 10… but that doesn’t mean there isn’t B&H country music for us to celebrate before then! We’ve already been out to see JJ Shiplett and Kelly Prescott on The Road To Boots, and now we’re prepping to hit The Phoenix Concert Theatre during … Continue reading CMW Preview & Contest: Boots & Hearts Hot Shots ft. Drake White, Alee, Andrew Hyatt and more

Hollerado - Sugar Beach Session

Hollerado at 102.1 The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions

What’s the best thing to brighten up a grey, gloomy day? Why watching Hollerado doing a 102.1 The Edge’s Sugar Beach Session of course! There’s nothing like live music to cheer up a rainy day.Edge DJ Adam, took no time in letting us know that the new Hollerado record, Born Yesterday, comes out next week. He … Continue reading Hollerado at 102.1 The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions

Get Ready for the Remix: Arkells’ My Heart’s Always Yours

If you’re old enough to remember buying CD singles, you remember the awesomeness that was single remixes. And if you’re not old enough to remember buying CD singles… we’ve got good news for you! To all of our good fortune, there are four new remixes of My Heart’s Always Yours, the third single from Arkell’s … Continue reading Get Ready for the Remix: Arkells’ My Heart’s Always Yours

5 Quick Questions with The Strumbellas!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Izzy and Jon of The Strumbellas for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Izzy and Jon for taking the time to answer our questions in a crowded and busy room, and … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with The Strumbellas!

5 Quick Questions with Exco Levi!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Exco Levi for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Exco Levi for taking the time to answer our questions in a busy room, and congratulations to him on his 2017 Juno … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Exco Levi!

WayHome 2017 Ticket and Camping Contest!

Because we are lucky to work with the team at Republic Live, and because we love to give stuff away… we’re excited to be opening a new contest to get us ready for summer 2017! Yes. Today. Now. For Summer. Yes. We’re giving away 1 pair (2) General Admission Passes + 1 Camp Site to … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Ticket and Camping Contest!

5 Quick Questions with Diana Panton!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Diana Panton for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Diana for taking the time to answer the questions in a crowded room, and congratulations to her on the 2017 Juno Award nomination for … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Diana Panton!

5 Quick Questions with The Fretless!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto we had the chance to snag Eric and Karrnnel of The Fretless for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to the boys for taking the time to answer the questions in a crowded room, and congratulations to The Fretless on their 2017 Juno Award … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with The Fretless!

WayHome 2017 Artist Additions, Day-to-Day Lineups & Contest Announcement!

WayHome is back with news… and it’s pretty fantastic. Not only has the festival released their day-to-day lineup for Friday, Saturday and Sunday – they have added 8 new acts to the weekend! New Additions to the WayHome Lineup! • Cage the Elephant • Porter Robinson • Foster the People • Mutemath • Houndmouth • … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Artist Additions, Day-to-Day Lineups & Contest Announcement!

5 Quick Questions with Blitz//Berlin!

We had the chance to catch up with Martin and Tristan of Blitz//Berlin at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto… so we snagged them for 5 quick questions! Many thanks to the boys for taking the time to stop to chat with us in a busy room, and congratulations to Blitz//Berlin on their … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Blitz//Berlin!

My Bad Imagination: The Band Perry Toronto Pop-Up

It was cold on the streets of Toronto, but inside the Mod Club it was hot when The Band Perry took the stage on Sunday night’s My Bad Imagination popup tour. We’ve been following The Band Perry since 2009 release of Hip To My Heart, and have had the chance to cover them at Boots … Continue reading My Bad Imagination: The Band Perry Toronto Pop-Up