Canadian, Chillwave, Electronic, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop, Soul

[Listen] Rayannah – Growing Song

No Comments 30 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Start your Thursday off with the smooth sounds of Rayannah. The Winnipeg singer/electronic artist gives a soulful vocal delivery over a bed of delicate synth beats.

Alternative, Canadian, Folk, Listen, Music, Pop, Shoegaze

[Listen] No Museum – Engine Parts

No Comments 28 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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We close off Weird Tuesday on a gentle note. Edmonton’s No Museum offers up “Engine Parts” from their debut album with the great title ‘I Was a Worker and Now I’m Old’. If they sound familiar then, no, you’re not crazy, because they used to be known as Twin Library.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Invasives – Postmodern Prometheus

No Comments 28 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Surprisingly, heavy metal guitars drive this song by Vancouver’s Invasives, who are better known for their alternative punk.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Shoegaze

[listen] Grifter – Bite Marks

No Comments 28 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Weird Tuesday continues with the garage/shoegaze sounds of Fredericton’s Grifter, one of several projects by the prolific Hayden Wheeler.

Art rock, Canadian, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] Propofol – Le Banquet

No Comments 28 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Weird Tuesday begins this week from an electro-rock duo out of Montreal known as Propofol. This is “Le Banquet” from the album of the same name.

Alternative, Art rock, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Ultimate Power Duo – An Anti-Universe Apart

No Comments 27 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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The deliberately misnamed Ultimate Power Duo (they’re actually a trio) from Saskatoon unleash ‘Space Joe: Ad Astra to the Stars’, a sci-fi themed concept album. This is “An Anti-Universe Apart” which melds 1970’s prog rock with contemporary indie folk-rock. And to great effect, I might add.

Canadian, Classic Rock, Folk, Listen, Music

[Listen] Cowboys in Cardigans – The Duke

No Comments 26 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Hey, that dude is not a cowboy and he’s not wearing a cardigan. What the ….? Oh well, the ukulele-driven “The Duke” is irresistible, so we’ll let it go.

Canadian, Folk, Jazz, Listen, Music, World Music

[Listen] Drumhand – No Rush

No Comments 26 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Multi-voice harmonies, modern jazz and world percussions. Add those all together and you get the enticing sounds of Toronto’s Drumhand.

Alternative, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music

[Listen] Sc Mira – Life at Last

No Comments 25 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Just in time for Halloween, Sc Mira’s take on “Life at Last”, which originally appeared in the 1970’s cult rock musical ‘Phantom of the Paradise’.

Alternative, Canadian, Folk, Grunge, Listen, Music

[Listen] Woodworker – Standing on the Corner

No Comments 25 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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“Standing on the Corner” by the noise folk duo Woodworker features some distorted vocals, meaty guitars and feisty keyboards. It ain’t exactly Peter, Paul and Mary.

Alternative, Country, Folk, Listen, Music

[Listen] Dinner Belles – River and the Willow

No Comments 23 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Still trying to catch up this week — so much music coming down. Here’s a rootsy, country folk album from Ontario’s Dinner Belles. Sounds very traditional at first, but they have their own new millennium indie lens on the whole thing.

Ambient music, Canadian, Electronic, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[listen] Harrison – Back Home

No Comments 23 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Chiptune synths, whistling, birds singing? It all sounds a bit too goofy. But wait, once things on Harrison’s “Back Home” get rolling it settles into an intriguing groove. Yeah, I like that.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] North Atlantic Explorer – Into the Blue Sea

No Comments 23 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Nautical themes abound with the new single from North Atlantic Explorer (who are, rather confusingly, from the West Coast). The breezy and melodic “Into the Blue Sea” is from the new album ‘My Father Was A Sailor’. Man, that salty air is stinging my eyes.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Blue Hawaii- Get Happy / Get Happier

No Comments 22 October 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Blue Hawaii recorded “Get Happy” and a rework “Get Happier” sometime in January. Dance to both tunes below!

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Naysa – Losing Weight

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Maybe I’m giving Naysa a complex because they are no stranger to Weird Tuesday. Hey, we all know the best music appears on Weird Tuesday. Anyway, we’ll close off this edition with the goofy “Losing Weight”.

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