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One of Canada’s most accomplished singer-songwriters, Ron Sexsmith has returned with HERMITAGE, his first album since his move from his longtime home of Toronto to a more bucolic life in Stratford, Ontario. Ron partnered with producer Don Kerr to create HERMITAGE; the two set up in Ron’s living room to record the album, with Ron

MT. JOY – REARRANGE US [News or Reviews]

Mt. Joy’s star rose quickly from a bedroom project to a well-oiled machine dubbed “your new folk-rock heroes” by Rolling Stone upon the 2018 release of their self-titled debut record. That same year and beyond, millions of streams piled up month after month, and sold-out crowds sang along to every song and grew in number

JOEL PLASKETT – 44 [News or Reviews]

A conceptual follow-up to his JUNO-award winning triple record, Three, 44 is a visionary project comprised of four, 11-song records, packaged together and connected thematically. Four years in the making, the songs were recorded in Dartmouth, Memphis, Nashville and Toronto with 33 different musicians. The first album, 41: Carried Away, is a traveling record. It starts in Memphis

LADY GAGA – CHROMATICA [News or Reviews]

Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter and actress. With her debut album “The Fame” she achieved her international breakthrough in 2008. With over 150 million records sold, she is one of the most successful singers. So far, she has released five studio albums. With the leading role in “A Star Is Born” she also achieved her

[News or Reviews] Xibalba Commit to Their Unique Metal Sound on ‘Años en Infierno’

For 13 years, Xibalba have weathered through trends of the hardcore and metal world without compromising any facet of their sound: pummelling low-end grooves, tough hardcore breakdowns (before they were cool), growling vocals that show no mercy, absolutely rotten death metal riffs. On Años en Infierno (“Years in Hell”), the Southern California outfit continue to

[News or Reviews] Reunited CanRock Heroes Sleepless Nights Improve Upon Their Legacy with ‘Every Word Is a Trap’

Sleepless Nights- star burned bright in the late aughts, before the band-s 2009 disillusion. Yet the band-s legend – at least on Canada-s East Coast – never truly dimmed, as its rotating members continued to shine on their own, including group mastermind AA Wallace-s turn as a synth pop artist. 

A spat of shows in