Category: Music

Michael Kiwanuka at REBEL

Words and photos by Patrick Bales   Michael Kiwanuka made his long-awaited return to Toronto on February 6, wowing a capacity crowd at REBEL Entertainment Complex. His fourth time in the city, Kiwanuka played to approximately as many people this…

Once you Take Matt Sterns Music, you Won’t want to Leave it

Matt Stern makes beautiful music that makes you feel so many emotions and somehow makes you feel seen and safe. I always enjoy conversing with him via social media or text because he is one of the most positive, comforting people…

New Music Friday – Honouring Jon Box

Last September, the Canadian music industry lost one of its most devoted and beloved members. Jon Box was a stalwart member of the Universal Music Group team, starting his career as a sales rep back in 1996. Twenty-three years later…

Best Tools for Music Producers

Whether you are starting from scratch or you are classed as an expert, understanding the next step when it comes to music production is essential. When you see images of other professionals online or in person, you will compare your…

The Yamato Drummers Thunder into Roy Thomson Hall

Before there was music, there was the drum. The percussive sound of two hands clapping, a rock being dropped to the ground or a stick being hit on a tree predated any noted form of music by millennia. Used for…

Aris Wants to Bring a Little More LOVE into Your Music

Music is an important part of most of our lives. It can bring back memories of certain events, time spent with friends, loved ones, and family. Good music gets into your very being and has you moving in an instant…