Tag: Toronto

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Ronley Teper and the Lipliners’ new album is a multi-sensory ...

Toronto’s prismatic singer and composer Ronley Teper has recently beamed a high-spirited rainbow of sounds up into our ears with her welcome new release entitled Everyone Loves A Good Story. Her first studio recording in 10 years, it includes hues ...
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Friggin’ Arab Orchestra Company (FAOC) – “Beige Christmas” (video)

Toronto-based Arab-Canadian artists Maryem Tollar and Roula Said have a comedic and theatrical side project, which made an impression last year with a hilarious single called “Arab Ladies Sing Christmas Carols Written by Jews.” Now Friggin’ Arab Orchestra Company, or FAOC (Pronounced FOWK), is ...
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The Toronto Blues Society’s 34th annual Women’s Blues Revue

You know, sometimes some of these blues guys can sound like they’re running a salvage job on a bygone spirit, brassy and cold, like a Viagra version of lust, and not unlike the effect of taking a day job option ...
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Toronto’s John Muirhead shares a track-by-track breakdown of his debut ...

Toronto folk-rocker John Muirhead is pleased to share his debut full-length album, Traveller. With carefully crafted arrangements led by his heartfelt warm vocals, John explores feelings of adventure, wanderlust, homesickness and self-doubt across the album. Not one to sit still, ...
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David Wiffen – Live at the Bunkhouse

According to their website, Mapache Records is a “Barcelona-based record label that reissues long-time lost albums that blow your mind.” I can’t vouch for the mind-blowing quality of their entire catalogue but one recent reissue of real interest to Canadian ...
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Juno nominated Arabic singer Maryem Tollar is your Green candidate ...

For fans of world music in Canada, Maryem Tollar is practically a household name. She has sung lead for platinum-selling artist Jesse Cook on songs such as “Beyond Borders” and “Quadduka L Mayyas.” She was the vocalist on the theme ...
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EXCLUSIVE: Canadian artists perform Dylan covers for Bob’s 80th

Why should Canadians celebrate Bob Dylan’s birthday as if he were one of our own? Firstly, since Bob Dylan’s birthplace of Duluth, MN is only a couple of small forests away from the Canadian border, just above the tip of ...
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No Tickets At The Door explores the dual impact of ...

“This was gonna be our year!” Nic Waterman of Toronto-based band Vypers laughs. “I’m sure you’ve heard that a lot.” That just might sum up No Tickets at the Door, a new film documenting the year that never was in ...
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Toronto Folk-Rock duo Robinson Kirby are off to ‘Find a ...

  Fresh off their 2021 seven-track album, Little Dreams, Robinson Kirby’s rhythm section instills “Find a Way” with a sense of calm, like a stream steadily flowing under Madelyn Kirby’s satiny vocals. Similarly floating above the beat, the song features ...
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Stop motion memories: Watch Suzie Ungerleider’s new video for ‘Baby ...

Alongside the announcement of a new album under a new name, Suzie Ungerleider released a music video for the lead single, “Baby Blues” on April 22. The video — a stop motion animation crafted by fellow folk-pop singer-songwriter Christine Fellows ...