Cultivate Spotlight: Day 1 Gallery Sept 21 2018

On September 21st the Cultivate Festival kicked off in Port Hope. Here’s a look at Festival Day 1.

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Required Audio: The Interrupters

LA ska punk band The Interrupters have released 3 albums on Hellcat Records to date, the most recent produced by Tim Armstrong himself, Fight the Good Fight, was released in June 2018.

Sloan @ 27 – Progressive Rock

I remember the first time I heard them – not so coincidentally it was also the first time I saw them. It was the epoch of the music video. The song was “500 Up” and the album was “Smeared” – and 1992 turned out to be a big year. For Nova Scotia – a quartet…

Delaney Jane – Bad Habits

Toronto-based rising voice of EDM Delaney Jane’s “Bad Habits” seems to be picking up speed just as summer begins its annual descent into shorter days and longer nights. Added to playlist – and she’s adorable! Follow Delaney Jane on Instagram @delaney.jane If you haven’t heard it, check out the video – note the Alice In…

Zef AF – Die Antwoord

An old University friend returned from an extended stay in Europe once and told me he had a music video for me – I had to see it. I could tell there was going to be something of interest here because he couldn’t even really explain anything about it – he was kind of gobsmacked…

3 Rainy Day Playlists for a Friend, Scaling the Precipice

“The climb is tough, but the view from the top is worth it.” Dashing into the little diner on the corner to escape the pouring rain while reflecting on past playlists with a good friend – a Wednesday lunch hour well spent. We agree that a well-crafted playlist can set the right mood for anything,…

Canada Day Playlist 2018

We seem to have a limitless source of immeasurable talent within our borders. Talented Canadian musicians are abundant, as are brilliant songwriters. Mirroring the Canadian musical landscape itself, here is an eclectic list of songs (in no particular order). Happy Canada Day! 13 Engines – Bred in the Bone Neil Young – The Needle and…