Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more

Musicians are no strangers to juggling multiple projects at once and Andrew Neufeld got a big taste of what that’s like while he was recording No Virtue with his ‘boys club’, Sights & Sounds. No Virtue was self-released last month, the first full-length album that the band has worked on in over half a decade. … Continue reading Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more

Parkway Drive w/August Burns Red

@ REBEL, TORONTO Winston McCall of Parkway Drive performing @ Montebello Rockfest, 2017 Though they’ve played large Canadian festivals like Montebello Rockfest, Parkway Drive’s vocalist, Winston McCall, was beside himself to be playing a sold-out show in Toronto at Rebel Nightclub in Toronto – exclaiming that it was the biggest show they had ever played … Continue reading Parkway Drive w/August Burns Red

TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

The Toronto International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday with an eclectic slate of films. But what usually lies beneath the radar, are the scores within the films. The score is a true compliment to Downrange composer Aldo Shllaku’s creative instinct. The Canadian composer behind the new Ryûhei Kitamura-directed film grew up with musical training at a young age and two … Continue reading TIFF 2017 – Aldo Shllaku Talks “Downrange”, Immigrating from Albania, & Dream Directors

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

UPSTATE RUBDOWN & TURBO STREET FUNK PARTY @ THE RAINBOW BISTRO

The Market is usually pretty quiet on a Wednesday night, but you can usually find a good show happening at the Rainbow Bistro. This past Wednesday night, Upstate Rubdown and Turbo Street Funk filled the venue with great vibes and a full dance floor. Coming up from upstate New York, Upstate Rubdown showed people how … Continue reading UPSTATE RUBDOWN & TURBO STREET FUNK PARTY @ THE RAINBOW BISTRO

Royal Wood talks “Ghost Light”, fashion, and his Bay St. beginnings

Canada’s own Royal Wood is back with his new album, Ghost Light, out April 22nd. Wood released the album in the midst of his ongoing Canadian tour, which includes a special album release show at Ottawa’s NAC South Hall on May 6th, followed by shows at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall and three nights at London, ON.’s … Continue reading Royal Wood talks “Ghost Light”, fashion, and his Bay St. beginnings

Interview: Chilly Gonzales on coming home to Canada, the Paris attacks, and musical healing

A fter 17 years in Europe, Chilly Gonzales will be coming back to Canada for the final shows on his Chambers tour with Kaiser Quartett, before he takes a yearlong sabbatical to focus on new musical and conceptual ideas. Toronto will greet him at Massey Hall on February 5th, followed by Montreal (Place des Arts, … Continue reading Interview: Chilly Gonzales on coming home to Canada, the Paris attacks, and musical healing

Alyssa Reid talks “Phoenix”, collaboration, and being a Canadian songwriter

You know her from her collaborations with Snoop Dogg, P Reign, Jesse Labelle, and Virginia To Vegas, and from her other million-selling radio hits like “Satisfaction Guaranteed” and “Dangerous” – but Alyssa Reid’s new album, Phoenix, breaks away from the radio-friendly pop mold. In our new interview, Alyssa spoke to us about letting go of … Continue reading Alyssa Reid talks “Phoenix”, collaboration, and being a Canadian songwriter