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Marshall – This Is It
Emmy and JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter Marshall announced the release of his brand new single “This Is It“. Written and recorded before the world was impacted by Covid-19, “This Is It” juxtaposes happiness – both personally and professionally – and the curious space it occupies in one’s mind. With a return to his Alternative Rock roots, Marshall dives into the internal, emotional conflict individuals face when searching for serenity and positivity.
Neon Dreams – Sick of Feeling Useless
Halifax alt-pop duo Neon Dreams have released their new single “Sick of Feeling Useless,” a fun and energetic take on raw storytelling. The catchy gang vocals are sure to delight alternative fans across the board.
Fast Romantics – Pick it Up
Acclaimed indie-rock band Fast Romantics have announced that their highly anticipated new album Pick It Up will be released on August 6th, 2020. Alongside the album announcement, the band has unveiled the title track and its NEW quarantine-friendly video. Inspired by lead singer Matt Angus’ lifelong battle with depression and anxiety, “Pick It Up” is a spirit-lifting rock ’n’ roll ballad that acted as a personal pep talk for the singer as he overcame months of crippling depression.
JJ Wilde – Cold Shoulder
JJ Wilde is experiencing a few firsts in her career right now. She’s at #1 on the Rock Charts, she’s released her first full-length album Ruthless, and she’s doing it all in isolation in her bedroom. Her new single is called “Cold Shoulder” and it tackles the idea of being scared to ruin the thing you’ve wanted the most in your life with self-destructive tendencies.