Mississauga native PND is having a party next door in Toronto
September 27, 2017 – 2:16 pm | No Comment

PartyNextDoor has been blowing up social media recently with cryptic tweets  which have become the hallmark for OVO marketing their stable of artists of which PND is a proud member of. Now just days before …

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St. Lucia turned the Hoxton into an electric jungle
January 25, 2014 – 2:09 pm | No Comment
St. Lucia turned the Hoxton into an electric jungle

Jean-Philip Grobler, better known by his musical moniker St. Lucia, is one hell of an interesting guy.
Off the stage, he’s a sophisticated, mild-mannered and modest man, well spoken and collected. On stage, he’s nonetheless collected, …

The Strumbellas keep moving on & off dance floors
January 22, 2014 – 12:14 pm | No Comment
The Strumbellas keep moving on & off dance floors

In a recent wave of extraordinary numbers of groups writing and performing folk music for serenity and solace, it’s refreshing to see a band that’s colouring outside the lines.
And that’s exactly what Toronto’s Juno-nominated six-piece …

Rykka reigning ruler of 102.7’s Peak Performance
December 17, 2013 – 8:18 pm | No Comment
Rykka reigning ruler of 102.7’s Peak Performance

West coast singing celebrity Rykka, whom used to sing under the name Christina Maria, just won big at Vancouver’s 102.7 FM The Peak’s Performance Project.
How big, you ask? Six figures big. Rykka walked away from …

Good For Grapes grow from Peak Performance
November 22, 2013 – 2:29 am | No Comment
Good For Grapes grow from Peak Performance

Vancouver’s 102.7 The Peak FM has been holding what they call the ‘Peak Performance Project’ for many years now. Good for Grapes from Surrey, B.C., stole fourth place at this year’s coveted showcase.
Hundreds of bands …

Austra begs forgiveness for this alluring video
November 14, 2013 – 3:10 pm | No Comment
Austra begs forgiveness for this alluring video

The uniquely blended triage from Toronto that is Austra, an electronic band composed of drums, bass lines and enchanting keys and vocals, has released their latest video for “Forgive Me.”
The third single and video off …

Courage My Love and Crystalyne combine forces
November 6, 2013 – 2:41 am | No Comment
Courage My Love and Crystalyne combine forces

Two outrageously awesome Ontario-based pop-punk rock bands are going to be hitting the stage at the Virgin Mod Club in Toronto on Nov. 22 as part of their Becoming tour.
Courage My Love is from Kitchener …

Kodaline reinforcing positivity “In a Perfect World”
October 24, 2013 – 9:20 pm | No Comment
Kodaline reinforcing positivity “In a Perfect World”

Last time Kodaline had the opportunity to play in Canada, it was at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto earlier this year, giving them a true feel for a Canadian-clad concert in support of The Airborne Toxic Event.
This time around, the Irish indie-rockers from Dublin were headlining the Virgin Mod Club, one of Toronto’s traditional style venues.

The Glorious Sons on the right track to limelight
September 21, 2013 – 1:16 am | No Comment
The Glorious Sons on the right track to limelight

The Glorious Sons have been causing quite a stir since winning the 2012 Whiskey Rocks showdown, and 97.7 HTZ FM ‘s 2013 Rock Search competition.
Hailing from Kingston, Ont., the boys have finally recorded Shapeless Art, …

Mother Mother is ‘following the evolutionary path’
August 6, 2013 – 8:02 pm | No Comment
Mother Mother is ‘following the evolutionary path’

Mother Mother, one of the headlining acts of this year’s 102.1 the Edge’s Edgefest, has been steadily experimenting and trying new sonic ventures since the very beginning.
Although they’ve always stuck to their pop-rock roots, they’ve …

ByStarlight takes pride in pop persona
June 13, 2013 – 10:47 pm | No Comment
ByStarlight takes pride in pop persona

The Vancouver based power trio, ByStarlight, are shameless lovers and composers of pop music. It’s music made for listeners that live in the present, but can’t help but learn from their past.
They just released their …

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