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    Established Rock band with heavy reggae and punk influences is looking for a professional committed drummer available for writing, touring and building a career on and off stage together.  Preferred age is 19 – 27. Due to travelling outside of the country, those with criminal records cannot be considered.  Interested? We encourage you to please… Read On

    — September 17, 2012
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    Attention all Triumph fans – there is a flurry of activity going on with everyone’s favourite Canadian arena rockers. Here is a checklist… Up first is the long-awaited release of the ‘Live at Sweden Rock Festival’ set, issued today (August 28, 2012). The release will be issued on the TML label, distributed by UMG in… Read On

    — August 28, 2012
  • Mat Joly Turn up Your Life Free Download

    It’s a new beginning for Mat Joly, formerly from the band Mobile, as he embarks onto new ground as a solo artist. He recently posted this message on his social networks updating his fans on his experiences so far with his new music. Hey guys, as many of you know I was the lead singer… Read On

    — July 31, 2012
  • ColinWhiteUA

    Colin White has released a Lyric Video for his new single ‘It’s Monday’ on YouTube “Here’s a new tune I’ve been working on called It’s Monday! We are trying to get as many songs completed as possible for a new record! It’s Monday is an example of where the sound is going! Hope you guys… Read On

    — July 16, 2012
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    A FRIEND IN LONDON 2012 EP available on iTunes: http://www.itunes.com/afriendinlondon We are more than excited because we have released the official Music Video for “Get rich in Vegas” on youtube. This video is the first one ever showing exactly how we roll, on stage and off stage. It feels so good to have an honest… Read On

    — June 29, 2012
  • TRIUMPH 'Live at Sweden Rock Festival' CD/DVD

    The fans demanded it, and the fans finally got it. After 20 years apart, the long-awaited Triumph reunion (of vocalist/guitarist Rik Emmett, bassist/keyboardist Mike Levine, and vocalist/drummer Gil Moore) took place at Sweden Rock Festival, on June 7th, 2008. And on August 28th, 2012, fans outside of Sweden will finally get a chance to see,… Read On

    — June 28, 2012
  • AFIL NXNE 2012

    A Friend in London will be making a short but significant appearance in Ontario, Canada this month from June 13-17! Playing the North by Northeast Festival along with over 625 international, national and local acts in Toronto’s downtown club district. This festival is filled with hundreds of thousands of fans and AFIL can’t wait to… Read On

    — June 11, 2012
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    A Friend In London have something insanely awesome to tell you all. Ever heard of “Crystal Lake”? – well they’re a bunch of nice dudes who did some remixes of their song “New Tomorrow”. So if you already love New Tomorrow and love having a party with your FRIENDS you should go and buy this… Read On

    — June 5, 2012
  • Organ Thieves “Phoebe” Live @ B-Town Sound

    Check out Organ Thieves new single “Phoebe” live off the floor at B-Town Sound & Pay with a tweet to get a free download!! www.organthieves.com

    — May 30, 2012
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    NEW SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL” HITS RADIO JUNE 18 Platinum Blonde have officially announced their return after 12 years releasing their new single “Beautiful”(Fontana North) and a performance at The Mod Club in Toronto on June 16, 2012. Featuring original members Mark Holmes (Vocals) and Sergio Galli (Guitar) with Rob Laidlaw (Bass) and Dan Todd (Drums), Platinum… Read On

    — May 30, 2012
  • ENDAST PledgeMusic Badge

    Ever want to be part of metal history? Now is your chance! Help make the new ENDAST album ‘Thrive’ a reality by doing your part and getting some awesome stuff! ENDAST has set up with PledgeMusic to enlist the help of YOU! their fans and followers to help with the release and production of their… Read On

    — May 30, 2012
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    Dreamers have released their first ever music video for ‘So Yeah… About Last Night’ off their ‘Shenanigans EP’

    — May 30, 2012
  • Get SBFMAS on iTunes

    Organ Thieves’ debut record ‘Somewhere Between Free Men and Slaves’ is now available in stores across Canada TODAY, May 22, 2012. The physical copy comes with a LIVE DVD recorded & filmed at B-Town Sound. If you can’t find the record in your local store, be sure to ask them to order it in for… Read On

    — May 22, 2012
  • Organ Thieves - Phoebe (Acoustic) HD on Exclaim.ca

    Head over to Exclaim.ca to see Organ Thieves’ new acoustic video for their debut single ‘Phoebe’ www.organthieves.com

    — May 14, 2012
  • Organ Thieves Phoebe

    First off thank you, we’ve been blown away at our latest shows seeing more and more people singing along to our songs live. “Somewhere Between Free Men And Slaves” has been a labour of love and we need your help to get the message out to more people that feel the same way as all… Read On

    — May 8, 2012
  • Organ Thieves - Somewhere Between Free Men and Slaves

    Toronto punk/rock band Organ Thieves are proud to announce the release of their first studio album Somewhere Between Free Men and Slaves on iTunes. Physical release coming out on MapleMusic Recordings on May 22nd, 2012. To stamp a definitive date on when the Organ Thieves formed isn’t an easy link. The abridged story goes like… Read On

    — April 24, 2012
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    After almost four years out of the spotlight (the) Saint Alvia (cartel) have returned with their first single “Mother’s Day” from their new album “Static Psalms”. Teaming up with The Keep A Breast Foundation (www.keep-a-breast.org) to release “Mother’s Day”, proceeds of the song’s digital download will help to raise money for cancer research and women’s… Read On

    — April 23, 2012
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    The New Cities have released a behind the scenes look at the making of the music video for their latest single “MUGSHOT”! “Hey guys, wondering what it’s like to hang out at a video shoot? Now is the time for us to show you some behind the scenes footage from the Mugshot video shooting day!… Read On

    — April 18, 2012
  • The New Cities Discography Bundle

    Get The New Cities Discography Bundle at a special price and party with The New Cities! Order now in the TNC online store!

    — April 17, 2012
  • A Friend In London - "Get Rich In Vegas"

    A Friend In London is happy to announce that the lucky citizens of Denmark are now able to download their new single, “Get Rich In Vegas”. What is sure to be a great spring track, AFIL will “go see new Mexico, Surf through the streets of Tokyo and ride the waves from coast to coast”… Read On

    — April 17, 2012
  • Saint Aliva - Mother's Day

    Here’s your first look at material from Saint Alvia’s upcoming 3rd album “Static Psalms” with the 1st single “Mothers Day” Now Available on iTunes & Bandcamp! A portion of the proceeds are going to The Keep a Breast Foundation and I AM THAT GIRL.com Please Share this info and help Saint Alvia raise $5000 for… Read On

    — April 9, 2012
  • Organ Thieves Phoebe

    Organ Thieves release ‘Phoebe’ on iTunes. First single from their debut album ‘Somewhere Between Free Men and Slaves’ produced by Greig Nori. “So pumped for everyone to actually hear a track from the record we’ve been working pretty darn hard on.Finally this baby has reached 88 MPH. Here’s a little taste of what’s to come…. Read On

    — April 5, 2012
  • Francis Fugere (ROCCO) MUGSHOT

    Great news for all The New Cities fans out there. The new single MugShot has been released worldwide, and hitting the public in a big way! You can download the single on iTunes and watch the official music video on their website or YouTube. While you’re at it, step into the shoes of TNC and… Read On

    — March 27, 2012
  • NKOTBSBAFIL Tour 2012

    To celebrate the launch of their new single, “Get Rich in Vegas” on April 16th, 2012 and their debut album, self titled, A FRIEND IN LONDON late May, The band are excited to announce they are joining “New Kids on the Block” and the “Backstreet Boys” as support on their European / UK Tour beginning… Read On

    — March 26, 2012
  • The New Cities - Mugshot Music Video

    BRAND SPANKIN NEW VIDEO for The New Cities single #MUGSHOT is premiering here.. NOW!

    — March 19, 2012
  • TRIUMPH made the official announcement today on their website, www.triumphmusic.com The fans demanded it, and the fans finally got it. After 20 years apart, the long-awaited Triumph reunion (of vocalist/guitarist Rik Emmett, bassist/keyboardist Mike Levine, and vocalist/drummer Gil Moore) took place at Sweden Rock Festival, on June 7, 2008. And now, the band is putting… Read On

    — March 19, 2012
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    March is an exciting time for musicians and music lovers in Toronto when Canadian Music Fest begins. This annual event features a week full of established and upcoming bands. It is also a great opportunity to network to learn about the latest updates in the music industry at the conference. This year the event will have over… Read On

    — March 5, 2012
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    With the release of her debut album “Don’t Be a Stranger” right around the corner, Maddy Rodriguez has been preparing for her

    — February 29, 2012
  • Maddy Rodriguez Debut Single Release

    Toronto country/pop recording artist Maddy Rodriguez is proud to announce the release of her first single “Don’t Play With My Heart” on iTunes worldwide. Debut album Don’t Be a Stranger coming out on urArtist music / Fontana North Distribution on March 13th, 2012. When Maddy Rodriguez defines herself, she does so without hesitation, saying simply:… Read On

    — February 17, 2012
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    For a limited time only The New Cities, TRIUMPH & ENDAST are helping their fans celebrate Valentine’s Day 2012 by offering exclusive Merch Bundles! THE NEW CITIES Celebrate Valentine’s Day this year with an exclusive TNC Merch Bundle for you & someone special!! Head over to TheNewCities.com and order yours NOW, available for a Limited… Read On

    — February 7, 2012
  • Maddy Rodriguez - Don't Play With My Heart

    Country/Pop starlet Maddy Rodriguez has worked hard in the studio, and is now ready to celebrate the release of her debut album “Don’t Be A Stranger” at the Hard Rock Cafe in Toronto on Sunday, March 4th, 2012. This is an All Ages, family friendly event that will take place during the day. Maddy will… Read On

    — February 1, 2012
  • Robyn Dell'Unto, Official MV for Behave

    It’s fun! It’s fabulous! It’s Robyn’s new music video! That’s right people, Robyn’s new music video for her song ‘Behave’ is out. Make sure to watch Robyn having a blast with her ‘victims’ in the video! Don’t you just love it? We know you do, so go ahead and download the song on iTunes! And… Read On

    — February 1, 2012
  • AFIL

     Friend In London have been working hard in the studio and are ready to start their first tour for 2012! The band has recorded their album in Toronto, Canada with David Botrill as producer who has worked with amazing acts such as Muse, Tool, Placebo, and Dream Theater.   With Denmark shows already booked and… Read On

    — January 24, 2012
  • The New Cities - Kill The Lights Tour - Feb 2012

    Hey Canada, The New Cities are making their way to a town near you! Check out the new show dates posted in the Tour section of their website. More dates to be added soon so check back often! February 09 – Mission – Clark Theatre – AA [TICKETS] [EVENT PAGE] February 10 – Kamloops –… Read On

    — January 19, 2012
  • AFIL-new tomorrow

    “Muhahah. Remember Backstreet Boys? Well, we do and we brought one of the boys with us to DK to perform New Tomorrow on this Saturday! Can a rockband do duet with a world-famous boyband singer? – YES THEY CAN, and we LOVE it ” -AFIL On Saturday, just before the winner of this year’s Dansk… Read On

    — January 18, 2012
  • Robyn - CUBA

    Official Video for Cuba by Robyn Dell’UntoFeaturing Dell’Unto home videos 1990-1996Edited and directed by Ryan Nolan “Official Video for ‘Cuba’ featuring some pint sized Dell’Unto sisters and a lot of days I almost forgot about… Dedicated to Nana Jane ” -Robyn Get the song Cuba, from the album I’m Here Every Night, on iTunes!  … Read On

    — January 18, 2012
  • The New Cities - Viper Room

    The New Cities are super stoked to announce that they’re playing 2 shows in Los Angeles on January 18th and February 2nd. Both shows are at the Viper Room in West Hollywood. THE NEW CITIES Live @ THE VIPER ROOM – Los Angeles, CA8852 W.Sunset Blvd. W.Hollywood | FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE A&R WORLDWIDE/PASSPORT APPROVED PRESENTS:FORMER… Read On

    — January 17, 2012
  • Jay Sparrow - nashville

    “It doesn’t get any more original than this. Western Canadian Music Awards nominee and Cultural Olympics performer James Murdoch is taking off with Great Canadian Song Quest finalist and Murder City Sparrows founder Jay Sparrow for a week of collaborative song writing in the heart of Nashville.” 10 days in Nashville. 10 new songs. 1… Read On

    — January 16, 2012
  • Don't Play With My Heart

    Maddy Rodriguez has released a teaser lyric video for her upcoming single, “Don’t Play With My Heart” from her debut album, “Don’t Be a Stranger“. The album is a blend of country and pop and has been produced by Greg Nori (Treble Charger, Sum 41, Hedley) for the majority of the tracks. It expresses her… Read On

    — January 16, 2012
  • AFIL on TopBlip!

    “Our awesome #FRIENDS rocket’ed us all the way to 2nd place in this American contest. And the craziest part about it is that they did it in less than a week…IS THERE ANYTHING YOU GUYS CAN*T DO? #ProudFRIENDband” -AFIL The world’s entertainment radar™, TopBlip.com is a place for artists and bands to compete in TopBlip… Read On

    — January 12, 2012
  • TNC Hype Take the Night Remix

    “Hey guys, check out the awesome remix of The Hype that our friends from Take the Night have created for us! Perfect to dance all night to!” -TNC ‘The Hype’ and their album ‘Kill the Lights’ are available worldwide on iTunes!   Stay Connected with TNC!

    — January 11, 2012
  • Unsigned Band Contest Part III

    “We submitted ENDAST to Hails and Horns Magazine unsigned band contest annnnd we were selected, HELL YEA!!!” -Endast Vote for Endast in Part III of this contest because the band with THE MOST votes will win a full-page featured interview in the Hails and Horns printed magazine, and a Featured Stream / Interview on the… Read On

    — January 11, 2012
  • Album Release Party all of February!!

    Amos the Transparent has a lineup of shows coming this season! Spend the winter with Amos and their NEW ALBUM RELEASE, ‘Goodnight My Dear…I’m Falling Apart’ as they tour around Ontario and Quebec! Feb 15 – The Mansion, Kingston ON — [venue]Feb 16 – The Spill, Peterborough ON — [venue]Feb 18 – Ritual, Ottawa ON… Read On

    — January 11, 2012
  • Dreamers OFFICIAL Merch Store!

    TWO UPDATES!…in case you missed it over the holidays Thank you to EVERYONE who voted for Dreamers on the SoundSHOCK Music Awards! This show started in October 2011,  with 3 rounds of voting, Shenanigans EP received 410 votes in total… making it the WINNER of Category 7, ALBUM OF THE YEAR! Tremendous congratulations!!!!! Coming in… Read On

    — January 3, 2012
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    urArtist would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas and happy new year! Tis’ the season for giving, and there’s a lot to give this year. In case you missed it, earlier this month The New Cities, Robyn Dell’Unto, Colin White, Dreamers, Maddy Rodriguez, & A Friend In London have all released Christmas songs for… Read On

    — December 22, 2011
  • The New Cities performing The Hype at Amnesia Store, Montreal

    Did you miss The New Cities yesterday in Montreal? They had an acoustic performance at the Amnesia store in Place Montreal-Trust shopping mall, downtown Montreal. It was such a fun and unique opportunity to see them perform like that! If you’d like to relive it… A recording of TNC performing THE HYPE is now on… Read On

    — December 21, 2011
  • Dreamers for ALBUM OF THE YEAR!

    Shenanigans EP by the Dreamers is nominated for ALBUM OF THE YEAR by SoundSHOCK! Uh, what? You haven’t heard the EP yet? Well, you can stream the entire album FREE right now on Dreamers’ BandPage on Facebook! Shenanigans was produced by Jon Howard of THREAT SIGNAL & Bjorn “Speed” Strid of SOILWORK. Hardcore, metal EP… Read On

    — December 20, 2011
  • The New Cities "Santa Croche" Free Download!

    “Hey All! We’re excited to share our Christmas song “Santa Croche” for FREE on NRJ! We loved working with Les Grandes Gueules on this project and we’re really happy with how it turned out! Download it here.” -TNC which translates to… The New Cities and Les Grandes Gueules (of NRJ) are offering you the Christmas… Read On

    — December 19, 2011
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      A Friend In London performed “New Tomorrow” on the DR’s Store Juleshow 2011 with the DR UnderholdningsOrkestret (aka the Danish Radio Sinfonietta) and DR PigeKoret (the DR girl choir). Danmarks Radio’s Store Juleshow is an annual Christmas show, produced by Danish Broadcasting Corporation, formerly called Danmarks Radio. Danish actress and comedian Ditte Hansen hosted… Read On

    — December 19, 2011
  • Robyn Dell'Unto - Happy Holidays

    Christmas is… the season of giving, joy, and singing. Robyn Dell’Unto’s Christmas singles will be sure to have you singing all December long!   Angels We Have Heard On High White Christmas Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah     She recently released her music video for “Behave“. Directed by Gavin Michael Booth, Behave is a fun and… Read On

    — December 15, 2011
  • "It's Monday" by Colin White

    Celebrate this special season with his brand new song “It’s Monday” and it’s now available for FREE DOWNLOAD on his website www.ColinWhiteMusic.com! “Monday, you said you’d call me on a Friday. Now, is there something that you can’t say? Or is it something that you won’t?” It’s a catchy song! Give it a listen at… Read On

    — December 15, 2011
  • Maddy Rodríguez - Mama Made Christmas, Video

    “Here’s my little surprise for you this Holiday Season. It’s my first Christmas song! I wrote it for my Mom last year (she’s not on FB, if you know her, don’t tell her – I hope to surprise her with the recording Christmas morning).“ -Maddy Rodríguez    If you enjoy her song, you can download… Read On

    — December 14, 2011
  • AFIL gorgeous christmas

    “It’s Christmas in the #FRIENDzone! Because you give us so much everyday We decided to give back. Tim wrote a Christmas song and we want to share it with you, so we recorded a very LO-FI version just for you! Enjoy this free download of “Gorgeous” this December.” -A Friend In London AFIL says Merry… Read On

    — December 14, 2011
  • Rock & Roll Machine Bundle, Limited Edition

    Possibly being Canada’s FIRST heavy metal song???? See what Mike Levine of TRIUMPH says: Still rockin’ today, TRIUMPH’s second album “Rock & Roll Machine” (1977) includes their cover of Joe Walsh’s ‘Rocky Mountain Way’ and the two-part ‘New York City Streets’, and of course, Rik Emmett’s light-speed guitar solo in ‘Rock & Roll Machine.’ Plus… Read On

    — December 6, 2011
  • Tom Jackson Live in Toronto, Dec 4

    Dear all musicians, singers, songwriters, booking agencies, personal managers, music publishers, entertainment lawyers, concert promoters or anyone else involved in live performance, Tom Jackson will be in Toronto, Dec 4, for a special one-day seminar to help you create the most memorable and engaging live performances.  Tom had helped shape the live shows of many… Read On

    — November 29, 2011
  • TRIUMPH Greatest Hits CLASSIC Bundle

    CLASSIC hard-rock, awesomeness and, again, classic. That’s the good old TRIUMPH days. You can revisit those golden days with their Greatest Hits Classic Bundle. Remixed CD of favourites, plus a DVD of promo and live videos, PLUS bonus goodies. Visit the shop at www.TriumphMusic.com and get yours today!   Stay Connected with TRIUMPH

    — November 24, 2011
  • Christmas Charity concert with Colin White

    Colin White is here to rock this Holiday Season, with some awesome performances scheduled across Kitchener, Ontario!  We have the show dates here to make your Holiday Season a lot more special. Friday, Nov 25 – Kitchener Farmer’s Market – 3.30 PM Saturday, Nov 26 – Molly Bloom’s Irish Pub – 10 PM Thursday, Dec… Read On

    — November 24, 2011
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    It’s fun! It’s fabulous! It’s Robyn Dell’Unto’s new music video! That’s right people, Robyn’s new music video for her song ‘Behave’ is out. Make sure to watch Robyn having a blast with her ‘victims’ in the video! Don’t you just love it? We know you do, so go ahead and download the song on iTunes! Get… Read On

    — November 23, 2011
  • TNC Tour QC 11

    GOOD NEWS… The New Cities are on tour again for Kill The Lights album!! They will be performing throughout Quebec during December 2011, so GET READY, GET TICKETS, and GET IN THE SHOW! Be sure to visit their website at www.TheNewCities.com for more info on their schedule. But to save you the trouble… we’ve compiled… Read On

    — November 22, 2011
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    Hello Toronto! There’s an early X-mas gift for you! The Love Machine are going to play a SUPER FUN Christmas show with The Elwins + Paper Lions, as presented by Exclaim! So make sure to get our tickets for Saturday, December 10, so you can join the big party at El Mocambo.   To be… Read On

    — November 22, 2011
  • Dreamers Christmas Single, We're Coming Home

    Dreamers will be releasing their holiday single “We’re Coming Home” THIS Saturday, Nov 26th! You can download it for FREE on their website www.DreamersWTF.com starting at 6pm EST on Saturday. And they’ll have both the regular AND the acoustic version! “Make sure you get yourself to a computer… and rock out or slow dance to… Read On

    — November 22, 2011
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    Years ago four best friends from Denmark had a dream.  Now, 7 years later this very dream has become a reality for them. The journey to fulfill their dreams has taken them from Denmark to Canada, where the boys from AFIL are recording their DEBUT album with legendary producer David Botrill  (produced acts such as:… Read On

    — November 21, 2011
  • ENDAST

    ENDAST are stoked to officially announce the title of their forthcoming DVD will be ‘Where I Belong’ and have released a short teaser trailer on their website www.EndastBand.com. The DVD will showcase ENDAST’s insane live performances during the ‘Black Cloud’ CD release tour, and includes footage of ENDAST ripping it up at two of Canada’s… Read On

    — November 13, 2011
  • Howie D, Album Cover for Back to Me, Nov 15

    Howie D of The Backstreet Boys is releasing his first solo album on November 15th, 2011. Features a collection of his catchiest songs and soulful ballads ‘Back To Me’ is “a chance for me to show the full range of my voice and who I am creatively,” says Howie. “I’m twenty-five percent of the Backstreet… Read On

    — November 10, 2011
  • amos guys -press_col

    This week, Amos the Transparent had their brand new song “Sure As The Weather” played for the very first time on Live 88.5 FM. Staying true to their Alternative Rock roots the band’s new song has an irresistibly beautiful and moody feel to it. You can download the song for FREE on their website to… Read On

    — November 7, 2011
  • TNC Heatwave Acoustic Version MUSIC VIDEO

    Just when you thought The New Cities finished recording ‘Kill The Lights’ and released it and all… here’s a little special something they did! “Hey guys! While recording Kill The Lights in St-Zénon, we decided to use the last day of studio to make a little gift for all of you who have been supporting… Read On

    — November 3, 2011
  • ENDAST website thumbnail

    ENDAST has launched a new website & online merch store at www.EndastBand.com. Bookmark it to stay up-to-date on upcoming shows, new music, and new MERCH. Their newest album ‘Black Cloud’ is available for purchase, as well as two previous albums, cool t-shirts and more! Let guitarist Chris Arsenian tell you in his own words,  “I… Read On

    — November 1, 2011
  • Free shipping on all A Friend In London merch this Halloween weekend

    A Friend in London has a special TREAT for the #FRIENDzone this year… Get FREE shipping, with coupon code WITCHINGHOUR, on ALL merch orders made ONLY this Halloween weekend from Oct 29th to Oct 30th.   Check out what AFIL has to say: So head over to www.AFriendInLondon.com, click on “Merch” and find something you… Read On

    — October 28, 2011
  • Big Rock Show Album Cover

    The Big Rock Show’s SPECIAL EDITION, with Tina Peek, features an exclusive interview with Mike Levine of TRIUMPH. If you missed it on Sept 30, it’s now available on PodOmatic. Listen here, as Mike makes a second return to The Big Rock Show and reminisces on their past 30 years of success! Sept 19th of… Read On

    — October 27, 2011
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    Get into the Christmas spirit early with Kari Kimmel’s new song “Christmastime” now available on iTunes. Make your Christmas even more magical and beautiful with Kari Kimmel’s soul soothing music. Preview, buy and download the single for only $0.99! Let the celebrations BEGIN! Artist:  Kari Kimmel | Date: 27/11/2011 Get connected!

    — October 27, 2011
  • AFIL's interview on NRG Breakfast

    Check out A Friend In London’s interview in Scotland with Andy Malarky for Work Hard, Play Hard week on Breakfast. AFIL shares their take on reaching your ultimate goals, like… how should one pursue Plan A? Some deep insights! They do a lot of giving back, like helping Africa with the Red Cross (video on… Read On

    — October 26, 2011
  • TLM

    Yes, that’s right! The Love Machine is nominated for Best Rock/Pop/Dance Act on the 2011 Ottawa XPress Readers Poll. What do you say? Do you agree? Check out the rest of the nominees for Best of Ottawa on their Readers Poll of ’11 here, and perhaps cast your votes for The Love Machine. Among other… Read On

    — October 25, 2011
  • Dreamers - Shenanigans

    Bursting out the GTA is the Dreamers. Releasing their 4-track debut EP entitled ‘Shenanigans’ (Produced by Jon Howard of Threat Signal and Bjorn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork) on iTunes worldwide, at the wallet-pleasing price of $3.96. Dreamers are: Paul Maconko, John Bernardo, Steve “Suggy” Sugrim, Richard Harding and Jeffrey Moretta. “Tracking Dreamers was honestly a… Read On

    — October 24, 2011
  • TNC's DavidBrown painting

    The lead singer of  The New Cities, David Brown is auctioning an original abstract painting in support of A Brush of Hope – Celebrity Paintings for Kidney Research. All proceeds from the sale of this painting will go to The Kidney Foundation of Canada so that the Foundation can continue to fund much needed kidney… Read On

    — October 24, 2011
  • TheNewCities_Hype

    Our favorite Quebecers, The New Cities have teamed up with Sabrina Sabotage, a young musician from Montreal for the French version of their new single “The Hype”. The track is now available on iTunes! So what are YOU waiting for? Preview, buy, and download the French version of their single “The Hype” for only $0.99…. Read On

    — October 24, 2011
  • A Friend In Lodnon - T-Shirts Merch banner

    A Friend In London is known for their ability to connect with their fans and always return the love. Fans around the world already show their love with thousands of drawings, letters, pictures, and even something as permanent as a tattoo. Now the boys are giving their FRIENDS a new way to put their love… Read On

    — October 22, 2011
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    Artist: The New Cities | Date: 21/11/2011 | Source: www.thenewcities.com The New Cities touch down at the Montreal Bell Centre on October 25th for the grand finale of Avril Lavigne’s Black Star Tour.  The guys are absolutely thrilled to be performing for the very first time at the Bell Centre, in their home base of Quebec! It… Read On

    — October 21, 2011
  • Tim and Thomas

    A Friend In London’s Tim Schou and his FRIEND Thomas have won the top prize in Denmark’s new talent show, Skjulte Stjerner (Hidden Stars). Skjulte Stjerner pairs an established singer with a hidden talent – in this case, Tim Schou and 13 year old Thomas. The duo was a hit from the beginning and winners… Read On

    — October 19, 2011
  • eTalk on CTV

    Tune into eTalk tonight @ 7:00pm ET on CTV to see The New Cities talk about their new album Kill The Lights (still only $7.99 on iTunes) and their current tour across Canada with Avril Lavigne! Stay Connected!

    — October 19, 2011
  • ENDAST - Odds Against Tomorrow

    “In the year 2006 we released an album that we toured relentlessly to support. It was an album that changed our lives and kept us on the road more than we were home. It was an album that helped define who we are as a band, and as men. That album ‘Odds Against Tomorrow’ has… Read On

    — October 19, 2011
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    Artist: The New Cities| Date: 10/11/2011 | Source: The New Cities – The Hype has arrived!  

    — October 11, 2011
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    After a successful show in Bochum Germany on Saturday, September 24th, A FRIEND IN LONDON traveled to the Slovenian capitol Ljublana on Sunday, where they performed their two first singles, ‘New Tomorrow’ and ‘Calling a Friend’ on the largest national TV-channel ‘TV Slovenija 1’ ‘TV Slovenija 1’ is part of RTV (Radiotelevizija Slovenija) the largest… Read On

    — October 3, 2011
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    Artist: The New Cities | Date: 09/27/2011 | Source: www.thenewcities.com ‘Kill The Lights‘ is now available digitally and in-stores!! ‘Kill The Lights‘ Tracklisting! 1 – The New Rule 2 – The Hype 3 – Heatwave 4 – Mugshot 5 – Murder Me 6 – Get Connected 7 – Love Me Deadly 8 – C.L.O.N.E. 9… Read On

    — October 3, 2011
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    Artist: A Friend In London | Date: 09/26/2011 – 8:00PM | Source: www.afriendinlondon.com Our newest single ‘Calling A Friend’ has been released for a little over a month now and we can’t thank our FRIENDS enough for the great response and the support we’ve gotten from this song! It’s just incredible! Now we’re very excited… Read On

    — September 27, 2011
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    Vai Media Group | Echelons Above Entertainment | urArtist network Presents: LEE’S PALACE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 19+ Doors at 8:30pm Tickets $7 in advance NO CONVENIENCE FEE FOR ONLINE PURCHASES! Available Now @ www.ticketscene.com $10 at the door $26.50 advanced gets you entry to the show, a pre-order of the new self titled Threat Signal… Read On

    — September 20, 2011
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    September 19th, 2011 marks the 30th Anniversary of TRIUMPH’s platinum selling album ‘Allied Forces’ which has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. The TRIUMPH online team @ urArtist network has put together this fun video to take you back to the early 80′s… Take a trip down memory lane and purchase the ‘Allied Forces’ Merch… Read On

    — September 19, 2011
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    A Friend In London recently released their second single ‘Calling A Friend’ available on iTunes NOW! AFIL wanted to give their FRIENDs a really sick and interactive way to learn the lyrics, so everyone can sing along with Tim at their upcoming live shows. Just for the FRIENDs, they’ve put together this new Lyric Video… Read On

    — September 15, 2011
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    You’re invited to a Halloween party like no other!! On Friday, October 28th Join us @ The Bovine Sex Club where our very own Organ Thieves will tear the roof off, in support of aggressive retro rockers Saigon Hookers, and the rustic punk assault of Big John Bates. Slap on your costume and let loose… Read On

    — September 13, 2011
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    Get your very limited special ticket package to The New Cities album release event on Sept. 26th at Le National, Montreal! STARTING THIS TUESDAY! ONLY 100 TICKETS AVAILABLE! You can buy your tickets starting this Tuesday September 13th! Ticket includes: -ENTRY TO THE ALBUM RELEASE PARTY (EVENT + ALBUM PREVIEW + MEDIUM LENGTH LIVE SET… Read On

    — September 12, 2011
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    Tim Schou from A Friend In London is on a FRIENDmission! Schou and Thomas recently performed Katy Perry’s ‘Firework’ on TV’s ‘Hidden Stars’ and they’re trying to get Katy Perry herself to view and make a comment about the video. They need all of your help to do this, so Tweet Katy Perry (@KatyPerry) like… Read On

    — September 12, 2011
  • TRIUMPH 'Allied Forces' LIVE on Rockline

    30 years ago Canadian rock veterans TRIUMPH released their seminal album, “Allied Forces”. This record spawned arena rock classics like, ‘Magic Power’ and ‘Fight the Good Fight’, songs that have retained their power to this day. Its’ no wonder why: impeccable musicianship, tenacious rhythms, and soaring melodies just gather more appreciation as time goes on…. Read On

    — September 9, 2011
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    After a long-anticipated wait, PAINT decided to surprise their fans! The first single from Paint’s forthcoming album, Girl In a Frame is now for sale on iTunes! The guys have also finished their new album, Where We Are Today! It will be available in stores and online this Tuesday, September 6. Visit The Official Paint Store for album… Read On

    — September 1, 2011
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    The video game initiating the new stage in the evolution of the guitar video game Rocksmith, was at the Heavy TO Festival this past July.. along with our boys ENDAST who kicked the entire day off with a killer performance. ENDAST guitarists Chris Arsenian and Pepe Poliquin later got their hands on this sick new… Read On

    — September 1, 2011
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    A young singer from Halifax- Elijah released his very first music video for his steamy hot  single ’Summertime’: You can also soak up this amazing, new single on his brand new website: www.elijahmusic.ca“. I enjoy making people happy through my music and want to use it to inspire and help others”, says Elijah. Want to… Read On

    — August 26, 2011
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    Toronto based Indie Rock band PAINT will be releasing their new album ‘Where We Are Today’ on Sept 6th, 2011. The single ‘Girl In A Frame’ will be available on iTunes for purchase on Tuesday, August 23rd. You can also hear two new tracks on their website at www.paintband.com. Catch PAINT as they tour across… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
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    A Friend in London have dropped their new single ‘Calling a Friend’ and have dedicated to their fans in Denmark, and all around the world. The lyrics refer to the ‘FRIEND Zone’ which is the virtual space AFIL and their fans meet and interact (e.g. Twitter and Facebook). ‘Follow me, I follow you’ and the… Read On

    — August 22, 2011
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    Robyn Dell’Unto will be performing at Horseshoe Tavern on August 22nd  at a concert for  breast cancer awareness. Come out for a fantastic time, good music and a great cause! Doors @ 8:00 pm Cost – $6 or PWYC if you can do more! You will get to hang with other amazing artists such as… Read On

    — August 18, 2011
  • The New Cities

    Fresh off their latest music video for the sizzling single ‘Heatwave’, The New Cities are spreading the HEAT with new tour dates in Canada! The New Cities have spent the last two years touring across Canada, the UK and France with the likes of Simple Plan, Marianas Trench, Metric and Katy Perry. The band is set… Read On

    — August 16, 2011
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    Join Metalworks Institute of Sound and Music Production in Mississauga, Ontario on August 14th for a spectacular Sunday! Amazing artists such as : The Android Meme, Ashley Sloggett, Colin White, Dusty Boytchuk, Down by Riverside, Joel Martin, Selyne Maia, Still Avenue and Sunday Sounds Good will be performing an exciting FREE show! Hang out with the musicians… Read On

    — August 11, 2011
  • A Friend In London at  Fredericia

    Shouts and cheers of A Friend In London fans will fill the Frederica Theater on Friday, August 26, 2011  in Denmark. The band will be playing a concert there for all of their FRIENDS . To join A Friend In London at this amazing show get your tickets before they are sold out! Poster by… Read On

    — August 8, 2011
  • The New Cities Crush Fest Contest

    The New Cities fans have until September 7, 2011 to enter for a chance to score tickets to crush Fest and win some awesome prizes. The contest is open to all legal residents of Canada, 13 years and older. Enter with the purchase of a specially –marked Crush soft drink and enter your PIN online… Read On

    — August 8, 2011
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    One of the many things that make A Friend In London so captivating is the band’s capacity to electrify and connect with their fans. Fans around the world show their love with thousands of letters, drawings, pictures and even something as permanent as a tattoo. A fan shows her dedication for A Friend In London… Read On

    — August 4, 2011
  • Elijah 'Summertime" Single

    Halifax native Elijah’s soulful voice can be compared to a young Chris Brown and Trey Songz. He has the honesty of an artist who strives to inspire and make others happy. Elijah’s new single ‘Summertime’ is now available on iTunes and is already being played on radio stations such as Z103.5, 101.3 The Bounce, The… Read On

    — August 4, 2011
  • A Friend In London "Rocket"

    A Friend In London has been tremendously busy tearing up the stages of Denmark, Sweden and Germany, but never too busy for their fans. A Friend In London has found a great way to let their fans know how much they appreciate all of them. The band decided to give a special song to FRIENDS,… Read On

    — August 2, 2011
  • The New Cities 'Kill the Lights'

    July 26, 2011 (Toronto, ON) – The New Cities continue to burn up the airwaves with their new single “Heatwave” and they are bringing even more heat with the announcement of their new album, Kill The Lights.  This is the second album for the Montreal-based sextet and is set for release September 27 2011. Produced… Read On

    — August 2, 2011
  • Organ Thieves at SummerAid

    Greater Toronto based band, Organ Thieves will combine their soulful blend of alternative, rhythm blues and rock at the party of the summer this August 26-28 2011. Organ thieves will be performing in an extremely exciting weekend, alongside energetic acts such as illScarlett, KO and Street Pharmacy. Organ Thieves are in the midst of recording… Read On

    — July 28, 2011
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    After tearing up two of Canada’s elite Metal Festivals; Heavy TO & Heavy MTL, Montreal based metal band ENDAST are hitting the road in support of their third full length album ‘BLACK CLOUD,’ which reached #6 on iTunes Canada Best Selling Metal Chart. Get BLACK CLOUD on iTunes: Endast ‘Black Cloud’ CD Release Tour 2011… Read On

    — July 27, 2011
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    The New Cities have been working tremendously hard on their next album and gave excited fans an exclusive sneak peek. Take a look at The New Cities wrapping up the recording of the single ‘Heatwave’ and the shooting of their awesome album cover in the newest video blog on MuchMusic. Tonight The New Cities fans… Read On

    — July 26, 2011
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    Triumph’s 1981 release, ‘Allied Forces’, was the album where it all came together for these Canadian prog-metallists – great compositions, great performances, and great album design…back when album designs mattered! And now, fans will be able to take a highly welcomed trip down memory lane, as ,‘Allied Forces’ will be reissued as a “30th Anniversary… Read On

    — July 25, 2011
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    From Treble Charger’s beginnings of ’90s indie-rock ingenuity,the band has come a long way to become the epitome of everything cool and cutting-edge in rock music. In the new millennium, Treble Charger hit the metal with ‘Wide Awake Bored’ released July 25, 2000. The Juno-nominated, killer first single “American Psycho” was an instant success, and… Read On

    — July 25, 2011
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    Metal and hard rock fans in the GTA & MTL will be up close and personal with local Montreal band ENDAST. The band has gone on tour heavily playing over 1100 shows supporting two independently released albums (“The Promise” EP 2005, & “Odds Against Tomorrow” 2006) and will rock harder than ever at HEAVY T.O… Read On

    — July 18, 2011
  • The New Cities

    The band is bringing even more HEAT with a recently shot official video. Stay Tuned. The New Cities are proud to release their much buzzed about single ‘Heatwave’. Fans can buy the single on iTunes for $0.69 or pre order the album that comes out in September. It’s the summer – windows down, speakers blasting… Read On

    — July 18, 2011
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    Canadian Power trio TRIUMPH Get Paid Tribute by Their Own Street Name! New “street cred” puts TRIUMPH on the map… quite literally. Mississauga’s world champions of classic rock, TRIUMPH will be toasted by a host of appreciative fans, friends, celebrities and dignitaries as a new street is named in their honour. No strangers to the world… Read On

    — July 13, 2011
  • Triumph Deluxe US festival Bundle

    The US Festival took place on Memorial Day Weekend, amidst the sunny open air of San Bernardino, California, Sunday May 29th, 1983. Triumph performed to an estimate of 375,000 people, under the fierce 115°F heat at US Festival’s “Heavy Metal Day”. Don’t just relive the “experience”, Commemorate one of the greatest events in history with… Read On

    — July 7, 2011
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    A Friend In London has been busy with roaring excitement surrounding their latest music video ‘New Tomorrow’. The video has had more than 100,000 views and it won’t be long until it surpasses 200,000! The band is on fire, after finishing 5th at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf, AFIL has found legions of… Read On

    — July 6, 2011
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    TORONTO (CANADA), Tuesday July 5th, 2011 – Montreal, QC’s ENDAST have released their third full length album ‘Black Cloud’ on iTunes Canada. This highly anticipated follow up to ‘Odds Against Tomorrow’ (2006) from the Montreal based metal band delivers a dose of True Canadian Metal that will resonate with heavy music fans worldwide. The ‘Black… Read On

    — July 5, 2011
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    A FRIEND IN LONDON and the other 42 participants from the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, in Düsseldorf, Germany, are getting a second chance to win. You can vote now for AFIL in four categories: Best Song, Best Female Artist, Best Male Artist, and Best Group of 2011. The voting form is activated, you can vote… Read On

    — June 7, 2011
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    The hit single ‘NEW TOMORROW’ by A FRIEND IN LONDON has gone worldwide! There are so many FRIENDS that speak other languages watching the Official Music Video that AFIL has released Closed Captioning in 8 languages on YouTube. Click the ‘CC’ button on the lower right corner of the video player to view subtitles in:… Read On

    — June 6, 2011
  • A Friend in London Eurovision 2011 Top 5

    2011 has been a defining year for A FRIEND IN LONDON. The band was chosen to represent Denmark in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest and finished in the Top 5 out of forty-three participating countries. Their performances during the contest helped them find legions of new fans across the world. AFIL has been rapidly climbing… Read On

    — May 16, 2011
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    On our planet sometimes we come across things considered “forces to be reckoned with”, in terms of A Friend in London, there’s no clearer way to describe them! Their music speaks for itself. The bands career was launched by winning them the European final of “Bodog Million Dollar Battle,” after beating out over 40,000 bands… Read On

    — April 5, 2011
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    Looking forward to some NEW The New Cities?! Their new album is sure to bring you some new laughs and some of the The New Cities you came to know and love. This will be their second studio album following their first hit release “Lost in City Lights“. These fun, energetic French-Canadian musicians are full… Read On

    — April 5, 2011
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    Amos the Transparent are in the studio hard at work on a new record that is more in the style of their first album, “Everything I’ve Forgotten To Forget” according to band member Mark Hyne. He also describes their new album as “more dynamic than ‘Teeth’ and way more epic.” Finally Mark has assured us… Read On

    — April 5, 2011
  • Maddy Rodriguez

    Recently Maddy Rodriguez wrote about her experience opening up for one of her favourite Canadian acts — One More Girl. A lot of us, even musicians, wonder what our favourite artists are like in person and hope they are as nice as they appear. When Maddy found out who she was playing with, she was… Read On

    — April 5, 2011
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    You heard correctly, A Friend in London has embarked on their nationwide tour and coming to a city near you!  After owning at Canadian Music Week these guys have added in more show dates and are prepared to rock the stage on tour.  Dates in Germany and Copenhagen have been scheduled.  So come out and… Read On

    — March 22, 2011
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    That’s right; Metalworks is celebrating CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK 2011 with a very special contest for all CMW bands & artists. Submit your best Audio or Video of your band doing their thing, for a chance to win some killer prizes: 1st Prize: 12 hours of FREE studio time @ Metalworks Institute. 2nd Prize: FREE Pro… Read On

    — March 7, 2011
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    See Organ Thieves at Canadian Music Week urArtistnetwork: How are The Organ Thieves prepping for CMW? Chuck: We just started rehearsing for it tonight. We’ve been through a few different drummers over time, so that always changes things – not a lot but it brings different ideas and gives us something different to work with… Read On

    — March 3, 2011
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    See The Love Machine at Canadian Music week urArtistnetwork: How is The Love Machine preping for this year’s Canadian Music Week? Jordan: We’ve been jamming a lot. I’ve been working with a lot of new sounds. We might try to mix it up at the showcase itself. We’ve been thinking about lights and other elements… Read On

    — March 3, 2011
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    Beginning March 1, 2011 Ottawa’s Amos The Transparent will be releasing eight live tracks for free over the course of the next eight weeks on their website http://www.amosthetransparent.com. While the band records their new album they thought they would give their fans a taste of a few new songs as well as some of their… Read On

    — March 1, 2011
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    See Maddy at Canadian Music Week urArtistnetwork: Let’s get straight to it. March 12th you’ll be part of The Factor Breakthrough Series for Canadian Music Week. How are you getting ready? Maddy: Well first off I sat down and started thinking about what my set will be. Once I did that (which has taken a… Read On

    — March 1, 2011
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    See ENDAST at Canadian Music Week urArtist: ENDAST have been together for several years now. What has been your biggest challenge as a band? Have you been able to overcome that challenge? If so, how? The Big James:We’re one out of a billion bands right now. The over saturation of our scene is the biggest… Read On

    — March 1, 2011
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    See Amos The Transparent at Canadian Music Week urArtistnetwork: March 10th you’ll be playing in The Factor Breakthrough Series for Canadian Music Week. What have you got rolled up your sleeves? Christopher: All of our focus for the past few months has been around making a record. We haven’t played a show in 2011 yet… Read On

    — February 25, 2011
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    Think of this as your belated Valentine’s day gift from your favourite guys of The Love Machine.  This download is SOOO much better than that creepy “Be Mine” stuffed bear your Mom gave you. This hot new track is called Width Eyes from their debut album ‘Sweater Weather’ and truly captures all that is amazing about The… Read On

    — February 24, 2011
  • Robyn Dell'Unto

    Catch Robyn Dell’Unto at Canadian Music Week urArtistnetwork: March 9th is quickly approaching where you’ll be part of the Taylor Mitsopulos Klein Oballa Showcase. How you prepping this year? Robyn: I just put a band together and they’re the kind of players that I’ve always wanted. I’m really excited about that. We’ve got rehearsals scheduled… Read On

    — February 23, 2011
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    On February 5th, 2011 Organ Thieves walked out on stage @ The Sound Academy, and KILLED it! “Last night night was an unbelievably great time. Thanks to everyone involved! Best Organ Thieves Show to date!” Mikesmith – Bass Missed the show? Check out a little bit of what went down: Here’s what fans had to… Read On

    — February 17, 2011
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    Photo: Jacob Schou See A FRIEND IN LONDON @ Canadian Music Week urArtistnetwork: 2011 is going to be huge for A Friend In London. You have a confirmed slot at the forthcoming Canadian Week, launching another Canadian spring tour in conjunction with this performance. How are you feeling? Tim Schou: I’m feeling good. The band… Read On

    — February 15, 2011
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    Echelons Above Entertainment / urArtist network are pleased to introduce new management clients… ENDAST, translated from Icelandic to mean enduring, has become more than just a name for the Montreal based metal band, but rather an apt description of what they have come to embody. “We’re a metal band, straight up. We play metal. End… Read On

    — January 25, 2011
  • A Friend in London Debut Album 2011

    The indie-rock band is currently collaborating with fellow Dane and renouned producer, Frederik Nordsøe (The william Blakes, Outlandish, etc…) A new  EP with three songs will be released in March and the debut album is expected to be released in the summer of 2011. In preparation for the release of their record, the band has… Read On

    — January 11, 2011
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    The wait is over! After months of teasing, the brand new video for ‘Looks Minus Substance’ is finally here. Directed by Jodeb and frontman Dave Brown, ‘Look Minus Substance’ is the fourth single off their debut album Lost in City Lights. Like their live show, the video doesn’t hold back and makes you wish the… Read On

    — January 6, 2011
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    Colin White is one of the coolest new artists out right now. He brings a modern edge feel to an old school bluesy sound. Colin and his band will amaze you with their youthful energy and top-notch musicianship. Young guitar singer Colin White’s passion for blues classics, and soulful delivery has won over fans young… Read On

    — January 6, 2011
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    OMG, check this out!! urArtist has the most legit app out right now, especially because it’s now for iPhones, Blackberries, and Android phones! It’s so unreal, you HAVE to get it, like now!! This app is a great new way to keep tabs on whats going on with the urArtist bands. So if you want sick… Read On

    — January 4, 2011
  • Metalworks

      Metalworks students benefit by gaining real-world knowledge imparted by the most skilled instructors in the industry. Our state-of-the-art facilities are loaded with only the most advanced technologies. Contact us today for the opportunity to develop your passion and launch the career of your dreams. 1 Year Programs »Show Production & Event Management » Audio… Read On

    — December 28, 2010
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    The DUBBS are the Canadian boys responsible for the catchiest and most danceable tunes to hit radios and clubs in a very long time. You can also blame their electro-house and hip-hop beats with smooth, good-time verses that keep you moving all night for that too-much-fun hangover. Their first online release, “Girls Kissing Girls” is… Read On

    — December 21, 2010
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    AUX Weekly is featuring an incredible live performance by the amazing Jay Sparrow this week. This talented musician’s songwriting ability pairs perfectly with his captivating performances to form a rare whole-package artist. In this video for “The Dark” Jay Sparrow tells you a story and you can’t help but listen as his aged guitar and… Read On

    — December 21, 2010
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    JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON, CANADIAN ROCK ROYALTY TRIUMPH HAS LAUNCHED ONLINE SHOP AND BRAND NEW WEBSITE. The fans spoke, and now they have gotten what they wanted. Canadian rock royalty Triumph, has launched a brand new, completely overhauled website and online store, for all your Triumph needs! The website will serve as… Read On

    — December 3, 2010
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    Zeus will dedicate the last month of 2010 to a series of Ontario dates with Amos The Transparent Dec 2 – PETERBOROUGH @ The Red Dog Tavern Dec 3 – TORONTO @ The Horseshoe Tavern  Dec 4 – LONDON @ Call The Office  [GET TICKETS] Dec 18 – OTTAWA @ Zaphod Beeblebrox  [GET TICKETS]

    — December 1, 2010
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    Street Pharmacy is back in the studio and has begun recording the first half of their upcoming album A Perfect Convenience. In a recent video, lead singer Ryan Guay described the album’s new theme and sound. “It’s a very aggressive record, it’s darker than some of our other stuff,” said Guay. “I think we’ve developed… Read On

    — November 30, 2010
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    Threat Signal has just posted the first video blog from their current tour. Threat Over Europe 2010 is the first ever European headliner for Threat Signal and includes the bands Raunchy, M.A.N, Sybreed and In Cold Blood. The vlog features the guys rocking out on stage at London’s Barfly and partying with fans Copenhagen, Denmark…. Read On

    — November 29, 2010
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    Congratulations to The New Cities who were big winners at last night’s 2010 SOCAN Awards Gala. The guys won the Pop/Rock Music Award for their smash hit “Dead End Countdown”. Lead vocalist Dave Brown tweeted, “Just won the pop/rock song award @ the #socanawards. So happy right now!!!!!!!!!” Based on the greatest number of radio… Read On

    — November 23, 2010
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    The Love Machine are hitting the road this month for the L’Amour Tour 2010. Playing most of New Brunswick with stops in Nova Scotia, Kingston and Toronto, The Love Machine will also be joined by the Fredericton band Hungry Hearts. In other TLM news, the Ottawa natives were named winners in Xpress Magazine’s Best of… Read On

    — November 17, 2010
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    ATTENTION THREATHEADS! The guys from Threat Signal have been tearing through Europe this month for their first ever “Threat Over Europe 2010 Tour”. Playing alongside other great acts like Sybreed, M.A.N, Raunchy and In Cold Blood, this show is not to be missed. “What the f#%k is up Europe!! We’re on tour destroying venues all… Read On

    — November 16, 2010
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    Study Music Performance & Technology at Canada’s Elite Entertainment Arts School. Major in: Guitar Bass Guitar Vocal Drums & Percussion Keyboard Contact Metalworks Institute to book your audition today! http://metalworksinstitute.com

    — November 5, 2010
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    Welland rockers Street Pharmacy are back! Sticking to their rock and reggae roots, the video for Stone Bricks and Mortar is now online and on Much Music. Clad in all black and surrounded by leggy beauties, the video’s sleek aesthetic syncs perfectly with the song’s bold lyrics. “You’ll be moaning so loud someone’s callin the… Read On

    — October 29, 2010
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    Attention Crush Luther fans! The guys will be playing at Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern tomorrow night. Crush Luther will be playing alongside Low Level Flight, Morning Thieves and The Years. So head down to The Horseshoe Tavern tomorrow and get electric! In the mean time, make sure to follow Crush Luther on Twitter and Facebook for… Read On

    — October 20, 2010
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    It’s been a busy few months for the The New Cities. The guys are back in the recording studio, recently wrapped the video for their fourth single “Looks Minus Substance” and have also been nominated for Anglophone Album Of The Year at the 2010 ADISQ awards! For all of your TNC news, follow them on… Read On

    — October 14, 2010
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    Attention Organ Thieves fans. We’ve got some good news and some bad news…  Bad news is, due to some scheduling Organ Thieves will not be performing at this month’s Indie Week 2010. Instead the band will be hard at work in the studio recording their debut album!  During a recent interview with The Chronicle, front… Read On

    — October 6, 2010
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    Busking for Change had yet another successful year. Organized by War Child Canada, Organ Thieves put on an impressive performance in front of Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern. Check out the video below! ORGAN THIEVES busking for change from Stedfast Media on Vimeo. The Organ Thieves are also hard at work in the studio. Be sure to… Read On

    — September 30, 2010
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    Jay Sparrow will be returning home to Edmonton on Oct.1st to perform tracks off his latest solo disc. The Tempest Line, available on iTunes and in stores Tuesday. The Tempest Line is Sparrow’s second EP as a solo artist. A former member of the group Murder City Sparrows, Sparrow’s folk rock sound has received praise from both… Read On

    — September 29, 2010
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    Are you ready Europe?  Threat Signal will kick off their European tour in the UK this November ending in December! Also hitting the road with Threat Signal are supporting acts Raunchy, M.A.N., Illidiance and Sybreed. Lead vocalist Jon Howard recently spoke of the upcoming tour saying, “Since we didn’t get a chance to tour our… Read On

    — September 27, 2010
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    Get ready Edmonton because Robyn Dell’Unto will be playing at The Haven Social Club on Friday October 1, 2010. Robyn will be playing tracks off of her debut album ‘I’m Here Every Night’ available on iTunes now! Advance tickets are on sale now at YEG Live. The Haven Social Club 15120A Stony Plain Road Edmonton,… Read On

    — September 24, 2010
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    As part of Canadian Music Week International, Amos The Transparent traveled to Brisbane, Australia to play at the BIGSOUND music conference. Now in its tenth year, BIGSOUND includes an array of guest speakers, workshops as well as showcases for both local and international acts. Representing only one of the 7 international showcasing acts, Amos The… Read On

    — September 23, 2010
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    Today is International Peace Day! ORGAN THIEVES, CRUSH LUTHER, ROBYN DELL’UNTO and other celebrated musicians will be taking their music to the streets of downtown Toronto to help raise money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. Robyn Dell’Unto 7:30 AM @ First Canadian Place – 101 King Street W 8:00 AM… Read On

    — September 21, 2010
  • Robyn Dell'Unto - I'm Here Every Night

    ALBUM RELEASE: Today’s the day for the notorious Juno crasher Robin Dell’Unto! Her debut full length Album ‘I’m Here Every Night’ is now available for purchase on iTunes for just $9.99. From the upbeat day dreaming lyrics on ‘I Think I’m in Love’ to the harmonic melodies of ‘Hey Caroline’ this long awaited album is… Read On

    — September 14, 2010
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    Canadian Hardcore Legends NO WARNING may have broken up in 2005, but their music continues to speak for an era in the realm of hardcore music. The band’s Self Titled CD, Ill Blood and Suffer, Survive all remain staples in any hardcore collection. Right now for a limited time only, you can purchase VINTAGE No… Read On

    — September 8, 2010
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    Are you ready? The Canadian Students Association is more than happy to welcome Amos The Transparent to the Unibar at Griffith University. This is the first ever international concert in the Unibar’s history and the CSA is asking for everyone at this Australian University to come out and support this young Canadian band. The evening… Read On

    — September 7, 2010
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    “Stone Bricks and Mortar” is debuting today at 4:30 PM! Here is what Street Pharmacy lead singer Ryan Guay has to say: “Hey people, A great person and dj at 89X in Detroit has decided to spin our track “Stone Bricks and Mortar” today at 4:30 PM! If it’s possible, we are asking you to… Read On

    — September 2, 2010
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    War Child Canada’s third annual Busking For CHANGE is back! On International Peace Day – Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 ORGAN THIEVES, CRUSH LUTHER, ROBYN DELL’UNTO and other celebrated musicians will be taking their music to the streets of downtown Toronto to help raise money for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. Money… Read On

    — September 2, 2010
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    Brunette spitfire Robyn Dell’Unto, newly signed to inDiscover Records, crashed this year’s Junos Red Carpet to give fans a first-hand look at all the excitement – for all the wacky high jinks, [WATCH HERE!] The fiery young singer/songwriter recently released the music video for “Just a Bird”, her debut single off  of her new album… Read On

    — August 30, 2010
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    “Organ Thieves have a style of their own! They have a message and want people to hear it, and I think people should wake up and listen.” -I Heart The Music a message from “Organ Thieves – Sharing Is Caring” So now you know Organ Thieves have announced they’re releasing 1 song from their demo… Read On

    — August 27, 2010
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    Join Our Team! If you are passionate about getting a job in the music industry, this is a great opportunity to get involved ! The urArtist Network internship program provides you with an excellent opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience in a fast-paced, multi-faceted and creative entertainment company. As an intern, you will play an… Read On

    — August 24, 2010
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    A Friend in London are on tour in Canada this September 8-25 with some very high profile shows and appearances on the schedule! you can check out all of the shows dates below, or visit their spiffy looking new website [SEE SITE!] +++ And don’t forget to check Facebook or Twitter to see when AFIL… Read On

    — August 23, 2010
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    The Indie Week Canada 2010 music festival slams downtown Toronto’s music venues October 13-17th with stellar bands representing bands from every genre. Come party with Organ Thieves as they tear apart the Bovine Sex Club on Friday, October 15th @ 9pm! [EVENT PAGE!] In case you’ve forgotten how much the Organ Thieves rock, check this… Read On

    — August 20, 2010
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    Get excited Robyn Dell’Unto fans because the charming brunette is finally releasing her debut album on September 14th! The album cover features Robyn dressed in a yellow bird suit and is called “I’m Here Every Night” [WATCH VIDEO!] See Robyn wearing that same yellow suit in her NEW video “Just a Bird” [WATCH VIDEO!] Dell’Unto’s… Read On

    — August 19, 2010
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    You’ve heard her singing in the background on everything from TV dramas -  like Laguna Beach, Greek, Degrassi and Gilmore Girls  – to movie trailers, and now you’ve got a name and a face to go with it: Kari Kimmel! Oxygen’s Live Out Loud artist of the month, Kari Kimmel, took some time to stop… Read On

    — August 17, 2010
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    That Channel’s Hugh Reilly and Marla Lukofsky graciously invited Andrew Cole to their studies for an interview and a live performance prior to his showcase at Hugh`s Room. Click to watch Andrew’s entire interview, along with a motley crew of guests. [WATCH VIDEO!] Songs performed “Out of Time” and “My Lovely” from debut album, “Why… Read On

    — August 13, 2010
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    During their time in Austin, TX this year for SXSW 2010, The Verge Online caught up with Amos the Transparent and Jay Sparrow for some live video at the intimate Six Shooter House of Sin!. [WATCH VIDEO!] Jay Sparrow – The Ballad of Mary White. from Good Days Gone By Amos The Transparent – Catch… Read On

    — August 12, 2010
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    Everyone’s favourite Canadian cult-classic Degrassi made history last month by setting a new record for highest-rated and most-watched TV Movie, “Degrassi: The Heat is On” in the net’s history! It featured a bunch of music, including The New Cities’ ‘Leaders Of The Misled’ !! Congrats to the guys for being a part of television history!

    — August 12, 2010
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    Maddy Rodriguez and an all-star collection of musicians Josh Ramsay (of Mariana’s Trench,) Matt Brann (ex Avril Lavigne drummer) and Greig Nori (Treble Charger, Sum 41, disBAND) collaborated to make her new song “Falling Up” a huge success! Maddy spent the weekend at Pie in the Sky Studio shooting the video for “Falling Up”! Check… Read On

    — August 10, 2010
  • Diego Silva of BringBackTheBoomBox sits down at The Shanghai Cowgirl to hear from Dave Brownsound and Chuck Coles of Organ Thieves to discuss how this amazing project first began and what we’re going to be seeing soon.. Time for the last question, which we ask everybody. If you weren’t playing music, what would you be… Read On

    — August 6, 2010
  • Live ‘N Loud Magazine’s Nour Haik interviewed The New Cities for an artist feature! The band talk about their dedicated fans, working with Greig Nori and making music in Canada. “One of our friends from Trois-Rivieres had a band and used to work with Greg. During our first tour, our friend J-P called Greg and… Read On

    — August 5, 2010
  • Production on Robyn Dell’Unto’s debut full-length album is wrapping up and she is getting ready for the big end-of-summer release. With some classic songs and an array of never before heard material, Robyn’s album will pull on your heartstrings and make you feel a rainbow of emotions. “The music video idea was just a dream… Read On

    — August 4, 2010
  • The rock-reggae band Street Pharmacy filmed its first major-budget video on Wednesday for the new single Stone Bricks and Mortar. Vocalist Ryan Guay described the concept as a “slick hip-hop video” that will be shot in “high-resolution tones of black and white, with tones of grey.” The rock-reggae band Street Pharmacy filmed its first major-budget… Read On

    — August 3, 2010
  • Hey everyone! Come on out to Summerfest II presented by Shout Productions (a Metalworks Institute student group). This year’s event will feature lots of great bands, including the Organ Thieves and Maddy Rodriguez, a raffle, silent auction, BBQ and much much more! Where?? Metalworks Institute 3611 Mavis Road, Mississauga ON When?? August 15 @ 1:00-6:00pm… Read On

    — August 3, 2010
  • Canadian born and Liverpool-raised Cole has “a voice that most singers would die for” — at least according to rock legend Tom Cochrane! Head out to see Andrew Cole live in Vancouver on August 14th. The forecast calls for blue skies!

    — July 30, 2010
  • A Friend in London have been keeping very busy…they just posted three (3) music videos from their self titled EP! You can watch “The Light“, “What A Way“, and “Now You’re Here” – all produced by Guineapig Productions.

    — July 29, 2010
  • Canadian Music Week is pleased to present Amos The Transparent and at BIGSOUND 2010 in Brisbane, Australia. The export-ready act was selected amongst a competitive list of entries and will represent Canada on behalf of Canadian Music Week at one of the most respected and fastest growing music business events in the Asia Pacific region…. Read On

    — July 27, 2010
  • For the andPOPandFRIENDS tour, Jonathan Chandler (of Amos The Transparent) and the band are excited to get back to the folk roots of the songs, and they might even play a few tracks from the upcoming album. “I don’t know what it’s going to be like [with] eight bands playing each night,” says Chandler. “The… Read On

    — July 26, 2010
  • The New Cities will be Busking for CHANGE @ OSHEAGA Music Festival Right inside the Osheaga gates!! Sunday August 1st 12:25 – 12:45 http://www.warchild.ca If you can’t make it in person you can still show support by making a donation to The New Cities’ Busking for CHANGE campaign The New Cities are proud to announce… Read On

    — July 22, 2010
  • For those who enjoy their music a little heavier than most… our friends Echelons Above Entertainment are hosting a sick show TOMORROW at the Poor Alex Theater (Dundas & Bathurst)!   NEED TO KNOW: Thursday July 22nd, 2010 The Poor Alex Theatre 772a Dundas St West. (ONE block WEST of Bathurst) Toronto, ON Doors @… Read On

    — July 21, 2010
  • Toronto-based publicist Jane Harbury recently hosted her “Discoveries” night at Hugh’s Room in Toronto, and introduced the packed house to a fresh and promising new act, Andrew Cole! After his set, Andrew sat down for an interview with Rachel Hahn. Watch it here!

    — July 21, 2010
  • Crush Luther released their new music video for their second single, “28“ Head over to Crush Luther’s MySpace to request the song on Much Music!

    — July 20, 2010
  • minilogues: filming bands performing in unconventional places! Check out Jay Sparrow’s unconventional performance at Castro’s Lounge

    — July 20, 2010
  • The London-based music publication, Subba-Cultcha interviewed The New Cities after their UK tour earlier this year. Check out the interview and make sure to catch up with the band at the VANS 2010 Warped Tour!

    — July 20, 2010
  • Melophobe’s Bradley Metler wrote a rave review of Threat Signal’s performance in Seattle’s Studio Seven. “Travis Montgomery’s guitar solos are just as eloquent and perhaps better onstage. Killeen’s intense syncopation paired with his use of boom trigger pads–like those used on the recording of Vigilance–provided a rhythmic and deep canvas for Montgomery’s solos and Howard’s… Read On

    — July 19, 2010
  • Do you remember that super-sweet scene on 10 Things I Hate About You when Kat and her dad made up? Well, the song that was playing in the background was by the awesome up-and-coming artist Kari Kimmel. Well, she’s back! Listen for Kari Kimmel’s single “Remember” during the ABC Family’s stellar new show, Pretty Little… Read On

    — July 19, 2010
  • War Child’s “Busking For CHANGE” is an unique event in which well-known musicians perform to raise money for children whose lives have been affected by war. The has grown considerably since then and this year S.C.E.N.E Music Fest hosted the event. Toronto’s Crush Luther is no stranger to helping out War Child and they played… Read On

    — July 19, 2010
  • As Osheaga’s charity of choice, War Child is bringing Busking for CHANGE to Montreal’s Osheaga Music Festival, July 31st, 2010 and August 1st, 2010. BONUS; Montreal based youth-empowerment and activism site, Apathy is Boring spoke to the boys of The New Cities about music, democracy and community activism. Read their interview here! Celebrated musicians will… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • Watch the the debut single and tittle track from Walter Mitty & the Realists new Album Green Light Go! Directed & Produced by Brian Deane www.TechnoWolfefilms.com

    — July 15, 2010
  • If you find yourself in Ottawa this week, make sure to check out Ottawa Bluesfest 2010! The two week even features dozens of bands and artists, including Amos The Transparent who will take to the stage on July 18th @ 4pm

    — July 13, 2010
  • AUX presents Andrew Cole, the Alt. Sessions series! Andrew Cole performs “My Lovely” and “We Must Win” at Toronto’s Berkley Church.AUX series the alt. sessions!

    — July 12, 2010
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    The Toronto Independent Music Awards’ BD Marie Hughes caught up with A Friend in London after their show at The Great Hall. “AFIL performed the most amazing acoustic set. It was passionate. It was beautiful. Yet, most compelling, it was intimate. Not too many bands are able to draw people in that closely and feel… Read On

    — July 9, 2010
  • Fresh off their tour with Dark Tranquility and Mutiny Within, thrash metal band Threat Signal spent some time chatting with Metal Assault’s Aniruddh “Andrew” Bansal. Watch here! They talked about their new merch, the upcoming album and a drinking lesson they gave to one of the Mutiny Within guys! Melophobe’s Bradley Metler also sat down… Read On

    — July 8, 2010
  • LA’s Women of Substance Radio made Kari Kimmel their daily Indie Artist Suggestion. Kari is the kind of well-rounded artist who is destined for stardom. Her music is intelligent pop with an edge that has universal appeal.  “Her songs are bursting with optimism, care and inner strength. It is easy to see why Oxygen Network… Read On

    — July 8, 2010
  • The andPOPandFRIENDS Ontario Acoustic Tour — Eight of Ontario’s brightest and most buzz-worthy bands are teaming up for an incredible series of acoustic shows across the province this summer!   Each show will be anchored by a local act thus encouraging their local fans to come out and see bands that  they might not have had… Read On

    — July 7, 2010
  • Check out this great interview by Melody Lau with Amos The Transparent in this week’s Eye Weekly “These Ottawa indie-rockers can go from strumming minimalist acoustic jams one minute to kicking it up several notches the next with loud guitar-rock splendour”

    — June 28, 2010
  • Check out this review of Street Pharmacy’s performance at the urArtist network & Cool Planet Entertainment showcase at HOME Nightclub on June17th Thanks to all the wonderful fans that came out to celebrate this wild night of incredible live music with us!

    — June 23, 2010
  • The BAUER Buildings 2010 Block Party FREE Admission // King & Allen St. – Waterloo, ON All Ages Family Event // Licensed 19+ Beer Tent Charity proceeds to Kids Ability FOR INFO &  SET TIMES VISIT: http://www.BauerBlockParty.com http://www.urArtist.com

    — June 16, 2010
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    Don’t have an NXNE Pass?.. Tired of paying cover for shows? well… urArtist network & Cool Planet Entertainment are delivering a wild night of INCREDIBLE live music,  entirely for FREE! That’s right.. No Passes, Wristbands, Tickets or Door Fee, Just enjoy a night filled with spectacular musicians. ————————————- Maddy Rodriguez http://www.myspace.com/MaddyRodriguez Jay Sparrow http://www.myspace.com/JaySparrowPage Street Pharmacy http://www.myspace.com/StreetFarmacy… Read On

    — June 16, 2010
  • Andrew Cole - Why We Wonder. Available Now

    Andrew Cole released his stunning debut album “Why We Wonder” this week on Crier Records/urArtist Music/Fontana North. “I’m so very pleased and excited to say that after years of writing and preparing, my 1st ever CD release ‘Why We Wonder’ has been exposed into the musical ears of everyone across the globe. It’s extremely special… Read On

    — June 9, 2010
  • The New Cities need your help!… Why? The 2010 Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards are the biggest and most outrageous of all award ceremonies and it’s fast approaching on July 29, 2010. The best part about this event is that the fans have a say in who takes home the gold in the fierce competition…. Read On

    — May 28, 2010
  • Tin Pan North ~ Toronto meets Nashville May 17, 10:40 AM Toronto Live Music Examiner Lisa McDonald Maddy Rodriguez, one of the youngest Canadian members of NSAI, will be performing at Tin Pan North for the first time this year. Ms Rodriguez began writing at 13, and soon after, decided she wanted to go to… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • Canadian born and Liverpool raised Andrew Cole is set to release his debut album Why We Wonder on June 8, 2010 via Crier Records / urArtist Music / Fontana North. The lead single “Out Of Time” was released earlier this month and the video, directed by the award winning Andrew MacNaughtan, has been added to… Read On

    — May 18, 2010
  • The New Cities are ecstatic to be a part of this years Warped Tour Lineup. Playing alongside many great bands such as: Alesana, Alkaline Trio, Bring Me The Horizon, Attack Attack! Sum 41, The All American Rejects, The Bouncing Souls and many more! Click for info… —– —– and Hockey fever hit TNC this weekend,… Read On

    — May 11, 2010
  • As a way of saying thank you to all of those who have shown their support, Andrew Cole is giving away a FREE track… Andrew Cole’s single “Out Of Time” is also available now on iTunes.

    — May 7, 2010
  • The New Cities will be appearing live at Much on Demand Thursday May 6th. The guys will be talking about the upcoming 1st annual nationwide SodaPOP music fest. Presale Tix Available Now! PASSWORD: cola2010 http://bit.ly/ursodapoptour Be sure to tune in!

    — May 5, 2010
  • “Out Of Time” is the stunning debut single from the new Andrew Cole album Why We Wonder. The single is available May 4, 2010 worldwide on iTunes and the album will be released by urArtist Music / Fontana North on June 8, 2010. Canadian born and Liverpool-raised Cole has “a voice that most singers would die… Read On

    — May 4, 2010
  • TORONTO (CANADA) – TUESDAY APRIL 20th, 2010 – urArtist network is thrilled to announce that two acts from the MDM Recordings roster have been chosen to perform at this year’s Country Music Association’s (CMA) Global Artist Party on June, 7th and 8th, 2010 in Nashville, TN. Alex J Robinson will perform on the evening of Monday June… Read On

    — April 20, 2010
  • TORONTO (CANADA) – TUESDAY APRIL 20th, 2010 – The New Cities is set to perform MuchMusic’s first annual nationwide SodaPOP music festival kicking off June 5th in Vancouver, BC. Visiting 16 Canadian cities, The New Cities will tour and share the stage with some of today’s hottest international and domestic pop artists from Vancouver to… Read On

    — April 20, 2010
  • Dear Friends, urArtist network is on a serious hunt to find skilled musicians. We’re looking for… the best percussionist – someone who not only plays drums, but can also play congas, cajón, tambourine, cymbals etc. and also looking for a really good bass player! Please pass this notice around to anyone you think might be… Read On

    — April 19, 2010
  •     “The New Cities are the kind of band that you can easily visualize grinning down from the covers of your friendly neighborhood rock publications before too long; they’re catchier than the common cold, visually marketable, and very much in tune with the current synthpop/rock crossover explosion.” – Rob S, Rock Pulse    … Read On

    — April 14, 2010
  • Job Description:   urArtist network is currently seeking an Administration / Bookkeeper person who has hands-on experience working in a fast-paced, multi-faceted entertainment company. Some Application Requirments: Self-motivated, driven, focused and reliable. MUST be available 5 days a week.  (Mon-Fri, between 10am and 6pm) Organized and able to work in a fast paced team environment…. Read On

    — April 7, 2010
  • The new solo album by Peter Katz “One of the most promising songwriters of our time” B.Y.E. “Lyric and vocal virtuosity” Chart Attack CBC Galaxie Rising Star Award Winner, Grand Prize Winner of IndieWeek and 2009 Nominee COCA Emerging Artist Award 2010 promises to be a breakthrough year for another great Canadian artist and his… Read On

    — April 6, 2010
  • About the UrArtist App urArtist network wants to bring you closer to your favourite artists. That’s why we’re offering YOU this FREE app to keep in touch with our international artists. www.bit.ly/urmoapp It’s all about creating a fan community for you, and bringing you closer to artists you love. Listen to a multitude of songs… Read On

    — March 30, 2010
  • urArtist network wants to bring you closer to your favourite artists. That’s why we’re offering YOU this FREE app to keep in touch with our international artists. It’s all about creating a fan community for you, and bringing you closer to artists you love. Listen to a multitude of songs crossing all genres and browse… Read On

    — March 30, 2010
  • For urArtist network, the parties and business did not stop at Canadian Music Week (CMW). Considering some Toronto bars had an extended liquor license serving to even five – clocks went ahead one hour – some people had to bring their CMW hangovers down south and catch their second wind.  Almost immediately following the festival,… Read On

    — March 23, 2010
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    On Friday March 12, 2010 urArtist network hosted CMW’s only free entry, all ages / 19+ event at The Great Hall (1087 Queen St. West). For one night, with two stages, and thirteen bands, urArtist network promised an empowering and engaging experience with artists, musicians, media, industry folk and fans and we delivered. Doors opened… Read On

    — March 23, 2010
  • You might recognize this blonde knockout from her stellar performance in the Ontario Tourism commercial singing ‘There’s No Place Like This.’ Now rising star, country-rock pop singer, Alex J. Robinson is releasing her sophomore album The Getaway (Thorniac Records/MDM) on February 16, 2010. Amazon: http://Bit.ly/ajrama or iTunes: http://bit.ly/getajr “The Getaway is a new CD about… Read On

    — March 8, 2010
  • urArtist network is hosting a FREE event on Friday March 12, 2010 at The Great Hall (1087 Queen St. West) in celebration of Canadian Music Week 2010. For 1 Night, with 2 Stages, and 12 BANDS, Ur Artist Network promises an empowering and engaging experience with artists, musicians, media, industry folk and fans. It’s an… Read On

    — March 8, 2010
  • JUNO 2010 AWARDS NOMINEES NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND CANADA’S PRIVATE RADIO BROADCASTERS) The New Cities – Sony (http://j.mp/TNCms) Arkells – Dine Alone*Universal Down With Webster – Universal Motown*Universal Stereos – Universal Ten Second Epic – Black Box*Fontana North Blending the timeless tastiness of classic synth-pop to the intensity and dynamics… Read On

    — March 3, 2010

urArtist Press Clippings

  • “A bloated alt-rock relic spiritually scraping the ’90s, done with so much audacity and seismic guitar crunch one can’t help but strap into their time machine. With too many cautionary tales of overly self-indulgent rock disasterpieces to name during the generational epic’s heyday, this Toronto quartet wisely keep the sound big, but the anthemic denouements… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Last September, she was the first unknown artist to perform at the Canadian Country Music Awards Gala luncheon. Since then, Breakin’ On The Love Thing, one of the songs she performed that day, cracked the top 20 on the national Country Chart when it was released as her first single to radio”. –radio3.cbc.com

    — August 23, 2011
  • “After performing at two of Canada’s metal festivals, the Heavy TO & Heavy MTL fests, Montreal based metal act Endast is hitting the road in support of the band’s third full length album “Black Cloud,” which reached #6 on the iTunes Canada best selling metal chart”.-  smnnews.com

    — August 23, 2011
  • “This “heavy roots rock” band is raw and loud as hell. Produced by Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar, Grady) at Willie Nelson’s legendary studio “Pedernales”(Austin, Texas), the Murder City Sparrows bring a real rock sound with none of that fancy overdub crap”. – radio3.cbc.ca

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Walter Mitty & The Realists are an Irish rock band built to fill dance floors, with a live show so enthralling it has to be seen, heard AND felt. Formed in 2008, The Mittys have already toured Scotland with The Proclaimers, won the prestigious Best Band award at ‘Indie Week Canada’ in Toronto and, in… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “From their humble beginnings over five years ago as one of the only synthdriven pop bands at local hardcore shows to opening twice for Metric at Bluesfest, recently having their very first music video banned fromMuchMusic and now claiming this year’s Best Rock/Pop/Other Album inXPress’ Best of Ottawa poll, local indie band The Love Machine… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “..This Canadian singer has the wit of Letterman and Leno combined, and the vocal prowess to back up every word… an acoustic female who finds a happy medium between Sarah McLachlan’s sad ballads and Ingrid Michaelson’s sugary seduction.” – Amiestreet.com

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Amos the Transparent is the brainchild of Ottawa songwriter Jonathan Chandler – a soft-spoken talent with a faultless ear. Amos the Transparent has recently taken strides to move from a collaborative, singer/songwriter type of outfit to what they consider their perfect mix of 6 individuals”.- Radio3.cbc.ca

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Initially its instrumentation, high-tech, power-rock style, and the pyro-technical nature of its performances brought Triumph comparisons to Rush. To wit, Peter Goddard described its music as ‘a kind of over-weaning, head-bending music that seriously challenged Rush’s supremacy as the masters of the sonic clout’ (Toronto Star, 24 Mar 1979). Rarely favored by the critics, Triumph… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Kari’s story is one of extreme hard work and intense passion. Originally from South Florida, Kari Kimmel moved to Los Angeles 5 years ago to pursue her love of music. She has done everything from writing, recording and co-producing her own music to having her songs featured in over 100 film and tv shows including… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Colin was born and has raised in Kitchener, Ontario, a hotbed for Blues musicians. The first competition he entered resulted in a first place finish. He has played in the Kitchener Blues Festival, the Southside Shuffle in Toronto, and the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. He has played with notable heavyweights such as Shawn Kellerman,… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “A Friend In London is a Danish indie pop and rock band from Vostrup, Denmark. They represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany in the final with the song “New Tomorrow”. n June 2009 A Friend in London participated in the NXNE Festival in Toronto, Ontario, playing two shows that made… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “”We’re a band that always stays current,” says guitarist and snarling singer Greig Nori, who spends his spare time keeping the Sum 41 boys in line and just completed producing their next record. “If you look at Treble Charger’s albums, they always grow. And there’s something distinctive about our singles that sucks you in.” No… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Surplus Sons are a rockband from Canada. Risen from the ashes of hardcore band No Warning, they play Stones influenced Britpop”.- last.fm

    — August 23, 2011
  • “After the release of their self recorded early preview, “Phone Home”, OS2L created a buzz and delivered a live show so intense it far surpassed the hype dilating around them. The band easily rose to the challenge, jolting non-believers with their tales of revenge, panic, truth, lunacy, and bravery held together by such appealing youthfullness”…. Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “No Warning is a hardcore punk band from Toronto. The band continued to play shows across the east coast of the USA and Canada with hardcore punk bands such as Hatebreed, Madball, Sick Of It All, Terror and Bane.  No Warning was a part Linkin Park’s 2004 Projekt Revolution Tour on which bands from Korn… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “The original core of the New Cities hails from Trois-Rivières (“three rivers”), a small but lively city halfway between Montreal and the provincial capitol, Quebec City. After the New Cities released an eponymous EP, produced by Steve Nadeau of Vénus 3 fame, a friend brokered contact with Greig Nori—the onetime frontman of Treble Charger who… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “It’s only ever been about the music. What we have here is a group of musicians based in the Greater Toronto Area with unique talents and life experiences, who have formed together to create something truly remarkable. Influences ranging from The Clash, Nirvana and Blind Melon to Tom Waits, Grand Funk Railroad and The Pixies…… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “Beautiful lyrics and melody -Excellent hook in the catchy chorus -excellent music production, good music arrangement -This artist is the one to watch -Potential finalist Rating: 9.4/10″ 7th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards Maddy’s music is new country with a bit of a Latin flare. She writes catchy songs, like “Tahiti,” and powerful ballads, like… Read On

    — August 23, 2011
  • “On his second full-length release, Sparrow takes on a darker sound. Although there’s a good bit of fun to be had with dirty-sexy rockers like “Take Me Over” and “Run” (with its eerily Fogerty-esque vocals), songs like “The Light,” “The Dark” and “Rest of My Days” hit the mark with gritty arrangements that complement Sparrow’s… Read On

    — November 17, 2010
  • “Somehow he’s found the means to record and release his third record of 2010, the full length In Our Time. The obvious standout is “Run”, a classic rock anthem that could have been a CCR B-side, but “Leonard Cohen” gives us a glimpse of Sparrow’s stripped down, sensitive side and the love struck rebel feel… Read On

    — November 16, 2010
  • “Threat Signal’s brand of industrial/metalcore is pretty fresh. Decent riffs and drum work. Raspy vocals and thrashy edge will surely make you want to headbang to it. Often compared to Fear Factory and Strapping Young Lad, they are worth the checking out.” (MetalIndia Magazine)

    — October 29, 2010
  • “When Jay Sparrow sings of trouble in his heart on the opener of his latest solo EP, it’s hard not to believe him: it sounds like he’s clawing his way out of the rough, muscles straining with every inch closer to the clear. But clear isn’t where Sparrow is here. No, his struggle is still… Read On

    — October 6, 2010
  • “While his voice may suggest that he sings country or some variation of it, his music seems more like folk mixed with rock. And with this in mind I thoroughly enjoyed The Tempest Line which is a six-song EP bursting with understated passion. Not one of these songs is particularly loud, but it’s obvious that… Read On

    — September 30, 2010
  • “Her sultry voice asks complex questions in simple terms and spits nasty insults in sweet coos. If you’re looking for an acoustic female who finds a happy medium between Sarah McLachlan’s sad ballads and Ingrid Michaelson’s sugary seduction, she’s here. One listen of this EP tells you that Dell’Unto is in control, completely content and… Read On

    — August 31, 2010
  • Guitarist Sebastian Vinther says “The lyrics of our songs always have a personal angle. They’re based on something that we experience in our every day lives, the way we look at a certain issue etc. In the making of the music and melodies we then try to make the lyrics into a catchy tune that… Read On

    — August 25, 2010
  • “The band combined alt-country rock with downright metal-inspired rock solos, and alternated male and female vocalists – both of whom were quite strong. The heavier songs paid homage to their punk influence, with Amos at times rocking out with three guitar layers.  But that’s not to say their cover of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick… Read On

    — July 26, 2010
  • “Everyone felt the energy coming from the band and were quite quick to nod their heads in approval of what was coming at them.  The thing about this band is I find that everyone delivers their own entity, whether it be a mad bass line, a stellar noise from the pedals or lyrics that are so honest that it becomes clear… Read On

    — July 20, 2010
  • “Toronto seems to have taken to the Ottawa outfit, singing along with band and fist-pumping at just the right moments during key guitar power chords. Amos frontman Jonathan Chandler expressed his love for the Toronto audience even jokingly throwing out a ‘Fuck Ottawa’ which drew a chuckle from the crowd.” – Michael Ligon (For The… Read On

    — July 20, 2010
  • “The songs were strong, Baksh’s textured guitar fills (produced by a multitude of pedals) were hypnotizing and a near-naked mandolin player bounced around the stage with glee. This band has all the potential in the world and should be a must-see by next year’s NXNE.”

    — July 20, 2010
  • “You’ve heard her singing in the background on everything from TV dramas to movie trailers, and now you’ve got a name and a face to go with it: Kari Kimmel. Her latest full-length album Out Of Focus has been released today, she’s filled us in on everything from what we can expect from the new… Read On

    — July 20, 2010
  • “Forget what you know of Dave “Brownsound” Baksh, the old Sum 41 guitar player, because he has long since moved on to bigger and better things. The Organ Thieves are a force to be reckoned with and through their talent and will power, these guys will rise to the top very soon.” – Diego Silva

    — July 20, 2010
  • “The songs are tight, the arrangements crisp and succinct. Amos The Transparent never wastes a note. They hit you with soaring epics, but balance those emotions with accessible, easy folk pop numbers like I Knew I Shouldn’t Have Held My Breath.”

    — July 19, 2010
  • “A Friend In London has recently finished shooting a music video for the single “What A Way”, presumably creating some domestic attention by featuring actor Thure Lindhardt and royal ballet dancer Victoria Cooper. Furthermore the video featured a handful of professional dancers including Regitze Morgensen (Hampenberg), Louise Cho (Johnson) and Mathias Arvedsen, working as both… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Many of their biggest fans were there at the Horseshoe, but one of the benefits of the CHARTattack showcase was that there were quite a few people up near the stage that hadn’t seen them before. This six piece band works really well together, and are able to craft a set list with appropriate peaks… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “This sparkling debut (produced, engineered and mixed by the Cranberries’ Fergal Lawler, who also contributes percussion, keys and vocals) is very much all their own work. Frontman Conor McTeigue’s brittle, staccato vocal delivery, his brother Niall’s angular guitar textures and a tightly-syncopated rhythm section, combine to produce a terrific sonic firestorm that rarely lets up.”… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Perform is quite the word to use in The New Cities’ case. From the keyboardists jumping on their instruments while playing to the singer going from side to side of the stage and dancing all the way, these four guys definitely put on an exhilarating performance.” – Nour Haik (Live ‘N Loud Magazine)

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Rhythmically diverse grooves underline simplicity as it threads its way through masterful arrangements. That’s one way to describe at least part of the music that radiates from this band that hails from Copenhagen, Denmark called “A Friend in London”. Tightness, clarity, and impact are all understatements. They are at a point that I call “lateral… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “His sound: Guts and glory style. Whether on acoustic guitar or fronting a full-on band, Jay tells the same story. Picture a Saturday night at the local bar: Beers, fights and sweat. Truth. Canadiana.” – Andreanne Sasseville (Urban Male Magazine)

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Amos the Transparent started their nine-song set with “You Were So Right” and ended with “Catch and Release”; appropriate, considering that they had definitely caught the audience’s tightly throughout their performance and likely had a more difficult time releasing it afterwards.” – Sakina Shakil (The Take Media)

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Travis Montgomery’s guitar solos are just as eloquent and perhaps better onstage. Killeen’s intense syncopation paired with his use of boom trigger pads–like those used on the recording of Vigilance–provided a rhythmic and deep canvas for Montgomery’s solos and Howard’s shearing screams. Pat Kavanagh provided the movement and headbanging for all four members” – Bradley… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Somewhere amongst the busy streets of Denmark’s capital Copenhagen, you can find Tim Schou: visionary, go-getter, and musical genius. Schou was not only the recipient of Denmark’s young talent prize, but he was also the trigger that helped kick start the musical careers for three other young Danish artists.” – Emily Santos (Your Media Pass… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Most bands don’t go from recording their debut in a bona fide studio to tracking the next release in their drummer’s mother’s basement. Or at least not of their own will. But that’s exactly the unlikely order of things Amos the Transparent have chosen, and it’s turning out to lead them along a favourable path.” –… Read On

    — July 15, 2010
  • “Kari is the kind of well-rounded artist who is destined for stardom. Her music is intelligent pop with an edge that has universal appeal. As an artist, her personality shines through her vocals, lighting up the room. Her songs are bursting with optimism, care and inner strength.” – (Women of Substance)

    — July 15, 2010
  • “All the way from Copenhagen, Denmark, came A Friend in London. The music of this four-piece band has an immediate appeal. Obviously excited to play during Canadian Music Week, A Friend in London drew in the audience and delivered a very convincing show. For friends of melodic pop rock music, this is a band to… Read On

    — July 12, 2010
  • “Most folk artists take themselves waaaaaay too seriously.  Thankfully, that’s not the case with Toronto’s own Robyn Dell’Unto.  She combines a folk pop sound with a healthy dose of wit to create an experience that’s far more enjoyable for the listener than most folk.” – Snob’s Music

    — July 12, 2010
  • “I love it when old men play guitar. They add a level of depth and narrative to their playing not usually seen from the young up-and-comers, so it was good to see Jay Sparrow hit the stage. Sparrow, himself reminiscent of Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen, is engrossing but modern enough to be relevant for… Read On

    — July 12, 2010
  • “Ottawa indie-rockers Amos The Transparent can go from strumming minimalist acoustic jams one minute to kicking it up several notches the next with loud guitar-rock splendour. After a period when the band’s membership resembled a revolving door, ranging from four to nine members, they’ve been a six-piece for the last year — evidently their lucky… Read On

    — July 9, 2010
  • The energy-invoking sounds of A Friend in London had the crowd cheering and anticipating the next song in cue. The band members were excited about the Canadian response to their music, and are enthusiastic about playing more shows in the future for their Canadian fans. “It was such a rush to perform at an amazing… Read On

    — July 9, 2010
  • “AFIL performed the most amazing acoustic set. It was passionate. It was beautiful. Yet, most compelling, it was intimate. Not too many bands are able to draw people in that closely and feel as though they were transformed by listening to you. I would describe it as more an experience than a performance.” – BD… Read On

    — July 8, 2010
  • There were three girls around earlier in the show, but they left because the bar owner was drunk and hitting on them.  There was also a drunk named Kurt, but he got thrown out minutes into the show. “We ended up actually having a pretty excellent show, after the show,” Mallory said. “But previously, just… Read On

    — July 8, 2010
  • “Now that Sparrow’s name is right up front he doesn’t stick with any one configuration of band: sometimes he plays solo, sometimes with just a mandolin player or other roots instrumentalist and other times he brings a whole truckload of players to the show. It’s that willingness to experiment, stepping out onto what can sometimes… Read On

    — June 28, 2010
  • “The thing about this band is I find that everyone delivers their own entity, whether it be a mad bass line, a stellar noise from the pedals or lyrics that are so honest that it becomes clear that Organ Thieves have a style all their own. Overall, this band is young but their hearts are… Read On

    — May 31, 2010
  • “I am no stranger to Amos The Transparent and their beautiful rock, nor am I a stranger to their brain-pleasing stage show… Their recent compositions surpass previous efforts, but even the songs from their 2007 album, Everything I’ve Forgotten To Forget, have become stronger and better through repeated performances.” – Sticky Magazine

    — May 31, 2010
  • “Probably one of the best kept secrets of the year in Canadian indie rock… The music is smooth, versatile and intricate, with several layers of personality revealing itself in every track.” – Bobby B (It’s Not The Band I Hate, It’s Their Fans)

    — May 31, 2010
  • “One of the most eagerly anticipated albums from an Irish band in aeons, given their incendiary performances around the country over the past or so year – Green Light Go certainly lives up to the expectation and then some.” – Colm O’Hare (Hotpress Magazine)

    — May 28, 2010
  • “Kari sings from the heart, telling tales of love laced with hope, joy and loss.” – ABC Family

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Kari’s songs paired with an undeniably brilliant voice makes her record a breakthrough debut.” – ASCAP’s Playback

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Since the show at the Outback Shack, Crush Luther have released three music videos, two albums and they see themselves as being a “modestly successful band”… They are also currently promoting a contest where fans can enter a draw to have Crush Luther play a live set in their living room.  The contest is called… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Their sound works just as well when they slow the rhythm and get more intimate with their tunes… Some People Have No Good To Give is definitely more mature then anything else Crush Luther has done. They have more vision and clarity with what they want to create, and can spin a tale abut finding… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “This Toronto pop-rock band will likely become the new “pride and joy” of Canadian music. Thanks to memorable lyrics and charming guitar work, Crush Luther is an album listeners can identify with.” – Carly Sunderland (The Western Gazette)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Crush Luther, a band with local roots, is going up against some pretty stiff competition – and faring very well… Several years ago, the band had similar success with the video for their song City Girl, which made it to number one.” – Sherry Haaima (Your Ottawa Region)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “A friend in London has since taken off, grabbing the attention of many spectators and fans alike in the Danish community and have begun turning heads in Canada.” – Mitch Masters

    — May 27, 2010
  • “A friend in London was a shoe in to move on to the final round of the European leg of the tour. The crowd was loving every minute of it. Men were jealous and Women were swooning!” – Bodog Battle

    — May 27, 2010
  • “They play with great energy and conviction and Tim’s soaring voice is perfectly complemented by both his own and Sebastian’s excellent guitar playing.” – Icarus Club

    — May 27, 2010
  • “No Warning has shed its tough guy shell and sounds a lot like a cross between fellow countrymen Sum 41 and Linkin Park than the ultraviolent and angry band everyone used to love… While the good old NYHC stomp is less apparent than previous offerings, tracks like “Modern Eyes” could still incite a riot” –… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “The fast-rising Toronto band No Warning, puts a whole new slant on hardcore with a sound that mixes melody with mayhem… The result is Suffer, Survive, a collection of No Warning originals that make a rock solid connection between full-on hardcore and fully melodic songwriting.” – MTV

    — May 27, 2010
  • “…The blog also reveals that the band have found an immediate replacement in Jordan Posner, former guitarist for influential Toronto hardcore band No Warning. “The only person we had even really talked about or spoke to about stepping up to fill the Big Man’s shoes was our friend Jordan from the now defunct Toronto HC… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “From the first track to the last, it’s the kind of rock album that you just know is going to get its share of attention in the Canadian indie music scene… The composition is brilliant, and the songs transition almost seamlessly from one to the next… From pop-punk to rock swing to full-on rock, this… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “I was reeled in by the band’s onstage ebullience; it was a highly-charged performance, with the leaps and bounds of the band members being accented by some fallout style lighting, with the lamps dialled to ‘atom bomb’ mode.”  – Brian Banks (Music Vice)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Adopting the album’s title as their name, the four musicians developed a powerful brand of rock’n’roll without over-production… and it’s that raw passion that makes their self-titled debut stand out.” – Emma Woolley (On The Danforth)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “The band’s tasteful, engrossing instrumentals served as perfect accompaniment to the storyteller vocal style of Sparrow himself, reminiscent of Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen, but modern enough to be relevant for today’s audience. These guys played their back to basics, rural rock and roll with heart and professionalism.” – David Stuckey (Toronto Music Scene)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Guts and glory style. Whether on acoustic guitar or fronting a full-on band, Jay tells the same story. Picture a Saturday night at the local bar: Beers, fights and sweat. Truth. Canadiana.… You can easily be transported and touched by his craft based uniquely on one accentuated word, one right guitar arrangement or one subtle… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Sometimes he plays solo, sometimes with just a mandolin player or other roots instrumentalist and other times he brings a whole truckload of players to the show. It’s that willingness to experiment, stepping out onto what can sometimes be an unsteady limb, that can make a song come to life. Sparrow’s approach to his songs… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Canada’s Treble Charger returns to form on their fourth album, Wide Awake Bored, bridging traditional guitar rock with spunky lyrics. It’s typical jaunty modern rock with an intellect all its own.” – MacKenzie Wilson (Allmusic)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “The album is a lush blend of post-punk angst and folk undertones, and immediately earned praise as a hidden Canadian gem.” – Emma Renda (andPop)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “I had heard good things about the band from Ottawa several times and was looking forward to seeing them live. Again, I was not disappointed. With 6 members, the group dynamic was exceptional; the band seemed to work like a team onstage.” – The Take Media

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Shortly into the set they took full command of the audience, drawing the crowd into a massive ball of energy by delivering their material in a way I haven’t see them do before.” – Pete Nema

    — May 27, 2010
  • “It’s obvious that this isn’t the same band that a lot of Canadian music bloggers fell in love with a few years back. No, the new Amos the Transparent is bigger and bolder, and unafraid of risk. It might only be 5-songs, but it shows just how many different paths the band can take and… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “The songs are tight, the arrangements crisp and succinct. In most cases, too many cooks spoil the broth and too many guitars spoil the sounds. Huge crescendos are all well and good, but endless meandering that is all too common in today’s indie scene is another thing. AtT never wastes a note.” – Herohill

    — May 27, 2010
  • “The band melds the D-Rock’s metal and country traditions into a riff ‘n reel spectacular. It provides an opportunity for Brownsound to display his roots in rub-a-dub, adding ambient colour to the band’s rockier edges.” – William McGuirk (Durham Region News)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “… People all over the country will be able to experience Street Pharmacy’s unique mix of alternative rock and reggae. ” – Maryanne Firth (Welland Tribune)

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Of all the bands we’ve seen thus far, this one has the most up-and-coming commercial potential. They’re catchy new wave synth punk with just enough pop. The entire band exuded tremendous energy right from the get-go, which seemed to fill the entire space. What made this band’s energy seem bigger was that they seemed to… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Catchy pop songs and irrepressibly charming stage behaviour reigned supreme” – Toronto Music Scene

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Kimmel is a dream artist, possessing an amazing voice, good looks and diverse musical skills. Add to that her songwriting chops and Kimmel presents the perfect package, with unlimited potential for success” – Music Connection

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Not exactly subtle in their delivery, Edmonton’s Jay Sparrow and band play whiskey-soaked ‘Texas punk’ odes to their own demons. On their new album, produced by Gordie Johnson of Big Sugar fame and recorded at Willie Nelson’s own studio in Austin Texas, the Sparrows mix the red-headed stranger’s storytelling with plenty of fire and energy.”… Read On

    — May 27, 2010
  • “Rhythmically diverse grooves underline simplicity as it threads its way through masterful arrangements.  Tightness, clarity, and impact are all understatements. ” – St. Croix Music

    — May 26, 2010
  • “Refining its rowdy but precise take on New York-style hardcore punk… No Warning’s sound is far from melodic – singer Ben Cook is a vitriolic, atonal screamer in the grand tradition – but it’s more complex and nuanced than that of many of the group’s contemporaries.” – Rick Anderson (Allmusic)

    — May 26, 2010
  • “Jay Sparrow might just be our next classic rock musician in Canadian… not that he has even the slightest bit of the attitude that could come along with being such a talented musician.” – Two Way Monologues

    — May 26, 2010
  • “One Second 2 Late have created a debut they should be proud of, and one that any listener should be excited to lay their hands on. This is a band with all the makings of a big hit, and they’re well on their way to becoming just that.” – Brandon Allin (Absolute Punk)

    — May 26, 2010
  • “It’s without a doubt my favorite album of 2006, a mix of Strapping Young Lad, Fear Factory, Soilwork… a true Canadian phenomenon!” – Christian Olde Wolbers (Fear Factory / Arkaea)

    — May 25, 2010
  • “A refreshingly uncompromising and intensely captivating sound delivered with uncontained semi-psychotic live energy, may be why Walter Mitty & The Realists have become one of the country’s best known live acts. Or maybe it’s just because they’re good!” – L.E.G. Magazine

    — May 25, 2010

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