Category: Music

New Music Friday – Mid-October Edition

Yeah, I didn’t think of a theme this week. Sue me. But I did curate a four-fingered hand of great artists for you. FOR FREE. Speaking of which, buy music, if you can. Or maybe buy a band’s t-shirt. Or…

Evolution and expression: an interview with Brandy

Recently I got the chance to sit down with Brandy. Yes, this Brandy: After an 8 years, this summer Brandy gave fans the gift of her latest, and long awaited studio album.  b7 showcases both her unmistakable talent that cemented…

New Music Friday – Thanksgiving Edition

Wow, where does 32 weeks go? Did anything happen since then? Was any new music released? Today is called the Thanksgiving Edition because I’m thankful to be back writing these pieces up. It’s been a long time and while we’re…

Eddie Van Halen – 1955-2020

Sigh. I guess every generation hits a period where their heroes start to leave this mortal coil. The last five years or so have not been kind to mine. Sadly, to undisputed guitar god Eddie Van Halen, we said goodbye…

Sam Roberts Band Live at the OLG Play Stage

  With the stage set and Toronto’s twinkling cityscape filling the night sky, the grounds at the OLG Play Stage filled up on Sept. 30 to watch Montreal’s Sam Roberts Band put on a show that had everyone honking their…

Dean Brody live at the OLG Play Stage

    Country music singer-songwriter Dean Brody performed at the OLG Play Stage in Toronto on Saturday night (Sept. 26th). Hailing from Smithers, British Columbia – and the recipient of 16 CCMA Awards and 2 JUNO Awards – the Canadian country…

The Sheepdogs live at the OLG Play Stage

It’s been a long half-year for those of us who revolve around live music. Sadly, we’re losing music venues rapidly, while all remaining are suffering. Before we’re allowed to have inside shows again, and I hate to say that I…

STORRY Telling – Visual musical goodness to say bye to summer

In case you can’t tell, over here we’re addicted to STORRY and the music she makes. The prolific creator is back with STORR-ies, the in between chapters, with her second project this year – INTERLUDE-19.  Released on Saturday, September 5…