2015 SiriusXM Indie Award Winners

For Immediate Release  Saturday, May 9, 2015   CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK CONGRATULATES THE WINNERS OF THE 2015 SIRIUSXM INDIE AWARDS   Canadian Music Week is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 SiriusXM Indies – 15th Annual Independent Music Awards. ALVVAYS, Caribou, The Weeknd and Death From Above 1979 were among the nominees who took home top honours. Winners were recognized across 37 categories this evening at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Hotel. An excited energy filled the room throughout spectacular performances from artists, including The Glorious Sons, Alvvays, Broncho, Miracles, and Billy Talent.   Hosted by SiriusXM Canada’s Jeff Leake, this year’s ceremony and performances were broadcasted live … Continue reading 2015 SiriusXM Indie Award Winners

An interview with Brett Emmons from The Glorious Sons

Brett Emmons is a singer-songwriter from Kingston who left town to attend school in Halifax. Emmons while in Halifax, fell on hard times and it was his brother Jay who stepped in bringing him back home with the offer of joining a new band. After playing numerous gigs the band started winning rounds in a battle of the bands contest. John Angus MacDondald from the Trews worked with the band on their first EP and the band played well over 200 shows in 2014. Check the band out when you can. Www.theglorioussons.com Grab the podcast and listen today. The Leake in … Continue reading An interview with Brett Emmons from The Glorious Sons

.@SiriusXMCanada’s @TheVerge and @SXMIcberg New Music Update Vol. 63

SiriusXM Music Blast Vol. 63                                                                                      September 25, 2014   New Adds to Iceberg – Sirius 161 The Lazys – Shake It Like You Mean It Mohrs – Better Andrew Austin – Disappear You & Me – Break the Cycle The Black Keys – Gotta Get Away   New Adds to the Verge – XM 173 The High Ends – Intoxicated The Barr Brothers – Half Crazy You & Me – Break the Cycle The Black Keys – Gotta Get Away The Grocery List @DrewOnTheMic counts down the top New and Emerging songs each week on the Grocery List. The … Continue reading .@SiriusXMCanada’s @TheVerge and @SXMIcberg New Music Update Vol. 63

The 2014 Canadian releases Canadian artists have in rotation.

A quick list of Canadian artists and the 2014 Canadian releases they have in rotation. 1.Dan Mangan           Timber Timre – Hot Dreams   2. Max Kerman (Arkells)               Chromeo – White Women   3. Dallas Green (City and Colour)             Bry Webb – Free Will   4. Hannah Georgas       ,   Chad VanGaalen – Shrink Skeleton   Ryan Guldemond (Mother Mother)           Hunting         Continue reading The 2014 Canadian releases Canadian artists have in rotation.

SiriusXM Music Blast Vol. 59

SiriusXM Music Blast Vol. 59                                                                        June 27, 2014 New Adds to Iceberg – Sirius 161 Theory of a Deadman – Drown Arctic Monkeys – Why’d You Always Call Me When You’re High Foster the People – Best Friend Jack White – Lazaretto New Adds to the Verge – XM 173 The Trews – Rise in the Wake Royal Tusk – Shadow of Love Arctic Monkeys … Continue reading SiriusXM Music Blast Vol. 59

Arctic Monkeys the Interview

Interview with Alex Turner and Matt Helders June 21, 2014 in Toronto. Arctic Monkeys 2014 Tour STATE PARK – INDIANAPOLIS, IN 25.06.14 TICKETS SUMMERFEST – MILWAUKEE, WI 04.07.14 TICKETS ROCK WERCHTER – WERCHTER, BELGIUM 05.07.14 SOLD OUT ROSKILDE FESTIVAL – ROSKILDE, DENMARK 06.07.14 TICKETS VOLT FESTIVAL – SOPRON, HUNGARY 08.07.14 TICKETS NIMES FESTIVAL – NIMES, FRANCE 10.07.14 TICKETS OPTIMUS ALIVE – LISBON, PORTUGAL 12.07.14 SOLD OUT MARLAY PARK – DUBLIN 13.07.14 TICKETS T IN THE PARK – BALADO, KINROSS 16.07.14 TICKETS CASTELLO SCALIGERO – VILLAFRANCA, ITALY 17.07.14 TICKETS PISTOIA BLUES FESTIVAL – PISTOIA, ITALY 19.07.14 TICKETS LES VIEILLES CHARRUES – BRITTANY, FRANCE 30.07.14 TICKETS HARRAH’S HOTEL & CASINO STIR COVE – COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA 01.08.14 SOLD OUT LOLLAPALOOZA – CHICAGO, IL 06.08.14 SOLD OUT SDSU OPEN AIR THEATRE – … Continue reading Arctic Monkeys the Interview

Polaris Music Prize Long List

        The 2014 Polaris Long List. Arcade Fire – Reflektor AroarA – In The Pines Austra – Olympia Philippe B – Ornithologie, la nuit BADBADNOTGOOD – III Basia Bulat – Tall Tall Shadow Chromeo – White Women Cousins – The Halls Of Wickwire Cowboy Junkies / Various Artists – The Kennedy Suite The Darcys – Warring Dead Obies – Montréal $ud Mac DeMarco – Salad Days DIANA – Perpetual Surrender Drake – Nothing Was The Same Freedom Writers – NOW Fresh Snow – I Frog Eyes – Carey’s Cold Spring Gorguts – Colored Sands Tim Hecker – … Continue reading Polaris Music Prize Long List