Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Monomyth- Candleholder

No Comments 24 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Monomyth have signed to Mint Records for the July 22nd release of Saturnalia Regalia! Stream the Halifax four-piece’s first single “Candleholder” below.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, Under 2000, Watch

[Watch] Blimp Rock- Lake Ontario Lifeguards

No Comments 24 April 2014

by Tiana Feng

Blimp Rock gets animated by Parker Bryant in the video for “Lake Ontario Lifeguards”. Anybody know the answer to what goes on in Lake Ontario on a Tuesday night???

Canadian, Listen, Music, Remix

[Listen] Swim Good- Grand Beach (Illitry Remix)

No Comments 23 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Swim Good’s “Grand Beach” gets the Illitry remix treatment. Jonathan Lawless is also running a Kickstarter campaign to support the release of his self-titled EP.

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

[Listen] Dead Horse Beats- Single People

No Comments 23 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Toronto producer Patrick Wade aka Dead Horse Beats has a new album out called Single People. The album features trip-hop vocals from Jess Abran. Unlike his old albums which featured guests from all over the internet, this feels more cohesive. This is essentially a breakup album. One where the main character goes through all the emotions including resentment and a new found freedom.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen] Alexandra Stewart- I Grow

No Comments 23 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Alexandra Stewart is probably one of my favourite new artist discoveries of the year. She dropped another tune this week on Bandcamp called “I Grow”. It’s a well-restrained beauty.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, New Age

[Listen] You Say Party- Decennium EP

No Comments 23 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Vancouver’s You Say Party celebrated 10 years with an EP of rare tracks titled Decennium. The work includes demo versions of old songs and remixes. After a hiatus, the band has mentioned they are in studio recording new material but we’re not sure when those will see the light of day.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Ought- Habit

No Comments 21 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
New Constellation signee, Ought drop More Than Any Other Day next week. For now grab the post-punk tune “Habit”.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, Soul, Under 2000

[Listen] Isabelle Young- Sirens

No Comments 20 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Montreal singer-songwriter Isabelle Young has a voice that is effortless in her single “Sirens”, the title track of her EP coming in summer. I love the piano sparkles, provided by Felix Leblanc.

Alternative, Canadian, Folk, Listen, Music

[Listen] Jom Comyn- In the Dark on 99 (All the Time, All the Time)

No Comments 19 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Edmonton’s Jom Comyn aka Jim Cuming recently released an album titled In the Dark on 99 (All the Time, All the Time). He worked with producer Eric Cheung (Coeur de Pirate, Michael Rault) to create dense layers in his recordings. The album, probably written during a long winter evokes the slow passage of time, the moments that eventually become a blur.

Canadian, Covers, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] The Almighty Rhombus- The Good In Everyone (Sloan Cover)

No Comments 19 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Check out The Almighty Rhombus covering Sloan! They’ll be playing CMW and have also made the regional finals in the CBC Searchlight contest.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen] Sunfields- Ghost

No Comments 19 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
After some life changes, like giving birth to children, and transitioning into new life, Montreal’s Sunfields are soon ready to release a new album titled Habitat on May 27th. It’s been four years since their last album but the new one is a culmination of all the things that has happened since. For now stream a new song called “Ghost” below.

Alternative, Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music, Pop, Under 2000

[Listen] Chersea- Grey Matter

2 Comments 18 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Here’s another random Bandcamp find. Chersea is from Vancouver and if you skip over the unnecessary “Prelude”, you’ll be delighted by her blend of effortless vocals and danceable percussion.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music

[Listen] Alex Calder-Alex Calder Demos

No Comments 18 April 2014

by Tiana Feng

Found these random Alex Calder demos on Bandcamp. Enjoy.

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

[Listen] The Darcys- Hymn For A Missing Girl

No Comments 17 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
For Record Store Day this Saturday, The Darcys are releasing a limited edition (500 LPS) of a project inspired by Cormac McCarthy’s Cities of the Plain. If you are expecting regular Darcys you are mistaken. This is beautifully haunting, emotionally sad piece of work. At times it rumbles with energy, other times it’s frightening and it’s definitely a wonderful 20 minute journey.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music, Under 2000

[Listen] Telfast- Fix My Bike

No Comments 14 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Here’s a random Bandcamp find from Montreal. Other than that I don’t know much about them but I do dig these beats. They don’t have much on their website besides this song and a promise of an album (that was supposed to be released in March).

Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Listen, Music

[Listen] Daphni & Owen Pallett- “Julia” and “Tiberius”

No Comments 14 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
I am a big fan of Caribou and Dan Snaith’s Daphni project. How could it get any better? Well, add Owen Pallett on violin into the mix.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Pop, Under 2000

[Listen] Nice Try- Convinced

No Comments 14 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time for summer jams. For me, that’s bright alt-pop with a certain lo-fi carefree nature. I think I found that in Vancouver’s Nice Try. They just released an EP recently titled Convinced which you can stream below.

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