All posts by Emma Sloan

  • Review – Rob Lutes

    Album:  Walk in the Dark Release Date: September 8, 2017 Genre: Blues/Roots Montreal-based Rob Lutes is wowing with his upcoming seventh album, Walk in the...

  • Review – Highlights of the Vancouver Island Blues Bash (Day 2)

    Have those end-of-summer-blues? Well, no one attending the 24th-annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash did: with three days of annual back-to-back afternoon and evening entertainment, island-favourite...

  • Review – Joseph Of Mercury

    EP:  Joseph Of Mercury Release Date: September 1, 2017 Genre: Indie/Pop Rising Toronto singer-songwriter Joseph Of Mercury bursts onto the music scene this September with...

  • Review – David Backshell

    Album:  Codeine Dreams   Release date: August 29, 2017 Genre: Indie Codeine Dreams by David Backshell Toronto-based singer-songwriter David Backshell delivers with his newest album,...

  • Review – Burn The Louvre

    EP: We’ll Be Just Fine Release date: Available now Genre: Indie/Rock Hamilton-based four-piece band Burn The Louvre is bringing the house down with their EP We’ll...

  • Review – The Heavy Blinkers

    Album:  The Night and I Are Still So Young Release date: Available now Genre: Indie/Pop The Night And I Are Still So Young by The Heavy Blinkers...

  • Review – Jason Buie

    Album: Driftin’ Heart Release Date: Available Now Genre: Blues A charismatic, rollicking good time—that is the overriding nature of BC-based singer-songwriter Jason Buie’s newest album, Driftin’...

  • Review – Brother Octopus

    Album: Serenaded Through Seaweed Release date: Available Now Genre: Indie If Edmonton-based band Brother Octopus’s bio doesn’t win your heart, who knows what will—fresh, quirky, and...

  • Review – SHOOT The MOON

    Album: The Second Release date: Available Now Genre: Indie-rock Ontario-based quartet SHOOT The MOON is an ironic, head-banging homage to the age of rock n’ roll,...

  • Review – Western Jaguar

    EP: Memorial Release date: July 28, 2017 Genre: Indie-Rock BC-based indie group Western Jaguar wows with their newest release, Memorial. Drawing from a heavy post-rock influence,...

  • Review – Raveen

    Album: Always Release date:  July 28, 2017 Genre: Electro-acoustic An electronic three-piece consisting of Eric Seguin, Stokely Diamantis, and Peter Colantonio, Raveen is a crossroads of...

  • Review – Matthew Byrne

    EP: Horizon Lines Release Date: Available now Purchase Genre: Folk Folk artist Matthew Byrne dazzles with his third album, Horizon Lines. A collection of originals and...

  • The Breakwater Barge Series—bringing the roof down one Friday night at a time

    What:  the 2nd-annual Breakwater Barge series When: 5 PM to 9: 30 PM, May 26th through Sept. 22nd Where: 201 Dallas Road Homespun, heartfelt, and humanitarian,...

  • Interview – Tiger & Bloom

    Photo Credit: Tiger & Bloom Powerhouse duo Tiger & Bloom—a union between previously-independent artists Tiger Rose and Rikki Bloom—blows all competition out of the water...