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Aruba Red | Goddess Vibes: Exclusive Video Premiere!

After taking some breathing space from music, London-based alternative soul artist Aruba Red is returning with the new EP Holy Waters and its premiere single Goddess Vibes — premiering...
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Five Songs To Hear Today | Sept. 18, 2018

Another day, another batch of new music to get you through. Here are five songs to stream: 1 | What could be better than a new cut from living legend...
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Watch all this year’s Polaris Prize performances

It's been a long time since I paid attention to the Polaris Prize. If you do, you may already know singer Jeremy Dutcher won this year's award on Monday...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 17, 2018

Blame the Emmys. Or thank them. Since this year's awards were on Monday instead of Sunday, it took all the talk-show hosts out of commission for the evening —...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 13, 2018

Welcome to Ladies Night! Well, actually, it's already over. It was last night — when women took centre stage on the talk shows. And the biggest stage belonged to...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 12, 2018

Once is not enough. Or at least it wasn't on Wednesday night, when the talk shows doubled down with multiple performances. Jimmy Kimmel Live brought out the big guns...

Dead Kennedys | Fall of Canada Tour 1984 Poster

When Jello Biafra and the Dead Kennedys were in their ’80s prime, they were a magnificent sight to behold. And behold I did when the San Francisco punk troublemakers...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 11, 2018

It was a quiet night on the talk shows on Tuesday. Not sure if that was due to 9/11 or just a coincidence, but there were only a few...
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Indie Roundup | Sept. 11, 2018

Every day I get press releases from indie bands with new songs, albums and videos to hype. Here's the latest batch: • Dream-pop duo Beach House have not one but...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 10, 2018

Welcome to the Apocalypse! Or at least the late-night TV equivalent. Coincidentally (or perhaps not), the musical numbers on Monday night's chat shows all seemed to take a slightly...

Indie Roundup | Sept. 8, 2018

Every day I get press releases from indie bands with new songs, albums and videos to hype. Here's the latest batch: • Tokyo Police Club share the video for their...

The Clash | 1982 Tour Poster

Did you ever see that episode of the Bruce McCulloch sitcom Young Drunk Punk where the kid tries to score tickets to a Clash concert in Calgary? I'm pretty...
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Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 7, 2018

What do you get when you cross a former boy-band heartthrob, an L.A. rapper and some New York indie-rockers? Friday night's TV-music lineup. Nick Jonas was the biggest name...

Bachman-Turner Overdrive | 1976 Tour Poster

I started going to concerts in the mid-’70s — and hometown heroes Bachman-Turner Overdrive were one of the first bands I went to see. Hey, I was 12! And...

Late-Night TV Music | Sept. 6, 2018

I finally got around to watching the XTC documentary This is Pop the other night. If you haven't checked it out yet, I highly recommend it — it's a...

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