Track of the Day

Track of the Day

December 18, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The highly-regarded roots songstress delivers a timely and compassionate message for the holiday season.The tune features her warm voice amidst a profusion of Christmas bells and backing vocals. 

December 15, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The track starts with minimal energy with Lokre's voice gently edging us in, and then slowly builds to a crescendo with Christmas bells ringing out and a soulful-sounding choir towering over the top.

December 13, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The '90s Canadian rock superstars have just released an eye-catching video for a cut from their recent Pledge-funded EP, Somethingness and it's a knockout.

December 11, 2017
by Kerry Doole

This Toronto hip-hop trio has been making a mark online, and signing to eOne will boost their prospects. Aiding the cause is this cut featuring insistent beats, fluent rhymes and a raunchy new video.

December 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The new single from her Utopia album has a positive message that is reinforced with a poignant yet uplifting video, and Ryder's powerful vocals.

December 6, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In advance of a new album due next month, the acclaimed folk quartet releases a video for one of its focus tracks. It pays eloquent homage to its subject, Leonard Cohen, building from a quiet beginning to full-blooded neo-gospel fervour.

December 3, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The new single from soft rock troubadour Afie Jurvanen is another mellow treat, one enhanced by breezy female backing vocals. The next Bahamas album comes out Jan. 19, accompanied by national touring.

Adaline album graphic
December 1, 2017
by Kerry Doole

This new track and video from the alt-pop singer's acoustic EP is a seductively beautiful pairing of Adaline's springwater-clear vocals and fellow Slaight Music Residence alumnus Todor Kobakov's grandly effective piano arrangement.

November 29, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Canada's first hip-hop star makes a welcome return with a new album he's calling Coach Wes. This compelling cut pairs him with Bronx rapper Kool Keith, and together they deliver crisp rhymes and catchy beats that confirm they remain credible and relevant.

November 26, 2017
by Kerry Doole

There's something magical and unpretentious when these two engage in the studio, and this year's Christmas song is a thumbs-up example of how one seasonal song can be delivered without sounding saccharine, cloying and pretentious.

November 24, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The Lebanese-Canadian R&B/pop singer follows up two recent hits with another cut full of commercial potential. A slow and sensual jam, it features a guest appearance by Tory Lanez.

Milk & Bone
November 22, 2017
by Kerry Doole

This is the title track single from the Montreal duo's upcoming sophomore album. A depiction of a broken relationship, it showcases strong vocals and a moody synth-based soundscape.