Photo Review – CMW 2017 – Matt Mays

Who: Matt Mays Venue: Lee’s Palace Where: Toronto Day 3 of Canadian Music Week saw East Coast rocker, Matt Mays, take to the stage at Lee’s Palace with support from Kasador and Wildlife in an event sponsored by United Talent Agency.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, was there to catch the action.  Be sure to check out our […]

Photo Review – Quiet Parade & Saint-Jack

Artists: Saint-Jack, Quiet Parade When: March 23, 2017 Venue: Plan B Lounge Where: Moncton, NB Genre: Bleeding Heart Pop Rock, Indie Folk, Fog-Rock Thursday night I had the pleasure of covering Quiet Parade as they performed their first show with material in both French and English. Opener Saint-Jack did a great job warming up the […]

Photo Review – Hillsburn

Who: Hillsburn When: February 27, 2017 Where: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON This past Monday, Nova Scotia’s own Hillsburn played a great set at the Horseshoe Tavern. Their unique brand of folk-pop was well received by the energetic crowd (I guess someone forgot to tell them it was a Monday) as their angelic harmonies filled the […]

Hillsburn release video for “Low Light”

Photo Credit: Paul Aarntzen Halifax, NS based indie-folk quintet Hillsburn has released the video for their new single, “Low Light”. The single is off of their upcoming sophomore album which is set for release in the coming months. When asked about the video, the band states: “‘Low Light’, tracks a young couple’s relationship. Both song […]

Audio Interview with Neon Dreams

Neon Dreams have a lot to look forward to in 2017.  In a recent phone interview with Nicole Wolfe,  band mate Corey LeRue explains why they think 2017 will be their best year yet!  As winners of the 2016 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class Program, they are off to the JUNO Awards in Ottawa its […]

Wintersleep release video for “Spirit”

Wintersleep, an indie rock band based in Halifax is back at it again with their newest album ‘The Great Detachment’  released January of 2016 and a new video for its seventh track, “Spirit.” The lyrics to the song serve as a metaphor about surviving a world bent on its own disaster, according to Paul Murphey. […]

Photo Review – The Trews/ Adam Baldwin

Who: The Trews & Adam Baldwin When: December 17, 2016 Where: Halifax, Nova Scotia Venue: Marquee Club Halifax has a LOT of live music, but the Marquee is special. The intimacy of a small club atmosphere with some pretty amazing local, national and international hit bands play on the stage that has brought the likes […]