You’ve GOT To Hear This: “Whitebrow”

Given that I’m always looking to explore the local scene, I was lucky to have a friend suggest Whitebrow.  Being not only partial to Canadian music but also to folk, I instantly fell in love with Whitebrow’s eerily beautiful sound. Clean, crisp, and pleasing to the ear, Burlington’s Gabriel Desantis’

You’ve GOT to Hear This: The Barr Brothers

On December 6, 2012 I attended Massey Hall to witness a stunning performance by Patrick Watson and some of his talented friends.  Expecting the show to be astonishing and discovering it to be breathtakingly brilliant, I was not only left with a feeling of awe towards Watson’s musical talent, but

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Royal Canoe”

There is always something exciting about stumbling upon a song that hooks you, particularly one that you can’t seem to get out of your head.  Having recently heard Hold on to the Metal, I was taken aback and instantly craved more.  Learning that the song was written by Winnipeg’s Royal

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Hello Hum”

Hello Hum by Wintersleep Although not from Toronto, I figured I’d start this segment by introducing a band that released one of my favourite  albums of 2012:  Wintersleep.  Bearing a sound that is balanced between heavy and airy, their music always manages to suit my taste whether I want something to


Looking back on the year 2012, it was a year full of great memories, wonderful company, and  of musical exploration. Discovering new bands and re-kindling my love for older ones, it was filled with amazing records and shows.  Looking back at my playlists, I revelled in the multitude of music