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Bend Sinister’s Dan Moxon has a new single that’s all ...

Being a good guy doesn’t necessarily entail grand gestures, but merely paying attention to the little things – doing the dishes, walking the dog, cooking dinner. Canadian singer-songwriter Dan Moxon catalogs all the ways he fits the bill on his ...
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Thunder Bay singer-songwriter Collin Clowes releases heartfelt ‘Go’

Death, breakups, moves and more separate us from people who are important. But in life, people come and go. This is the theme of Thunder Bay singer, songwriter, and producer Collin Clowes’s latest single, “Go.” A slow, soft track, “Go” ...
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Timber Masterson explores heartbreak on ‘Every Time (Jenni’s Song)’

Tim “Timber” Masterson has been part of the Toronto music scene for as long as he can remember. His earliest memories came from listening to his mother play the family’s 100-year-old Steinway piano, an instrument he now uses to compose ...
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Jackie K releases a creepy folk ballad called ‘Nurse Jane’ ...

North Battleford, SK’s Jackie K has released her latest single, “Nurse Jane,” a creepy alt-folk ballad inspired by a tuberculosis sanatorium in Saskatchewan and a troubled nurse who worked there. “Saskatchewan opened three TB sanatoriums at the beginning of the ...
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Dany Horovitz’s latest single is his response to the discoveries ...

Dany Horovitz provides a harrowing visual on his latest release “Downward Into The Dark.” “This song has a different feel to a lot of my other songs,” he said. “There is the subject matter, which is not my normal songwriting ...
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Donita Large’s ‘Reconciliation Sky’ addresses the grief and trauma of ...

A healing image of orange sunsets mixes with heavy grief on Indigenous blues singer-songwriter Donita Large’s soaring new single “Reconciliation Sky.” Inspired by the horrific 2021 news headlines that 215 unmarked graves had been detected at the former Kamloops Indian ...
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Jessica Rhaye and the Ramshackle Parade release ‘Sunshine Baby’

A beam of sunlight on a cold, bleak February afternoon was the inspiration for Jessica Rhaye and The Ramshackle Parade’s glorious, cascading new single “Sunshine Baby” – available now – from their forthcoming album of the same name. Like putting ...
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Fresh from their Folk Music Ontario showcase, Basset launches a ...

Acoustic songwriters Sam Clark and Yasmine Shelton, who make up the folk duo Basset, often look out the window of their Toronto basement apartment dreaming about going back to parts of the world they’ve fallen in love with. And it’s ...
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Le Vent du Nord, Lisa LeBlanc, Laura Niquay & Afrikana ...

The annual ADISQ gala – essentially the Quebecois version of the Junos – took place at MTELUS in Montreal on Wednesday night, and there were several familiar names among the winners. Notably, Le Vent du Nord received their second career ...
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Here are your 2023 Maple Blues nominees

The 2023 Maple Blues Awards will take place on Jan. 30 at Koerner Hall, marking a return to their usual mid-winter time-frame after a COVID-related delay last year. This week, we found out who the nominees are. Fans can vote ...