Joel Plaskett has done the impossible. Not only has he carved out a successful career for himself here in Halifax (yes, technically Dartmouth, I know this), something the rest of us find challenging at the best of times, but he’s done it in the most fickle of industries. Music is an uphill battle of a [...]
Here is an uptempo gem from John K. Samson’s upcoming solo album Provincial (Jan. 24th). Like anything Samson does, this is great, and the album will be great, so it would be great if you bought it.
Here’s a fun slice of electro-rock goodness from new T.O. duo Sandie Black. More of these and I think we might be hearing a lot more about them.
MP3:: Sandie Black - Gotta Get Free
Been waiting for a fairly rockin’ new Great Lake Swimmers song? Well there is one now!
Toronto trio James And Blackburn have just released their debut full-length, Island Universe and if fairly straight-ahead indie rock sounds are your bag, this seems like one to check out. I like what I hear from their lead single We Have No Names for Anything, so I’ll be giving their record a listen I’d say.
MP3:: James and Blackburn - We Have No Names for Anything
Royce Birth - When the Music Stops (reFRESH Mix)
What’s this, a Fresh Kils remix for underrated T.O. MC Royce Birth’s thoughtful When The Music Stops? Yes please.
Happy new year! I hope your 2012 is getting off to a fantastic start. Things have been slow around the hill, as we pretty much took a posting break over the festive season, but we’re slowly getting back into the swing of things. Slowly is indeed the key word there, because if you’ve read [...]
Fact: Feist was born in Nova Scotia. I believe Beck was born on Mars. Or he believes that, not sure which.
Waterloo’s SolarSolar have a full-length album coming out early next year, and if this lovely sneak peak entitled Walking Like Children is any indication, it’s going to be very good.
I’m fairly certain I will hear nothing today that I enjoy more than this KON remix of Maylee Todd’s new song Hieroglyphics. Fantastic funk. You can get the original for gratis from Maylee & Do Right music, so go do that.