Halifax, NS – January 20, 2015 – Another highly anticipated album from Joel Plaskett will be released on March 17 followed by a national tour that begins April 28. Joel has shared the first single from the album on Soundcloud. Joel is sharing the first single from the album. You can listen to it in our story and get more details on the album and tour dates.
St. John's, NL - 2014 – Andrew James O'Brien and Catherine Allan are The Fortunate Ones, indeed. There is considerable buzz about their debut CD “The Bliss” on JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins’ label, Old Farm Pony Records on February 10, 2015. They launch a tour in support of the album, and are already being being booked at summer festivals. They learned from us that they have been scheduled to appear at Stanfest. Have a listen to our interview and learn all the details on how they came together, how the album came together and how they look forward to the days that lie ahead.
Halifax, NS – Monday, January 19, 205 - The Rural Alberta Advantage have announced a string of tour dates in Eastern Canada in support of their third album, Mended With Gold, released Sept. 30, 2014.
Halifax, NS – January 16, 2015 - It’s hard not to like Christina Martin. Her new album establishes new directions in her music and her career. We’ve only heard the title track from the album so-far, but there is a renewed energy that years of work and experience will pay off with her fifth album release. We're talking to Christina Martin on the eve of her biggest release yet. Have a listen in our story.
Toronto, ON – January. 16 2015 – Toronto’s Highs bring their unique approach to pop music to the Maritimes for an East Coast tour including stops at the Shivering Songs Festival in Fredericton and In The Dead of Winter Festival in Halifax. Formed in late 2012, the band had its beginnings with a trio of bedroom demos created by guitarist Doug Haynes. We're streaming their entire debut EP that established them as a group to watch.
Halifax, NS – January 16, 2014 – John Gracie has always had a stylish presentation that seemingly creates a relaxing atmosphere just listening to him. There are not many who can do it, and that’s probably why he has endured the years as a fan favourite for so many of these years in Atlantic Canada.
Fredericton, NB – January 14, 2014 – Another one of our long overdue reviews comes from New Brunswick where Sleepy Driver has once again outdid itself with its newest release Ignatius. Like Peter Hicks songs, our reviews don’t always happen on schedule. We're steaming the entire album in our review!!
Sydney, NS - January 11, 2014 - Cape Breton's Pretty Archie are back with their second CD release recorded at Soundpark Studios in Cape Breton by Jamie Foulds. North End Sky is racing out of the gate from the opening track. Brian Cathcart lead vocals are as strong as ever and the playing of Collin Gillis, Matt McNeil and Redmond MacDougall has this Country/Folk/Bluegrass band rocking from beginning to end! It's another gem! We’re streaming the entire album here now!
Halifax, NS – January 11, 2015 – Picking up three Music Nova Scotia Awards with her debut album is no small feat and puts Kim Harris top of mind heading into the East Coast Music Awards in St. John’s, Newfoundland in April. Kim Harris won three awards, including Female Artist Recording of the Year, New Artist Recording of the Year, and SOCAN Songwriter of the Year. We're streaming her entire album right here!
Vancouver, BC – January 7, 2015 – Dan Mangan and Blacksmith’s highly anticipated Club Meds CD will be released in a matter of days and the tour in support of the new project begins in Atlantic Canada. Complete album and tour details in our story.