Category: Music

Getting it right when it comes to diversity: Polaris Prize Shortlist

2019 is more than half over and, finally, I’ve received a press release pertaining to a list of artist that hasn’t made me cringe or rage.  It was the Polaris Prize Shortlist and it was STACKED. *Haviah Mighty from her album 13th Floor…

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U.S. Girls at the Opera House

2018 ended well for Meg Remy’s U.S. Girls project. Her album, In A Poem Unlimited, found itself atop many music critics’ ‘best of the year’ lists. Chockful of political and societal callouts, the album delivered its messages via slinky grooves…

New Music Friday – Humidity Edition

Okay, I didn’t bother with a theme this week. It’s just super hot in Toronto (I am NOT complaining) and so are these artists. Sorry, that was terrible. Some great music is being released today or has already been released…

A Musical Getaway at Festival d’été de Québec

Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ) has been bringing legendary headliners and top tier indie artists to Québec City for 52 years. Running from July 4th-14th, 2019, the 11-day long festival is packed full of unforgettable moments for music fans. We…

CHVRCHES at REBEL

Fittingly on a Sunday, Scottish band CHVRCHES made a stop in Toronto on their highly successful Love Is Dead tour which has taken them around the world supporting their newest record of the same name released in 2018. Lauren Mayberry and…