Interview – The Franklin Electric

Following the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album Blue Ceilings (Indica Records), Montreal’s The Franklin Electric paid a special visit to the Mod Club in Toronto to play new and old tracks in front of a sold out crowd. Prior to the show I had the chance to speak with lead singer Jon Matte […]

Tim Hicks Announces New Live Album and Show with Dean Brody

Tim Hicks just announced he’s releasing his first live album on May 19, 2017. Hicks,always been commended on his energetic stage presence,  brings us six live tracks of his biggest hits and fan favourites. It even includes the viral hit “Stronger Beer”, which ironically defines us Canadians in the best of ways. “I’m so excited […]

Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Women In Music Canada

Artists: hey dw, Alice Ivy, Hoodlem Genre: Dance, pop Venue: The Longboat Hall, Toronto Date: April 22, 2017 Women in Music Canada took over Longboat Hall in Toronto last weekend during Canadian Music Week. Hoodlem brought her soulful vocals to the stage, while Alice Ivy stunned us with her groovy electronic sounds. hey dw closed […]

Show Review – Martha Wainwright

Artist: Martha Wainwright When: April 7, 2017 Venue: Serge Nolet Auditorium Where: Dorval, QC Martha Wainwright released Goodnight City on November 11th, 2016. Shortly after the release of her latest album, Wainwright announced a string of dates in Canada to commence in April, including nine stops throughout Quebec to bring her brand-new music to the […]

Review – Ghostkeeper

Album: Sheer Blouse Buffalo Knocks Release Date: March 24, 2017 Download Genre: Psychedelic Indie Pop Ghostkeeper’s newest album Sheer Blouse Buffalo Knocks was released on March 24 2017. My first impressions of this is that it is an album with a lot to say, both lyrically and sonically.  There is a lot to comprehend so […]

Interview – Heather Rankin

On Friday, March 31 our own Linda Heldman was in Ottawa for the Juno Awards festivities. She was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to chat with Canadian legend, Heather Rankin. Give a listen as they discuss her Juno nomination for her newest album, A Fine Line, and catch Heather & Linda singing together! That’s […]

Review – Prozzäk

Album: Forever 1999 Release Date: March 31, 2017 Download Genre: Lovesick Euro Pop Perhaps the most unexpected album of the year? Who would have thought that 12 years after their last album, Prozzäk would be releasing new music. Not that I’m complaining, I loved their first three albums. They came out a time in my life […]