Chad VanGaalen – Pine & Clover

In Chad VanGaalen’s new animated video for “Pine and Clover”, a shape-shifter is born with the inability to form memories. Created by VanGaalen from scratch, the “Pine and Clover” video is a combination of hand [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |26 Comments

Playlist Friday: Summer Festival Time

By Darlene Barss It's summer festival time and this week there is a playlist for summer and for a festival. Last weekend, July 21-23, I went to Gateway Music Festival in Bengough, SK. We took [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, Playlists, Show review|Tags: , , , |35 Comments

New releases for the week ending July 28th 2017

Arcade Fire - Everything Now “Everything Now” pushes further along that path. With its new songs, Arcade Fire insists that even the frothiest pop can still reach deep and perhaps even save lives. Arcade Fire [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: , , |42 Comments

grej – i​/​variations (part 3)

grej is the solo project and performing pseudonym of Greg Harrison, a Toronto-based percussionist and composer specialising in classical minimalism and electronic music whose resume includes performing with the likes of Cirque Du Soleil, Video [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Categories: Video release|31 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 25th July 2017

The Legendary No-Cover Music Night You’ve Never Heard Of From The Strokes to Thom Yorke, 'Nu Music Nite' at the legendary Horseshoe Tavern became an epicentre of rock in Toronto. (Noisy) YouTube star singer from [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Categories: News|61 Comments

Goldtop – You Possess Me

One album that managed to evade us last week was by the Edmonton-based singer/songwriter duo Goldtop comprising of Alice Kos and Everett LaRoi when they officially released their full-length debut album, You Possess Me. You [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |30 Comments

Playlist Friday, User Edition

Each Friday we offer you a Spotify playlist in an attempt to fill your weekend with great tunes. However, we thought we would change things up a bit this week and ask you to share [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Playlist, Playlists|25 Comments

New releases for the week ending July 21st 2017

Basement Revolver - Agatha Well, this is just delightful. Basement Revolver’s ‘Agatha’ EP is a sombre affair, focusing on mental struggles and their physical manifestations, but there’s something sweet amongst the bitterness. Four tracks of [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: New Music|35 Comments

Ummagma – LCD

Who says that you shouldn’t meet your heroes? Ummagma did and the result is a stunning remix that also acts as the lead single for their forthcoming ‘LCD’ EP. After Robin Guthrie heard their track [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: New Music|Tags: |47 Comments

ICYMI for Tuesday 18th July 2017

Ziibiwan's "Winter's Child" Passes Down Native Knowledge for the Trap Era Anishinaabe producer Ziibiwan makes music at the cutting edge of dance but uses it to share tradition and convey the struggles of Canada's Indigenous [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: News|17 Comments