Album Review: Grimes – Miss Anthropocene

Claire Elise Boucher, known professionally as Grimes, is a Canadian singer/songwriter and musician noted for their diverse and varied music styles. Today, I will be reviewing their album ‘Miss Anthropocene’ which was released on February 21, 2020.  ‘So Heavy I Fell Through the Earth" (Art Mix)’ opens with a distortion feedback, before bleeding into a … Continue reading Album Review: Grimes – Miss Anthropocene

Single Review: Annapantsu – Poor Unfortunate Souls (The Little Mermaid Cover)

Anna, or Annapantsu as she is known online, is a vocalist, voice actress and content creator based in Nova Scotia, Canada. I first became aware of her due to her collaborations with Caleb Hyles and Jonathan Young, and I just fell in love with her voice so I decided I’d review some of her music. … Continue reading Single Review: Annapantsu – Poor Unfortunate Souls (The Little Mermaid Cover)

Album Review: TWRP – New & Improved

TWRP, formerly known as Tupper Ware Remix Party, are a Canadian rock band, who started back in 2007 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Much like Steam Powered Giraffe, who I’ve also reviewed, and you can check that out here. TWRP are a group which perform in full costume, with their own sci-fi identities and fictional band … Continue reading Album Review: TWRP – New & Improved

Single Review: Ana Pac – Blast Off (Light Years and Beyond)

Ana Pac is a singer/songwriter, dancer and actor, originally from Montreal, but now relocated to Toronto. I have recently interviewed the artist, and you can check that out here. Today, however, I am going to be reviewing their single ‘Blast Off (Light Years and Beyond)’ which was released on November 12th 2021.  ‘Blast Off (Light … Continue reading Single Review: Ana Pac – Blast Off (Light Years and Beyond)

Solo Musician Interview: Ana Pac

Tell me about yourself?Hey everyone! I'm Ana Pac! An artist originally from Montreal now relocated to Toronto. If you have a keen eye, you may have caught me dancing and acting in various tv shows and movies. My passions are clear - singing, tap dancing, hip hop dancing and acting - not always in that … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Ana Pac

Single Review: Taylor Simpson – Drifting

Taylor Simpson is a singer/songwriter from Toronto, Canada and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Drifting’ which was released on 26th November 2021 and is from his upcoming debut album ‘Learning to Live with Precious Time’ which is set to be released in January 2022.  ‘Drifting’ opens with a light percussive fill, that then … Continue reading Single Review: Taylor Simpson – Drifting

Whisky Basics

So full disclosure I am by no means an expert on whisky, it just happens to be a passion of mine, and this is more or less just an excuse to stretch my fairly limited by nonetheless enthusiastically gained knowledge on the subject. I also want to add that even among actual experts, the field … Continue reading Whisky Basics

Single Review: GUS – Lies

GUS is a singer/songwriter who is currently based in Toronto, Canada, and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Lies’ which was released on 6th August 2021. ‘Lies’ opens with a mellow guitar intro, infused with subtle vocals that build and separate as well progress. Speaking of which, GUS’s vocals are amazing, he has a … Continue reading Single Review: GUS – Lies

Single Review: Mat Hannah – Unlucky

Mat Hannah is an alt-pop singer/songwriter from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Unlucky’ which was released on August 6th 2021. ‘Unlucky’ opens with fast guitar which merges with Mat Hannah’s warm, rich vocals. I like how this track starts off slow and then just explodes. A whole new … Continue reading Single Review: Mat Hannah – Unlucky

Single Review: Tidal Wave – Next Year

Tidal Wave are a Toronto-based seven piece art-rock group inspired by the likes of Depeche Mode and Arcade Fire. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Next Year’ which was released on August 5th 2021. ‘Next Year’ opens with slow, tentative strings bringing a rich, harmonious orchestral feel, and instantly making me like the track...I … Continue reading Single Review: Tidal Wave – Next Year

Single Review: Nelson Sobral – In The Middle Of The Night

Nelson Sobral is a Toronto based guitarist and singer/songwriter, he performs music infused with country, northern soul and urban blues. Today, I will be reviewing his single ‘In The Middle Of The Night’ which was released on July 30th 2021. ‘In The Middle Of The Night’ opens with a quite jaunty, guitar and percussion driven … Continue reading Single Review: Nelson Sobral – In The Middle Of The Night

Single Review: Ad•era – Song We Made

Ad•era are alternative/indie trio from Canada which has some Chilean roots at its core, it is made up of Tiffany Calderbank, Tomás Valenzuela and Ian Cardona. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Song We Made’ which was released on July 30th 2021. ‘Song We Made’ opens with electronic percussive beats that flow into some … Continue reading Single Review: Ad•era – Song We Made

EP Review: Huttch – Quick Fix

Huttch are a rock ‘n’ roll trio from Windsor, Ontario and today I will be reviewing their EP ‘Quick Fix’ which was released on November 20th 2020. ‘Quick Fix’ opens fast, with a nice heavy fusion of guitar, bass and drums each evenly contributing to a nice even tempo and melody that's catchy and memorable. … Continue reading EP Review: Huttch – Quick Fix

Single Review: Steven Ryan – Burns Like Fire

Steven Ryan is a pop/adult contemporary singer-songwriter from Southern Ontario, Canada and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Burns Like Fire’ which was released on the 23rd July 2021. ‘Burns Like Fire’ opens fast, a striking chord that continues intermittently throughout, and I get my first experience of Steven’s voice, he has a powerful … Continue reading Single Review: Steven Ryan – Burns Like Fire

Single Review: Robert Ball – I Need A Man

Robert Ball is a Toronto based LGBT+ singer/songwriter and today I will be reviewing his R&B infused track ‘I Need A Man’ which was released on the 30th June 2021. ‘I Need A Man’ opens with a twinkling note, backed up by some raw percussion before merging into a deep sultry beat that is just … Continue reading Single Review: Robert Ball – I Need A Man