Ambient music, Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Listen, Music

[Listen] Dragos- Together Blue

No Comments 31 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Have a chill morning with Montreal producer Dragos and his latest EP “Together Blue”.

Canadian, Electronic, House, Listen, Music

[LISTEN] DEADMAU5 – AVARITIA

No Comments 30 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Deadmau5! What else can you say? “Avaritia” is from his latest album ‘while(1<2)'

Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Listen, Music

[Listen] Ken Park- You Think About It Too Much

No Comments 30 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Ken Park (Scott Harwood from Ostrich Tuning) released You Think About It Too Much in July. Though it’s an electronic album, it pays homage to Harwood’s shoegaze-pop side.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Lowell- LGBT

No Comments 26 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Lowell
We Loved Her Dearly will be out in a few weeks, but the first single “LGBT” can be streamed below. The track continues to Lowell’s penchant for being outspoken

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Ryan Hemsworth- Cream Soda (w/ Tomggg)

No Comments 26 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Here’s an adorable new Ryan Hemsworth track with Japanese artist Tomggg.

Canadian, Chill, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] Swim Good- Warmth (ft. AM)

No Comments 25 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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New Swim Good in my inbox this morning! “Warmth”‘s samples are sort of silly, but kind of addictively chill.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Experimental, Listen, Music

[LISTEN] KROY – BIRTHDAY (EP)

No Comments 24 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Sometimes I picture the streets of Montreal as being jammed with electronic musicians all bumping into each other like charged particles. Here’s one with a positive charge: KROY (Camille Poliquin), whose synthpop is inventive and reflective.

Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Listen, Music

[LISTEN] TECHNICAL KIDMAN – FRACTIONS

No Comments 24 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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More than just a funny play on words, Montreal’s Technical Kidman creates some fascinating electronica. This one is “Fractions” from the EP ‘A Stranger Voice’. Some shades of the Alan Parsons Project in there.

Album Reviews, Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Music

[Album Review] Tyson- Casio Fiasco

No Comments 24 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

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Rating:

Release Date: August 10th, 2014
Label: Label Fantastic

Tyson Brinacombe may have once recorded under the moniker ‘Tyson and His Game Boy’ and, yes, this album may be called ‘Casio Fiasco’, but I still wouldn’t exactly call this chiptune. For one thing, the rhythms and beats here sound organic (for the most part). Second of all, the keyboards don’t sound as cheesy as most 8-bit noodling does. And finally, what takes centre stage here, regardless of the backing music, is the singer and his songs — and this is an impressive set of songs.  Continue Reading

Canadian, Electronic, Experimental, Music, Watch

[Watch] CFCF- Strange Form of Life

No Comments 22 August 2014

by Tiana Feng

CFCF‘s face takes over his video for “Strange Form of Life”

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music, Pop

[Listen] Born Gold- Flowers

No Comments 22 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Cecil Frena dropped the next track from his No Sorrow video project. This takes you back to older Born Gold tunes and remains so much fun. I really love the line “I know no metaphor worth saving from the fire

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] roboteyes- Call My Name

No Comments 21 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
roboteyes
Synthpop band roboteyes are back and will be releasing an album called True Love in Modern Stereo sometime soon. For now let the cheery “Call My Name” brighten up your day.

Album Reviews, Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Music, Pop

[Album Review] Mozart’s Sister- Being

No Comments 20 August 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Rating:

Release Date: August 5th, 2014
Label: Paper Bag Records

Caila Thompson-Hannant (a.k.a. Mozart’s Sister) is a close friend of Claire Elise Boucher (a.k.a. Grimes), which is perhaps even more reason why the two are constantly being compared, to the point that MS is often dubbed the ‘next Grimes’. This is patently unfair, because it is completely a no-win situation. If she does sound like Grimes then she’s a copycat, if she doesn’t then she is not living up to the comparison. So let’s not do this – let’s review MS solely on her own merits without making reference to anyone else. Fair is fair. Continue Reading

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] No Step- Arctic Summer

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Found this lovely downtempo jan from Toronto’s No Step on Bandcamp!

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music

[Listen] NONI WO- solarstorm

No Comments 19 August 2014

by Tiana Feng

NONI WO is a 4 person electropop group from Montreal. So far their new single “solarstorm” sounds otherwordly. If you dig this they have a whole new album coming out September 9th called U S B E P.

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