Did these Hip Hop Artists Live Up to the Hype?

Sometimes in a hip hop musician’s career, early commercial success is not always a good thing. These hip hop artists later on would suffer because they were overshadowed by their previous hit songs. We aren’t talking about one-hit wonders here. These are artists who were talented, and still had relative […]

Interview: Indie Rock Artist telco on New Music and Journey

Indie rock artist and former Wall St. bond trader telco (Michael Gilbride) is over the moon about dropping new music. After releasing a debut EP in September, telco has released the new single “Minus Nine”. telco describes the single as a take on struggling with being lonely which often helps […]

Fresh Music Fridays: The Spill Canvas, Dyces Trench, A Scent Like Wolves, The Cold Casuals, and Beach Bunny

It’s Friday, and it’s time for some fresh finds! Every Friday, Popternative features new music from a variety of genres to kick off your weekend. To be featured in Fresh Music Fridays, please send an e-mail to popternative@gmail.com. The Spill Canvas (Rock)The Spill Canvas are back! They are going to be […]

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs release new single “Gates of Heaven”

Rock band Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs recently released their new single “Gates of Heaven” which will be on their highly anticipated record Real One coming out on February 19th, 2021 via Dine Alone Records. The band who are originally from Toronto, Ontario Canada area (Kitchener, Ontario) have been […]

Fresh Music Fridays: American Teeth, Sabriel, Dreamshade, and More

This is our first Fresh Music Fridays of 2021! Every Friday, Popternative features new music from a variety of genres to kick off your weekend. To be featured in Fresh Music Fridays, please send an e-mail to popternative@gmail.com. Holly Acres (Pop Punk)The Ottawa, Ontario pop-punk band debut their first single, “Grounded”. […]

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 […]

Fresh Music Fridays: Danny Goo, Pressa, Nataliya Nikitenko, and El Fatso

Every Friday, Popternative features new music from a variety of genres to kick off your weekend. To be featured in Fresh Music Fridays, please send an e-mail to popternative@gmail.com. Danny Goo (Indie/Pop Rock)Danny’s Goo’s debut six-track EP, Feel For You via Atoned Music is now available across streaming platforms. Pressa (Rap/Hip Hop)Pressa releases […]

Fresh Music Fridays: Top Tier, Tidal Wave, Altur Santos, Rosie Carney, and All Things Blue

Every Friday, Popternative features new music from a variety of genres to kick off your weekend. To be featured in Fresh Music Fridays, please send an e-mail to popternative@gmail.com. Top Tier (Pop Punk)Miami-based pop punk band Top Tier have shared their newsong “Over It.” Lead vocalist/bassist Chris Tamez explains, “‘Over It’ […]

Interview: Paper Jackets Catch Up About Their Latest Single “Drugs & Honey”

LA-based alternative-pop band Paper Jackets recently released their new single “Drugs & Honey”. This is the first song written by the band since coming out of quarantining for the better part of the first half of the year. It offers up darker, more serious lyrics that are shrouded by an […]