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The Nursery

The Nursery & Adera bring Synth Night to Bar Robo (photo essay)

For those who have not yet visited Bar Robo, they have taken over the space that used to be Raw Sugar in Ottawa’s Chinatown. The space has been renovated significantly, now transformed into an intimate yet contemporary cafe and club for live music. On this particular Wednesday night, the venue hosted the aptly billed Synth Night, as both bands featuring […]

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Lost Cousins

Canadian Music Week takes over Toronto for the week (Part 1 of 3)

Toronto’s massive Canadian Music Week festival has wrapped up for another year and if you took in all it had to offer, you’re likely still catching up on your sleep. With over 60 venues and approximately 1000 artists, choices for how to spend an evening were almost endless. Our Part I of Canadian Music Week is a photographic revisiting of […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.45

Weekend Showcase 2.45

As we approach the end of the year, the holiday singles are coming in full force. However, you won’t find any here. Instead, the Weekend Showcase 2.45 edition rocks, shimmers, dazzles, and explodes with 50 new singles. The artists features are representing 10 countries, including: Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Japan, Sudan, Sweden, and the United States. The playlist […]

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The Matinee November 15th

The Matinee November 15th

The week is off to a great start in terms of music, and The Matinee November 15th edition will hopefully continue the trend. Ten songs are featured below. The descriptions are brief because there have been a few dramatic events down here in New Zealand.   case/lang/veirs – “Supermoon” (USA and Canada) RIYL: Neko Case, k.d. lang, Laura Veirs Earlier […]

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(Mid) Weekend Showcase 2.28

(Mid) Weekend Showcase 2.28

We’re a little tardy with the Weekend Showcase, as a bunch of us were out at the 57th Newport Folk Festival (one of the best festivals on the planet). The travel to Newport also meant we had fewer things to share, so this week’s (Mid) Weekend Showcase 2.28 edition is quite lean. The playlist, though, is as good as any […]

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The Matinee July 19th

The Matinee July 19th

The Matinee July 19th features 7 new songs. Because of the length, I have kept the descriptions to a minimum so you can just enjoy these sublime tracks.   DWARF – “To Close to the Flame” (Mesa, AR, USA) RIYL: Swearin’, Speedy Ortiz, HeyRocco, False Advertising A little band that is just trying to live life and enjoy its little […]

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Weekend Showcase: March 6th Playlist

Weekend Showcase: March 6th Playlist

Here we go, the weekly Weekend Showcase that highlights some great new tunes from the not-so-distant past. This week, you’ll find 20 singles from all over the world on probably our most eclectic mix yet. If you like what you hear, click on the song title, as there are additional tracks. If you like the artist / band, click on […]

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The Nursery – “She Speaks the Wave”

The Nursery – “She Speaks the Wave”

“She Speaks the Wave“ is the new single from Toronto indie pop-rock band, The Nursery. It’s a fast-paced, blazing number that sprinkles with 80s synth-pop. It’s part of a two-track, 7″ that can be purchased on Bandcamp. The second track, “Hexes and O’s”, is a catchy, indie rock track. It has a Jet feel to it. It’ll have you swaying […]

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