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    Flashback Friday: “On My Own” by Hedley

    With the band’s recent announcement that “something’s in the air…” and the introduction of the hashtag #HEDLEYLIT, we thought we’d flashback 10 years to Hedley’s very first single, “On My Own”. Its hard to believe that the band has been dominating Canadian radio for a whole decade already, but looking back at the video for their first single truly shows […]

  • APOCALYPSE-POP: V by Bravestation

    APOCALYPSE-POP: V by Bravestation

    If you’re still looking to find that ever-elusive summer track, then Bravestation’s latest EP, V, might be the next place you look. The Toronto-based self-described apocalypse pop trio create soundscapes that combine melodic vocal hooks with 80s synths and textures borrowed equally from dream-pop as indie rock. In another curious little choice that appealed to me, their name is an […]

  • NEWS: Poor Young Things Releasing EP in October

    NEWS: Poor Young Things Releasing EP in October

    Canadian indie rock band Poor Young Things are releasing an EP called Force of Nature on October 9th. The EP is the follow-up to the band’s full-length album released 2 years ago. The band released “Like An Animal” last month to give fans a taste of what’s to come. You can listen to the single below. We poured our blood, sweat and tears into Force Of […]

  • Watch: State Champs Release Fun Track and Video

    Watch: State Champs Release Fun Track and Video

    Albany, NY pop-punk band State Champs shared a video to go along with their new track “All You Are Is History.” Both the song and the video have good hit potential. The song is catchy and makes you want get off your chair and rock your punk socks off. The video is airplay friendly and is a good mix of […]

  • LISTEN: Alexx Mack Premieres Single “Sunglasses”

    LISTEN: Alexx Mack Premieres Single “Sunglasses”

    Summer may be almost over, but that doesn’t mean the end of summer songs just yet! Alexx Mack premiered her brand new single “Sunglasses” today exclusively on Noisey, and as we expected, it’s the perfect party song to end your summer. It has her usual carefree spirit and synth beats, much like her last single “Bad” — and it’s just […]

  • NEWS: Busty and the Bass To Embark on Canadian & US Shows

    NEWS: Busty and the Bass To Embark on Canadian & US Shows

    The nine-piece band will be embarking on a Canadian tour, with stops during Frosh Week in a few Quebec cities. The band is supporting their release of their EP Glam (Indica Records). Busty and the Bass have played Canadian Music Week, NXNE, Montreal’s Jazzfest and can be seen on their run through Canada and the United States on the following dates and […]

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    Montreal Show Preview: Timber Timbre at Le National

    WHO: Timber Timbre WHEN: September 10, 2015 WHERE: Le National HOW MUCH: $25.50 For more information

  • James Bay performs at Osheaga 2015, photo by Pat Beaudry

    James Bay

    UK native James Bay went from opening up for Hozier to selling out headlining shows across the world. After releasing his debut record Chaos & The Calm, the singer-songwriter and his now-iconic hat toured North America to promote the album. CONFRONT sat down with Bay just before his set at Osheaga 2015 to talk about his experience at school, his thoughts […]

  • Idina Menzel at Place Des Arts

    Idina Menzel at Place Des Arts

    Idina Menzel took the stage at Montreal’s Place Des Arts on Tuesday night, and even though I went in knowing she would put on a great show, I still left completely stunned over just how perfect it was. For those who don’t know, Idina is so much more than just Disney’s beloved Queen Elsa. Her breakout role was in a little […]

  • WATCH: ‘Slingshot Grin’ by Sweet Billy Pilgrim

    WATCH: ‘Slingshot Grin’ by Sweet Billy Pilgrim

    Sweet Billy Pilgrim have released a short film for “Slingshot Grin” from their album Motorcade Amnesiacs. It was directed by renown  TV and film director Julian Simpson, and features well-known British actors such as  Indria Varma (Games Of Thrones/Luther), Don Gilet (Eastenders/Holby City), Tracy Whitwell (Caualty), Nicola Stephenson (Safe House), and Colin Tierny (Silent Witness). There’s also Tim Elsenberg and Jana Carpenter, the musicians behind Sweet […]