Review – Hearing Trees

Album: Puppets Release Date: March 7, 2017 Download Genre: Rock For their short, simple, straightforward 3-song EP Puppets, Winnipeg’s Hearing Trees took over a bar in January and recorded the three tunes live hoping to capture the raw essence of the performance. What they got was an elegant sound with rough edges, like a well-loved […]

Winnipeg Folk Festival is Back for its 44th Year

The 44th Winnipeg Folk Festival takes place from July 6 to 9, 2017, in Birds Hill Provincial Park, Manitoba. This annual festival is a North American premier outdoor folk music festival and this year’s line-up has proven to be incredible with headliners City and Colour, The Shins and Feist. Local favourites Joey Landreth, John K. […]

FINN to release EP entitled, Godsend

Winnipeg’s smart-pop quintet FINN is set to release a new EP titled Godsend on March 24. They have recently put out a lyric video for the title track and if the song is any indication the EP will be definitely be something you’ll want to get your hands on. The band will be setting out […]

Review – Vikings

Album: Animal Kingdom Release Date: March 10, 2017 Download Genre: Pop-Synth Lovers of bands such as MGMT, Young Blood, and The Arcade Fire may enjoy the light, upbeat sounds of Vikings’ new EP, Animal Kingdom. Based out of Winnipeg, this 4-piece band blends together old-school new wave with modern dance beats to make a cheery […]

Jason Kirkness Releases in Tandem His Single and Video for “Whiskey Kiss”

Photo credit: Nanci Dagg Winnipeg’s own Jason Kirkness has done what his fans have waited a long time for – he’s released “Whiskey Kiss”  – worldwide, no less. Back in the early spring of 2013, when he heard this song for the first time, his reaction was that “it hauls major ass, it’s catchy as […]

David James Releases His Video for “What If I Don’t” on CMT Canada

CMT Canada debuted Winnipeg-based award-winning Canadian country music artist David James’s video for his newest single “What If I Don’t” on February 24. It was shot in a Warehouse in Toronto, on a stage set for an “all-about the song” video. The spotlight is on David James and his music. You get the chance to […]

Show Review – Whitney Rose

Who: Whitney Rose When: February 23, 2017 Venue: West End Cultural Centre Where: Winnipeg, Manitoba Genre: Country Whitney Rose is just at the beginning of her three-month tour that will take her through Western Canada, most of the United States and Europe celebrating the release of her third album South Texas Suite. This tour is […]