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

Single Review: DYLYN – Only Us

DYLYN is a singer/songwriter from Toronto, the capital city of the province of Ontario in Canada, who considers themselves to be a rocker girl at heart, and is also a fellow Trekkie as well. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Only Us’ which was released on 26th November 2020. ‘Only Us’ opens with a … Continue reading Single Review: DYLYN – Only Us

Single Review: Kate Boothman – 17

Kate Boothman is a singer/songwriter from Toronto, in Canada who considers their music to be a mix of Indie, Rock, Folk and Psych. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘17’ which was released on the 17th November 2020.  ‘17’ opens with some light percussion before breaking into some ambient melody that just kind of … Continue reading Single Review: Kate Boothman – 17

Single Review: Just Costa – 514

Just Costa are a pop/r&b, brother/sister duo from Montreal, in the province of Quebec in Canada and today I will be reviewing their single ‘514’ which was released on the 20th November 2020, and is a tribute to their home city of Montreal.  ‘514’ opens with a vibrant, funky synth based intro that flows perfectly … Continue reading Single Review: Just Costa – 514

Single Review: Theo Tams – Therapy

Theo Tams is a pop/soul singer-songwriter and pianist from Coaldale, Alberta in Canada and today I will be reviewing his single ‘Therapy’ which was released on the 13th November 2020.  ‘Therapy’ has a softer acoustic intro, that’s backed up by some tremendous and soulful vocals, that just capture you and refuse to let go. This … Continue reading Single Review: Theo Tams – Therapy

Single Review: Waxlimbs – Dead in the Water

Waxlimbs are a four piece theatrical alt-rock outfit from Toronto, Canada made up of Will Jarvis on Guitar/Vocals, Lex Metcalfe on Bass/Vocals, Olivia Claire on Keys/Synth/Vocals and Paul Geldart on Drums. Today I will be reviewing their latest track ‘Dead in the Water’ which was released on their 30th October 2020.  ‘Dead in the Water’ … Continue reading Single Review: Waxlimbs – Dead in the Water

Single Review: Noah Malcolm – If Not

Noah Malcolm is a indie folk/pop artist from Prince Edward Island, in Canada but is currently based in Toronto. Today, I will be reviewing ‘If Not, which was released on the 23rd October, and is the second single off their debut EP ‘On Time’.  ‘If Not’ opens with soft, acoustic guitars that blend perfectly with … Continue reading Single Review: Noah Malcolm – If Not

Single Review: Lucas Penner – So Well

Lucas Penner is an experimental indie rock artist based in British Columbia, in Canada. Today I will be reviewing his single ‘So Well’ which was released on October 27th 2020 after a break by the artist from releasing music online.  ‘So Well’ has a dark and heavy intro, a building suspenseful note, that’s drawn out, … Continue reading Single Review: Lucas Penner – So Well