Track of the Day

Track of the Day

February 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Nova Scotian roots trio marks the anniversary of a much-praised debut album with a new recording of a song that's been a live favourite. The pure vocals of Breagh Mackinnon and gently lustful lyrics make it a bona fide charmer.

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February 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The highly-touted rapper is off to a flying start with this new cut, racking up impressive streaming numbers. He delivers thoughtful lines with authority, while subtly inventive production lends a soothing ambience.

February 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto pop artist follows up her breakthrough hit Carnival Hearts with another tasty confection that embeds a positive message in an infectious melody.

February 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The prolific producer/beatmaker is internationally recognised for his inventive brand of instrumental hip-hop. This title cut from an imminent EP has a gently mesmerising and positive vibe befitting its title.

February 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

This cut from the new EP New Skin is rapidly making a mark on radio. It is easy to hear why, as it is a textbook example of how to give a three-minute rock song real dynamism. There is perceptive social commentary at work here too.

Photo:  Brittany Gawley
February 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Lynn Miles and Lynne Hanson are acclaimed and prolific solo roots music artists. Now joining forces as a duo, they have just released an impressive debut album. This single features fluent vocal harmonies, a catchy melody, and a charming video. Call it a recipe for success.

February 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Juno-winning producer/composer Jesse King collaborates with the famed Jamaican reggae rhythm section on a new album, Overdubbed. This cut captures the bass-heavy essence of the dub form, but is fleshed out in appealingly inventive fashion.

Photo: Nikki Ormerod
January 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The pure vocals of the popular trio are the driving force of this gentle charmer, one projecting a sweet optimism. It is the first single from their soon to be released sixth album, Shapeshifters.

January 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A winner in the inaugural Allan Slaight Juno Master Class, this Newfoundland folk duo further confirms its real potential with this surging track that features crisp and pure harmonies and polished production. A second album is coming May 25.

January 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Based on this propulsive new track, the Toronto post-punk quartet will justify the advance hype for an imminent full-length debut. It is dirty and invigorating, a mud bath for the ears.

January 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The new single from the Windsor duo's raved about debut album features playful lyrics and righteously ringing guitar and is as refreshing as a dip in an icy lake. They're spreading the gospel with international touring.

January 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The highly-touted jazz/pop chanteuse steps up with an exuberant R&B-inflected tune guaranteed to get the toes a-tappin'. It is the new single from an eponymous album heading our way on Friday.