Mercvrial’s debut LP “Brief Algorithms” is the sophomore EP for the band. “Brief Algorithms” represent a modest stylistic departure for Mercvrial, as they wanted the new release to be ‘hustle more’ and be a ‘bit heavier in spots.’ Mission accomplished. With their new sound Mercvrial delivers a brisk, energetic mix of indie rock,Continue Reading

International collaborators Catherine McCandless and Wynn Holmes are sharing “The Frequency,” their third single as Riches, composed with Sweden’s Dan Lissvik (Studio/Atelje).  A gothic piece of dream pop which is inspired by the “desire to step outside of the limits of ourselves,” “The Frequency” shows the group evolving into aContinue Reading

Warm and dark, soft with stabs of madness, poet and songwriter Jenny Berkel’s new album, These Are the Sounds Left from Leaving – out May 13th via Outside Music – blooms lushly with detail. Each song is set in the micro-world of a keen feeling observer, trying to parse aContinue Reading

Heather Green’s songwriting has accumulated several accolades and nominations (Music Nova Scotia, ECMAs), countless TV and movie spots (including Degrassi, Rookie Blue, Private Eyes), and hundreds of thousands of spins on Spotify. She recorded “Close Enough” with award-winning producer Alexander Meade (Sofi Tukker, Aquakulture, Bit Funk), an exciting departure thatContinue Reading

A wildland firefighter by summer and songwriter by winter, Rose Brokenshire has crafted a beautifully balanced life that stumbles between summers of natural chaos and winters of calming creation.  Following her 2020 debut EP, In A Spell, Rose is releasing her latest single, “Better Now.” The song was written duringContinue Reading

Ink Sticks & Stones is the moniker for Toronto-based composer-musician, Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant. Being of mixed descent, she is constantly searching for different ways to express her many cultures, and openly advocates for a more inclusive Canadian music scene. “Catharsis,” a conflicted yet hopeful neoclassical composition, was written during aContinue Reading

At the age of 20, Avery Raquel isn’t new to songwriting, and has won numerous awards including as a Finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest three times. In late 2018, Avery released her third solo album, My Heart Away, which was composed of all original music, written by theContinue Reading

It’s hard not to do what you love. Kim Ho, born in Montreal, knows that all too well. In 2012, he was having a blast trotting the globe while fronting his alt-dance pop band, Creature. Nominated for a JUNO Award, the band recorded their second album in London with aContinue Reading

The HP’s are a talent-studded Hamilton-based funk/soul collective, poised to make major moves with the upcoming release of its debut album, Gritty City Soul, Vol. 1. The group is the brainchild of drummer/bandleader ‘Parkside’ Mike Renaud, the founder/owner of noted Canadian music company Hidden Pony Records & Management. A life-longContinue Reading