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Trail Mix – Tim Baker

Go ahead. Ask me who my favorite band from Newfoundland is. Well, Hey Rosetta! of course! Now, for full disclosure, I have to admit that Hey Rosetta! was the only band I knew of from Newfoundland before I wrote this, but they were a damned good one prior to taking a hiatus in late 2017, having garnered numerous JUNO and Polaris awards in their native Canada. Now, founding member and singer Tim Baker is returning with his debut solo record, Forever Overhead, which will be hitting the str...
Tags: Music, Usa, Massachusetts, Toronto, Sport, Earth, Canada, Cycling, Rosetta, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, John, Baker, Creek, Tim Baker, Gros Morne National Park


Q&A with rising Cleveland artist Woulf

With popular tracks like High Horse, and Coupe making an impact in his city, Cleveland native Woulf is looking to kick the door down on the national scene. Doing his diligence to be the face of Hip Hop in the home of legendary Bone Thugs-N-Harmony crew, Woulf has pushing the envelope with great work ethic and the spirit of his brother AyeYoAce. I caught up with Woulf release to talk music and the Land. Check it out below: Jason Bourne “Champion” was good change of pace in my opinion . I found m...
Tags: Germany, Toronto, America, Dark Side Of The Moon, Frankfurt, Jazz, Ohio, Drake, Cleveland, Midwest, Coupe, Cavaliers, Akron Ohio, Jason Bourne, Q&A Interviews, Jason Bourne Experience


Zac Flewids – “Hannah, I’m Numb”

Toronto based multi-artist Zac Flewids returns with a fresh single. Titled “Hannah, I’m Numb,” the track follows up “Steps“, which featured Chicago rap staple Mick Jenkins, and showcases his exceptional skills as an emcee as well as a songwriter. Produced by Cherry Blu & Luca Mattia, the introspective cut details a complicated situationship between two young lovers. Experience the sonic soap opera after the jump and expect more music to drop from Zac in the near future. Follow Zac Flewids on...
Tags: Toronto, Chicago, Jazz, Singles, Zac, HANNAH, Mick Jenkins, Hannah I'm Numb, Zac Flewids, Cherry Blu Luca Mattia


2019 Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Prediction

It’s that time of year and that’s the NBA playoffs. This has been a wonderful year and in the Eastern Conference, we’re going to crown a new champ. For the last 8 years, Lebron James have ruled but he’s in Los Angeles now. Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of mine and everyone else’s MVP list as it seems it’ll come down between him and James Harden. Giannis have led the Milwaukee Bucks to the best record in the league and the path to the NBA Finals goes through them. The Toronto Raptors, Philadelph...
Tags: Boston, Milwaukee, Toronto, Los Angeles, Indiana, Brooklyn, Basketball, Nba, Jazz, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Reggie Jackson, Detroit, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics


10 Meghan Markle-Inspired Baby Gifts For Those Who Are Royally Obsessed

News flash: Meghan Markle is due any day now. (You can thank us later for clueing you in to this under-reported royal event.) For the few who have been following along this whole time, you're likely familiar with the Duchess's streamlined, elegant pregnancy looks — and we’re sure the choices she’ll make for her baby will be no exception. Alright, feigned disinterest aside, we're more than a tad curious about what she possibly could have received at her Serena Williams-hosted baby shower — if on...
Tags: Amazon, Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Instagram, La, Toronto, Harry, Charles, William, Serena Williams, Louis, Meghan, Little Village, Aveda, Markle


Dwyane Wade’s 11-Year-Old Son Zion Surrounded by Love & Support During Gay Pride Event in Miami

It was a family pride affair for the Wade clan. Dwyane Wade’s son, Zion, had much support from his family as he attended an LGBTQ pride march over the weekend.Donned with pride gear, the 11-year-old, along with his cool stepmother Gabrielle Union, rode a float during the annual Miami Beach Pride event on Sunday (Apr. 7).Union chronicled the experience with photos and video on Instagram. Dwyane was, unfortunately, unable to join his family because the Miami Heat had a game in Toronto. However,...
Tags: Celebs, Gabrielle Union, Instagram, Lgbt, Sports, Toronto, Gay, Pop Culture, Jazz, Miami, Union, Lgbtq, Pride, Miami Heat, Zion, Wade


The Best YA Books Written By Black Women That You Haven't Read Yet

Angie Thomas. Nicola Yoon. Tomi Adeyemi. Even if you’re not that into young adult literature (YA), you probably already know those three names. Their respective young-adult debuts either became blockbuster movies (Thomas’s The Hate U Give), book-club juggernauts (Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone), instantly beloved teen classics (Yoon’s Everything, Everything) or all of the above. These authors — all Black women — have dominated YA bestseller lists and changed the face of a genre that seeme...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Washington, Disney, Toronto, Adele, America, Netflix, Brooklyn, Chelsea, Swaziland, Kardashians, Jane Austen, Harry Potter, Warren


Stream PUP’s New Album Morbid Stuff

The Toronto quartet PUP has gotten extremely good at an extremely intense version of pop-punk, one that wrings exhilarating fun out of life's least pleasant emotions. On 2016 instant classic The Dream Is Over, they basically perfected the form. The band plays power-chord rock songs as loud and fast as possible, and Stefan … More »
Tags: Music, Toronto, Album Stream, Stefan, Pup


New EP: Tory Lanez ‘International Fargo’

Tory Lanez is keeping busy in 2019, with plans to drop five projects this year. Currently overseas with Drake on the ‘Assassination Vacation’ European tour, the Toronto singer takes a break and surprises fans with a new EP. International Fargo is a five-track extended play where Lanez remixes popular dancehall and afrobeat tracks by Stylo G & Fanatix, Davido, Koffee, and Aya Nakamur. Rising Harlem star and newest signee to Tory’s One Umbrella label, Melii, makes a guest appearance. Listen be...
Tags: Toronto, Jazz, Drake, Tory, Mixtapes, Tory Lanez, Lanez, Melii, Stylo G Fanatix Davido Koffee


NAV’s ‘Bad Habits’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard

After a brief ‘retirement’ NAV returned with his sophomore album Bad Habits earlier this month. Executive produced by The Weeknd, the fans came out and supported the project as it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart this week. NAV’s first chart-topping project moved 82,000 equivalent album units (24,000 were in traditional album sales) opening week, according to Nielsen Music. The Toronto star’s new effort is the fourth No. 1 album produced by his label XO, following The Weeknd’...
Tags: Toronto, Jazz, Music News, Durk, NAV, Gunna Continue


A Week In Toronto, Canada, On A $55,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a freelance copywriter working in advertising who makes $55,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a one-piece swimsuit. Below, we asked the OP some questions about her career. Editor's note: All prices have been converted to U.S. doll...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, France, Toronto, Netflix, Vogue, Health Insurance, Roma, UNHCR, MOAS, Toronto Canada, Brooklyn Nine Nine, Earl Grey, Kiehl, Art Gallery of Ontario


Greys – “Arc Light” Video

Toronto-based punk group and O.G. Band To Watch Greys are returning soon with their third full-length, Age Hasn’t Spoiled You. We heard the first cut, the scuzzy and endearing "These Things Happen," earlier this month. Today, Greys have shared their second single, "Arc Light." … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Toronto, Greys, Rachelle Walker, O G Band To Watch Greys, Today Greys


NAV – “Price On My Head” (Feat. The Weeknd) Video

Indian Canadian rapper Nav released his debut studio album, Reckless, last year, following his 2017 collaborative LP with Metro Boomin. Last Friday, he shared his new album, Bad Habits. It features a song called "Price On My Head" featuring fellow Toronto native the Weeknd. Today, we see that single's music video. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Toronto, The Weeknd, NAV, Kid Studio


New Video: NAV Feat. The Weeknd “Price On My Head”

NAV started Tuesday off (Mar. 26) by dropping the deluxe edition of his new released album, Bad Habits. The updated project now includes NAV’s Brown Boy EP, plus three additional tracks, including the Future-featured “Amazing.” The XO star now ends the day off by debuting the music video for “Price on My Head,” featuring labelmate The Weeknd. Directed by Kid. Studio, a storm looms heavy across the city of Toronto, as the gloomy visual is filled with religious and symbolic references. Watch NA...
Tags: Videos, Toronto, Jazz, The Weeknd, NAV


Polly Rosenwaike's Playlist for Her Story Collection "Look How Happy I'm Making You"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Polly Rosenwaike's collection Look How Happy I'm Making You is filled with nuanced and poignant stories of motherhood. Booklist wrote of the book: "The 12 stories in Rosenwaike’s ...
Tags: Music, Toronto, Paul Simon, Barack Obama, David, Joni Mitchell, Rufus Wainwright, Leonard Cohen, Tacoma, Mitchell, Maya, Ontario, Cbc, Judy, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly


Natalie Lynn ‘One’

Natalie Lynn, a Toronto based pop/rock artist, recently released her debut single One. It’s a solid uptempo track, a nice change from the gloomy-sad songs dominating the charts. Natalie says “it’s like the feeling of being at the top of a roller coaster. Not the part when you actually start going down, but right before that. Pure excitement and vulnerability. The feeling like you might just be on the top of the world.” Pulling influence from Stevie Nicks, Haim and The 1975, her sounds connects ...
Tags: Music, Toronto, Charts, Roller Coaster, Buzz Artists, Natalie, Pop Rock, Kings of A&R, Natalie Lynn, Natalie Lynn One, Natalie Lynn Toronto, Stevie Nicks Haim, Elora Brewing Co


The Band Everyone Thought Was The Beatles: Revisit the Klaatu Conspiracy of 1976

In 1976, hundreds of diehard Beatles fans became convinced that the mysterious album 3:47 EST by the band Klaatu was actually a new release from The Beatles in disguise, after a DJ in Providence, Rhode Island played one of its songs on the radio. Shortly afterward, Steve Smith discovered the album at the newspaper he worked for, Rhode Island’s The Providence Journal, listened to it, and became immediately intrigued. The album contained no photographs, no identifying information at all, a...
Tags: Google, Music, California, College, Toronto, Paul Mccartney, Smith, Steve Smith, Rhode Island, Ringo Starr, Beatles, Starr, Mccartney, Lennon, Cbc, Facebook Twitter


Lydia Ainsworth – “Tell Me I Exist”

Last month, we shared the first single from Lydia Ainsworth's upcoming album Phantom Forest. "Can You Find Her Place" came accompanied by a funky Renaissance-inspired video, and today, the Toronto-based composer and producer is out with a new song called "Tell Me I Exist." … More »
Tags: Music, Toronto, Lydia Ainsworth


This Celebrity-Approved Tattoo Trend Is Perfect For Summer

In a year that's so far been dominated by dainty, delicate tattoos, it's unlikely that the latest trend would be the furthest thing from dainty or delicate — but it is. Chalk it up to Lady Gaga's A Star Is Born -inspired rose tattoo or Halle Berry's leafy reveal, but suddenly, everyone is talking about back tattoos.We're not talking about lower-back tattoos — those have yet to fully re-enter the zeitgeist. For now, we're talking about the kind of tattoos that run down your spine, often featurin...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Berlin, Toronto, Bradley Cooper, Halle Berry, Berry, Katsushika Hokusai, Daniel Winter, Nina Ferrari, Brittany Randell


12 Female Tattoo Artists You Should Be Following On Instagram

It's no secret that young people — specifically young women — love tattoos. A decade ago, that was far from the truth, but today, more women than ever don't care what you think about them and their ink. But what about the artists tattooing them? Even though there are more women than ever flocking to tattoo parlors, the artists holding the needles remain predominantly male — a fact that's evident as you scroll through social media.But we think men already get enough attention, so we decided to r...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Atlanta, Georgia, Brooklyn, New Zealand, National Geographic, Black, Bushwick, Valentine, Marietta Georgia, Instagram Facebook, Barnes Noble


8 Black Women Making The Tattoo Industry More Colorful

The tattoos that people get are as nuanced as the skin they live on — but what about the people behind the needles? As tattoo artists become forces of their own (thanks to social media and celebrity clientele), there's an obvious lack of Black artists at the forefront. But that doesn't mean they don't exist.There are plenty of Black artists trailblazing in the tattoo industry, specializing in a variety of artful techniques. Need a teeny tat? A realistic portrait? A sketch to commemorate your cu...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Toronto, Atlanta, Chicago, Brooklyn, Beverly Hills, Black, Cheshire, Garner, Debbi, Basquiat, Paulino, Randell, Nefertiti


Greys – “These Things Happen”

Toronto punk outfit Greys have a new album on the way called Age Hasn’t Spoiled You. This is their third full-length, following up 2016’s Outer Heaven. (It's their fourth if you count Outer Heaven's sister project Warm Shadow.) To give us a taste of what’s to come, the band has shared the first … More »
Tags: Music, Toronto, Greys


Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Top 4 NBA MVP Candidates

With little over a month until the NBA regular season is over, there’s still a lot of basketball to be played. In the Eastern Conference, there seems to be a two-team race for the top spot. Milwaukee is currently on a two-game losing streak but lead Toronto by 2 games. In the West, Golden State also lead the Denver Nuggets by two games. While these races in both conferences are close, the one for league MVP is also creating division amongst the candidates. James Harden is the defending MVP; ca...
Tags: Milwaukee, Denver Nuggets, Toronto, Basketball, Portland, Nba, Jazz, Denver, Milwaukee Bucks, Mvp, Oklahoma City, Paul George, George, NBA All Star, James Harden, Nuggets


Fighting Above Your Class: Steve Poltz on Songwriting, Loss, Relocation and, Yes, Wrestling

[Laughs.] It became this thing where the live shows were really fun, but you can't re-create that on a record. Eventually, I said, "I'm just going to make the best records I can make and pick good people to work with. And always put on a good live show." And I always wanted to have an element of danger like my teacher Country Dick Montana from the Beat Farmers. That was one of my main guys. I also remember when I went to see Loudon Wainwright III at McCabe's in L.A. I was in the Rugburns at...
Tags: Feature, Music, Interview, Toronto, Chicago, Dallas, Cuba, Dad, Folk, Singer-songwriter, Dodgers, Yasiel Puig, Rufus, Steve Poltz, Loudon, McCabe


Ed Bickert (1932-2019)

Ed Bickert, a Canadian jazz guitarist whose highly tasteful chord voicings and juicy sense of harmony made him a first-choice gig and recording sideman and leader in Toronto, and who today is considered one of jazz's finest guitar accompanists, died on February 28. He was 86. Bickert was a favorite of guitarist Jim Hall and was most likely introduced to him by Canadian bassist Don Thompson, who worked with Jim since 1974. In the 1980s, when Jane Hall, Jim's wife, wanted to record an album of h...
Tags: Amazon, Toronto, Canada, Jazz, Jones, Thompson, Desmond, Jim, Paul Desmond, Jerome Kern, Jane Hall, Garden Party, Bourbon Street, Manitoba Canada, DON THOMPSON, Jim Hall


RuPaul's Drag Race Has Its First Canadian Queen: Meet Brooke Lynn Hytes

Since premiering 10 years ago, RuPaul’s Drag Race has gone from underground obsession to Emmy-winning cultural phenomenon, providing a platform for aspiring queens and educating the general population in the fine art of drag slang. Now in its 11th season, the show is once again breaking ground with its first-ever Canadian competitor. Brooke Lynn Hytes (aka #QueenoftheNorth) is a 33-year-old, Toronto-bred ballet dancer turned drag diva whose hella hot Insta snaps have already earned her the titl...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Toronto, South Africa, Nashville, Continental, Brooklyn Heights, Brock, Rupaul, Bernier, Maxime Bernier, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Lynn Hytes, National Ballet School of Canada, Brook Lynn


CD Baby Announces Global Expansion plus UK, Canada, Columbia, Singapore Hires

CD Baby is continuing to expand globally with hires in Canada, Latin America, East Asia/Pacific, and the UK and EU. CD   Baby is also adding local Artist Support Centers around the world, starting with the UK in the coming months. These centers will give specific advice in local languages tailored to the needs of artists in those locales.   “ CD Baby is committed to becoming a global leader and to serving independent artists around the world. We need to be present where the artis...
Tags: Music, UK, London, Singapore, US, Toronto, Colombia, International Development, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Bogota, Bruce Houghton, Tan, Juan Pena, Worldwide Independent Network WIN, Customer Operations


CD Baby Announces Global Expansion, New Hires

CD Baby is continuing to expand globally with hires in Canada, Latin America, East Asia/Pacific, and the UK and EU. CD   Baby is also adding local Artist Support Centers around the world, starting with the UK in the coming months. These centers will give specific advice in local languages tailored to the needs of artists in those locales. “ CD Baby is committed to becoming a global leader and to serving independent artists around the world. We need to be present where the artist...
Tags: Music, UK, London, Singapore, US, Toronto, Colombia, International Development, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Bogota, Bruce Houghton, Tan, Juan Pena, Worldwide Independent Network WIN, Customer Operations



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