The Ultimate Queen Celebration – August 9, 2018

Last night I was treated to a performance by The Ultimate Queen Celebration, a Queen tribute band fronted by Marc Martel.  The show was at the Théâtre du Casino at Casino de Lac Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec. Going into the show, I had zero expec…

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RBC Bluesfest – JENNA Nation

Ottawa’s annual Bluesfest has really become a popular international music festival in the last several years.  The common joke locally centres around its lack of actual “Blues” in the headliners – but really, so much of today’s music has its roots…

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Review: Jordan Max Only One Is King

Artist: Jordan MaxAlbum: Only One Is KingYear: 2016″Only One Is King”, an EP by Jordan Max released 2 years ago, is an artist/album that has shot up my personal charts. Some background on Max – he’s a British artist and recently signed to Danger M…

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Review: Dallas Wayne – Songs the Jukebox Taught Me: Volume II

I was recently given the opportunity for an advance listen & review of singer/songwriter/DJ Dallas Wayne’s 2016 album, Songs the Jukebox Taught Me, ahead of the release of Songs the Jukebox Taught Me: Volume II.  Volume II is set to release ne…

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Kalie Shorr – Awake (Review)

Kalie Shorr – AwakeAnother one of those “off my radar” music submission reviews!  This time, it’s Kalie Shorr’s Awake EP, which was released January 26th of this year.  Here’s a bit of the press release:Country rockstress Kalie Shorr&nbs…

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Flavia – Hateful (Single)

This past Friday June 1, electronic pop artist FLAVIA released a new single called “Hateful”.  Prior to this track, I had never heard of Flavia, so I’ll let the press release do some talking:FLAVIA is an electronic pop artist based in Los Angeles,…

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Anela & The Early Hours – Yesteryear

I received this email submission back in June 2017; so right off the bat, a slap on the hand to me for not getting to the review until now, nearly a year later.Yesteryear by Anela & The Early HoursAnela & The Early Hours is an indie pop group out o…

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Radio Free Burrito Mixtape: If This Be Sin

If you’re in the market for a mix tape with a heavy punk aesthetic and is truly eclectic, you can’t go wrong with @wilw’s latest Radio Free Burrito Mixtape, “If This Be Sin”. http://www.radiofreeburrito.com/radio-free-burrito-mixtape-if-this-be-sin/— A…

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10 Waves Of You – Sail

Sometimes I go down a very strange rabbit hole on Jamendo.  The other day on the radio, I heard some jazz in the background and decided that I wanted to listen to some jazz while I worked.  Instead, I did some clicking around to see what was …

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Jamendo’s Current Best Of All Genres

There are some pretty solid tracks on Jamendo’s “Best Of All Genres” list when you head over to the main page.  Here are some highlights for me:Pure Mids – These Days – A nice, light pop-rock tune.  I could definitely find a place for this gr…

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