Mississauga native PND is having a party next door in Toronto
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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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Esthero revisiting her past to realize her future
October 27, 2012 – 2:30 am | No Comment
Esthero revisiting her past to realize her future

She is sometimes compared to Bjork, Portishead and Sade. Her melodies, voice and undeniably vulnerable lyrics will carry you through every sentiment and emotion you will allow it to. And then bring you bed afterwards.

Exploring everything from genres to geography
October 23, 2012 – 8:20 pm | No Comment
Exploring everything from genres to geography

Toronto is the city that Hands & Teeth calls home. But they’re exploring, going anywhere, doing anything, now. Their latest single and video “Exploring” is another taste of what’s to come next of their tendency to trap theatre-goers with entrancing throwbacks.

Gabrielle Papillion evolving from Little Bug to butterfly
October 4, 2012 – 2:39 pm | Comments Off on Gabrielle Papillion evolving from Little Bug to butterfly
Gabrielle Papillion evolving from Little Bug to butterfly

The folk singer-songwriter from the heart of Quebec has been developing her style for the past decade, but is finally becoming grounded and spreading her wings simultaneously.

Crystalyne navigates from hardships to success
August 12, 2012 – 10:46 am | No Comment
Crystalyne navigates from hardships to success

Just out with their debut EP in June, ‘Navigate’, Toronto’s Crystalyne has left more people in awe than the sum of albums they have printed.
“We only had three songs written, and we were invited on …

Bran Van 3000 resurrecting the prehistoric going into NXNE
June 6, 2012 – 2:46 pm | No Comment
Bran Van 3000 resurrecting the prehistoric going into NXNE

It’s only fitting that his career with the collective from Montreal, Que. would come around full circle to be headlining the festival for the last couple years – a perfect rebound from a several year hiatus that left Bran Van 3000 lost.

Newest Rikers experiment lands band on the radio
April 18, 2012 – 3:25 pm | No Comment
Newest Rikers experiment lands band on the radio

The only thing experimental pop rockers Rikers don’t seem to have on their side is SEO. Not to be confused with Rikers Island prison, the tough-to-Google Peterborough quintet may very well be the next IT kids on the Canadian indie scene.

Great Lake Swimmers dive head first into the studio
April 12, 2012 – 1:20 pm | No Comment
Great Lake Swimmers dive head first into the studio

The band’s last album, the Polaris Prize shortlisted ‘Lost Channels,’ was recorded in various random spots around the Thousand Islands, including Singer Castle. Their first three offerings came to light in even odder locales: a grain silo, church and Aeolian Hall.

“Bittersweet Melodies” the latest from Feist’s ‘Metals’
April 10, 2012 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
“Bittersweet Melodies” the latest from Feist’s ‘Metals’

Despite moving huge numbers, Metals has up to now only produced one single, made available for download in September of last year. “Bittersweet Melodies” marks the long-overdue second single from Feist’s fourth studio album.

Sean Paul and Simple Plan visit a summer paradise
April 2, 2012 – 2:01 pm | No Comment
Sean Paul and Simple Plan visit a summer paradise

Sean Paul is no stranger to working with Canadians. In many ways, the Jamaican reggae star’s career was launched in 2002, when SP began working extensively with a team of producers and choreographers from Toronto.

LAL pull over to relish the reflection in the rearview
March 19, 2012 – 9:08 pm | No Comment
LAL pull over to relish the reflection in the rearview

Toronto-based outfit LAL is said to be “the outcome of a deep and soulful collaboration” between Rosina Kazi and her partner-in-rhyme Nick Murray. If “Look Behind” is any indication, that description is apt.

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