Canadian, Electronic, House, Listen, Music

[Listen] Jokers of the Scene- End Scene

No Comments 03 July 2014

by Tiana Feng
jokersofthescene
Linus Booth and Chris Macintire aka Jokers of the Scene dropped “End Scene”. It’s rightfully named as it gets its perfect listens at night, in darkness behind closed doors, underground. Often those kind of end scenes are just the end of the day, but the beginning of a night (and party).

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, House, Listen, Music

[Listen] In Dreams- Hologram EP #ECMA2014

No Comments 31 March 2014

by Laura Feeney

hologram

In Dreams is an electronic indie-pop band from New Brunswick. Their 2013 Hologram EP caught my ear while I prepped for this week’s East Coast Music Week – it’s nominated for the 2013 electronic recording of the year.

Hologram creates a mesmerizing soundscape by combining high-energy electronic beats with clever, often geeky lyrics and themes. The tracks are playful and upbeat without being overly electronic, and feature ethereal vocals by Susan Colwell.

From the edgier “Corruptable” to the upbeat “Show off”, this album surprised me with it’s variety. If you’re a classic gamer, check out “8-Bit Man”, which, as it’s title suggests, features retro 8-bit music.  “Hologram”, the album’s title song, remains my personal favourite because of it’s futuristic feel and beautiful lyrics.

If you’re in Charlottetown this week, you can catch In Dreams performing at Fishbone’s New Brunswick Stage and the Hunter’s Electronic Stage on Friday night.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, House, Listen, Music

[Listen] The Russian Futurists- Cochineal Red ft. Jeremy Greenspan

No Comments 27 June 2013

by Tiana Feng
therussianfuturists
The Russian Futurists are back with a new tune featuring Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys! Get ready to dance.

Canadian, Electronic, House, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] STINT- Summer Teeth

No Comments 28 April 2013

by Tiana Feng
stint
Here’s a dance tune from Stint to go along with this lovely day. The song is part of Vibe Guide compilation which you can download here.

Grunge, Hardcore, House, Metal, Music, Uncategorized

[Listen/Download] Scab Smoker- Butcher of Daemons

1 Comment 12 May 2012

by Nash Bussieres

I think we can all agree that that picture is awesome. Scab Smoker and this song are pretty awesome too. Vocally, it’s equal parts Iron Age and The Sweet with a Phil Collins-esque level of reverb. I never thought that’s a sentence I’d ever write. I’m still not 100% sure what it means.

An extremely long and subdued (relative to the rest of the song, at least) middle section breaks up a pseudo-thrash intro and outro and works even though it shouldn’t. Definitely one of the more interesting songs I’ve heard in the last few months.
Scab Smoker- Butcher of Daemons
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Canadian, Country, Electronic, Experimental, House, Music

[Album Review] Little Girls- Cults EP

No Comments 10 September 2011

by Tiana Feng

I had heard a ton of buzz about Little Girls during NXNE but I hadn’t had a chance to hear them until I heard the Cults EP. The EP was released a few days ago on September 6th, 2011 by Hand Drawn Dracula. Continue Reading

Canadian, Electronic, House, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] MSTRKRFT- Beards Again

No Comments 15 March 2011

by Tiana Feng

Here’s the latest from Toronto electro duo MSTRKRFT. It’s something they randomly dropped days before their performance at SXSW and with their new album coming around soon. I’m a study break, so it’s DANCE PARTY TIME.
MSTRKRFT- Beards Again
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Canadian, House, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] CFCF- It Was Never Meant to Be This Way

1 Comment 06 January 2011

by Tiana Feng

CFCF is Paperbag Record’s Michael Silver.He’s all about instrumental experimentation in different genres. Here we have a sort of piano house track. You think its going to break into some heart thumping beats, like in normal mainstream house, but no.. the tension stays until sound slowly disintegrates in the end.
CFCF- It Was Never Meant to Be This Way
MYSPACE

Canadian, Electronic, House, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Fairmont- Mobula

No Comments 21 December 2010

by Tiana Feng

I’m not feeling very well today so I’m still in bed. But I decided to have a dance party in my head in bed woohoo. I thought this track seemed appropriate to drop on you guys. I think this track is from 2008. I love old electronic music so much more than some of the shit out now. It’s become too silly and poppy. Another plus, Fairmont is Canadian. No, not from some prairie country, this picture just happens to have him among the fields. He’s from Toronto.
Fairmont- Mobula
MYSPACE

Electronic, Experimental, House, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] Phinz- Stereohype

1 Comment 24 November 2010

by Tiana Feng

Here’s a pretty great electronic banger from Phinz, a producer of Austria. Stereohype is full of great build up and changes in a variety of weird spacey sounds. The track maxed out his download limit on his Soundcloud so that has got to mean something.
Phinz- Stereohype

MYSPACE|TWITTER

Alternative, Electronic, House, Music, Pop, R&B/Hiphop, Rap

IPOD SHUFFLE MONDAYS- November 22, 2010

1 Comment 22 November 2010

by Tiana Feng

Welcome to another episode of IPOD SHUFFLE MONDAYS, where we hope you discover something new through other peoples music library. This one is one of mine again. If you want to submit a list, shuffle your iTunes and send me the 10 songs. You can add a description if you wish. Happy discovering! Continue Reading

Electronic, Electropop, House, Listen, Music

[Listen] Atashi Tada- Sick

No Comments 06 November 2010

by Tiana Feng

Atashi Tada has two different meanings in Japanese, “Just me” and “Me for Nothing”. The artist Atashi Tada however is not really Japanese, she was born in Riga, Latvia and her obsession with Japan started when she used to be in a Japanese duet a friend as well as several rock bands before she turned to electronic music. She’s currently signed to Spanda Records in Germany. Sick is a track about the brainfuck of relationships and stays true to the production quality and style that Spanda is known for.
Atashi Tada- Sick
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Canadian, Electronic, House, Listen, Music

[Listen/Download] AutoErotique- Bubonic

No Comments 13 October 2010

by Tiana Feng

When I first heard AutoErotique, I had thought for the longest while they were from Europe, but no actually, they are from Toronto. They can easily be confused for some great Dutch techno and house artists, but that is far from the truth. They are known from going to House to Norweigan black metal on the same records. They actually produced for EMI for a while, and got bored and did their own thing. Bubonic is their freshest track showing their infectious work as DJs and spin artists.
Autoerotique- Bubonic
Myspace

Electronic, House, Listen, Remix

[Listen/Download] Uffie- MC’s Can Kiss (Far Too Loud Re-fix)

No Comments 23 September 2010

by Tiana Feng

Here’s Uffie’s MC’s Can Kiss turned into an electro house dirty dance track. You can have both tracks so you can compare.
Uffie- MC’s Can Kiss
Uffie- MC’s Can Kiss (Far Too Loud Re-Fix)
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Electronic, Electropop, House, Listen, Remix

[Listen/Download] Daft Punk- Too Long (NAPT N-Funk Remix)

No Comments 16 September 2010

by Tiana Feng

The N-Funk a style coined by British electronic music artists NAPT which has a mix of electro, breakbeat and house. They were a hit on hypem with their remix of Miike Snow’s Black and Blue. They will be at the Gramaphone in London hosting the night called JUICE on September 24th and this track was created in celebration!
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Daft Punk- Too Long (NAPT N-Funk Remix)

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