Reeny Smith

Reeny Smith

Since releasing her first in EP in 2015, “I Am Reeny,” Reeny Smith’s powerful voice and vibrant, emotional rollercoaster of a stage show have solidified her as one of the most enthralling artists in Canada.

Signing with Cymba Music Publishing in 2016, she released her breakout single, “Good Girl Swag”, a song with an unrelenting positivity in an increasingly harsh world. Smith went on to win Music Nova Scotia’s African Canadian Artist of the Year award in 2016, 2017 and 2018, as well as Best RnB Artist award in The Coast’s Best of Halifax awards in 2017 and 2018.

She’s collaborated with artists like Quake Matthews, and opened for Anderson Paak at the Halifax Jazz Festival, but through it all, Smith says the thing she’s the proudest of is developing her craft as a songwriter and being recognized for all of the hard work she’s put into the depth and realism of her work.

“My biggest achievement thus far has been recognized internationally for my songwriting work. Songwriting was never something I thought I was good at, so to have reached this level of validation means a great deal to me.”

Tom Cochrane with Red Rider

Tom Cochrane with Red Rider

Upon the release of Mad Mad World 25 it looks like Tom Cochrane’s life will continue to be a Highway. He says “the road was and is like going to school.” An iconic career which started in the pubs, rough neck bars and coffeehouses of the roads and highways of first...

Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder

Toronto-based vocal powerhouse Serena Ryder is a platinum-selling artist adored by fans, peers and critics alike, in part due to her raw and earnest songwriting, and beautifully electric live performances. She has received numerous accolades, including the prestigious...

Glass Tiger

Glass Tiger

And so it continues…the story of one of Canada’s most enduring and iconic bands, Glass Tiger, roars on. Originally known as Tokyo, the band formed in Newmarket, Ontario in 1981 and spent several years cutting their teeth in the bar scene of the day. With rapidly...

Sloan

Sloan

In 1991 bassist and vocalist Chris Murphy and drummer Andrew Scott met while studying at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and with the addition of Patrick Pentland on guitar and vocals and Jay Ferguson on guitar, formed Sloan. A year later the band made...

Joel Plaskett Emergency

Joel Plaskett Emergency

From rocking Halifax’s Marquee Club to performing for the masses at Massey Hall or touring the country with his father, Joel Plaskett has forged a reputation as one of Canada’s most engaging performers and respected singer-songwriters. Plaskett’s songs are a perennial...

Jully Black

Jully Black

Jully Black is a true Canadian Icon. Named as one of ‘The 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever’, (CBC Music) she has been dubbed ‘Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul’ by fans and industry leaders alike. As a platinum selling recording artist, her music career has yielded multiple...

Hillsburn

Hillsburn

Hillsburn’s latest album is a portrait of a society fraying at the seams, and it feels alarmingly familiar in the Covid era. Recorded in Vancouver as the pandemic set in in March 2020, Slipping Away confronts the inane monotony of so much of our collective existence,...

T. Thomason

T. Thomason

T. Thomason is a new kind of pop sensation. The U.K. born, Nova Scotia raised, Toronto resident flips the script on conventional under-dog tropes; his music eschews false positivity in favour of honest, gut-wrenching storytelling. His genre-bending self-titled album...

Barn Bhreagh

Barn Bhreagh

Featuring musicians Morgan Toney, Isabella Samson, Jesse Cox, and Keith Mullins, Barn Bhreagh has been characterized as a travelling singer-songwriter circle where the musicians all play on each other’s songs. Morgan Toney is a 22-year-old Mi’kmaq singer-songwriter...

Not Like Yesterday

Not Like Yesterday

An eclectic hybrid of lyrically-driven indie rock with elements of folk and the music of the 90’s, Not Like Yesterday brings to life the stories and songs penned by frontwoman Lynn DeCoste and her bandmates over countless years of performing. Proudly hailing from...