New Music Spotlight

New Music Spotlight: Terra Lightfoot, Brett Kissel, Barney Bentall, Domeno and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

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!

The Music

The Music

Artist: Terra Lightfoot
Hometown: Waterdown, ON
Genre: Roots Rock
Related Artists: Joel Plaskett, Matt Mays, Amelia Curran
Single: Paradise
Notes: Paradise is the lead single from Terra’s upcoming album New Mistakes, which will be out on October 13th on the Sonic Unyon label.

“On stages in France, the UK and across Canada, Lightfoot has performed alongside heavyweights like Emmylou Harris, Ron Sexsmith, Gordon Lightfoot, Blue Rodeo, The Rheostatics, Grace Potter, The Both, Built to Spill, Sloan, Arkells, Basia Bulat, Albert Lee, James Burton, The Sadies, Steve Strongman, Monster Truck and Daniel Lanois.”

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Brett Kissel
Hometown: Flat Lake, AB
Genre: Country
Related Artists: Chad Brownlee, Dean Brody, Dallas Smith, Jojo Mason
Single: We Were That Song
Notes: This song is classic Brett Kissel, making us want to sing along. The live performance was shot at Toronto’s Dakota Tavern.  The song is catchy and fun with a great story. Brett is on tour and you can find tour dates here. 

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Barney Bentall
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Genre: Rock
Related Artists: Tom Cochrane, Blue Rodeo, The Odds
Single: The Miner (featuring Dustin Bentall)
Notes: Mark October 10th on your calendars, Barney is releasing his next studio recording The Drifter and The Preacher via True North Records. Want to get a preview of the album and maybe hear some favourites? Tickets are on sale for his October 12th performance at Toronto’s Dakota Tavern and you can get them here. Not in Toronto? Tour dates here!

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Domeno
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Genre: Dance/Pop
Related Artists: Dirty Ducks, Arston, Paris & Simo
Single: Lies (featuring Zagata)
Notes: Performing worldwide, Domeno has caught the attention of David Guetta, Tiesto Hardwell and more. Lies was released under Elisa Recordings/ Mama’s Boy Music Group / Believe Digital. Domeno has a fun energy and this track is a great collaboration with Zagata.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Rock
Related Artists:
Single: Little Thing Gone Wild
Notes: New music from BRMC. This is the first release from their upcoming studio album, Wrong Creatures. January 12th is the release date for the new LP, but the band heads out on a world tour on October 23. Tour dates here!

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

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New Music Spotlight: Chris Lane, Freedom Baby, The Jessica Stuart Few, Spidey Jackson, and St. Vincent

Festival Season has been amazing and all encompassing. Because of that, It’s been a while since our last New Music Spotlight. We’re very happy to be back and this time we’re bringing you new music from Chris Lane, Freedom Baby, The Jessica Stuart Few, Spidey Jackson and St. Vincent.

Give them a listen and let us know what you think.

Let’s do this!

The Music

The Music

Artist: Chris Lane
Hometown: Kernersville, NC
Genre: Country Rock/Pop
Related Artists: Chase RiceTucker BeathardChase Bryant
Album: Girl Problems (Acoustic)
Notes: We’re loving the idea of a full album acoustic release.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Freedom Baby
Hometown: Toronto
Genre: Ork Pop
Related Artists: IndulgeFresh Air
Single: Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Notes: – Soothing pop songs from a Toronto boyfriend/girlfriend duo.

Links: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify / SoundCloud

Artist: The Jessica Stuart Few
Hometown: Toronto
Genre: folk jazz
Related Artists: Katie WildeClaire Fowler
Single: Same Girl

Notes: The stop-motion music video was shot all over Toronto, featuring over 400 urban art pieces by local artists.
Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Spidey Jackson
Hometown: Toronto, ON
Genre: Rap / Hip Hop
Inspired by: Tupac, ScHoolboy Q, Flatbush Zombies with a unique sound blending old school and new.
Single: They Say

Notes: Toronto views, interesting lyrics and storytelling, great hooks, tempo and rhythm.
Links: Facebook / Instagram / SoundCloud

Artist: St. Vincent
Hometown: New York, NY
Genre: Indie Rock
Related Artists:Fiona Apple, Broken Social Scene
Single: New York
Notes: St. Vincent is always interesting. New York features Annie Clark up front and a little surreal.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

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New Music Spotlight: The Royal Foundry, Adam Gregory, Noah Smith, Murder Murder and Grace Mitchell

From my inbox, with this edition, we’re highlighting bands from Edmonton, Brown County, Sudbury, and Portland. A wide range of genres including Electro-Synth-Pop, Country, Bluegrass and Alt-Indie.

So please settle in for a few minutes and check them out.

Let’s do this!

The Music

Artist: The Royal Foundry
Hometown: Edmonton
Genre: Electro-Alt-POP
Related Artists: Magic Giant, The Rural Alberta Advantage
Single: All We Have
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Notes: They’ve got a new album coming August 15th, “Lost In Your Head”

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Adam Gregory
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Genre: Country
Related Artists: Jason Blaine, Jason McCoy
Single: Dirt Road Therapy
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Notes: It’s been 5 years since we’ve heard from Adam Gregory, this song was worth the wait. Adam has found just the right mix of contemporary country with a touch of classic. You can find Adam back on stage and there’s an album coming in 2018.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Noah Smith
Hometown: Brown County, Ohio
Genre: Country/Singer-Songwriter
Related Artists: Luke Bryan, Keith Urban
Single: We’re On Fire

Notes: Listening to this song and watching the video makes me wish Noah was touring a little closer to us. His rich voice together with the full band and the drum segment. This song is a love song, and we love love songs.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Murder Murder
Hometown: Sudbury, ON
Genre: Alternative Bluegrass
Related Artists: Common Deer, The Jerry Cans
Single: I’ve Always Been A Gambler

Notes: Are you intrigued by “Punk rock bluegrass pickers.”? How could I not love this? Murder Murder gives us great lyrics, a fun video and of course badass bluegrass music.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

Artist: Grace Mitchell
Hometown: Portland, OR
Genre: Alternative Indie
Related Artists: Ryn Weaver, Handsome Ghost
Single: Capital Letters

Notes: Haunty vocals, moody vibes, great synth pop, we challenge you not to move while listening to this song.

Links: Web / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Spotify

 

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