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blog :: Polaris names worthy 2015 winner

September 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Well, it’s about damn time… By now, you’ve probably (hopefully) heard that Buffy Sainte-Marie was named the winner of the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, taking home [...]

blog :: Weren’t at Way Home?

July 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Yeah, Way Home seemed like a pretty cool festival – maybe the festival to finally bring cool music festivals to Toronto. But, if you’re like me, you didn’t go. [...]

blog :: NXNE, here we come!

June 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

So North by Northeast – or NXNE, to those in the know – officially kicks off in Toronto tomorrow, with live music and comedy and speaker series. But let’s be [...]

blog :: Apple’s just ruining everything

June 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Apple’s already fucked up how we buy music, so why not how we stream it, too? Okay, full disclosure: I’m not big on streaming. I like to bring my music wherever I [...]

blog :: meet the Indie Week Europe winners!

May 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

A big congratulations goes out to the winners of the inaugural Indie Week Europe… … Victoria + Jean! The eclectic duo are from Stockholm, Sweden, and their music is one [...]

blog :: the only mash-up you need to see

March 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

  This is the only mash-up you’ll ever need to see. Go ahead and watch it, I’ll wait. Okay, so Benjamin Roberts (the amazing person who made this) has [...]

blog :: Bonnaroo did something kinda cool

January 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

I’ll admit, I rolled my eyes quite aggressively when I heard that Bonnaroo would release its 2015 line-up “as it happens”. That’s stupid, I thought. [...]

A call to action for listeners of good tunes

December 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yes, there’s a lot more shitty music today. There; I said it. There is a lot of really terrible music out in the world. Sometimes, we at Raz Mataz are sent it directly [...]

blog :: What’s Your Favourite Album?

September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

What’s your favourite album of all time? That’s the question that Eric Alper, director of media relations at eOne Music and the brain behind ThatEricAlper.com, [...]

blog :: Polaris Prize :: 2014 short list

July 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

On September 22, the 2014 Polaris Music Prize will be awarded to an amazing Canadian artist. And today, the 40-strong long list was whittled down to 10 deserving artists. [...]
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