PRESS

HAUMÉA MAGAZINE - EP MENTION - MUSIC BLOG - 07/06/2021

"Nous vous conseillons fortement d’écouter tout l’EP ; une histoire prend place et transcende les titres pris à part de manière individuelle, offrant à tout un chacun un voyage éthéré au dessus des arbres." - Cloé Gruhier

LE CANAL AUDITIF - EP MENTION - MUSIC BLOG - 28/05/2021

"C’est d’une grande beauté et c’est un bon moment d’accrocher au projet de cette jeune artiste, car elle n’est qu’au début. Visiblement, à l’écoute de cet album, elle est destinée à de grandes choses." - Louis-Philippe LaBrèche

CANADIAN BEATS MEDIA - EP FEATURE - MUSIC BLOG - 21/05/2021

"Toronto, ON-based Ink Sticks & Stones has unveiled the Vaste EP – a brief, yet intimate electro-ambient and contemporary classic five-piece suite that has been called both haunting and tranquil." - Jenna Melanson

NAGAMAG - MUSIC VIDEO FEATURE - MUSIC BLOG - 21/05/2021

"Are you looking for inner piece and harmony? There’s always something suitable to listen and help yourself find the right way. This classical creation with its acoustic piano and violin chords, can very well be what we truly want." - Nagamag

YORK CALLING - EP REVIEW - MUSIC BLOG - 14/05/2021

"Vaste feels like an EP which began with a solid concept that was built upon by countless hours of hard work and refining." - Graeme Smith

Y A PAS DEUX MATINS PAREILS - RADIO-CANADA/CBC - RADIO INTERVIEW - 13/05/2021

"Cinq morceaux composent l'album Vaste et chacun a été mis en images pour une expérience multi-sensorielle." - Francine Ravel

ONFR+ - FIL CULTUREL - 13/05/2021

"Vaste, titre qui renvoie entre autres à la vaste étendue de la forêt boréale ontarienne, est un voyage intime et planant basé sur la musique électro ambiante et classique." - Aimé Beauchamp

LE MATIN DU NORD - RADIO-CANADA/CBC - RADIO INTERVIEW - 12/05/2021

"Projet de la compositrice-musicienne torontoise Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant, Ink Sticks & Stones dresse le portrait sonore de tout un écosystème avec l’album Vaste." - Daniel Aubin

THE TINNITIST - MUSIC BLOG - 09/05/2021

"In its entirety, Vaste is an intimate voyage based in electro-ambient and contemporary classical music that will stimulate your creative senses."
- Darryl Sterdan

STEPHANIE MARTIN - REVIEW - MUSIC BLOG - 04/10/2021

"[Vaste III] engaged my imagination on a completely different level." - Stephanie Martin (composer, conductor, musician)

KMS REVIEWS - REVIEW - MUSIC BLOG - 04/09/2021

"[Vaste III] is stacked with fine audiovisual nuances to an unreal level." - Florian Maier

RAIGHES MUSIC FACTORY - BLOG PLAYLIST - 04/09/2021

Vaste III featured as part of their daily discovery playlist.

FRANCO MUSIQUE - FEATURE - 06/07/2020

Feature interview in French about being a Chinese-Canadian artist.

PRETTY IN NOISE - BLOG PLAYLIST - 05/30/2020
ROCK ERA MAGAZINE - INSTAGRAM REVIEW - 05/28/2020

"The music of the Canadian Ink Sticks & Stones isn't only the amazing factor here, but also the melodic female vocals which we believe a new iconic Indie act is in the process." - Rock Era Mag

FRANCOMUSIQUE - BLOG DE MUSIQUE - 05/26/2020

"La Franco-Ontarienne Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant (Ink Sticks & Stones) nous présente une chanson en anglais, Clockworkbeats. " - FrancoMusique

FRANCOMUSIQUE - BLOG DE MUSIQUE - 05/02/2019

"Connaissez-vous Ink Sticks & Stones ? C’est le nom de scène de Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant, une franco-chinoise-ontarienne originaire d’Ottawa et qui habite maintenant à Toronto. Elle vient de lancer un clip pour sa chanson Valse pour la belle.” " - FrancoMusique

Unpeeled Show - VIDEO INTERVIEW - 05/23/2018

"John had the pleasure of interviewing singer-songwriter Ink Sticks & Stones at her debut album release party for "All That Gets Left Behind" . Her music blends folk storytelling/imagery with a modern sound based primarily in acoustic guitar and piano. So stop what you're doing and watch this now!!" - Unpeeled Show

RIDE THE TEMPO - MUSIC BLOG FEATURE - 03/14/2018

"Minimalist singer-songwriter fare from Ink Sticks & Stones (aka Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant). Only piano and voice grace this piece in which Dooh-Tousignant relates:
“You hold my hand, but won’t take a chance / You’d rather chase storms than what’s real” " - Mark Anthony Brennan, Ride The Tempo

GLAMGLARE - SONG PICK - BLOG FEATURE - 06/01/2018

"The second track “Full Blue Moon” is a thoughtful and atmospheric song that flows over you like a warm rain shower. The video for it stars dancer and choreographer Gillian Leask and is a sophisticated piece that will reveal its magic only at a closer look." - Oliver Bouchard, Glamglare

A FEEDBACK LOOP - PODCAST INTERVIEW - 12/26/2017

"Your album is so good, and so weird, and so different, and so unique! I find it fascinating [...]!" - Jesse Daly, A Feedback Loop

RIDE THE TEMPO - MUSIC BLOG FEATURE - 12/23/2017

"Ink Sticks & Stones delivers a video for “Full Blue Moon” that is a dance video done entirely backwards." - Tiana Feng, Ride the Tempo

THE MUSIC ENTREPRENEUR - MUSIC BLOG FEATURE - 12/04/2017

"The writing itself is very thought out, especially the lyrics. [...] Chilled-out, melodic, beautifully haunting, and thoughtful. Check out the album guys, it’s perfect!" - Brad Cooper, The Music Entrepreneur

Q & A - BROADTUBE MUSIC CHANNEL - MUSIC BLOG FEATURE/INTERVIEW - 12/04/2017
A FEEDBACK LOOP - PODCAST ALBUM REVIEW - 11/27/2017

"It’s a storyteller’s epic that weaves in classical piano, Chinese mythology, French waltz, and folk noir to create an utterly unique sound." - Jesse Daly, A Feedback Loop

Y A PAS DEUX MATINS PAREILS - RADIO-CANADA/CBC - LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW - 11/13/2017

"C'est vraiment magnifique, j'aime beaucoup le son! [...] L'auteure-compositrice et interprète Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant est à la tête du projet musical solo Ink Sticks & Stones. Elle vient tout juste de lancer son premier album, All That Gets Left Behind, sur lequel elle joue de nombreux instruments en plus d'y avoir composé toutes les chansons. Le résultat est un album folk qui sait raconter des histoires avec poésie et un brin de magie." - Y a pas deux matins pareils, Radio-Canada/CBC

"It's really magnificent, I really like the sound! [...] The singer,songwriter, and artist Ai Rei Dooh-Tousignant is the core of the solo project Ink Sticks & Stones. She just released her first album, All That Gets Left Behind, on which she wrote the songs and arrangements, and plays as a multi-instrumentalist. The result is a folk album whose storytelling is poetic with a touch of magic. " - Y a pas deux matins pareils, Radio-Canada/CBC

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CBFX 100.7 FM - Ici Musique Classique Radio-Canada (Montréal, QC, Canada)

CJBC 860 AM - Ici Radio-Canada Première (Toronto, ON, Canada)

 

CBON 98.1FM - Ici Nord de l'Ontario Radio-Canada (Sudbury, ON, Canada)

CFRH 88.1FM - 106.7FM - Can-Rock (Penetanguishene, ON, Canada)

CKUT 90.3 FM - Wednesday Morning After (Montréal, ON, Canada)

WRCT 88.3FM - Consolidation Radio (Pittsburg. PA, U.S.)

WVUD 91.3FM (Newark, DE, U.S.)

 

CHRW 94.9FM (London, ON, Canada)

PopCan Radio (Internet - Canada)

KRXM Radio (Internet - U.S.)

AT Radio (Internet - Manchester, UK)

CFBX 92.5 FM - The X (Kamloops, BC, Canada)

CFRC 101.9 FM - The Independent (Kingston, ON, Canada)

CIVL Radio (Abbotsford, BC, Canada)

CFUV 101.9FM (Victoria, BC, Canada)

CKGN 89.7 FM - 94.7 FM (Kapuskasing and Smooth Rock Falls, ON, Canada)