Review – Cartoon Lizard

EP: Not Punk Not Raw Release date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre: Psychedelic Pop Victoria’s showstopper quartet Cartoon Lizard are wowing with their new EP, Not Punk Not Raw. A quintet in essence—the band’s songwriter, the talented Ritchie Hemphill, suffers from a still-undiagnosed brain condition that interdicts him from performing—the psychedelic pop group consists of […]

Review – Chris Antonik

Album: Monarch Release date: April 7, 2017 Download Genre: Blues/Rock Toronto-based Blues guitarist-songwriter Chris Antonik is turning heads with Monarch, his latest album. With a heavy emphasis on transformation, self-expression, and the willpower required for both, Antonik packs a hefty vocal and chord punch behind what could be considered tranquil song topics. Opening with the […]

Review – The Sole Pursuit

Album: Flower City After Dusk Release Date: March 31, 2017 Download Genre: Indie Rock/Power Pop Four-piece Brampton band The Sole Pursuit are blowing critics away with their newest album, Flower City After Dusk. With electrifying guitar solos from guitarist and co-songwriter A.J. Perry, former The Most Serene Republic drummer Tony Nesbitt-Larking as a powerhouse on […]

Review – CASATI

Album: There Will be Days Release date: April 7, 2017 Download Purchase Genre: Folk/Roots Look no further for your Folk fix—Winnipeg trio CASATI delivers a mix of sunshine-y clap-alongs and wistful ballads in their debut album, There Will Be Days. With Grace Hrabi on the ukulele, Jesse Popeski on the guitar, and Quintin Bart on the bass […]

Review – Jesse Waldman

Album: Mansion Full of Ghosts Release date: March 24th, 2017 Download Genre: Folk/Blues Vancouver singer-songwriter Jesse Waldman’s debut album, Mansion Full of Ghosts, is tugging on heartstrings this Spring. With four years of labor stacked behind it, Mansion Full of Ghosts holds up a microscope to the importance of one’s roots, one’s family, and what […]

Review – Brock Zeman

Album: The Carnival Is Back In Town Release date: March 3, 2017 Download Genre: Roots/Americana Canadian singer-songwriter Brock Zeman is turning heads with his 11th album, The Carnival Is Back In Town. As the founder of Mud Records, Zeman has been hailed as an inexhaustible performer, having played in a myriad of Canada’s major music […]

Interview – The New Groovement

Victoria based R&B/Soul group The New Groovement are still making waves since the release of their album The Orange Album in 2015. Having been nominated for the Urban Artist of the Year award at the Western Canadian Music Awards, winning of Album of the Year at the Vancouver Island Music Awards, and being awarded the […]