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Fresh Breath decries fans’ obsession with “Likes & Shares” on ...

Kingsville, ON’s alt-folk duo Fresh Breath directs urgent attention to the world’s obsession with social media in its upbeat, sing-along new single, “Likes & Shares.” “A single event inspired me to write this song,” Josh Pascoe recalled. “It happened at ...
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Shane Cloutier is already readying a follow-up to 2019’s Red ...

“I wrote ‘Rain Check’ when remembering the feeling of not being able to let go and move on,” said Orillia-based folk rock singer-songwriter Shane Cloutier of his new single. “It’s about feeling guilty for being stuck in difficult circumstances, and ...
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Toronto Tabla Ensemble has a new album out with some… ...

Juno-nominated world ensemble Toronto Tabla Ensemble is having a party with some Unexpected Guests on this, its newest album release. The seven tracks weave together a variety of instruments, including percussion, bagpipes, piano, taiko drums, sarod, and flute, while staying ...
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Jay Douglas teams up with Lord Sassafrass for his new ...

Toronto-based reggae master Jay Douglas says things “Muschange” in his new double-single. The two-time Juno nominee says the song refers to the fact that nothing stays the same forever. “There must be a change, and it is happening right in ...
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Country singer-songwriter Greg Rider has a sweet new single called ...

Canadian country-pop artist Greg Rider wonders if love is just “One Town Away” in his new single. “This song was actually written in two days,” Greg said, looking back at a songwriting session with collaborator Rich Cloke. “I didn’t plan ...
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How would you like to co-write a song with Natalie ...

You can’t do much better than to co-write with Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy. The two artists have sold hundreds of thousands of albums and, collectively with their respective family members, scored a Grammy, four Junos, 14 Juno nominations, a ...
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James Cohen and the Prairie Roots Rockers have a new ...

James Cohen and the Prairie Roots Rockers are exactly who they say they are. And nowhere can you hear just what the Winnipeg-based outfit means than on their new video for their much-loved single, “These Long Nights.” “The origins of ...
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Jesse Cook celebrates Tempest 25 years later with a new ...

World-renowned guitarist Jesse Cook knows a thing or two about unexpected turns in the road. In fact, his whole storied career is because of one. For starters, the multi-talented virtuoso was one foot out the door, just about to set ...
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Check out Twin Flames’ gorgeous new single, ‘Battlefields’

Chart-topping Indigenous folk artists Twin Flames are back, this time with their highly anticipated new single, “Battlefields.” The husband-and-wife duo of Métis singer Chelsey June from Ottawa, and Mohawk artist Jaaji, Inuk from Nunavik is long celebrated for its sonic ...
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Craig Cardiff releases songs written by Ottawa youth during his ...

Craig Cardiff knows how hard it can be for young students to tell their stories or express their feelings — let alone now, during a year like this one. It’s one of the reasons the Juno and CFMA-nominated artist continues ...