Music

Support Alicia Keys and Kiehl's Since 1851 in fighting HIV/AIDS

(NC) -- Fourteen-time Grammy-Award-winning recording artist, Alicia Keys is on a very special mission these days. Since 2003, she has been spearheading the progress of her Keep a Child Alive initiative (keepachildalive.org)—and this year it's attracting even more attention. As of January 2014, Keys will be partnering with luxury skin care brand Kiehl's Since 1851 to offer a limited edition ....

Arts: Icons in music and skin care join forces to fight HIV

(NC) -- Kiehl's Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine-quality skin and hair care preparations, recently announced a collaboration with Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Alicia Keys in support of Keep a Child Alive (keepachildalive.org). “Supportive partners like Kiehl's are part of our extended family,” says Keys. “They share our passion for bringing dignified ....

Humans and birds respond to songs the same way

A new study published by the Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience indicates that humans and birds respond to songs the same way. The researchers at Emory University found that the brains of both birds and humans allow them to appreciate the beauty of songs. Researchers knew that music activates the mesolimbic reward pathway in humans, but they were surprised to learn that birds also had their ....

AudioNetwork.com: Music to our ears

It doesn't matter if you are looking for folk music, pop, rock or even dramatic or classical music. You don't have to look any further then AudioNetwork.com.

This website is dedicated to providing only the highest quality production music for television, advertising and corporate videos, and even movies. Boasting a library of over 50,000 original music tracks covering nearly every genre, ....

Ottawa's newest music venue -- Pressed

The unlikely music venue that brought you several solid weeks of experimental music over the spring is now teaming up with Ottawa’s favourite record label to deliver even more to their sandwich-eating and Kichesippi-sipping customers. Pressed Gourmet Sandwich Bar will soon be hosting Kelp-curated music shows, adding another smaller venue to Ottawa’s indie music scene. The plan is to book ....

Ottawa Hip Hop video debuts

Zoo Legacy has been working hard over the past year and their most recent EP City Light Glow is just about ready to go. They’ve recently release their first single titled L.K.U.T and a video was shot by the amazing Cloud in the Sky Studios from Ottawa.

Internet site reference: http://www.apt613.ca ....

Toronto Jazz Festival presents Latin Jazz

TORONTO (WireService.ca) -- The TD Toronto Jazz Festival and Lula Lounge proudly present an evening of Latin Jazz with Laura Fernandez and Alexis Baro on Thursday June 28. Acclaimed vocalist Laura Fernandez and award winning Cuban trumpet player Alexis Baro bring their distinct Latin sounds to the Lula Lounge stage as part of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival on Thursday June 28. Actively touring fro ....

Christy Hemme: Playboy Star makes Windsor music debut

Playboy and Wrestling Celebrity Christy Hemme will make her Canadian music debut at The Room Nightclub in downtown Windsor on Friday April 6 at 10pm. Doors open at 9:00pm and there's a $5 cover charge. Christy Hemme will front local band GLOW and will be available, following her performance, for a meet 'n greet and celebrity signings. Hemme first shot to fame in 2003 with her recurring role on ....

Ottawa: MonkeyJunk reinvents the Blues

  It’s about time MonkeyJunk got a Juno nomination. The Ottawa trio have nine Maple Blues Awards, a Canadian Independent Music Award, were only the second Canadian artist to win a Blues Music Award, and placed third at the International Blues Challenge in 2009 — all in four years. Titles aside, frontman Steve Marriner, lead guitarist Tony D (last name Diteodoro) and drummer Matt Sobb do ....

Drake looses to Michael Buble's Christmas Cheer: Canada becomes laughing stock at Juno Awards

My fellow Canadians, I am happy to report that William Shatner did an amazing job hosting the Junos [clip - second video below]. He was a very entertaining and charismatic host. One of the comments that Shatner made was in reference to how the Juno Awards are picked. He commented that Rita MacNeil picks the Junos after a few rounds of Jäger bombs. Shatner then corrected himself to imply this ....

Ottawa: Canada's stars come out for the JUNO Awards

(CFRA) -- Canada's most talented musicians will walk the red carpet at Scotiabank Place tonight for the 2012 JUNO Awards. The award show will feature performances by Blue Rodeo, City and Colour, deadmau5, Feist, Hedley, Hey Rosetta!, Nickelback, Simple Plan and a new 'mixed tape’ featuring Alyssa Reid, Anjulie, Dragonette, JRDN, and Mia Martina. William Shatner is hosting the event. The JU ....

Music: Montreal's NYCE releases new Hip Hop video

Recently returning from Canadian tour with American rapper FREEWAY and opening for rapping icon Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan) earlier this March, Montreal hip hop artist NYCE has just let loose his latest music video "Money and Gelly" [watch above]. NYCE is set to release his upcoming debut album "Certified" later this year on local hip ho ....

Radio: Canada gets new Internet Station - Blues, Folk and Roots

STOUFVILLE (WireService.ca)  -- A new Canadian Internet Station to showcase Blues, Folk and Roots Music is on the horizon. "A new station is clearly needed" said Priebe "and so I'm starting one. There are so many musicians with high quality CDs that won't be heard on traditional radio.The station practically created itself". Canadian Roots Radio is being launched by Jim Prie ....

Sam Roberts comes to Ottawa's NAC on February 11

This Saturday, Feb. 11, the NAC’s Southam Hall will be taken over by a couple of the rocking-est (is that a word? That’s probably not a word.) bands currently touring the country: the Sam Roberts Band and Zeus. Earlier this month, Trevor Pritchard chatted with Zeus’s Mike O’Brien about their new album and touring with the guy behind Can-rock staples like “Brother Down” and “Don ....

Ottawa's Winterlude presents Jazzfest for music lovers

Known for ice sculpture and skating on the canal, Winterlude hasn’t necessarily always been a key destination for the musically oriented. The JazzFest’s Petr Cancura is hoping to change that with this year’s Winter Jazzfest. We got some answers from Petr on what you can expect at the festival and why he thought jazz might be just what the Ottawa winter needs. Q: I understand tha ....

Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival begins February 2

You had better dress warmly because the forecast for February in the Capital just got a whole lot cooler. That’s because the Ottawa Jazz Festival, in partnership with the National Capital Commission and Winterlude, launches the first annual Winter Jazzfest which blows through town February 2 – 4 in venues throughout downtown Ottawa. The inaugural event is piled ....

Ottawa art lovers get treats for January

Welcome 2012! If your New Year’s resolution is to get out more around the city - Ottawa is playing host to a wealth of interesting art exhibitions and events that will be sure to fuel creative fire over the next few (chilly) weeks. Preternatural continues with video installations and larger-than-life drawings by visiting artist Shin Il Kim at Patrick Mikhail Gallery. If you m ....

Toronto: New Year's Off-the-Beaten Path events

Toronto New Year's Eve 2012 parties are fast approaching, meaning the fashion-conscious are already searching for dresses no one will see in the dark, and limos and bottle service will soon be in unbelievable demand. Ringing in the new year in Toronto is inevitably an event at which to see and be seen (that is, if you can see straight), and all sorts of venues offer their own takes on champagne at ....

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