Sure, summer officially began on the solstice, but I’ve never been able to shake the feeling that summer doesn’t really begin until school’s out (even during the pandemic) and July starts! Now that summer is indisputably here, here are three favourite tracks to get the good vibes going: Princess Nokia, “Orange Blossom” This laid-back track […]
Lately it seems like you’ll get daily news of a cancelled festival or concert or even the closing of a favourite venue. What does this mean for the future of live music? Some concerts have opted to go drive-in style, where attendees drive up to the stage and watch performances from their cars. While this is a start, there are environmental […]
Pretty Please – Dua Lipa If you want to feel sexy while getting things done around the house, this is the song to have on repeat. Dua Lipa really knows how to bring the spark of a relationship to life in her music and never fails to make me move! “Slow Down” – Louis the […]
Whether this is your first Christmas with your significant other or a regular tradition. Sara Kae’s songs bring out was Christmas is all about. Getting together spending time with your loved one by the Fireplace. You are going to want to add Now That You’re Here (It’s Christmas Time) by Sara Kae to your Christmas […]
As a singer and performer from the age of 12, it’s no surprise that Fara Palmer’s folky pop single, “SongBird” is an homage to the female voice. “SongBird” immerses the listener in Palmer’s whimsical voice and beautiful lyricism. Palmer was first inspired by music when she got a chance to sing alongside several artists including Buffy Ste. Marie […]
With every release, iskwē exceeds expectations and pushes artistic boundaries while shedding light on issues affecting Indigenous communities. iskwē’s newest single, “Little Star”, is no exception. “Little Star” tells a story and asks the listener to think about Indigenous youth who lost their lives in the face of societal problems like racism and the ongoing […]
We spoke with Leela Gilday about her new tune, “K’eintah Natse Ju” and got in her ELMNT! Check it out below: What is the story behind “K’eintah Natse Ju”? “K’eintah Natse Ju” (pronounced Kay-tah Naht-say Joo) is a song I wrote for the project celebrating resilience of Indigenous northerners-Gho-Bah (first light of dawn). Natse Ju- healing, to heal. We are […]
Logan Staats‘ new track, “Fear of the Flame” was released on March 19, 2019. This folk-rock ballad lends well to Staats‘ vocal range, starting off slow and low and climbing into the pay-off of a striking, catchy chorus. Hear the passion and lyricism of “Fear of the Flame” for yourself on Spotify.
The new single, “Planting Seeds” by JB The First Lady, pops off. This hip-hop tune will get you amped up and ready to plant the seeds to make your own dreams come true. Hear it here:
Raye Zaragoza’s single “Warrior” is a determined ode to pushing forward, even in the hard times. Zaragoza’s soothing voice paired with the Rockwood Music Hall’s atmosphere presents a beautiful, yet haunting track, painting a picture of past darkness making way for a triumphant, fearless march forward.