All posts by Emma Sloan

  • Review – Sarah Jickling

    Album: When I Get Better Release date: July 14, 2017 Genre: Pop Lead singer of the pop-rock band The Oh Wells, Sarah Jickling, is claiming the...

  • Review – Trevor Kidd

    EP: Hiraeth Release date: Available Now Genre: Rock Having exploded onto the scene in 2013 with his single “Little Dreamer”, which featured members of Billy Talent...

  • Review – Travis Wiebe

    EP: Simpler Times Release date: Available Now Download Genre: Indie/Folk Self-released and self-motivated Saskatchewan songwriter Travis Wiebe is taking his first steps into the Canadian music...

  • Interview—Noyz

    Who said being socio-political couldn’t be fun? Brampton-born Noyz is taking YouTube by storm with the unapologetically light-hearted video for his single, “I Got A...

  • Review – Quantum Tangle

    Album: Shelter As We Go… Release Date: July 7, 2017 Download Genre: Folk rock/Blues Building off their 2017 JUNO Award for Indigenous Album of the Year,...

  • Review – Cameron

    Album: Cameron Release Date: Available Now Download Genre: Pop/Rock Sisters Barbara and Victoria Cameron have united to form the self-titled Cameron, a pop-rock duo that is...

  • Night #3 of the Phillips Backyard Weekender—the good, the bad, and the drunk

    An elephant decked out in head-toe-balloons. A sea of beach balls. Men sharing joints with random strangers in the audience, because outside food and alcohol...

  • Review – Emily Rowed

    Album: Electric Heart Release Date: July 7, 2017 Download Genre: Electro-Pop Breezy, toe-tapping, anthem-worthy—Emily Rowed’s debut album, Electric Heart, checks all the summertime-hit boxes. Vancouver-based, Rowed...

  • Night #2 of the Phillips Backyard Weekender—the good, the bad, and the drunk

    An act in head-to-toe yeti costumes. People in unexplained morphsuits cutting through the crowd like sharks. The promise of heatstroke hanging like an axe over...

  • Night #1 of the Phillips Backyard Weekender—the good, the bad, and the drunk

    Victoria, BC, always makes good on those wanting a sloshing-your-beer-on-strangers good time, and the Phillips Backyard Weekender is no exception. Running from July 7th-9th, the...

  • Not-to-be-missed performances at the annual Phillips Backyard Weekender

    From July 7th to 9th in Victoria, BC, festival-goers are going to be in their hay-day. With twenty different artists, a myriad of genres, and...

  • Interview – Martin Kerr

    U.K-born and Canadian-raised, long-time Edmonton entertainer Martin Kerr is ramping up his musical artistry with his newest release, Better Than Brand-New. Emotionally charged, long-awaited, and...

  • Review – Martin Kerr

    Album: Better Than Brand-New Release date: June 30, 2017 Download Genre: Folk Expressive. Singular. Close-to-home.—All descriptors of Edmonton-based Martin Kerr’s newest album, Better Than Brand-New. U.K-born...

  • Review – Mark Adams

    Album: Summer Lovers Release date: June 20, 2017 Download Genre: Folk/Indie Pop A six-track journey through the mountains and ravines of young love, Vancouver-based artist Mark...