Meet Ryan Taerk, Boris in The Communists’s Daughter

If you had told me when I was 10 that through pursuing my passions in music that I would also work with my siblings writing blogs, songs, and screenplays, that I would get to tour with them, watch them pursue their dreams, and that as a result, I would be interviewing my brother as the lead of a brand-new CBC Gem show called ‘The Communist’s Daughter’, then I probably wouldn’t have believed you. Looking back, I also wouldn’t have changed a thing!

VISSIA Celebrates The Power Of Platonic Love In Neo-Soul Track ‘The Cliffs’

It’s a laid back, summer-y tune for the Canadian songstress’ fourth single of this current album cycle. ‘The Cliff’s unmistakably taps into the kind of sound put forward by Halsey and the kind of visuals which Lana del Ray makes her own – full of endless hazy summers’ days, a hitchhiked road trip with a stranger, love found in the most unlikely places. ‘The Cliffs’ is taken from Vissia’s upcoming album, With Pleasure, out in April.

Photo credit: Roman Zugarazo

Marianas Trench Bassist Mike Ayley Teams Up With Wife Emily On Adorable Christmas Single ‘The World Needs Christmas’ – Out November 6

Mike Ayley, bassist from Canadian double-platinum selling band Marianas Trench, and his wife Emily, are set to release a Christmas single, ‘The World Needs Christmas’, on November 6th, via 604 Records and all streaming services. The single marks Mike’s first project outside of Marianas Trench, and Emily’s singing debut – although you wouldn’t know it, with their charming harmonies and clear vocal chemistry, the couple sounds like they’ve been recording together for years.

It’s Mid-March But We Speak To Late July About Her Life, Inspirations, And Music

Late July is the nom de plume of Nicole Simone, a singer songwriter with a lot to offer. Originally from Toronto, Canada, she spent much of her childhood in Del Mar, California, leading her to consider herself bi-coastal, Despite her stage name, Late July’s month of preference is actually October. Late July’s recent single, ‘Calling To The Moon’, was released in Late January, and comes with a music video which was shot in Bronson Canyon, in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, which is probably most famous for being the location of the Bat Cave, in the 1960s ‘Batman’ TV series.
As part of her series of interviews with Los Angeles artists, Lisa had a chat with Late July and asked her some questions.