The Toronto songstress broadens her musical focus on a self-titled sophomore album while finding a way to create her own deeply personal narrative.
The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.
Having succeeded in the music industry at HMV and BMG, the indefatigable team leader turned his attention to a cause that was close to his heart. Along the way, he helped raise a king's ransom.
These five Saskatchewan siblings were raised on farming, hockey and music. The latter is now their focus, as J.J. and Ty Hunter explain in this interview.
The past few months I’ve had the privilege to speak with Brett Kissel, Johnny Reid, Kristian Bush, Jason McCoy and now, Gord Bamford. Damn, these men are so nice and confident and concerned about their careers and audience. It addresses the fact that country music is still the “people’s” music. Enjoy.
Still fondly remembered as the frontman of '80s power pop trio The Jitters, Packham has branched out as a radio host, songwriting instructor and composer for film and TV. Last year he upped his game by releasing a solo album, his first solo in 13 years, and this Saturday he relives his past with a Jitters reunion. Jason Schneider catches up with the less than jittery creator for a talk about this, that and the other.
Kesha makes a declaration that she's a woman fighter who ain't gonna quit and she's teamed up with the Dap Kings' horn line to add the groove to her bitchin' new single.
The artist born Jordan Ostrom is poised to be one of Canada’s breakout country music stars of 2018. Her songs are being placed on TV and a new EP, Self + Medicine, is coming out today. Learn more here from this interview.
A tale of lunacy, drunks, guns, rip-off artists and jack-asses that think they can spin an audience and get paid for it. Wild Bill King rides shotgun for these third-rate actors and not only lives to tell the story but has fourty bucks to show for it. Cool or what?
Still fondly remembered for his work in Bourbon Tabernacle Choir, he is now an in-demand producer and sideman. In this interview, Brown discusses his new solo album and the music workshops he runs for prison inmates.
In 1968, Bill King left his job as MD with Janis Joplin's band to serve ten months in a military uniform, then hitchhiked to Canada with partner Kris to find refuge from the American War. Part two of his epic story.
Cities that want to attract diverse, thriving populations should look at creative musical culture in new ways and take steps to create conditions for live music to continue and thrive.