Joywave Talks “Content”, Creating Super 8 Film Music Videos, & Nintendo

“Anxiety caused by feeling too content” is just the first aspect of the double-pronged paradoxical rumination that is Content, the sophomore full-length album by Rochester, NY-based indie quintet, Joywave, which dropped July 28th with a tour supporting Young the Giant and Cold War Kids to follow. The title, Content, sees Joywave apply their trademark irreverence and humor … Continue reading Joywave Talks “Content”, Creating Super 8 Film Music Videos, & Nintendo

TURBO STREET FUNK ON BUSKING IN TORONTO, THEIR FAVOURITE VENUES, AND MORE

Straight off of the streets of Toronto, Turbo Street Funk has combined musical forces from all around the world to bring Toronto a cultured, fun performance that has spread far past the city streets. Topping the radio charts, Turbo Street Funk took the scene by force with their powerful live performances, unique instruments, and playful … Continue reading TURBO STREET FUNK ON BUSKING IN TORONTO, THEIR FAVOURITE VENUES, AND MORE

Sumo Cyco Talks “Opus Mar”, Crowdfunding, and Cyco City

While many fans remember her from her teenage pop career back in the early 2000’s, Skye Sweetnam has since become the lead singer Hamilton-based alt-metal band Sumo Cyco, under the stage name Sever. Sumo Cyco released their second album, Opus Mar, on March 31st via Radio Ghost Music, which they independently crowdfunded through PledgeMusic and … Continue reading Sumo Cyco Talks “Opus Mar”, Crowdfunding, and Cyco City

Motionless In White Talks “Graveyard Shift” Fave Horror Movies, and High School Bullies

Founded in 2005, Motionless In White has won over audiences worldwide with their aggressive music and arresting imagery. The band – currently comprising of lead singer Chris Motionless, guitarists Ryan Sitkowski and Ricky Horror, bassist Devin “Ghost” Sola, and drummer Vinny Mauro – have proven a ferocious and inventive live act, earning an increasingly fervent fan … Continue reading Motionless In White Talks “Graveyard Shift” Fave Horror Movies, and High School Bullies

Jon Gallant of Billy Talent talks JUNO Cup, childhood aspirations of playing hockey, coming back to Ottawa, and more

Sometimes we forget that sports are also a form of entertainment. A lot of people in the music industry also play sports and of course in Canada, hockey is something that’s almost in our blood. So every year in support of MusiCounts, the JUNO Awards hold a JUNO Cup during the week leading up to … Continue reading Jon Gallant of Billy Talent talks JUNO Cup, childhood aspirations of playing hockey, coming back to Ottawa, and more

William Prince talks JUNO Weekend, the stresses of touring away from family, and more

With a roster of such astoundingly talented artists in town for JUNO week and weekend, so many events, and so much going on – it wasn’t exactly until afterwards that everyone took in the glory of it all. Even the people who took home the shiny trophies with them. After the JUNO Gala Dinner, where … Continue reading William Prince talks JUNO Weekend, the stresses of touring away from family, and more

Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Talks “Head Job”, and Self-Growth

The past few years have been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Phil Rudd. But things are starting to look up, as the ex-AC/DC drummer heads out in support of his solo album, Head Job, at the end of March. The tour, which is set to span across 18 countries in Europe, will be Rudd’s … Continue reading Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Talks “Head Job”, and Self-Growth

Switchfoot Talks “Where The Light Shines through”, and Overcoming Adversity

No one really knows how long their careers are going to last, and when you hit any significant milestone, it can make it all worth it. For Switchfoot, their musical venture is hitting a 10-album mark with Where The Light Shines Through, and they’re humbled by the fact that they’re still able to call music a career. While … Continue reading Switchfoot Talks “Where The Light Shines through”, and Overcoming Adversity

AFI Talks “The Blood Album”, Musical Escapism, and Intimate Concerts

Multi-platinum-selling punk rock band AFI (vocalist Davey Havok, guitarist Jade Puget, bassist Hunter Burgan and drummer Adam Carson) is set to return with their new album, AFI (The Blood Album), on January 20th, which serves as their first album since 2013’s Burials. The creative process saw the band crafting a plethora of material—60 songs according to … Continue reading AFI Talks “The Blood Album”, Musical Escapism, and Intimate Concerts

Daniel Taylor talks “Lennon: Through A Glass Onion”, and His Favourite Beatles Songs

Following its Off-Broadway New York success, and acclaimed season at Liverpool’s prestigious Epstein Theatre, the celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon, Lennon: Through a Glass Onion, makes its Canadian debut this fall. Inspired by the song “Glass Onion,” which was John Lennon’s postscript to The Beatles, the critically acclaimed show peels away the layers of time and … Continue reading Daniel Taylor talks “Lennon: Through A Glass Onion”, and His Favourite Beatles Songs