Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] The Wooden Sky- Saturday Night

No Comments 01 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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A month ago, I had the pleasure of listening to the entirety of The Wooden Sky’s upcoming record Let’s Be Ready in Gavin Gardiner’s own backyard and home studio. The album was recorded there among a few other places. Produced by Chris Stringer, it captures a lovely raw live energy, and while less “pretty” sounding than Every Child a Daughter, Every Moon a Sun, gets you excited about the future of their live performances. Anyways enough with the talking, here’s a sneak peek with “Saturday Night”. Let’s Be Ready will be out September 2nd via their own imprint Chelsea Records.

Alternative, Canadian, Music, Pop, Watch

[Watch] Zeus- Miss My Friends

No Comments 01 August 2014

by Tiana Feng

Zeus design their own blimp in this video for “Miss My Friends”.

Charts, Music

WEEKLY TOP 10- July 25th-August 1st, 2014

No Comments 01 August 2014

by Tiana Feng

weeklytop10

Position Last Song Link
1 - The Ruffled Feathers- It Doesn’t Last post
2 - post
3 - post
4 2 post
5 7 post
6 - Alvvays- Archie, Marry Me video
7 - post
8 - post
9 - The Hidden Cameras- Carpe Jugular video
10 - post

*Based on most popular song/video posts according to Google Analytics

Alternative, Canadian, Country, Folk, Listen

[LISTEN] ELECTRIC OAK – BROKEN

No Comments 01 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
electric oak

Ever wonder how it would have sounded if Kurt Cobain had formed a folk rock band instead of a grunge band? Electric Oak give you some idea on their song “Broken”.

Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Folk, Listen, Pop

[LISTEN] MAN MEETS BEAR – BIRCH ISLAND

No Comments 31 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
man meets bear

One of the less odd tracks off the new album ‘Waagaaskingaa’ by experimental folk artist Man Meets Bear. Yes, I said “less odd”.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Pop

[LISTEN] SLOAN – CLEOPATRA

No Comments 31 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Sloan release the song “Cleopatra” ahead of their new album ‘Commonwealth’. After over 20 years the boys still manage to sound fresh on this lively slice of power pop.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Music, Pop, Watch

[Watch] Lowell- The Bells

No Comments 31 July 2014

by Tiana Feng

Lowell prances in a football field with cheerleaders, a marching band, a roller derby team, and some juggalos?

Album Reviews, Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Music, Pop

[Album Review] Monomyth- Saturnalia Regalia!

No Comments 31 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Rating:

Release Date: July 22nd, 2014
Label: Mint Records

Monomyth are no longer Halifax’s best kept secret — they are well on their way to becoming Canada’s latest indie pop darlings. Are they deserving of such acclaim? If their debut ‘Saturnalia Regalia!‘ is any indication then the answer is most definitely “yes”. Continue Reading

Alternative, Art rock, Music, Shoegaze, Watch

[Watch] Alvvays – Archie, Marry Me

No Comments 30 July 2014

by Mica McCurdy

Alvvays Press Photo

Alvvay’s have brought the shoe-gaze inspired “Archie, Marry Me” to life with a whimsical, yet heartwrenching, music video. Watch it for the cuts to a hand signing “Archie” and a bouquet of flowers, stay for what looks like a very angsty sail.

Canadian, Punk, Watch

[WATCH] JPNSGRLS – MUSHROOMS

No Comments 30 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
jpnsgrls

Nifty video of “Mushrooms” from Jpnsgrls’ EP ‘Shark Week’.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Singer/songwriter

[LISTEN] FROG EYES – THE ROAD IS LONG

No Comments 30 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
frog eyes

“The Road is Long” is the single from Frog Eyes’ painful confessional ‘Carey’s Cold Spring’.

Canadian, Pop, Psychedelic, Watch

[WATCH] THE VAPORETTOS – MRS. STARKEY

No Comments 30 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
vaporettoe

“Mrs. Starkey” from The Vaporettos self-titled EP. The Vancouver group would have you believe that the British invasion is still in full swing.

Acoustic, Canadian, Country, Folk, Listen, Roots

[LISTEN] TOMATO/TOMATO – BREAKIN’ DOWN

No Comments 30 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Been on a bit of a New Brunswick kick lately. Here’s another one from the bluegrass folk duo (and married couple) Tomato/Tomato.

Acoustic, Canadian, Folk, Listen, Pop, Singer/songwriter

[LISTEN] JOSE CONTRERAS – PAST THE STARS

No Comments 29 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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First solo album by the lead singer of By Divine Right. Here he reinterprets “Past the Stars” with minimal accompaniment.

Canadian, Folk, Garage, Listen, Music, Pop

[LISTEN] WEIRD LINES – TWIN SUMMER

No Comments 29 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Sackville’s Weird Lines is a supergroup of local musicians. “Twin Summer” is a goofy delight, so let’s hope this isn’t just a one-off.

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