All posts by Rebecca Mattina

  • What To Listen To: Music Podcasts

    We might not be listening to them on the train to work, or at the gym (for now), but we can still enjoy a good...

  • Interview – Sykamore

    Singer/songwriter Sykamore is blending introspection with dazzling musicality with her latest EP California King. What started in 2014, when the Alberta songstress (aka Jordan Ostrom)...

  • Review – Peach Pit

    Album: You and Your Friends| Release Date: April 3, 2020 Genre: Indie-Pop Vancouver indie-pop favourites Peach Pit have released their latest album You and Your...

  • What to Watch: Music Documentaries

    Music can be a true escape; whether you’re listening to your favourite records or reading about your favourite artists, there is an endless amount of...

  • Indie Spotlight – TOME

    Welcome to Canadian Beats Indie Spotlight. Each month we profile an up-and-coming Canadian artist that we want to introduce to our readers. March’s spotlight falls...

  • Interview – Andrew Cassara

    Andrew Cassara has dropped his latest single, “Bad Bad,” on all streaming services today, March 27, 2020. The Ottawa-based pop artist is releasing the single...

  • Review – Dirt Road Opera

    Album: Nowheresville Release Date: February 16, 2020 Genre: Country Canada’s Dirt Road Opera have released their latest album Nowheresville. The trio – Rachel Matkin, Barry...

  • Review – Steph Morin

    Album: Live in Montreal Release Date: January 17, 2020 Genre: Country Almost two years after the release of his debut album, I Won’t Forget You,...

  • Indie Spotlight – Austin Strange

    Welcome to Indie Spotlight, where we profile a new up-and-coming Canadian artist every month. This month we’re showcasing pop newcomer Austin Strange. Born in Orangeville,...

  • Interview- Mathew V

    Mathew V is heading out on the road this year as the opener for Ralph’s west coast tour. The 22-year-old is making his name in...

  • Review – Lynne Hanson

    Album: Just Words Release Date: February 7, 2020 Genre: Country Ottawa’s Lynne Hanson has released her new album, Just Words. The two-time Canadian Folk Music...

  • Indie Spotlight – Brother Bicker Band

    Welcome to Indie Spotlight. Every month at Canadian Beats we profile an independent artist that we hope you’ll get to know. January’s spotlight is The...

  • Interview – Karli June & Scott Chesak

    Country singer/songwriter Karli June is set to release her new single Say Too Much on January 24. The empowering new track was co-written by Francesca...

  • Review – Blackie and The Rodeo Kings

    Album: King of This Town Release Date: January 24, 2020 Genre: Americanadiana Blackie and The Rodeo Kings are celebrating 25 years together with the release...