Scenic Route to Alaska announce Canadian tour dates

Edmonton indie rock trio, Scenic Route to Alaska, has just announced new Canadian tour dates for this spring. Beginning on March 31, the band will play in Ottawa as part of JunoFest, and will continue with shows throughout Ontario and Quebec. The upcoming shows are in honour of their most recent album, Long Walk Home. The band […]

Canadian Beats Turns 4 Today!

It was four years ago today, March 25, 2013, that Jenna Melanson started Canadian Beats and what a ride it has been since then. Building a fantastic team of dedicated writers and photographers who have a love of all genres of Canadian music. With several thousand reviews, interviews and photos covering concerts, albums, EP’s, videos, […]

Countdown to Canadian Beats 4th Anniversary – Part 2

We are only one day away from celebrating Canadian Beats 4th Anniversary. Here is Part 2 of our 3 part feature, introducing you to many of our contributors and talking about some of our favourite moments. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Name: The Riz When You Joined CB: April 16, […]

The Franklin Electric debut “Someone Just Like You” music video

Montreal’s own The Franklin Electric have debuted their brand new music video for “Someone Just Like You” via Exclaim! yesterday. The latest single comes off the bands sophomore album Blue Ceilings, released last month via Indica Records, that has seen them making appearances on The Strombo Show (CBC Radio 2) and at the National Post […]

New single released by DYLYN

Toronto-based artist, DYLYN (Gwendolyn Lewis) has released a new single, “Secret”,  She has been described as 80s synths, sultry vocals and a dose of rock and roll. DYLYN’s inspiration for this song was personal: “My life was turned upside down and as a result this song emerged. ‘Secret’ became therapeutic, it helped me deal with this crazy thing […]

Tour dates announced by JJ Shiplett

Two months after the release of Calgary-based singer songwriter and roots rocker, JJ Shiplett‘s debut full-length album, Something To Believe In, he has announced a select number of tour dates in Western Canada this April and May.  The tour is set to kick off in his hometown of Calgary on April 28th and make several stops before […]

Countdown to Canadian Beats 4th Anniversary – Part 1

Yes, it seems like barely yesterday that our fearless leader, Jenna Melanson, launched Canadian Beats, by herself, on March 25, 2013. She soon added a few contributors…and a few more….and even more to keep up with the requests to review shows, music videos, EP’s and albums. Four years later we are over 30 strong and show […]