All posts by The Riz

  • PRIDE YXE AND SASKTEL JAZZ FEST JOIN FORCES ON JUNE 24TH

    The Sasktel Jazz festival is showing their pride in 2017 as they partner with the Saskatoon Pride Festival on Saturday, June 24th. The first Saturday of the Jazz...

  • Review – John Cody

    Album:   Hard Won: The Final Recordings Date:  May 26th, 2017 Download Genre:  A Sincere, Soul-Filled, Blues-Laden, Jazz-Inspired, Acoustic-Tinged, Swan Song One Line Review:  John Cody...

  • SASKJAZZ & SASK. RUSH PARTNER ON THE RUSH TO KISSEL CONTEST!

    Saskatchewan has a long, proud history of being a successful “home town” province having the best customer sport franchises in Canada, and one of the...

  • Review – Aarsen

    Album: Satellites      Release Date: Available Now Download Genre: Heavy Emo-Pop Rock Anthems with a Little Heartbreak One Line Review:  Montreal based Aarsen is Never Say Die opening...

  • Review – Dance Movie

    Album:   Pierce      Release Date: April 28, 2017 Download Genre: A Dance Record for the Artsy Ones One Line Review:  Dance Movie’s new album Pierce is...

  • Interview – The Watchmen

    As a fairly new reviewer, long term music performer, and life-long music fan, it is an honour to have the opportunity to review, and interview,...

  • Show Review – Danko Jones

    Artist: Danko Jones Date:  April 15th, 2017 Where: O’Brian’s Event Centre, Saskatoon One Line Review:  On this latest tour, Danko Jones, and bandmates John ‘JC’ Calabrese...

  • Review – Bass Lions

    Album: Threes           Release Date: April 21, 2017 Download Genre: Well-Tempered Bach Meets Artsy-Edged Rock One Line Review:  Kitchener-based Bass Lions new EP Threes is Frank Zappa...

  • Review – KIZ-MET

    Album:   Love Evolution Release Date:  March 23, 2017 Download Genre:  Contemporary R&B for Music Geeks with Soul One Line Review:  Toronto based KIZ-MET’s new release...

  • Review – Ninjaspy

    Album: Spüken Release Date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre: Ninjaspy! Ninjaspy! Ninjaspy! (spoken to the cadence of Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!) One Line Review:  Vancouver based hardcore, multi-influenced,...

  • Review – The Watchmen

    Album:   Live and In Stereo          Date:  April 7th, 2017 Download Genre:   The Best Band from Winnipeg Who is Not the Guess Who or the Weakerthans....

  • Review – Never Say Die

    Album: Destroy + Rebuild Date: April 1st, 2017 Download Genre: My Darkest Days’ Deeper Voiced, Firmer Feeling, Heavier Set, Older Brother One Line Review:  Building...

  • Saskatoon Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Announces 2017 Ticketed Lineup

    Since 1987, one of the highlights of the Saskatoon festival and event circuit – and must see for any music lover at heart – is...

  • Interview – Haviah Mighty

    Recently I had the opportunity to send rap sensation Haviah Mighty, coinciding with the release of her brand new album Flower City, a list of...