The Boxcar Boys

The Boxcar Boys: Cicada Ball “21st-century eclectics, mixing Roma, roots and plain-old rambunctious whimsy…[The Boxcar Boys] are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a spring in your step.” John Terauds, The Toronto Star “There’s vintage jazz, humour, Klezmer, blues, hillbilly vocals and more here, and you surely … Continue reading

The Quebe Sisters

When the Quebe Sisters from Texas take a stage, and the triple-threat fiddle champions start playing and singing in multi-part close harmony, audiences are usually transfixed, then blown away. It’s partly because the trio’s vocal and instrumental performances are authentic all-Americana, all the time, respectful of the artists that inspired … Continue reading

Century Thief

Century Thief is an indie folk/rock collective based out of Toronto, Ontario. With three principal songwriters and a variety of supporting instruments, including trumpet and multi layered vocal harmonies; the group arranges diversely thoughtful songs. Drawing on influences like Broken Social Scene, Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Arcade Fire, and more, … Continue reading

Gareth Dickson – Invisible String: Live in Caen, Reims and Istanbul, MMXII

Gareth Dickson is best known for his live accompaniment of English singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan — but that shouldn’t be all the guitarist is known for. Dickson’s latest collection of songs, Invisible String, solidifies his position as a highly skilled singer in his own right. The album is an assortment of live tracks Dickson recorded on … Continue reading

Caddy Cooper

Caddy’s new album, OUTSIDE THE WIRE has exploded on to the Blues, Country and Folk scenes to blanket five star critical acclaim! “OUTSIDE THE WIRE is a restless, feverish and marvellous album release by a talented artist determined to buck the trend.  Caddy Cooper has an ear for a great … Continue reading

Dawes – All Your Favorite Bands

At the start of Dawes‘ fourth studio effort, 2015’s All Your Favorite Bands, lead singer Taylor Goldsmith kicks off the sanguine opener “Things Happen” by admitting “I could go on talking, or I could stop/Wring out each memory til I get every drop.” This sentiment, ripe with a post-breakup emotional … Continue reading