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Monday, August 15th, 2016

EP Review: Laura Roy

Laura Roy  Sometimes I wonder why an artist hasn’t blown up yet. Halifax, Nova Scotia’s Laura Roy is one of the best young pop-R&B vocalist making music today, with a voice as rich and beautiful as Alessia Cara and JoJo. Yet she remains surprisingly under the radar. However, her 6-track self-titled début successfully aims to change that. The infectious

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Selah Sue – Reason Album Review

Reason, the sophomore release by Belgium’s Selah Sue, is laden with one heavy hitting song after another: “Alone,” “Gotta Make it Last,” “I Won’t Go for More,” “Light” and “Right Where I Want You” are just a...

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Andreya Triana – Everything You Never Had, Pt. II EP Review

“When we were nothing, we had it all,” sings British soulstress/songwriter Andreya Triana, on her four-track EP, Everything You Never Had Pt. II, a prelude to her upcoming album. Triana’s mighty pipes, with their goose bump-inducing rasp,...

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

The Movement: From Starving Artist to the Abundance Artists Alliance

Can the often glamorized cliché image of the starving artist living an uncertain–yet beautifully bohemian–life, whilst creating masterpieces, finally become a thing of the past? If Suzana Barbosa (AKA Suzana d’Amour) gets her way, it will be (at...

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want

The title of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings’ fifth album,Give the People What They Want, is not the fatalistic catchphrase of a Las Vegas crooner, but the revival soul/funk outfit’s declaration that they’re about to hit music...

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Whisky, Brittany and Me

A shot of whisky and my friend Brittany.  Whisky is synonymous with the blues, rock, love and heartbreak, so when I think of whisky and music I think of Alabama Shakes. I saw Alabama Shakes at Echo...

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Talk: Revisiting Fumbling Towards Ecstasy

“Sarah was our voice – our distinct and unique point of view on life.”  Twenty  years later I find myself more and more appreciating the music that came out of the 90s decade.  For me (and others), the...

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Whisky Rocks Showdown: And then there were three…

The final three are here! You voted, I have a favourite and soon we’ll find out which band will be the opening-act for Theory of a Deadman. So after eight weeks of great music talk, Whisky Rocks...

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

The Whisky Rocks Showdown: Who is piquing my interest?

The Whisky Rocks Showdown is coming to a close very soon. Here I look at some of the contenders that have caught my ear. If you want to check out contestants and vote, click here. Chaka V.  Boy, there’s...

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