Listen: Johnson Crook “Minnedosa, Manitoba”

Toronto is a vast, diversified concrete jungle known for it’s political figures, sky-high housing prices and Drake. Amidst all that it’s easy to forget it’s warmth, small pockets of intimacy and it’s thriving country scene. That is, until you come across talent like Johnson Crook and ‘Minnedosa, Manitoba.’ Hope you like, K Continue reading Listen: Johnson Crook “Minnedosa, Manitoba”

Jamestown Revival

I’ve decided to start a new segment on the site ‘Empire Unplugged‘. Which for the most part will feature upcoming Country, Americana & Roots artists/music from all over the world. If you’re wondering how a girl who lives downtown, in one of the largest cities in Canada knows anything about country music, I shall explain. For about the first 13 years of my life (with … Continue reading Jamestown Revival

An Interview With Mike Lippert

  Who is Michael Lippert?   I’m not sure. I’ll let you know when I’m dead. For now I seem to be flip flopping between being a responsible person who earns money helping people with their careers and a Writer/Director with a half hour pilot for an office dramedy that I’m trying to turn into a series, among other things. I prefer the latter, but not being a starving … Continue reading An Interview With Mike Lippert

4 New(ish) Toronto Webseries

A couple of years ago I wrote an article for BlogTo titled  ‘The Top 10 Toronto Web Series’  It listed many of my personal favorites as well as new ones I grew to love. I’ve recently been contemplating following it up with a new article, when the thought crossed my mind “Yeah, I could write a new article for someone else, orrrrrrr I could write … Continue reading 4 New(ish) Toronto Webseries

Sandro Veri-Down By The Dollar Bin

  We just don’t have the time to explore everything we love. So we give you ‘B-Side‘- a random collection of things we love that we think you should explore further. Today’s suggestion: Toronto comedian Sandro Veri just released his first comedy album ‘Down By The Dollar Bin’. You can preview/buy it on iTunes or Amazon. You can check out more of his work below: Continue reading Sandro Veri-Down By The Dollar Bin

Devon Hubka & Natalie Kulesza

We just don’t have the time to explore everything we love. So we give you ‘B-Side‘- a random collection of things we love that we think you should explore further. Today’s suggestion: A double bill of song and stories featuring Devon Hubka and Natalie Kulesza. Two dynamic women who’ve experienced the meaning behind the lyric “Everybody says no / Everybody says stop / Everybody says … Continue reading Devon Hubka & Natalie Kulesza