So long and thanks for all the fish (NxEW is changing management)
Friday, December 5, 2014
I am officially stepping down as editor of NxEW. When I started the site in 2009 there were lots of exciting musicy things happening, I was trying to keep up with it all and sharing some of the gre... .. read more..
Steal This Website (NxEW is officially looking for a new editor)
Monday, November 17, 2014
When I started NxEW in March of 2009, I was living in Toronto. I was hearing a lot of good bands and I mean a whole lot of good bands. For every band I saw there were two more I’d heard about that ... .. read more..
Mavor’s Bones: A Gothic Novel-In-Poems by Rolli
Monday, October 13, 2014
“Company’s come. In a ramshackle mansion, meet a family in the same condition—ancient, decayed. There’s the brooding Duke, and his riotous brother. There’s Grandam, lost in wilds of herself. There’... .. read more..
No Museums “I Was A Worker & Now I’m Old”
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
September 23. Edmonton’s No Museums have just released “I Was A Worker And Now I’m Old”. This seven song album was recorded over the summer and is now freely available on Ba... .. read more..
Twin Library presents: No Museums
Friday, September 12, 2014
Edmonton’s No Museums will release their debut album in late September. I Was A Worker And Now I’m Old was originally intended as the follow up to Twin Library’s Historical Tumble... .. read more..
The Darcys Announce Tour Dates, Share Free MP3
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Toronto’s The Darcys will celebrate the one year anniversary of their Juno Award and Polaris Prize-nominated album Warring, out now on Arts & Crafts, with a cross-Canada tour. The band ha... .. read more..
Absolutely Free Announce Debut Album, Share Free MP3
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Toronto’s Absolutely Free have announced that they will release their self-titled debut on Arts & Crafts on October 14. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of the first singl... .. read more..
PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister Announce Tour Dates
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For T... .. read more..
Video Review – The Nursery – Lysergically Yours
Sunday, August 3, 2014
By Jade Sperry Jadedphotography Toronto band The Nursery released a new video from their EP Carnival Nature called “Lysergically Yours” which hit their YOUTUBE channel on July 9, 2014. ... .. read more..
The Wilderness of Manitoba Announce New Album, Share MP3
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Wilderness of Manitoba have announced that they will release their new album Between Colours on September 16 via Pheromone Records. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of ‘Le... .. read more..
POP Montreal Announces More Acts, Including The Unicorns
Monday, July 21, 2014
POP Montreal has announced more bands and artists including the reunited Unicorns. This will be their only Canadian show outside of their dates opening for Arcade Fire. In addition to the music, Ar... .. read more..
High Ends Announces Debut, Shares Free MP3s
Friday, July 18, 2014
High Ends, the side project of Yukon Blonde frontman Jeffrey Innes has announced that he will release his solo debut Super Class on October 7 via Dine Alone Records. To celebrate, he’d shared... .. read more..
King Reign’s Debut Album ‘Sincere’ Out Now
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The day has com; King Reign’s debut solo album has been released. The drop of Sincere has been greatly anticipated by both fans and King Reign. Leading up to the album drop, King Reign gave fans a ... .. read more..
Polaris Music Prize Short List Announced
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
In case you somehow missed it, the Polaris Short list announced and while there are a few that I didn’t quite get and a few that I would have liked to have seen on the list it is, overall, a ... .. read more..
Zeus Announce New Album, Share Free MP3
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Zeus have announced that they will release their new album Classic Zeus on September 2 via Arts & Crafts. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream/download of ‘Miss My FriendsR... .. read more..
The Devin Cuddy Band Announce Tour Dates
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Devin Cuddy Band have announced the dates of their upcoming tour in support of sophomore album Kitchen Knife, out on July 28 on Cameron House Records. The tour will wrap in Toronto on August 8 ... .. read more..
Help Girls Rock Camp Toronto raise $15,000 for an after school program
Monday, July 7, 2014
In 2013, Girls Rock Camp Toronto held three sold out camp sessions and had a long waiting list of kids that never got in. Not only should this never happen but the kids should be able to come back ... .. read more..
Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelo...
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo,... .. read more..
the 2014 Polaris Music Prize Long List
Friday, June 20, 2014
As usual, there are some things that I would like to see here that aren’t. As usual there are some things here that I’m not thrilled about. As usual I’m not going to say what thos... .. read more..
Astrid Young Announces Fourth Solo Album & Tour Dates
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Toronto’s Astrid Young has announced that she will release her fourth solo album One Night at Giant Rock on June 27. The album will be available in select stores, online at Tangerine Music Ca... .. read more..