July/August 2016 Contents
Rock… And Then Some
Arkells Refuse to Stagnate on Morning Report
By Andrew King
The flagbearers for blue-collar Canadian rock have been bored with the genre and its conventions of late, leading to an injection of new influences on their latest album.
When We Were Young
Sharon, Lois & Bram's Long-Lasting Musical Legacy
By Adam Kovac
Multiple generations grew up with Sharon, Lois & Bram, learning about life, friendship, and, most importantly if you ask the group members themselves, music.
Music for the Masses
Canadian Festivals Get Crafty to Overcome Challenges & Build Their Brands
By Kevin Young
Summer festivals are a key part of the Canadian musical landscape, though 2016 was a tough year, meaning event organizers had to up their games to let the bands play on.
Our Pop-Focused 2016 Keyboard Special
By Ryan Shuvera
"Keyboard Special" might be deceiving as our panelists – including Shawn Hook, Keith Harris, and more – are multi-faceted creators with unique approaches to their crafts & careers.