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
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
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
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
Saskatoon rock and rollers, One Bad Son, are back with new music, releasing their fifth album, Made In The Name Of Rock N Roll to the world. The boys from the Canadian Prairies have been hard at work their entire careers playing, writing, and recording, and the excitement that they share with their fans for … Continue reading Made In The Name Of Rock N Roll: One Bad Son Album Review
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!
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
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
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
Drivewire is a new live showcase presented by SounDrive Records. It’s a two-day event featuring six local bands who are poised to make it big. The showcases take place at the beautiful Rose Theatre Brampton on October 21st and December 9th. Day 1 Bands The first showcase includes Mississauga based Alt-Rock band Polarity. This five-piece … Continue reading SounDrive Records Presents: Drivewire
At the age of 66, with 10 top ten singles, 3 Grammys, 3 MTV awards, 68 radio singles, and more fan favourites than we can mention, 2002 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Tom Petty has passed away. As fans, thereviewsarein team is sad and feeling that thing you don’t know you’re going to … Continue reading In Memoriam: Tom Petty Memories, Influence and Top 10
Max Webster. The late 70’s. A high school gym with low lighting. There may have been some shenanigans. At this point, I’m not 100% sure this memory is even real… but I’m pretty sure Max Webster played my high school dance. And of course the memory is awesome. Fast forward to today and ole Label … Continue reading The Party: Max Webster Box Set Release Q&A
Vancouver-based roots rock band The Matinée has just released a very cool remix of their song Blood Alley. If you take the original track, mix in some psychedelic beats, sprinkle in a little trance vibe, add a great video director and you get the updated version of the song and it’s magnificent. The psychedelic, trance component comes from … Continue reading Blood Alley Youth Remix: The Matinée Video Premiere
The Foo Fighters, 20+ year rock and roll vets, platinum selling artists, Wembley Stadium filling performers, Grammy winning stars… carpool karaoke guests. In promotion of their brand new album, Concrete & Gold, the Foo Fighters jumped in a van with The Late Late Show’s James Corden for 12 minutes and 52 seconds of Carpool Karaoke, … Continue reading The Sky Is A Neighborhood: Foo Fighters Carpool Karaoke!
In our latest installment of the New Music Spotlight, we’re bringing you new music from Terra Lightfoot, Brett Kissel, Barney Bentall, Domeno and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Give them a listen and let us know what you think. And if you’re an artist who has new music coming up, get in touch! Let’s do this! … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: Terra Lightfoot, Brett Kissel, Barney Bentall, Domeno and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club