Category Archives: Music Geekdom

Five Good Minutes With Midnight Vesta

In 2017 Toronto-based folk/rock group Midnight Vesta took to the road with their newly minted EP Seconds tightly in hand. With the hopes of exposing the East Coast to their brilliant blend of tone, style and musicianship, the group would embark on a run of successful shows, stretching from Fredericton to Halifax and everywhere in…Read More

Celebrating Acadian Day

By Chantal Caissie Ask any Acadian pal and they'll let you know that the Quinzou (or, y'know, 15 août if you want to get all formal about it) is one of the most fun celebrations in the summer. You've got tasty food, noisemakers galore during the raucous tintamarre, and incredible music. As a kid, and…Read More

FNS // JAMZZZZZ!!!

The Darcys - "Just Here With My Friends" (Feat. Leah Fay)  Back in 2016, the Darcys dropped an indie pop-gem "Miracle" which was awash in neon-drenched synth, and now in 2018 they've dropped another synth'd up pop jam "Just Here With my Friends".  This time out, the band enlisted the help of their pal Leah…Read More

CTV’s The LAUNCH is ramping up for Season 2 – and they want YOU!

After four consecutive #1 singles on iTunes and one certified platinum in Canada in Season 1  CTV’s THE LAUNCH is now casting Season 2 until June 11th. THE LAUNCH reinvents the music television series genre, documenting an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to break a new artist and bring a song to life. APPLY NOW or learn more at: THE LAUNCH APPLICATION!…Read More

FNS // Long Weekend Hangover Edition…..

Jessie Reyez - "Body Count" While Donald Glover's alter-ego may have dropped one of the most controversial and important music videos in over a decade in "This is America", no one should be sleeping on Toronto's Jessie Reyez. She has been making alternative pop music for a bit now, and with her recent win for…Read More

What I Liked (And Didn’t Like) About The ECMAs

They came, they saw, and they conquered. Blowing into town on a sunny weekend in May, the 30th anniversary of the East Coast Music Awards was a rousing success. Showcasing the majority of talent that we have to offer, this year's event had a little bit of something for everyone. Much like every festival, this…Read More