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Five new and must-have Canadian Christmas Carols

December 13, 2012

It’s the time of the year when hearing Christmas songs is pretty much inevitable, but if they are good, it’s not necessarily a bad thing! If you’re looking to update your Christmas playlist, just in time for holiday parties or …

Hey Rosetta’s new video!

August 23, 2012

It’s never not the perfect day when Hey Rosetta releases a new video, which makes today, the perfect day. The video is the latest for the multi-award winning, Juno Award nominated group. It’s called “Young Glass” and was directed by …

Five Juno nominees you may have never heard of! (Written by my brother!)

March 30, 2012

This weekend, musicians from every corner of this country will be descending upon Ottawa to celebrate (and hopefully win a few) Juno awards. This will actually be the first time that I won’t be at the Junos in five years, …

Hey St. John’s, I love you.

October 7, 2011

Hey Rosetta! – Bandages from Sonic Entertainment Group on Vimeo. Have I ever told you how much I love St. John’s, Newfoundland?  Well, if I haven’t, I love it.  The history, the beauty, oh and the music. It really is …

Three tours worth your money!

July 23, 2011

There’s been three BIG tour announcements in as many days, and I’m equally as excited about all of them.  I thought it would be best to round them all up in one big super blog post, because I’m just that …

Like Hey Rosetta? There’s an app for that!

April 27, 2011

Truth be told I don’t really download a lot of apps.  Besides using my Iphone for its actual purpose (a phone), it is usually just a little Angry Birds, Plants Vs. Zombies and some Instagram. But that doesn’t mean that …

SXSW: Free 65 Canadian Song Sampler!

March 29, 2011

When this link first showed up in my inbox, I didn’t really get it.  65 songs from Canadian artists for free?  It sounded like a shady revolution of Columbia House and I was sure it was spam.  I looked at …

Epic Rock: Hey Rosetta! at The Legion in Calgary

March 4, 2011

Special Review by Dan Meades So, full discloser: I really like this band. No, I mean I REALLY like this band. Part of the reason I really like this band is because I know some of the members from the …

Crash Course: ECMAs Videos of the Year!

January 21, 2011

Ohhhh doesn’t it feel good that it is Friday! It occurred to me yesterday that many of you may not know who the hell I was talking about yesterday when I mentioned the ECMAs nominations. (East Coast Music Awards.)  So …

Anyone want to play at the Junos?

January 5, 2011

I’m beyond excited that we are less than three months away until the 40th annual Junos in Toronto! If you are a Canadian musician, than you should be excited too. Applications to play at this year’s Juno Fest are now …

Thankfully: Song Quest is Back!!!!

September 8, 2010

One of my favourite things to come out of CBC Radio last year was the Great Canadian SongQuest. The songs from that search resaulted in an amazing Canadian soundtrack that  are still in my regular rotation, especially Hey Rosetta‘s Old …

Song Quest Live!!

January 21, 2010

> Remember when I almost convinced CBC to get someone to write a song about my couch? Ahhh good times. Luckily (for the singer/songwriter) my couch didn’t make it to the finals of the Great Canadian Song Quest, but a …

Interview: Newest VJ Liz Trinnear

December 11, 2009

> Seven days ago Liz Trinnear‘s life changed forever. That is because, last Friday, the 21-year-old London, Ontario, native became the envy of the thousands of Canadians, by winning the MuchMusic VJ search. From early on, it was easy to …

The Quest Ends Today!

November 23, 2009

>The day is finally here. CBC’s The Great Radio Song Quest Playlist is finally being unveiled. Loyal readers will remember that my couch was once a contender as a song subject for the playlist, but eventually lost to Alberta’s HooDoos. …

Perform at Junofest!

November 17, 2009

>Now that the Geminis are out of the way, it’s time to get ready for the next big Canadian Awards show, The Junos! This year, The Junos will be taking place in Saint John’s, Newfoundland, so you know they are …