Interview: Hayley Sales Chats New Music

We recently spoke with Canadian Bilboard approved artist Hayley Sales who released a music video for her new raw and soulful indie pop song,  “Lifeguard.” The singer-songwriter discusses how it feels to be releasing new music, when she knew music was something she wanted to pursue, her musical influences, advice she’s […]

Interview: Connor Dawkins of Calling All Captains Chats New Record

We recently had the chance to speak with with guitarist Connor Dawkins from pop punk/post-hardcore band Calling All Captains. Originating from small towns outside of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the band also consists of Luc Gauthier (vocals), Brad Bremner (guitar/vocals), Nick Malychuk (bass), and Tim Wilson (drums). Calling All Captains just dropped […]

Video Interview: Young Bombs Talk New Single

Canadian electronic music duo Young Bombs – comprised of Tristan Norton and Martin Kottmeier – recently joined the Popternative show. Their newest single “Summer In Brooklyn” is available now on all streaming platforms. In our interview, we talk about their creative process when making music, their journey so far, and […]

Interview: Nightshifts Talks New Single “Beach” & More

We recently got to speak with music artist Nightshifts, the recording project of Toronto-based songwriter Andrew Oliver. His music blends groovy guitars and drum machines to create soulful and cosmic pop tunes. Nightshifts’ sound can be described as slow-building progressions of phased synthesizers and delay-coated guitars. His latest single, “Beach“ […]

Album Review: Honest – Anders

Image credit: anders@/InstagramCanadian-Vietnamese artist Anders just released his 9-song project titled Honest. The “Love No More” and “Bad Habits” singer is continuing to make a name for himself globally. For better or worse, Anders’ music has drawn a lot of comparisons to The Weeknd’s early days and this album further […]

Video Interview: JP Saxe Talks New Album

Image credit: jpsaxe/@InstagramCanadian musician and singer-songwriter JP Saxe recently joined Popternative to talk all things music. The Toronto-native’s new album, Dangerous Levels of Introspection, is officially out now via Arista Records. The album contains 13 tracks including the smash hit “If The World Was Ending” featuring Julia Michaels. In the […]

Video Interview: Famba on His New Single

Image credit: Sony Music Canada Dance/Electronic artist Famba has been on the rise for quite some time with successful singles and collaborations. Famba does not seem to be stopping, and the momentum is certainly increasing. His new single “Still Call You Mine” already has over 100k streams on Spotify, and […]

Video Interview: Tate McRae Talks About Her New Single “rubberband”

Image credit: RCA RecordsAt the age of 17, Tate McRae has had quite the music career thus far. The Canadian artist constantly continues to amaze and complete significant accomplishments for her career. Recent accomplishments for McRae include: Performing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (watch here). Securing the top […]

TVO To Air 2020 New Year’s Eve Television Special

Canada has something fun to look forward to on New Year’s Eve! A New Year’s Eve Special on TVO (TV Ontario) has a packed musical lineup of amazing Canadian talent. On New Year’s Eve, Thursday December 31st, 2020, at 10:30 pm ET, From Ontario With Love: A Celebration of Hope will showcase […]