Five Questions With Scotty Hills

Photo Credit: LeAnn Mueller Vancouver, BC based artist, Scotty Hills is about to release his brand new EP, Nature Girl on February 24 via his own label, Grand Fir Records. To hold people over, he has released a single from the EP, “Won’t Be Back”, take a look at our Five Questions With segment below and […]

The Washboard Union Release Video for “Head Over Heels”

Photo Credit: Christopher Edmonstone The Vancouver-based country music artists known as The Washboard Union released, just in time for Valentine’s Day (how apropos), their newest video “Head Over Heels.” Aaron Grain, Chris Duncombe, David Roberts and Nashville songwriter Phil Barton composed this delightful song and multi-platinum producer Clay St. Thomas did a great job of bringing this […]

Interview – Cassandra Maze

Cassandra Maze is a Vancouver based alternative pop artist fresh off the release of her new single “Wait”. Canadian Beats caught up with Cassandra to talk music, inspiration and of course the catchy new single. Read more of our conversation with Cassandra below. Tell us about your songwriting process, what inspires you?  I sit down […]

Review – The Matinée

Album: Dancing on Your Grave Date: February 17, 2017 Download Genre: Roots/Rock/Folk/Alt-Country Label: Light Organ Records Vancouver folk rock band The Matinée released their newest eleven track album ‘Dancing on Your Grave’ via Light Organ Records on February 17th. The four (Matt Layzell, Matt Rose, Pete Lemon, and Geoff Petrie) released two singles prior to […]

Tonye releases debut single, “Villain”

Vancouver, BC based artist, Tonye has released her long awaited debut single, “Villain” via 604 Records. Tonye admits that her inspiration for writing this track comes from the “impossible yo-yo, rollercoaster ride that people all have to get on when trying to end toxic relationships.” Tonye will be playing some solo performances including Feb 11th at the […]

Review – Real Ponchos

Album: To The Dusty World Release Date: February 10th, 2017 Download Genre: Country Real Ponchos, a Vancouver based country band have released their second full length record.  To The Dusty World is a definitive example of Canadian country done right. The opening track, “No Show”, sets the a country tone with folk sensibilities reminiscent of […]

Review – Emma Citrine

Album: Sad Surprise Release Date: February 10, 2017 Download https://emmacitrine.bandcamp.com/ Genre: Folk Rock Vancouver based artist, Emma Citrine has release her debut album, Sad Surprise. Known for working under the name, Emma Daly in the duo Leave, she has played in some of Vancouver’s top venues. Sad Surprise is a strong six track release. The […]