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Omiqron6 – A New Kind Of Lightning

“In times when the collective human spirit is sunk in conflict, violence and suffering… I love to help elevate it. My songs are short stories made in sound about the...


Eddy Yang – Split The Night

There’s something to be said of independent musicians, in the true sense of the word. Meaning that they have independently produced their work. Not that their a part of the...


Jay Regan – Wash Me

Jay Regan takes listeners on a musical journey back in time. Going through some select history of rock, Regan brings us a fifteen track album of rock’n'roll variation in ‘Wash...


Shawna Virago – Heaven Sent Delinquent

If anyone’s looking for a change in their musical tastes, try some acoustic folk-punk, a la Shawna Virago. Her latest studio album, ‘Heaven Sent Delinquent‘ is chalk full of struggle,...


Escort At The Black Tie Gala…

I spent a very interesting, perhaps even tumultuous weekend in Toronto this past week. Currently working out of North Bay, I was sent an invite to a black tie gala...


Alex St. Kitts – Don’t Say Love

Yesterday, downtown Toronto, I think in the Kensington Market, in front of a vibrant Al Runt mural, Alex St. Kitts did a live performance of a new single from his...


Xombie – Might As Well

Xombie is gearing up to drop their fourth album this June, called ‘Super Cell‘. In preparation for this album drop, they’ve released a single in the hard-hitting mouthful ‘Might As Well‘....


Silver Lake 66 – Let Go Or Be Dragged

If there are any readers here who love some good ‘ol Americana, with some heartfelt harmonies, and classic country ballads, then I present to you Silver Lake 66‘s latest album: ‘Let...


Nehedar – Hello Abyss

Emilia Cataldo has been an overwhelmingly prolific musician since she began performing in New York in 2003. And once 2007 hit, she had an annual album drop until she understandably...


Jacob Didas – Lucid

The cover might give off a bit of a low-budget feel to this presentation, and sure, the midi orchestrations might not have the most realistic sounding virtual instruments, but damn!...


Jay Clark Band – Cocked & Loaded

If you really love some hard, Southern rock, then the Jay Clark Band is just for you, and their upcoming album ‘Cocked & Loaded’ is going to kick you into high...


January Zero – The Long Radio Silence

There is a certain weight to January Zero‘s latest album ‘The Long Radio Silence‘, that really shares a musical gravitas with listeners in a way bittersweet soundscape of gliding guitars,...


John Hickman – Hello Hello

John Hickman, having found the spark for music sometime near the beginning of the new millennium, has been plugging away at tunes to find a new way to reach the...


ERA 9 – Warrior

Montreal’s own ERA 9 is releasing their new album ‘Gravity‘ on the 28th of April at Theatre Plaza, and it is going to be one hell of a party! Imagine Disturbed...


Ivan Beecroft – Believe

No one ever expected Florida Georgia Line to do a mash up with Guns’n'Roses…oh wait, they didn’t. It’s actually Ivan Beecroft with his upbeat, yet melancholic new single ‘Believe‘. Hoping...


Assimilation – The Laws Of Power

Assimilation is a new Canadian death metal band that aims to make nothing new about it. The only new aspect to this death metal band, is its ultimate goal to...


Captain Of The Lost Waves – “Hidden Gems – Chapter 1″

Wow! Even from the very first, I was immediately taken by the Captain of the Lost Waves. Indeed these are some sound waves that have been largely lost to time, but...


Gumshen – Fallacy

The rather eccentric, Seattle-based band, Gumshen, has certainly got a lot of gumption when it comes despondent, and dissonant pads, and synth. Their latest track, ’Fallacy‘, is so seemingly simple, stripped...


Tipsy In Chelsea – Gaslighter

Tipsy In Chelsea just released a brand new EP entitled Gaslighter. Though if one were to take a listen, one might not suspect that this classic-sounding collection came out of...


D.G. Adams – The Old Heart

Shakespearean actor, turned musician, D.G. Adams has just released his third album with Jump Attack Records: ‘The Old Heart‘. Working out of Vancouver B.C., Adams has clinched a sort of niche out...