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[7 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wonderfruit Festival in Thailand December 17-20 2015.

The festival is about to trend in all the social media. For the electronic music lovers that can’t wait to go to Envision in February after their Shambhala experience, Wonderfruit is your option this holiday season.
Wonderfruit 2015 is a 4-day cross-cultural arts and music festival taking place December 17 to December 20, just 150km southeast of Bangkok, set among The Fields at Siam Country in picturesque Pattaya in Chonburi province. It attracts attendees from all over the globe with its four stages of world-class international and local music, visionary arts, culinary farm to feasts, health and wellness experiences, engaging talks and workshops, natural adventures and more. With a vision of cultivating creativity and inspiring personal responsibility, the festival is a pioneer in Asia and beyond with its sustainable practices and forward-thinking offerings.

Canadian Bands, Featured, Ontario, Singer/Songwriter, Toronto »

[31 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Clara Lofaro

Lofaro is a singer/songwriter who performs throughout the world with her band and as a Solo Artist. She is well sought after by her contemporaries to collaborate on their respective projects and her song catalog has provided television, film and commercials with over 50 song placements spanning many musical formats.

Albums, Canadian Bands, Featured, Montreal, Quebec »

[30 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Coeur de pirate

Coeur de pirate’s third album, Roses, was released on August 28th on Dare to Care Records.

Canadian Bands, Ontario, Singer/Songwriter, Toronto »

[30 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

Valentin is a Canadian Singer-Songwriter, Actor & dancer from Toronto, Canada.
Valentin started dance at the age of 6 and is a 3-Time Canadian Junior Champion in the Latin and Ballroom categories. He has represented Canada at the World Junior Championships in Czech Republic and Spain.
Valentin started taking piano lessons at the age of 9 and by 10 was already training with a vocal Coach. He wrote his first song at 15 titled ‘Miss You Always’ and still has a demo of it. He has been writing ever since.
Now, at 25, …

Canadian Bands, Indie, Vancouver »

[5 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Fake Tears “Second Wind”

Even before joining as Fake Tears, Larissa Loyva and Elisha May Rembold were already established singers and songwriters. Loyva has released two spectral albums under the name Kellarissa, has toured the world as a live member of Destroyer and How to Dress Well, and has played in past Mint Records acts P:ano and the Choir Practice. Meanwhile, Rembold leads the folk-rock band the Lost Lovers Brigade and is a member of Shimmering Stars.

Festivals, Toronto »

[10 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]

Here are some of the Vancouver artists that are performing at NXNE, in addition to The New Pornographers and White Lung:

Canadian Bands, Featured, Reggae, Ska, Vancouver »

[6 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Warless is a ska, reggae, funky, danceable, fun band from Vancouver. A furiously fun musical hybrid dance-a-thon that beams positivity through intimate Westcoast stories powerfully rooted in funky, Graceland beats and ripping, old time guitar licks.

Festivals, Headline, Victoria »

[2 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

The 7th edition of the music festival descends on Victoria.
The festival started in 2008 with 3 days, 7 stages, 65 artists. and 1500 people were there to witness it. Black Mountain was the headliner that year. This year the festival takes place all over the city in 3 days and nights, 17 stages in total (parks, clubs, galleries, a church?), some of them all ages and within walking distance in the city’s beautiful and historic downtown core. Rifflandia 2014 boosts over 170 artists. A myriad of talent will converge in …

CD Release, events, Live Video, shows, Tours, Vancouver, Video Release »

[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

In anticipation of her Tingle & Spark LP coming out on Aug. 5th and national tour to follow, T. Nile is excited to release the official video for her first single, “Running”, as well as a homecoming album release show in Vancouver on September 6th at The Biltmore (full dates below).
T. Nile is a genre-disrupting sorceress of sound who has the uncanny ability to fuse traditional folk instrumentation and modern EDM technology via a unique brand of vibrant sass the likes of which …

Canadian Bands, Folk, Folk-Rock, Live Video, News, Toronto »

[4 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Faye Blais

Sudbury’s Faye Blais is spreading her new material around the globe, on a series of International Tours. Detailed as “continuing the thread started by Joni, picked up by Ani and fashioned by Feist”, Faye’s songwriting, presence and personality are showcased beautifully through her impressive jazzy-bluesy folk style, on acoustic and electric guitars, and keys, with stunning, dynamic vocals. Faye has spent nearly half of the last decade overseas, recording and touring her albums throughout Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, and USA. The rest of her time is spent touring in Canada, where she recorded her latest album, “On the Bright Side” (May 2012 release) at her family’s cottage in Northern Ontario.

British Columbia, Canadian Bands, CD Release, Vancouver, Video Release »

[20 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
John Welsh

Over the last 10 years John Welsh has been performing his eclectic style of music for audiences around Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.
He got his start in the college house party scene playing songs everyone could sing along to. Welsh draws influences from artists such as Ben Harper, Manu Chao, Sam Roberts and Joel Plaskett. His songs are often inspired by his travel experiences and blend elements of folk, surf rock, reggae and latin.
Welsh has recorded and performed with various acts as the Welsh Brothers, Los Amigos and Rhythm & …

Alberta, Canadian Bands, Edmonton »

[12 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Royal Tusk

You can’t stop a mammoth.
Especially a rock ‘n’ roll mammoth led by singer/guitarist Daniel Carriere and bassist Sandy MacKinnon.
Royal Tusk is the name of their beast — a shaggy, tenacious force with hints of Americana, soul, and a whole lotta heart. Their first six-song EP, Mountain, is due June 10 on Hidden Pony Records. You could say the title refers to the pair’s immovable friendship, but it’s also a cheeky nod to their persistence as musicians — not even a mountain can deter Royal Tusk.
“We’ve been pushing a cart uphill …

Festivals, Headline, Ska, Victoria »

[20 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

This year the festival is happy to featuire bands like Shaggy, Fishbone, The Expanders, Los Rastrillos from Mexico, Providencia from Colombia, The Aggrolites from California, Barrington Levy, Zvuloon Dub System from Israel plus local bands The Brass Action, Giraffe Aftermath, The Ponderosas, Dope Soda from Nanaimo, The Skinny from Montreal, Mad Bomber Society and from Victoria Sweet Leaf among other musicians that will make Victoria the ska capital of the world during the first week of July. For the complete schedule check here

British Columbia, Canadian Bands, Featured, Folk-Rock, shows, Vancouver »

[16 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]

Harmony’s recordings are hypnotic. She mixes loops with a haunting voice which reminds me of trip hop masters Portishead but she can go to spoken word and more bluesy songs that are almost psychedelic.

Alberta, Calgary, Canadian Bands, Singer/Songwriter »

[24 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Trinity Bradshaw

As a native of Summerside, Trinity Bradshaw became the youngest winner of the Summerside Festival Talent Search at age 14.
She performed twice at the East Coast Music awards before moving to Calgary in 2011.

In Dec 2011, she was declared winner of SUGAR CRISP ‘s “The first 15” Canadian national songwriting contest, and in January 2013, she won Calgary’s Amp Radio Rock Star receiving over 400 votes from attendees.
In March 2013 Trinity was chosen as SOCAN artist of the month performing on the Billy Block show at the MERCY Lounge in …