Spotlight On: The Talking Tears

Today we’re throwing the spotlight on The Talking Tears, a one-man indie rock band by Jack Zenith out of Madison Wisconsin who’s latest release Eargasm hit the Bandcamp shelves on May 27th, 2022 (streaming everywhere else on June 1st). We get into their musical influences, which producer they really want to work with, the inspiration behind the album and a key phrase they keep in … Continue reading Spotlight On: The Talking Tears

Spotlight On: Chris Scheler “What’s Left Of Me”

I’m a little late to the hype but last week York, PA artist Chris Scheler released his latest, “What’s Left Of Me” and it needs to be on your new music radar. Streaming just about everywhere, click here to find out all the places you can listen or head over to Bandcamp and purchase it for a cool $5. For fans of: Royal Blood, Highly … Continue reading Spotlight On: Chris Scheler “What’s Left Of Me”

Spotlight On: Dawn Cadence

Right of the release of her debut single “!Warning Signs!” I got a chance to pick the brain of Montreal-based songwriter Dawn Cadence. Self-produced, Dawn’s music transcends genres, a soulful blending of jazz and rock inspired by 80’s pop. We talk about how Dawn put together the track, how she approaches her music and songwriting as a whole and dive into some of the artists … Continue reading Spotlight On: Dawn Cadence

Spotlight On: Halo Vair

This week I posed a few questions over to instrumentalist music producer and head of Toronto-Psychadelic Rock outfit Halo Vair whose upcoming home-recorded EP “Definition” is due out on December 12th 2021. We get into Victor Zohni’s recording rig, the frustrations with home-recording an independent artist like himself encounters, influential artists and some words of advice for those embarking on their own self-produced releases. Listen … Continue reading Spotlight On: Halo Vair

Spotlight On: Päter

This week I’m pleased to introduce you to upcoming singer-songwriter Päter who just recently released their latest single “Obstinate Brain,” which best described as indie pop/rock drama given their unique theatric delivery. While Päter is not new to songwriting having begun writing as a kid, they were inspired to take on a 30-day songwriting challenge when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and began sharing new original … Continue reading Spotlight On: Päter

Spotlight On: Silas Fury

Got a chance to chat with Menno and Jeremy of Silas Fury recently to talk about their album “Frontier” and the video-concept experience that accompanies it. We get into some stand-out moments from collaborating on the record, their must-haves in the studio for their songwriting process, and then we get a little weird talking about alien lifeforms and other spacey-stuff in this in depth interview.  … Continue reading Spotlight On: Silas Fury

Spotlight On: Ekelle

Today’s featured artist is Toronto-based songwriter Ekelle who blends R&B, Pop and Hip Hop to create her own unique flavour dubbed “Hood Pop.” Most recently Ekelle released “Come Back,” an honest reflection of the uncertainty and pressures presented in 2020 including how it felt to watch the protests promoted by the Black Lives Matter movement after the tragic death of George Floyd. We were able … Continue reading Spotlight On: Ekelle

Spotlight On: Andrew Thomas

U.K based singer-songwriter Andrew Thomas draws from a wealth of influence having grown up with a passionate record collector giving him a taste for british pop and rock from an early age. Today he’s released the latest single from his solo record “Backs Against The Wall” titled “Goodbye (To Life on the Inside). We were pleased to be able to ask Andrew a bit about … Continue reading Spotlight On: Andrew Thomas

Spotlight On: Vintage Boring

Introducing Vintage Boring, an up-and-coming indie rock foursome out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Vintage Boring formed in 2019 and hunkered down during the height of the pandemic to record what became their debut 3-song EP “Small Space”. We had a chance to speak with singer and guitarist Jamie O’Halloran about the record, their new single “Oswego” and their upcoming return to the stage at Lee’s … Continue reading Spotlight On: Vintage Boring

Spotlight On: Council

Today’s spotlight feature comes out of Baldwinsville, New York. Introducing… Council. They’ve drawn comparisons to bands like The Killers and Imagine Dragons, so if you’re craving fist-pumping anthemic arena rock, Council’s got you covered. Council is a trio of brothers, identical twins Pat (Lead Vocals/Piano/Bass) & Doug (Drums/Vocals) and younger brother Andrew (Guitar/Vocals) who traded in the luxurious life of American farming for arena-ready rockstardom. … Continue reading Spotlight On: Council