Show Review – 80s Flashback

Event: 80s Flashback When: April 21, 2017 Venue: Cabaret du Casino Montreal Where: Montreal, QC The 80s are alive and well. Regarded as one of the most iconic decades in history, the 80s are a cornerstone of fashion, culture, and the music industry. With mega hits still heard on the radio today, it comes as […]

Review – OPO

Album: Future Perfect Release Date: February 27, 2017 Download Genre: Rock “It’s hard to be critical / But please hear us out” Montreal based alternative rock band OPO have demanded to be heard on their opening song “Troublemaker”, and they have not disappointed. With the release of their newest project, an EP by the name […]

Win a Mayday Parade prize pack including tickets to see them live in Montreal

Tallahassee pop punk act Mayday Parade are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their iconic debut album, A Lesson In Romantics by hitting the road with Knuckle Puck and Milestones. Canadian Beats and our friends at Evenko want to send you and a friend to be a part of the action at the Montreal stop on the […]

Win tickets to see Catfish and the Bottlemen live in Montreal May 3rd!

It’s no secret that Catfish and the Bottlemen are one of my favourite bands today. When The Ride was released last May I queued it up on loop on Spotify and pretty much listened to it non-stop straight through to November. Having seen these guys live 3 times in the past two years, I know […]

Show Review – The Franklin Electric

When: March 30, 2017 Venue: The Mod Club Where: Toronto, Ontario There are few acts I enjoy seeing live more than The Franklin Electric, so I gladly jump on any opportunity to see them whenever they come to town. The Montreal based band recently released their highly anticipated sophomore album Blue Ceilings (via Indica Records) […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review of The Lumineers

Who: The Lumineers When: March 18, 2017 Venue: Bell Centre Where: Montreal, QC The Lumineers may be from Denver, Colorado but their musical appeal goes worldwide. The bands 2012 single “Ho Hey” has been certified platinum around the world, including an impressive 7x platinum in Canada alone. Their two albums; The Lumineers (2012) and Cleopatra […]

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 […]