All posts by Emma Sloan

  • Interview – Theo Tams

    Winner of the sixth season of Canadian Idol, singer-songwriter Theo Tams has released his reflective new single, “Strangers”. Long-heralded as progressive, down-to-earth, and a flexible...

  • Review – Andrew La Tona

    Album: Human Release Date: Available Now Genre: Alternative Independent Toronto artist Andrew La Tona is notorious for breaking down the barriers between the genres of...

  • Review – The Almighty Rhombus

    EP: SWISH Release Date: Available Now Genre: Rock/Pop SWISH by The Almighty Rhombus The diverse, ever-fun garage collective The Almighty Rhombus is taking no prisoners with...

  • Review – Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron

    Album: Love You Over Time Release Date: June 29, 2018 Genre: Folk/Roots Formed in 2013, Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron are still stunning—including with...

  • Review – Conor Gains

    Album: Compass Release Date: Available Now Genre: Roots/Soul An atmospheric blend of jazz, blues, and roots, soloist Conor Gains is flooring audiences with his new...

  • Review – Haven Chills

    Album: Octaved Sky Release Date: June 22, 2018 Genre: Rock Vancouver’s Haven Chills is redefining the rock genre with his newly-released album, Octaved Sky. Hailed...

  • Phillips Backyard Weekender is sure to please this July!

    Featuring a slew of food trucks, breweries, and talent across two stages, the 2018-annual Phillips Backyard Weekender is prepped to be in full swing this...

  • Review – Fools of Love

    Album: The Howl and the Whisper Release Date: June 1, 2018 Genre: Rock Ottawa’s Fools Of Love have released their highly-anticipated debut full-length album, The Howl...

  • Review – Bravestation

    Album: Goddess Release Date: Available Now Genre: New Wave Powerhouse Toronto duo Bravestation have released their emotional debut full-length LP, Goddess. Said to be a...

  • Review – Needs

    Album: Limitations Release Date: June 22, 2018 Genre: Rock/Punk Limitations by NEEDS Hailed as full of “chaotic, full-throttle rock”, Vancouver-based Needs have released their rip-roaring sophomore...

  • Review – The Lifers

    Album: Honey Suite Release Date: May 16, 2018 Genre: Folk Rock Honey Suite by The Lifers Ontario’s art-folk/rock collective, The Lifers, have dropped their highly-anticipated...

  • Recap—Day 4 of the Vic Ska & Reggae Fest

    The sun is hot, the skies are clear, and the 19th anniversary of the Vic Ska & Reggae Fest is in full swing just in...

  • Review – Echo Nebraska

    Album: Hold Up To The Fire Release Date: Genre: Rock/Folk Vancouver’s rock-outfit Echo Nebraska is plucking heartstrings with their newest album, Hold Up To The...

  • Review – Quote The Raven

    Album: Golden Hour Release Date: June 15, 2018 Genre: Folk/Pop Fan of The Civil Wars? What about Ingrid Michaelson or Mumford and Sons? Then look...