It has been one heck of a ride for Halifax musician Meaghan Smith. Not only did her phenomenal full-length record The Cricket’s Quartet earn accolades from high-profile publications like People Magazine, Smith waltzed home with the Juno Award for New…

Classifying UK musician Kav isn’t necessarily the easiest of tasks. In listening to his track “Soul Lovin'” (link to the video is below), you will be treated to shades of The Black Crowes and Oasis all rolled into one. There…

Since her 2004 debut record, Canadian vocalist Jill Barber has evolved from an early folk roots sound to embrace the sounds of jazz, big band and more. This change in musical direction began on her 2008 record Chances where, inspired…

Whether you realize it or not, you’re probably already familiar with the work of Mr. Sean McCann. Having been a member of Newfoundland celtic-rock band Great Big Sea for the past 17 years, McCann is becoming a prolific solo artist…

Long before he got his feet wet with 90’s band The Local Rabbits, music had been a central part of Peter Elkas’ life. In addition to a fantastic new record, Repeat Offender, and a blossoming solo career, Elkas also counts…

Toronto native Gregory Vitale just might be the next great savior in Canadian rock. Taking influence from legends like Led Zeppelin before him, Vitale has a brand spankin’ new record on store shelves now under the name Flowerchild. Produced by…

Aside from being a sought-after producer, Ken Stringfellow counts himself as a member of no less than three bands. Stringfellow is a founding member of power-pop legends The Posies, was included as a full-time member of the reformed Big Star…

Montreal natives The High Dials have been pumping out infectious power pop for the better part of a decade now. Their newest record, Anthems For A Doomed Youth, was released this past November to widespread acclaim, proving they are one…

We parents can be a cruel bunch. Half-way to daycare this morning, I noticed my daughter in the backseat with a furrow in her brow. The reason? While it’s only a hunch, I believe the reason she was less than…