Alternative, Canadian, Folk, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Close Talker- For the Sun

No Comments 20 October 2014

by Tiana Feng
© Chris Graham Photo 2014
Close Talker will be releasing their second full length soon but for now you can check out the awesome tune “For the Sun”. Flux will be released November 4th on Nevado Records.

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Ambient music, Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Instrumental, Listen, Music, trip-hop

[Listen] Temple Volant – Bubble

No Comments 20 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
temple volant

Experimental electronica from Montreal’s Temple Volant (aka Sami Blanco). This was apparently recorded after his last album ‘Daydream Drawings’ and is what Blanco refers to as a “late night work out”. Huh. Most people just work on their toe-nail clipping collection as a late night work out.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] Moon Maker- Love You (feat. The Entranced)

No Comments 19 October 2014

by Tiana Feng
Moon Maker is an electropop artist originally from France, now in Montreal. Check out the hazy jam “Loving You” featuring The Entranced. The vibe for some reason reminds me of Bjork’s “Army of Me”.

Ambient music, Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen] Eternal Husbands- Exile

No Comments 18 October 2014

by Tiana Fengeternalhusbands
Here’s a new ambient track from Vancouver’s Eternal Husbands for your relaxing weekend.

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

[Listen/Download] Dada Plan – Over When You Die

No Comments 18 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

“Over When You Die” is another artsy alt pop song from Dada Plan, and again it takes a swipe at the vacuity of modern culture.

Canadian, Instrumental, Listen, Music, Psychedelic

[Listen] Dean Drouillard – Return to the Start

No Comments 17 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Dean Drouillard’s ‘UFO Houses’ will be released at month’s end. This hazy, swirling instrumental, “Return to the Start”, is clearly channeling George Harrison. Works for me.

Alternative, Electronic, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Moonriser – Lovestruck

No Comments 17 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

The duo known as Moonriser, who apparently used to play folk rock, recently dropped the lovely “Spiral Tunnel”. Now they cement their reputation as new electronic artists to take note of with their latest, “Lovestruck”.

Alternative, Canadian, Electronic, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Majical Cloudz – Your Eyes

No Comments 17 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Pining for the magical sounds of Majical Cloudz? Yeah, me too. Apparently we will have to wait until at least some time in 2015 for a new album, but in the meantime we will have to make do with this tidbit — a previously unreleased track that they’ve been kicking around for years. You guys have anything else in your back pocket?

Canadian, Garage, Listen, lo-fi, Music, Psychedelic

[Listen] Skinny Kids – Strangers (EP)

No Comments 15 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
skinny kids

At RtT we are already fans of Vancouver’s Skinny Kids, so we’re pretty happy to see a new release, this one on 7″ vinyl. ‘Strangers’ is no disappointment, with four more cuts of garage psych fun.
The Good: “Around Your Mind”. The boys just go to town here, toying with the sounds of ’60’s psychedelic surf rock to their hearts’ content.
The Bad: There’s no forward momentum here, but is that what we were expecting?
The Skinny: I would buy this for the art work alone. Seriously though, there is only so much you can do with garage rock and you can’t continue to sound like you recorded your album in your brother-in-law’s basement forever (can you??), so how long can this all last? Yeah, I know, I’m repeating myself — I just asked the same question a few weeks ago. We’ll take it while it lasts.

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

[Listen] Cursees Connect – In the Meadows

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
cursees connect

Arcade Fire meets Coldplay on “In the Meadows” by Fredericton’s Cursees Connect.

Canadian, Garage, Grunge, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Reverb Bomb – Downer

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
reverb bomb

On Weird Tuesday we will hit every corner of this great country eventually. Yes, we will. This is “Downer” from Thunder Bay’s Reverb Bomb. This one is more of a spiralling implosion than an explosion.

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

[Listen] Ben Stevenson – Summer Dealer

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Some blue-eyed soul from Toronto’s Ben Stevenson. The track “Summer Dealer”, which features some nice ambient backing, is the first single off his new EP ‘Dirty Laundry’.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, R&B/Hiphop

[Watch] Unbuttoned- Listen to Me

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Tiana Feng

Unbuttoned’s “Listen to Me” sings about the favourite songs of our (ex)partners. Now the emotional song has a video!

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] ev ree wuhn- Found You/Use Me Up

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Tiana Feng
Toronto electropop group ev ree wuhn dropped a brand new single “Found You/Use Me Up” from their upcoming self-titled LP. Check the new tunes now including “Use Me Up” feat. Bravestation’s Devin Wilson.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, New Age, Pop

[Listen] Weaves- Shithole

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Tiana Feng

Have a listen to Weaves latest single “Shithole”. This isn’t on their debut EP but will be out October 20th.

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