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#TuesdayTunesDay: New Song Roundup, 20 March 2018

A fresh crop of newly released songs for your listening pleasure – enjoy! Dennis Ellsworth, “Caught in the Waves” Dennis Ellsworth has released “Caught In The Waves,” the first single from his upcoming fifth solo album “Things Change,” out April… Continue Reading →

Gossip Talkin’ Blues, Episode 5: Under the Covers

After an hour’s sleep was so rudely snatched from us earlier this month (with the beginning of Daylight Savings Time), we’ve chosen to go back under the covers for this episode.  We feature cover songs from Joel Plaskett, Emm Gryner,… Continue Reading →

#TuesdayTunesDay: New Song Roundup, 13 March 2018

We have a great new collection of songs for you this week from across Canada – it’s been an awesome week for new music! The Wolfe, “Pig & the Hound” Saskatchewan-based The Wolfe has just released a brand new single,… Continue Reading →

Advance Stream: Kristi Lane Sinclair, “The Ability to Judge Distance”

As modern rock continues to expand and evolve, it is artists like Kristi Lane Sinclair who are at the vanguard. The Toronto-based singer/songwriter draws equally from her Haida/Cree heritage and her love of both grunge and classical music to create… Continue Reading →

#TuesdayTunesDay: New Song Roundup

We have another pile of terrific new songs to share that have recently arrived here at GDW HQ, so if you need a pick-me-up today, dive into this collection of awesome new music. The Long War, “Breathe In Breathe Out”… Continue Reading →

Find A New Favorite: Steel City Rovers

It is pretty well known that Team GDW enjoy travelling to Southern Ontario on a regular basis for adventures in all things ‘music.’  Given the relatively easy drive across Central PA, through Western NY and into Ontario, the city of… Continue Reading →

New Single From Johnson Crook (With Tom Cochrane): “Mr. Nobody”

Toronto-based roots rock band Johnson Crook have released their latest single “Mr. Nobody” to coincide with tour dates in Ontario this March. The song, from Johnson Crook’s 2017 full-length debut The Album, released through Coalition Music (Records), features guest vocals… Continue Reading →

Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane to Release “Grit” This Friday

After 548 concerts in 11 countries since coming together in 2014, including Celtic Connections (Glasgow, Scotland) and National Folk Festival (Canberra, Australia), Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane are finally releasing their debut album. This collection of songs dropping on 2 March… Continue Reading →

Jim Cuddy Band – Constellation Tour, Hamilton, ON

Following our wonderful Saturday evening in Belleville, we headed west on Highway 401 the next morning for the second show in consecutive nights.  Arriving in downtown Hamilton, ON, it was hard to not smile knowing that being in Hamilton during… Continue Reading →

“Alive and Well” With Big Little Lions

With their latest album releasing today, Helen Austin and Paul Otten of Big Little Lions have a great deal to celebrate.  “Alive and Well” is a wonderfully optimistic and uplifting set of songs, one of those rare albums that can… Continue Reading →

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