Band profile

‘You don’t want your baby to be ugly’: Sam Kaiser on success of new EP

Sam Kaiser , ArtSci ’22, released a single last November called “Good Things,” an apt title considering it skyrocketed to three times more streams on Spotify than his next most popular song.Continue...

Justin Nozuka talks dreamy, psilocybin-inspired single

“I see no reason / to hold back these feelings,” sings R&B artist Justin Nozuka in his latest track, “summer night o8,” written and performed under the psychedelic influence of psilocybin.Continue...

Riley Michaels talks new single ‘Turn Off the Lights’

Before the pandemic, Riley Michaels could often be found playing in bars, soaking up the energy from people having a drink and dancing after a long week. Now he realizes it’s easy to get caught up in work and forget to spend time with the people who matter most.Continue...

The Blue Stones release new EP ‘Live on Display’

To make up for all the cancelled concerts this year, The Blue Stones have captured the atmosphere of live music on their new EP, featuring performances of their singles at Smash Salvage, an antique store in Hamilton.Continue...

The Codas bring multi-layered sound to Kingston’s music scene

Kingston band The Codas have been creating a name for themselves with incredible originality since the release of their first single, “Anomaly,” in 2019. Their sound is difficult to describe with traces of folk, R&B, jazz, and even funk layered into many of their tracks.Continue...

The Wilderness finds its home with first full-length studio album

Working with the acclaimed Bathouse studio was a dream come true for The Wilderness, but releasing their first album during a pandemic never factored into their plans.Continue...

Chris Morris takes listeners to the heart of folk music

Chris Morris used to be the man backstage: a concert promoter trying to get bands to play gigs. 10 years later, he’s become the performer instead.Continue...

The Great Unwashed to play for the masses

While The Great Unwashed’s name may raise a few eyebrows, this four-piece Kingston band is making a name for themselves, revamping old hits for modern dance floors.Continue...

Royal Tusk hits The Mansion

In the grungy, low-ceilinged upper room of The Mansion on March 3, Royal Tusk performed their sound check. Hardcore fans milled around, their murmuring escalating in the room as they excitedly anticipated the evening’s main event.Continue...

Turpin's Trail brings East Coast spirit to Kingston

The deep acapella voices of Turpin’s Trail ring out in perfect harmony over the band’s layered instrumental arrangements.Continue...

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