Jimmy Capps The Man in Back
Fri Aug 23, 2019

Say the name Jimmy Capps anywhere in the Nashville music circle and you’ll get a wide smile and an approving nod of the head. Jimmy has been an integral part of the Music City scene since Moby Dick was a guppy and in fact, just celebrated the 60th Anniversary on the Grand Ole Opry stage.

Features

BTW-Lou Reed, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Paula Cole, Sass Jordan, Throwback Fest, Demons, Climax Blues Band
Fri Aug 23, 2019

Having forsaken the leafy lanes of Riverdale for the gritty and noisy ambience of downtown, my days start early.

Bara Jonson and Free Release New Single Far’n Away
Fri Aug 23, 2019

How does an act from Sweden take a chance and go to a Live at Heart Festival on a Peninsula named Burin in Canada’s Newfoundland, write a song and end up on the Swedish Independent Music Chart 10 weeks in a row in a # 1 position, thanks to the fans (who are now friends) that they met there?

How Festivals Have Changed
Fri Aug 23, 2019

There was a kind of interesting article in a newspaper in Sweden how Swedish festivals have changed over the past 10 years. Before many of the festivals were held in some small town in a muddy field. Camping festivals they have named them.

Glen Foster Has the Rockabilly Fever
Fri Aug 23, 2019

Glen Foster takes his fun seriously. Especially these days.

Danny Blueberry Releases New CD ‘Isolation’
Fri Aug 23, 2019

“The songs were not meant to be funny…” says Danny Blueberry (aka Danny Fonfeder) of his most recent release, Isolation — available now.

“I was writing about deep, personal pain,” he continues, “and yet the audience broke out in laughter.”

News

Spotify’s Subscriber Base Grows To 108m, As Total Monthly Active User Count Hits 232m
Fri Aug 02, 2019

Spotify closed its second calendar quarter this year with 108m subscribers and 232m total Monthly Active Users (MAUs).

Bruce Cockburn Releases New "April In Memphis" Video
Fri Aug 23, 2019

The legendary Bruce Cockburn is releasing a video for "April In Memphis"  from his upcoming album Crowing Ignite, in honour of Martin Luther King on that tragic day April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee.

TD Markham Jazz Festival Announces Daily Headliners
Fri Jul 26, 2019

TD Markham Jazz Festival has announced this year’s headlining acts set to perform among the 30+ free concerts across three stages this August 16th, 17th, and 18th. 

Canadian Artist Marshall Potts Signs to Entertainment Music Group (EMG)
Fri Jul 26, 2019

Marshall Potts recently posted in a blog about his career-changing experience as a Showcase Artist (June 4-7, 2019) at the most famous global music festival in the world, MIDEM, a yearly event in Cannes, France.

Canada’s Songs Found in Translation: LyricFind Receives Government of Canada Funding
Fri Jul 26, 2019

Translations matter, and just as lyrics boost engagement, translated lyrics boost engagement across language barriers.

Reviews

Sass Jordan’s “Rats” 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl Release
Fri Aug 02, 2019

JUNO Award winner Sass Jordan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her third album, Rats, this year. The monumental record is one of the biggest releases of her career so far and a popular fan favourite.

Jessica Rhaye and the Ramshackle Parade Release Video “Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands”
Fri Aug 23, 2019

Award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Jessica Rhaye and The Ramshackle Parade release today “Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands” — the second single off their forthcoming release, Just Like A Woman - Songs of Bob Dylan

Prescilla Una is on Her Way ‘Up’!
Fri Aug 16, 2019

Born and raised in the melting pot of Toronto Canada, Prescilla Una, legally named Prescilla De Barros Irmao, has always loved music.

Iggy Pop To Release New Album Free On September 6
Fri Jul 19, 2019

Iggy Pop has confirmed the title and release date of his new album, Free, the first new Iggy Pop album since 2016’s Post-Pop Depression, will be released on September 6 on Loma Vista and is available for pre-order 

Alex Pangman records direct to 78rpm with Hot Three Album
Fri Jul 12, 2019

If you’re recording a new EP — and your session musician suddenly warns “we’ve got one more side left, don't screw it up!” — you know you have an unconventional project underway.