HIGHS Get High on R3-30

HUGE congrats to our friends HIGHS.

The track ‘Summer Dress’ (a personal favorite) off their Mojito-mastered debut record, hit the #2 spot on CBC Radio 3’s R3-30 chart. Our Mojitos are raised!

If you feel inclined to give this hard working band […]

By | February 3rd, 2014|General|0 Comments

Polaris Prize Announces Short List

Always an interesting time in Canadian music when the highly-debated Polaris Prize whittles down it’s nominees. This morning at the Drake Hotel, the short list was revealed. Here are the top ten “artistic merit”-based albums vying for top spot:

Godspeed You! […]

By | July 16th, 2013|General|0 Comments

100 Mile House ‘Wait With Me’ Nominated For WCMA

HUGE congrats going out to 100 Mile House for their West Coast Music Award nomination. Our friends from Edmonton will be up for the Roots Duo/Group Recording of the Year for their album Wait With Me.

The awards will be handed […]

By | June 18th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Polaris Announces 2013 Long List

Let the games begin! Polaris has announced their 40-artist long list for this year’s coveted prize. Always good for some heated music discussion the Polaris recognizes the “best” Canadian albums of the year, based solely on artistic merit. 16 of […]

By | June 13th, 2013|General|0 Comments

How To Music Really Good – Mastering

We posted this on our social networks a couple days back, but it’s really too good not to share here. Check out the video to get some top notch tips on How To Music Really Good, and how to be […]

By | May 29th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Ontario To Give $45M In New Music Grants!

The Ontario government made a huge splash in the music world today, announcing that it will be spending $45 million in new music grants over the next three years. The announcement was made by Charles Sousa (Finance Minister), Michael Chan […]

By | May 1st, 2013|General|0 Comments

Raise A Glass: Cheers to Slocan Ramblers!

Raise a glass is where we raise our figurative mojitos in a toast to some of the awesome things that our artists have been up to. This time around our mojito (or should we make it a whiskey?) goes up […]

By | April 26th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Terra Grimard Releases Video For ‘Black Steps’

Mojito friend and talented singer-songwriter Terra Grimard has released a video for her song ‘Black Steps’ off the album Leopardwood. A Canadian artist, Terra is currently residing in the land down under. Black Steps was filmed on the outskirts of […]

By | April 10th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Next Big Bang: Music Canada Sets New Direction for Music Industry

Music Canada, our nation’s leading music industry advocacy organization released an impressive report at Canadian Music Week that outlines policies and programs designed to stimulate the economy by developing Canada’s music industry.

The report describes the impact that our music industry […]

By | March 25th, 2013|General|0 Comments

100 Mile House ‘Wait With Me’ Hits the Charts

Huge congrats to 100 Mile House whose new record Wait With Me found its way onto a number of Canadian charts. Released this week on Chronograph Records, Wait With Me is the third full-length release from the Edmonton-based folk group.

100 Mile […]

By | March 13th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Raise a Glass: Cheers to Erik Lind & The Orchard, Josh Van Tassel, & Lydia Hol!

Raise a Glass is where we grab our figurative Mojitos in a toast to some of the awesome things that our artist friends have been up to lately. This time we’ve got chart-topping tunes, East Coast Music Awards and a […]

By | March 7th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Music Industry Revenues on the Rise (& What That Means For Your Career)

The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) released their annual music industry report earlier this week, only this time -unlike a number of years prior- there was an overall sense of good news for the music community.

Global […]

By | February 27th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Juno Awards Announce 2013 Nominees

Vancouver’s breakout pop star Carly Rae Jepsen leads the way at this year’s Juno Awards with five nominations, while names like Leonard Cohen, Justin Bieber, and Celine Dion are all up for multiple nominations.

The artist of the year category includes […]

By | February 19th, 2013|General|0 Comments

How Does Spotify Compare To Pandora (Infographic)

The folks over at The Music Bed (via Hypebot) put together an awesome infographic that looks at some of the differences between music streaming services Spotify and Pandora. Though the services are […]

By | February 7th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Joshua Van Tassel’s Awesome Teaser Video

Music master Joshua Van Tassel just released an awesome new teaser video for his upcoming album, Dream Date.

The video features the lovely Megan Bonnel. Dream Date will be out on Backwards Music on March 26th, 2013. You can hear a sample […]

By | February 6th, 2013|General|0 Comments