Beth Moore at The Drake Underground

Beth Moore CD Release Party at The Drake Underground

We started off our April interviewing the talented Beth Moore. We talked about the new album, Five out of Ten, among other things, and last night we were in the audience for her CD Release party at The Drake Underground. Let me start by saying Beth ticked off all the right boxes for a CD […]

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5 Reasons We’re Excited to See Thomas Rhett at Boots & Hearts 2015

Thomas Rhett is quickly becoming one of the biggest stars in country music. With three #1 singles (It Goes Like This, Get Me Some Of That, Make Me Wanna) from his debut album – the first time in 20 years that’s happened for a solo male country artist – Rhett is, as they say, white […]

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Heartbreaker of the Year: Whitney Rose Album Review

Observation #1: They don’t make country music like they used to. Observation #2: Whitney Rose is making great country music with a classic sound. With her 2nd full length album with Cameron House Records on the way in just a few days, Whitney is giving country music fans the sound that they grew up with, […]

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Play Ball! 2015 Toronto Blue Jays Preview

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” – Rogers Hornsby, MLB player/manager 1915-1953 With a 9-1 win over the Reds in Montreal on Saturday afternoon, Spring Training has finally wrapped up and it’s time to […]

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The Franklin Electric Take Over Toronto

Friday night 4 dudes from Montreal took over the Drake Underground – and made Toronto smile. For the second night in a row, The Franklin Electric played a sold out show to an audience that was totally in. With an indie rock/folk sound, heavy on lyrics and harmonies, The Franklin Electric are producing a sound […]

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199 Words About Elizabeth & the Catapult

new crush alert: @thecatapult – trust us. — TheReviewsAreIn (@thereviewsarein) April 4, 2015 Friday night a young woman from Brooklyn charmed the hell out of a Toronto crowd and made us want more. Like right now we want more of Elizabeth & the Catapult. Elizabeth Ziman spent two nights in early April opening for The […]

Beth Moore Five Out of Ten Feature

Five Out of Ten: Beth Moore Album Release Celebration! [Interview]

Beth Moore is a talented singer/songwriter from the Niagara region of Ontario that is mostly known for wine and waterfalls – but someday maybe we’ll be adding Beth to that list. With the release of her sophomore album, Five Out of Ten, this week, Moore has found herself busy with shows (a recent tour of […]

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Bestival Toronto Adds BANKS to the Lineup

Yesterday’s Bestival Toronto lineup announcement included L.A. R&B singer BANKS. Her debut album Goddess, released in September of 2014 charted in the top 20 in the UK, Australia, Germany, New Zealand and Sweden. In the US she debuted at number 12, selling 25,000 copies in the first week. If you’re a fan of Grey’s Anatomy you might […]

The Stellas Hugh's Room Toronto Feature

It Wouldn’t Be This: The Stellas at Toronto’s Hugh’s Room!

Talented, attractive, funny, very in love, Canadian, and live right in front of our faces… The Stellas came home-ish on Friday night to play Hugh’s Room in Toronto. It was the first time that we’d had a chance to see the Oshawa/Whitby couple take the stage to play their songs, and it was long overdue. […]

The Lovelocks Hugh's Room Debut Toronto March 27 2015

Hugh’s Room Debut: The Lovelocks

It was a long time coming, but Friday night in Toronto a few people got to cross some things off of their To Do List. On Dundas St. West in Toronto, in front of a full house, The Lovelocks played the Hugh’s Room stage for the very first time, as the opening act for The […]

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Country Music has a Homophobia Problem

By now most of you have probably already seen the story going around the internet about Little Big Town’s Girl Crush being pulled from country radio playlists in the US. It’s a ridiculous thing to happen, it’s a ridiculous thing to have to talk about… but here we are, and this is what we’re doing. […]

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CD Giveaway: Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke & Bobby Wills!

Congratulations to our MDM Recordings, Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke, and Bobby Wills CD Giveaway Winner, Joey George – we can’t wait for you to get your CDs! Last week we caught the When The Lights Go Down Tour  stop in Toronto at the Virgin Mobile Mod Club – and this week we’re celebrating the 3 Canadian […]