Photo Review – Featurette

Artist: Featurette Genre: Pop Venue: Hard Rock Cafe, Toronto Date: May 20, 2017 Toronto pop duo Featurette played the last show at Hard Rock Cafe last Saturday before the iconic venue closes down. Featurette, with their commanding energy and hit tunes, were the perfect choice for an unforgettable farewell to the venue, which first opened […]

Marlon Chaplin releases live video of “Carmeline”

Toronto based artist, Marlon Chaplin released his debut EP, Wanderer By Trade one year ago today on May 22, 2016. To celebrate the one year anniversary of the release, he has released a live performance video of “Carmeline” which was the second single off of the album. The video was filmed and directed by Devon […]

Vivek Shraya releases new track, “Part-Time Woman”

Toronto based artist, Vivek Shraya is about to release her new album, Part-Time Woman on June 9, 2017. Vivek has made the title track from the album public in advance of the release, which you can hear above. This album marks a return to solo songwriting after a 6 year gap. She has been inspired […]

Countdown to World Fiddle Day Toronto – Interview with Anne Lederman

World Fiddle Day Toronto takes place tomorrow, on Saturday May 20. Yesterday we had a chat with Toronto based duo, DnA. Today we are happy to have the opportunity to have a short chat with fiddler and founder of the event, Anne Lederman. Enjoy! First off, care to introduce yourself to the Canadian Beats readers? […]

Review – The Junction

Album: City Nights Release Date: May 19, 2017 Download Genre: Indie Rock A standout release from veteran Toronto trio The Junction, City Lights is a whirlwind of eclectic vibes, hair-tossing drumbeats, and smoky vocals. Having performed alongside names like Bedouin Soundclash and The Reason, the trio doesn’t disappoint with their latest 10-track album: classically catchy […]

NXNE launch party announced featuring Peaches

North By Northeast (NXNE) has just announced that they will host a launch party on June 19, 2017 at The Phoenix Concert Theatre featuring electro-pop artist, Peaches. Peaches is a well known name in Canada, from her acclaimed theatre productions to her cinematic debut at Toronto International Film Festival, her ‘Live at Massey Hall’ show […]

Countdown to World Fiddle Day Toronto – Interview with DnA

World Fiddle Day Toronto takes place in two days, on Saturday May 20 but we felt it definitely deserved some exposure, so today and tomorrow we will post interviews with two of the musicians that will be performing at the event. Today, we had the chance to ask Toronto based DnA (Diana and Andrew Dawydchak) […]