Julie Doiron is a household name in New Brunswick. A veritable powerhouse of Canadian music, she dug her roots in Eric’s Trip — the first Canadian band to be signed to the SubPop Records, the same label that made Nirvana famous during the grunge heydays of the 90’s. She was also instrumental in establishing Sappyfest, the small, yet influential festival that counts itself as one of Canada’s best kept musical secrets and has been host to countless local and international acts outside of the mainstream. Her resume also boasts a Juno Award, for Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars, as well as collaborations with The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie himself, Daniel Romano and more. Continue reading Single: Julie Doiron & The Wrong Guys Release ‘Love And Leaving’
It’s comeback season. We don’t have scientific proof of this yet, but we’re working on it. In the meantime we have some raw data from Sleepless Nights who have just released their first single in six years, this time in the form of ‘Crystal Mountains’. Continue reading Music Video: Sleepless Nights Return With ‘Crystal Mountains’
Alright, we get it, every last song on Partner’s upcoming album is so damn catchy it’s going to be a single. Fine. While we’re waiting for the complete release of In Search Of Last Time next month, we’re not about to pass up this trickle of tunes coming from the band. This week the band go public with their release of ‘Gross Secret’. Continue reading Single: Partner Get Too Real With ‘Gross Secret’
Saint-Jack (the ever prolific JE Sheehy) of Moncton will be dropping his new EP Acadie Truck August 25. The three-song EP that fight back against common human conflicts. Continue reading New Music: Saint-Jack Album Gives Middle Finger to Anxiety, Depression and Heartbreak
Messtival, probably the worst festival anywhere ever, had its 10th annual event this weekend in Anagance, New Brunswick. It took the form of a wrestling championship and as per the long and righteous traditions of Messtival, it sucked worse than a sweat drenched moustache.