EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

(By: Angela McLean) If you really do get what you give, Felix Cartal’s recent success is certainly deserved. Though many people are just getting to know him thanks to his massive 2017 hit “Get What You Give,” the Canadian DJ and producer is no stranger to the EDM world. He released his debut EP in 2009 with Dim Mak Records, Steve Aoki’s record label, and … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Felix Cartal dishes on ‘Next Season’ and “Get What You Give”

In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

(By: Angela McLean) While Canadian Music Week serves as a launch pad for many emerging artists, it also provides opportunities for fans to see their favourite local and international talents share a stage. iHeartRadio’s second annual Fanfest event at REBEL on May 11 was the perfect showcase of homegrown talents who have made it big and their stateside friends who keep coming back for more. … Continue reading In Photos: iHeartRadio Fanfest at REBEL during Canadian Music Week 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

(By: Angela McLean) If you’ve listened to the radio this past year, Francesco Yates and New City are names you’re bound to know. They’ve both been on top of their game, releasing multiple smash singles and being the face of the most frequented Spotify playlists. Both also made their presence known at the Canadian Radio Music Awards during Canadian Music Week (CMW) last week – … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Francesco Yates and New City celebrate Canadian Music Week

Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez, New City win big at Canadian Radio Music Awards

(By: Angela McLean) Each year, in the midst of a bustling Canadian Music Week (CMW), our country’s top emerging artists and the radio stations that play them are honoured at the Canadian Radio Music Awards. This year’s awards were handed out May 10 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto and recognized the industry’s accomplishments through 11 categories including Best New Group or Solo Artist for CHR, … Continue reading Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez, New City win big at Canadian Radio Music Awards

Common Holly talks Canadian Music Week and new album

(By: Angela McLean) For an artist that has “Common” in her stage name, Brigitte Naggar is anything but. The Montreal-based singer-songwriter extraordinaire blends a rich, folk sound with modern electro beats, reminiscent of Feist, Angel Olsen and Radiohead but intriguingly unique. Songs like “Nothing,” about accepting a breakup, and new single “If After All” can only be described as sad but beautiful – a label … Continue reading Common Holly talks Canadian Music Week and new album

Six shows to catch during Canadian Music Week 2018

(By: Angela McLean) For one week every spring, Toronto transforms into a musical magicland for Canadian Music Week (CMW). Over 800 artists and bands from around the world entertain industry leaders, label scouts and fans at more than 40 venues across the city. There’s no better time to see your favourite artists, and discover new ones, before they make it big. CMW 2018 takes over … Continue reading Six shows to catch during Canadian Music Week 2018

The five most anticipated March albums

(By: Emma Sandri) Reading week is over, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are not dating, and the Snapchat update is still a thing. In a year that’s been plagued with so much disappointment, escape all your worries and responsibilities with a some great music. Below are five albums to eagerly await this March. The Neighbourhood – ‘The Neighbourhood’ Currently available Singles: Scary Love, Sadderdaze, Nervous, … Continue reading The five most anticipated March albums

Six must-see March concerts

(By: Lucas Iannetta) With the end of the school year already approaching, it’s easy to get caught up with assignments and worrying about that next due date. Concerts provide the perfect escape, and when it comes to the month of March the concert game is strong. From big pop stars, to up-and-coming Canadian artists to even a visit from one of the biggest names in … Continue reading Six must-see March concerts

FM Berlin shares inside scoop on their Canadian tour and new music

(By: Angela McLean) FM Berlin is certainly having fun. The four-piece, East Coast-based alternative rock band is currently touring the country in support of their 2017 album ‘At Least You’re Having Fun.’ They describe the sound as if “The Police and Led Zeppelin made a baby… in space.” It’s unusual, but it works. The proof is in their growing fanbase and recent critical acclaim. The … Continue reading FM Berlin shares inside scoop on their Canadian tour and new music

These Words of Mine event celebrates Black History Month

The Racialised Students’ Collective held their first Black History Month event, These Words of Mine, on Feb. 8 in celebration of black love at the Ryerson Student Centre. Many local artists performed through poetry and song. This event was part of a series of programs happening all throughout the month of February and early March. Reporter Latoya Powell has the scoop. Continue reading These Words of Mine event celebrates Black History Month