Review – John Welsh Band

Album: ¡Vamonos Mi Chica! Release Date: May 12, 2017 Download Genre: World Music The Fraser Valley’s John Welsh Band consists of John Welsh, Courage Eigbike, Chris Welsh, Nathan Larsen, and Devin Modugno.  The group has released their latest album, ¡Vamonos Mi Chica! today! The album contains ten tracks. Included in the track listing is the […]

Interview – Dave Hartney

Vancouver’s own Dave Hartney will be releasing his debut single “Party Lights” on May 5th. The country music singer/song writer has already captured the hearts of many while sharing the stage with some of Canada’s greats like Dallas Smith, High Valley and many more. Canadian Beats had the chance to catch up to Hartney to discuss […]

Social Arsonist announce tour dates

Social Arsonist is a name you probably have heard your friends talk about. This Chilean thrash band is taking Canada by storm. Based out of Vancouver inspired by Lamb of God, Pantera, Sepultura, Slayer, and Machine Head this band destroys the clichés of metal. Want a twist to your daily douse of metal? Social Arsonist […]

Humans release video for “333AM”

Photo Credit: Lauren D Zbarsky Vancouver duo, Humans have released a new track, “333AM” along with a video. This song concludes the Water Water series of releases that began in early 2016 with the release of “Water Water” and “Bout Chu”. When asked about the video, Peter Ricq says: “The video was shot by Robbie and […]

Review – Cartoon Lizard

EP: Not Punk Not Raw Release date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre: Psychedelic Pop Victoria’s showstopper quartet Cartoon Lizard are wowing with their new EP, Not Punk Not Raw. A quintet in essence—the band’s songwriter, the talented Ritchie Hemphill, suffers from a still-undiagnosed brain condition that interdicts him from performing—the psychedelic pop group consists of […]

Review – Isotopes

Album: 1994 World Series Champions Release Date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre: Punk Rock B.C’s baseball-punk rockers, Isotopes Punk Rock Baseball Club a.k.a ISOTOPES are set to release their full-length album 1994 World Series Champions on April 14. The 10 track album brings a twist to the punk rock scene… the songs are written about […]

John Welsh Band release video for “Sayulita”

In advance of their upcoming album, Vamonos Mi Chica, the John Welsh Band has released a new single with accompanying video, “Sayulita”. The leader of the John Welsh Band has become well known for the way he blends Latin and other world music sounds into his original tracks. I personally enjoyed “Sayulita” from the opening line […]