Monthly Archives: August 2021

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Pop-world duo HuDost has released another activist anthem, ‘Beat the ...

We fell in love with award-winning duo HuDost last year when they released their activist anthem “Our Words Will be Louder” in response to the killing of Black Americans by police.  Now, they are calling for the conservation of the ...
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Bree Taylor Dares to Get Close to ‘Kryptonite’

Mississauga-based country artist Bree Taylor channels her superwoman vocals on her new single, “Kryptonite.” Recently nominated for a 2021 Mississauga Arts Award (MARTY) in the Music: Solo Vocalist — Emerging category, the Ontario-based singer-songwriter has been churning out classic-sounding country ...
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Newcomer and emerging artists: Sunday is the deadline for the ...

Are you an emerging artist, a newcomer or a refugee? Are you working toward a full-time career in music in Canada? Are you situated in the general vicinity of Toronto? If so, hurry up and get in an application for ...
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Why people cried when they saw Tom Leighton live (hint: ...

A few weeks ago, Tom Leighton had occasion to accompany singer-songwriter Marie-Lynn Hammond at a backyard concert, the first after many months of COVID-induced restrictions. What happened right away caught Tom a bit off-guard. “When Marie-Lynn started singing, people were ...
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Janet Cull serves up Soul from The Rock on new ...

When k.d. lang last played in St. John’s, NL in 2017, one unique aspect of the tour was giving opening act slots to local artists. And as soon as k.d. heard Janet Cull, there was no reason to consider anyone ...
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Deanna Drudge’s debut album is a triumph over anxiety and ...

Canadian folk-rock recording artist Deanna Drudge has released a new single and video for her song “June,” which adds a touch of vocal distortion to her folk-pop sound.  The song comes from her brand new album, Killing time. The 11-track ...
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Jean-Paul De Roover’s new EP does away with all that ...

Jean-Paul De Roover is not your typical singer-songwriter. Where most artists settle into a genre of music and gradually evolve and mature within that framework, Jean-Paul seems to thrive on reinventing himself. Jean-Paul – who is also a multi-instrumentalist, composer, ...
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Lessons from Cara Luft’s tiny house experience

They are struggles that many artists are familiar with:  How do you find a home that is conducive to creative work at a price a musician can afford? How do you plan financially for old age when you can barely ...
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Bruce Cockburn announces new tour dates … like … in ...

We’re all so happy to announce that Bruce Cockburn is getting back on the road with live concert tour dates starting in December. Bruce’s last live concert show was Nov. 23, 2019, in Monterey, CA at the Golden State Theatre. ...