Believe it or not, 2016 is already half over. Gone are the days of shovelling (for now) and the summer heat and holidays are in full swing. 2016 has already been a great year for music on the East Coast, from festivals and awards to music videos and albums. With countless summer parties on the horizon, you need some of the best new east coast music on your playlist. Here are our favourite songs released by east coast artists so far in 2016: Continue reading The Best Music Of 2016 (So Far)
A story of perseverance reminiscent of Markita Andrews, Jared Lutes’ musical career is a testament to the old adage, “and if I can do it, anyone can—as long as you believe in yourself!” Coming from humble beginnings as an oldest son in Moncton, New Brunswick and proving his steadfastness through such challenges as vocal chord surgery and muscle tension dysphoria, Lutes has come out on top with a string of awards culminating in his recent win of ‘2015 Solo Record of the Year’ at the MusicNB Awards. All of this has led to his fifth and most recent release aptly named ‘The Rest Of Your Life’.
If you haven’t already checked out Senior Citizen’s debut album The Hawk in all of its synthy, sultry glory, the collaborative project, which features contributions from more than 11 musicians, is a must-have for electronic and can-con fans alike. Continue reading New Music: Senior Citizen’s ‘The Hawk’
Almost universally acknowledged as the worst music festival anywhere, this year Messtival is making an appeal to an audience of unwavering loyalty: cultists. Continue reading Messtival Overrun By Cultists
Folky farmers Earthbound Trio have added a fourth member to their lineup. While that means they’ll be able to do a lot more on stage, it’s not without complications – in particular, coming up with a new name. Continue reading Earthbound Trio Become A Quartet, Seek New Name