Category: Music

Addicted Inspirations: Ceol Kids – A music fundraiser you need to know about

*all photos by Eric Brazier A few years ago I received an email from a name I didn’t recognize about an event I hadn’t heard of.  But when I read through, I realized that this was an event that I…

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Live Music Monday – Steve Hackett at Massey Hall

Set in Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall, former Genesis guita­rist Steve Hackett delivered a two-and-a-half-hour performance that was close to a religious experience. Rarely has an audience been so eager with excitement, particularly for a 68-year-old prog-rock veteran. Coincidently, the evening just…

Video Premiere: Hayley and the Crushers “Hot Shot”

*by Kate Killet Hayley and the Crushers are a bad ass energetic trio from “sunny Crusherverse, California (a.k.a. San Luis Obispo, CA)”. Lead by front woman and guitarist Hayley Cain, the band make fun tunes with thick guitars that go…

ionnalee – EVERYONE AFRAID TO BE FORGOTTEN is out NOW

Even to fans of synthpop and electropop, the name Jonna Lee isn’t widespread outside of Europe. Lee, a native of Stockholm, began her musical career as a folk rocker, releasing her first album, 10 Pieces, 10 Bruises in 2007. The…

Live Music Monday – Kimbra at the Mod Club

After Toronto waited five years for her return, New Zealand pop singer, Kimbra graced the stage with a sold out show at the Mod Club on February 2. In anticipation of her upcoming album Primal Heart, set for release on…

Billy Wild – Cool With That

Billy Wild is a producer/artist here in Toronto. Naming Jack White and Beck as influences, Wild just released his new single, Cool With That from his new album, All Nighters. The song has a slinky groove and a great chorus full…

The 2018 JUNO Awards: Nominees, Performers, and more!

It’s JUNO Awards nomination day and that means lots of fun Canadian music news to share! This morning CARAS(Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and CBC came together to announce all the musical goodness that will be apart of the 2018 JUNO Awards.  The…