All posts by Rebecca Mattina

  • Interview – Nuela Charles

    Nuela Charles is kicking off 2019 with another reason to celebrate. The Edmonton-based newcomer received her first Juno nomination for Adult Contemporary Album of the...

  • Interview – Wes Mack

    Wes Mack has been a Canadian country rising star since his independently released 2013 debut single Duet. The record hit the Billboard charts and the...

  • Review – Owen Barney

    EP: Home Release Date: March 1, 2019 Genre: Country Newcomer Owen Barney is introducing himself to the country music world with his debut EP Home....

  • Interview – Petric

    Canadian country duo Petric have been around since 2015, but they’re just getting started. Discovered by Juno award-winning singer Dallas Smith during a Canadian Music...

  • Review – Madison Violet

    Album: Everything’s Shifting Release: March 8, 2019 Genre: Singer-Songwriter Juno-nominated duo Madison Violet are back with their new album Everything’s Shifting – marking the follow-up to...

  • Boots and Hearts announce full 2019 lineup

    Boots and Hearts released more artists to their already stellar 2019 lineup, and they aren’t disappointing. This year’s top six were announced earlier this year;...

  • Review – Basic White

    Album: The Second Half Release: February 22, 2019 Genre: Indie-rock London, Ontario indie-rockers Basic White are back with their new album The Second Half. Bandmates...

  • Indie Spotlight – Suzi Kory

    Welcome to Canadian Beats’ Indie Spotlight – where we bring you a new independent artist-to-watch every month. February is all about country-pop artist Suzi Kory....

  • Review – King Of Foxes

    Album: Salt & Honey Release Date: February 8, 2019 Genre: Indie Indie artist King of Foxes has released their sophomore album Salt & Honey –...

  • Interview – Ocie Elliott

    Jon Middleton and Sierra Lundy met in the small town of Salt Spring Island, just between mainland British Columbia and Victoria Island. Both were playing...

  • Review – Chris Buck Band

    Album: All In Release Date: February 8, 2019 Genre: Country Country rising stars Chris Buck Band are following their hit self-titled debut in 2017 with...

  • Kellie Loder’s new single “Fearless” hits the big screen

    Juno nominated singer/songwriter Kellie Loder’s newest single “Fearless” is coming to the big screen in the Imax original film Superhero Dogs. Loder released the song...

  • Indie Spotlight – Kiana

    Welcome to our January Indie Spotlight. This month we’re talking about Toronto-based R&B/Soul artist Kiana. The 20-year-old has immersed herself in music for as long...

  • Review – Kira Isabella

    Album: Side B Release Date: January 11, 2019 Genre: Country Kira Isabella (aka KIRA) is following up her Side A EP with its anticipated follow-up Side...