Photo Review – Live 105 Spring Fling

What: Live 105 Spring Fling When:  May 6, 2017 Where: Alexander Keiths Brewery, Halifax NS There are a lot of things that is unique about this event.  1 – It was at the Historic Grounds of Alexander Keith’s Brewery on the Halifax Downtown Waterfront. 2 – It was four bands playing in a very intimate […]

Outlyrs release video for “Under Your Spell”

Halifax, NS based band, Outlyrs formed in 2015 as the Kyrk Dodds band. The band is influenced by the likes of Black Sabbath, Rage Against The Machine and Metallica. The Outlyrs have just released a new single entitled “Under Your Spell”. Connect with Outlyrs: Website Twitter Jenna Melanson I’m Jenna, and I am the founder […]

Review – Carmel Mikol

Album: Daughter Of A Working Man Release Date: May 1, 2017 Download Genre: Celtic/Pop Halifax powerhouse Carmel Mikol is dropping jaws with her latest 10-track album, Daughter Of A Working Man. With an emphasis on homegrown lyrics and chill-inducing vocals, Mikol spins a vocal web that is both hauntingly enticing and close to the soil, drawing power […]

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 meaningful adult rock for alt. pop rock fans, a collection of songs used for 1990s John Hughes movie sequels 21 Candles, the Lunch Club, or Pretty in Plaid, recorded by […]

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 […]