Review – Marq DeSouza

EP: Tarot Card Shuffle Release date: March 17, 2017 Download Genre: Blues/Rock Veteran Vancouver-based musician  Marq DeSouza is shaking up Canada’s airways with his latest EP, Tarot Card Shuffle. Gritty, soulful, and genre-defying, DeSouza takes his already exponential experience—such as playing alongside household names like Nickelback and performing on the ever-popular MuchMusic—and channels it into a dizzying […]

Interview – Vroni

At eighteen, Toronto singer-songwriter Veronica Sabah—known in the music world as Vroni—is looking to make waves with her debut EP, Illusions. Elected as a Youth Day ambassador, the focus on mental illness and bullying shines through in both her lyrics and her personal life. We caught up with her to ask what kind of reactions these topics […]

Review – The Junction

Album: City Nights Release Date: May 19, 2017 Download Genre: Indie Rock A standout release from veteran Toronto trio The Junction, City Lights is a whirlwind of eclectic vibes, hair-tossing drumbeats, and smoky vocals. Having performed alongside names like Bedouin Soundclash and The Reason, the trio doesn’t disappoint with their latest 10-track album: classically catchy […]

Review – Carmel Mikol

Album: Daughter Of A Working Man Release Date: May 1, 2017 Download Genre: Celtic/Pop Halifax powerhouse Carmel Mikol is dropping jaws with her latest 10-track album, Daughter Of A Working Man. With an emphasis on homegrown lyrics and chill-inducing vocals, Mikol spins a vocal web that is both hauntingly enticing and close to the soil, drawing power […]

Review – Sebastian Owl

Album: From The Ashes Release date: April 4, 2017 Download Genre: Rock/Folk Earthy, unedited, and energetic, Manitoba-based band Sebastian Owl are hitting home with their 9-track album, From The Ashes. Folk at their roots, the group draws inspiration from Blues and Country, blending it together in a myriad of jazzy instrumentals and harmony-rich choruses. Lulling […]

Review – Boogie Patrol

Album: Man On Fire Release date: April 28, 2017 Download Genre: Blues/Funk 5-piece Edmonton band Boogie Patrol are serenading audiences with their newest album, Man On Fire. Soulful, true-to-their-roots, and rhythm-heavy, the 10-track album delivers a sizzling combination of jazzy instrumentals and throaty vocals. The result? Tracks that will wow both Blues veterans and new […]

Interview – Zeynep Ozbilen

Fearless, original, and politically-charged, the widely acclaimed “Jazz songstress” Zeynep Ozbilen is dropping jaws with Zest, her newest album. Backed by an eight-piece band, a string quartet, and guest musicians, Ozbilen leaves no stone unturned when it comes to the quality of the album’s instrumentals: after her musical career kicking off in Istanbul at the […]