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New Music Friday: Top picks for October 18

Fridays are always a great day for music lovers as not only does it mark the last workday for many in the week but it’s also the day where most artists release new music. Here is a look at some of the releases out the week of October 18th.

If The World Was Ending…

Toronto’s JP Saxe teamed up with Grammy-nominated artists Julia Michaels for the song “If The World Was Ending.”

“Julia and I wrote this song the day we met.” Saxe said in press release. “It was a couple weeks after the last earthquake in LA. We were talking about the reasons people have to not talk to the people they really want to talk to…but know they shouldn’t talk to, and how many of those reasons would hold up in the apocalypse.”

Lucky Number 14

BECK is going to Hyperspace with his upcoming 14th album.  Hyperspace will be Beck’s first album since 2017’s Colors, which won Best Alternative Music Album at the 61st GRAMMY Awards earlier this year.

They Don’t Want To Go Home.

One of Canada’s most treasured musicians Alan Doyle teamed up with country star Dean Brody for the new track, “We Don’t Wanna Go Home.”

“‘We Don’t Wanna Go Home’ is about the greatest night of your life being interrupted by the tolling of the last call bell at the pub.” Doyle said.” The speakers in the song cry the most desperate plea to the publican to keep the place open for at least one more round,”


You can take the girl out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the girl.

Platinum selling country star from the prairies Jess Moskaluke dropped her new single ‘Country Girls” today. Moskaluke headed south to Nashville to write the song. Earlier this month, Moskaluke was presented with her third GOLD Award for her single “Take Me Home”, for which she also took home a SOCAN Award in 2017. Moskaluke will perform at the NHL Heritage Classic in Regina at the end of the month.



Robbie Williams is back but this time with his first Christmas album. It’s loaded with guest appearances including Bryan Adams, Jamie Cullum and Rod Stewart. The double album titled “The Christmas Present” will be out November 22.