Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] The Rural Alberta Advantage- On The Rocks

No Comments 20 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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The Rural Alberta Advantage have revealed another new song from their upcoming album Mended With Gold. The album was recorded by .ong-time engineer Matt Lederman (Hayden, !!!, Besnard Lakes) and co-producer Leon Taheny (Owen Pallett, Austra, Fucked Up). Instead of a guitar heavy song for “On the Rocks”, it is more of a keyboard-driven tune with effects on Nils Edenloff’s vocals for a more restrained pop approach, compared to its normal abrasiveness.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] The Unicorns- Let Me Sleep

No Comments 20 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Recently, The Unicorns reunited to play some shows. They’ll also be re-releasing their only album Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone featuring some bonus tracks including the unreleased “Let Me Sleep”. Can we have more new Unicorns please?

Ambient music, Canadian, Experimental, Instrumental, Listen, Music

[LISTEN] C. DIAB – BEACONS

No Comments 20 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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The elusive character known as C. Diab has produced another beautiful work of sonic architecture with his latest album ‘Beacons’. He has established a signature sound with his use of a cello bow, sometimes actually on a cello but usually on an electric guitar (and perhaps on his shower curtain, I can’t be sure). His ambient sound sculptures sometimes take you on a journey, other times they ebb and flow. And then there are times when they just leave you transfixed in place, taking in the ‘now’. Standout track: Outside Light.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, Psychedelic

[LISTEN] SUNFIELDS – BELLY OF THE SUN

No Comments 20 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Hey, it’s still Weird Tuesday here out west, so pipe down. Montreal’s Sunfields go all trippy and psychedelic with “Belly of the Sun”. Watch for a review of their latest album right here at RTT.

Canadian, Instrumental, Jazz, Listen, Music, trip-hop

[LISTEN] SKIM MILK – TWO WAYS OUT

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Another one for Weird Tuesday. With its off-key electric piano and off-kilter beats, this jazzy slice of trip-hop must surely be considered odd at the very least.

Art rock, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, Psychedelic

[LISTEN] ORGAN EYES – GHOST LAP

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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I almost let Weird Tuesday slip past me! Here’s one for you from Ottawa’s Organ Eyes. Not so much weird as charmingly unusual. You should check out the entire album ‘Visual Meetings’ — it’s a thing of beauty.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] No Step- Arctic Summer

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Found this lovely downtempo jan from Toronto’s No Step on Bandcamp!

Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen] Plastic Factory- Meet the Factory

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Montreal’s Plastic Factory put a compilation record out featuring artists like Mozart’s Sister, Each Other, Monomyth, Freelover Fenner and more!

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] NONI WO- solarstorm

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Tiana Feng

NONI WO is a 4 person electropop group from Montreal. So far their new single “solarstorm” sounds otherwordly. If you dig this they have a whole new album coming out September 9th called U S B E P.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music

[Listen] Death From Above 1979- Government Trash

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Death From Above 1979 let loose in this new track “Government Trash”. The Physical World will be out September 9th on Last Gang Records.

Alternative, Canadian, Folk, Listen, Music, Singer/songwriter

[Listen] Jennifer Castle- Sailing Away

No Comments 18 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Jennifer Castle is back! After releasing the fantastic Castlemusic, she’s finally releasing the followup Pink City. Stream a new track “Sailing Away” below.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Experimental, Listen, Music

[Listen] Caribou- Our Love

No Comments 18 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Caribou just revealed the title track to their upcoming record Our Love out October 7th. Monday just got a whole lot better.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Single Mothers- Marbles

No Comments 17 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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After signing to Dine Alone Records, Single Mothers are set to release their debut album Negative Qualities on October 7th. For now you can stream the impulsive track “Marbles”.

Canadian, Listen, Music, Remix

[Listen/Download] Hannah Georgas- Somebody (Mesa Luna Remix)

No Comments 17 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Hannah Georga’s “Somebody” gets a remix treatment from Mesa Luna.

Canadian, Electronic, Instrumental, Jazz, Listen, Music

[LISTEN] COLLIDING CANYONS – CARLOS/ACROMION

No Comments 16 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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I dunno, call this artsy Sunday I guess. Nanaimo’s post-punk jazz fusion band Colliding Canyons are caught live with The Massless at the Cambie Hotel (Nanaimo, BC)

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