Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Naysa – Losing Weight

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
naysa

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”.

Canadian, Folk, Listen, Metal, Music

[Listen] Protokult – Get Me a Beer!

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
protokult

Ah, nothing says Weird Tuesday like an odd mixture of genres. Here’s “Get Me a Beer!” a pagan folk metal song from Protokult. Bound to keep you chuckling all the way down to the bottom of the keg.

Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Listen, Music

[Listen] Marie Davidson- Abduction

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
marie davidson

“Abduction” is a disturbing track from the debut full-length album by singer/poet Marie Davidson. It is a work of electronic dark-synth and is completely performed and sung (actually, more spoken) by Davidson alone.

Alternative, Canadian, Experimental, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Man Made Hill – Cryptic Decision

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
man made hill

I have no idea how to describe this one by Man Made Hill. It’s just bizarre alt pop with some Isley Bros-style falsetto harmony vocals. It’s off a 7″ vinyl shared with The Pink Noise.

Canadian, Electronic, Listen, lo-fi, Music, World Music

[LISTEN] Expwy – EP

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
expwy

Expwy was Matt LeGroulx. The Montreal musician recorded several albums/EP’s in his apartment between 2010 and 2014, and they normally featured a particular genre of music. ‘EP’ was his electronic/bossa nova/samba offering. Notice I’m using the past tense. That’s because LeGroulx has retired the name Expwy and is now focusing on his new band Galaxius Mons.

(BTW, I always liked bossa nova and I’m predicting it’s gonna make an underground comeback.)

Canadian, Experimental, Folk, Listen, Music

[Listen] Amy Casper – Abandoned Me

No Comments 21 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
amy casper

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weird Tuesday. We start things off with some experimental folk from Amy Casper. “Abandoned Me” is from one of four albums that the prolific Casper has put out so far this year.

Album Reviews, Electronic, Music, Psychedelic, trip-hop

[Album Review] Dada Plan- A Dada Plan Is Free

No Comments 20 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
dadaplan

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Release Date: October 21st, 2014
Label: Kingfisher Bluez

Dada was an art movement in the early 20th century that celebrated the absurd and the nonsensical. A data plan, on the other hand, is a mundane phrase from the early 21st century that is a reflection of our electronic media-obsessed society. Put the two together and you have … I dunno, a bunch of guys who think they’re clever? The good news is that, from a musical perspective, they are.

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Ambient music, Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Music, Watch

[Watch] Seoul- Stay With Us

1 Comment 20 October 2014

by Tiana Feng

Montreal electronic artist Seoul (pronounced “Soul”) just signed with Last Gang Records. Check out the video for their latest single “Stay With Us”. The ambient-pop tune is paired with this video of stress free wandering.

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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Alternative, Canadian, Music, Pop, Watch

[Watch] Dan Mangan + Blacksmith- Vessel

No Comments 20 October 2014

by Tiana Feng

Here’s Dan Mangan + Blacksmith’s latest video for “Vessel”, depicting the history of our identities in a mish-mash of cool animations

Alternative, Canadian, Music, Watch

[Watch] Strange Fires- Walkabout

No Comments 20 October 2014

by Tiana Feng

Here’s Strange Fires with a video for “Walkabout” featuring randomly juxtaposed videos from nature and other stuff.

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.

Album Reviews, Alternative, Canadian, Folk, Music

[Album Review] Fish & Bird- Something in the Ether

No Comments 20 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
fishandbird

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Release Date: September 30th, 2014
Label: Fiddlehead Records

They are an indie folk-rock outfit from the West Coast. You think you’ve got them pegged already, don’t you? Think again. For one thing they have more rootsy instruments in their arsenal than you’d normally expect from Canadian pacific music (banjos, fiddles, etc.). The thing that really sets them apart, however, is their arrangements. That’s not to say that F&B take you on weird free-form trips or baffle you with dissonant change-ups, but the song structures are never disappointingly predictable. It’s not heavy-handed by any means, but they throw you off just enough to pique your interest.

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Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

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

No Comments 19 October 2014

by Tiana Feng
moonmaker
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.

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