Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Music, Punk

[Watch] Solids- Over the Sirens

No Comments 17 April 2014

by Tiana Feng

Solids‘ video for “Over the Sirens” captures the garage-punkness of the song through a black and white video full of camera loops and fast cuts. The band have also posted a whole bunch of tour dates on their website.

Alternative, Canadian, Industrial, Interviews, Music, Punk

Interview: Odonis Odonis

No Comments 14 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
Odonis Odonis @ Wavelength 14 Day 2- Adelaide Hall 2/14/2014
Odonis Odonis’ Hard Boiled Soft Boiled finally comes out tomorrow! I talked to Denholm from the band about the 5 year old album and asked him what his favourite egg dish was. Continue Reading

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Grunge, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] HSY- Cyber Bully

No Comments 13 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
hsy
Anna Mayberry is back with a new grimy tune called “Cyber Bully”. Press play right nowwwwwww.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, Punk

[Listen] Sweet Jets – Of A Feather

No Comments 09 April 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

avatars-000076295005-n3enr8-t500x500Ever caught yourself wondering, “what do people do in Kingston?” Other than getting nerdy at Queen’s University during the day and getting drunk somewhere on Princess St in the evenings,  Kingston-ites are also responsible for producing some fine music! You have the notable names like The Tragically Hip, Bedouin Soundclash and several others. Well, say hello to Sweet JetsThe Kingston trio’s garage-pop sounds will make you wanna get your dancing shoes on and get slightly crazy! Self-described as the ‘melt of The Misfits and Scott Pilgrim’, the band is releasing Breath of Heat, their sophomore album, on May 9. For now, you can get a sample of their catchy hooks via “Of a Feather” streaming below. Check out their Bandcamp for older material. 

Alternative, Canadian, Music, Punk, Watch

[Watch] PUP- Lionheart

No Comments 02 April 2014

by Tiana Feng

Not sure how I missed this video the other day but HERE IT IS. PUP is headed for big things. We were pumped about their debut album last year but now it’s going to see the light of day in the rest of the world via Side One Dummy. Let’s party like this vid on a Wednesday K?

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Grunge, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Greys- Guy Picciotto

No Comments 31 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
greys
Greys dropped their pummelling first single “Guy Picciotto” today. Their LP If Anything will be available June 17th on Car Park Records. The group also opens for Cloud Nothings this Sunday at The Horseshoe.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Music, Punk, Watch

[Watch] Odonis Odonis- Order in the Court

No Comments 26 March 2014

Odonis Odonis goes total freak out mode in “Order in the Court”. It is paired with this video that is made from Heironymous Bosch paintings.

Alternative, Canadian, Hardcore, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Fucked Up- Year of the Dragon

No Comments 25 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
yearofthedragon
Drop everything for 18 minutes and listen to this pounding new track from Fucked Up. “Year of the Dragon” is the latest addition to their zodiac single series and the best one in my opinion and I’m not just saying that because I’m a dragon.

Alternative, Canadian, Experimental, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Connoisseurs of Porn- Dead Pets

No Comments 25 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
porn
If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, Connoisseurs of Porn maybe the thing for you. The music is pounding and the vocals representing wails, perhaps the sounds dead pets would make in their last minutes alive. The titles of the songs look like they may tell tales of beloved pets of the past. Occasionally you get discernible melody (“Go Run Lady Zoro”, “Happy Tina”), so it’s not all noise.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Viet Cong- Bunker Buster (Rough Mix)

No Comments 21 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
bunkerbuster
Viet Cong call this thing a “rough mix”, unfinished but man does this kick some ass.

Alternative, Canadian, Hardcore, Music, Punk

[Listen/Download] Fucked Up- Paper The House

No Comments 18 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
fuckedup
Fucked Up just announced the June 3rd release of their upcoming LP Glass Boys with Arts & Crafts. In case you missed it, I hung out with the band to shoot some photos for a Stereogum. There, frontman Damian Abraham spoke about the anxieties of growing up as a band and it is perfectly spewed out in this new single “Paper the House”.

Alternate download link

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Punk, Under 2000

[Listen] Ought- The Weather Song

No Comments 17 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
ought
Ought is Constellation Records’ latest signing. They’ll be releasing an LP titled More Than Any Other Day on April 29th. For now check out the retro-feeling “The Weather Song” below.

Album Reviews, Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Grunge, Music, Punk

[Album Review] Solids- Blame Confusion

No Comments 17 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
solids

Rating:

Release Date: February 18th, 2014
Label: Dine Alone Records / Fat Possum

Montreal’s Solids let loose their debut record, Blame Confusion in February and it’s definitely not what you would play if you were trying to have a calm and relaxing morning. Continue Reading

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] Navy Skies- New War

No Comments 13 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
navyskies
Navy Skies are back with a new album April 8th. Front-man Travis Caine shows off his gritty vocals in the lead track “New War” which you can download now.

Canadian, Classic Rock, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk

[LISTEN] GEYSER – SELF TITLED EP

No Comments 11 March 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

geyserepcoverOh Sudbury, hope you can endure all this love! Second band from the ‘Big Nickel’ city that has caught our attention is Geyser. Their debut Self Titled EP, due for release on April 1 (no jokes there!), has rad 1960-70s garage/post-punk influences. According to the band’s Bandcamp, where the record is streaming for free, the songs were ‘recorded one Saturday night in August in an old diner’. Wish I sounded this good in an old diner!

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk, Shoegaze

[Listen] Jordan Hughes- Born in the Grave

No Comments 08 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
jordan
Jordan Hughes is a multi-instrumentalist from Vancouver. Apparently he played every single instrument on Born in the Grave himself. Not to mention recorded, mixed, mastered all these songs. That’s DIY for ya. The photo he uses as the album art is also by his grandfather Edward D. Hughes. What we get from the album is a mix of psych, shoegaze and garage rock with a bit of punk edge. From listening to it, you would think this was recorded during a jam session in a garage then tracked individually by one dude.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen/Download] PKEW PKEW PKEW (gunshots)- Before We Go Out Drinking

No Comments 07 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
beforeyougooutdrinking
Before YOU go out drinking you should listen and grab this Pkew Pkew Pkew (gunshots) track.

Canadian, Listen, Punk

[Listen] Guts- Guts

No Comments 05 March 2014

by Tiana Feng
guts
Today’s Bandcamp find is a 3 piece punk band from Toronto called Guts. Other than that I don’t really know anything about them except that they recorded with Josh Korody (of Beliefs) at Candle. This will definitely wake you up.

Alternative, Canadian, Music, Punk, Watch

[Watch] White Lung- Drown With The Monster

No Comments 04 March 2014

White Lung signed with Domino Records for the release of a 7″ which features a new song “Drown With the Monster”. The video features the band performing the track live.

Alternative, Canadian, Garage, Grunge, Music, Punk, Watch

[Watch] The Beverleys- Bad Company

No Comments 13 February 2014

by Tiana Feng

To celebrate the release of their EP, The Beverleys have released a fuzzy jam vid for “Bad Company”. Their 3 song EP is available on Bandcamp and Buzz Records.

Album Reviews, Alternative, Canadian, Music, Pop, Punk

[Album Review] The Pack A.D.- Do Not Engage

No Comments 04 February 2014

by Tiana Feng
thepackad

Rating:

Release Date: January 28th, 2014
Label: Nettwerk

The duo of May Miller and Becky Black have left the fuzzy punk sounds of their past to something more melodic and pop in their latest album Do Not Engage. Continue Reading

Canadian, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] The Beverleys- Bad Company

No Comments 02 February 2014

by Tiana Feng
thebeverleys
Punk trio The Beverleys’ “Bad Company” is one helluva track. It’s gritty, dirty but fierce. It’ll be part of a 3 song EP coming out February 11th on Buzz Records.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Punk

[Listen] The Dirty Nil- Wrestle Yü To Hüsker Dü

No Comments 27 January 2014

by Tiana Feng
thedirtynil
Looks like The Dirty Nil are having some fun with umlauts in their latest single “Wrestle Yü To Hüsker Dü”. They all looked like smiling happy faces to me. Anyways, they’ll be releasing an EP titled Smite next month which is sure to rock our socks off.

Page 1 of 612345...

We Love Canadian Music!

Ride the Tempo Newsletter

Stay up to date with news, concerts, contests and more!

Drop us a track:


CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR MUSIC
All music is posted for promotional purposes. Most have been PR/artist approved or found on their official sites. If you want something removed, let us know and we will ASAP.

Not all songs are up forever. Some are only available for a limited time.




Support RTT!

Help us build a better site and experience for you! Or perhaps buy us a cup of coffee :D

Album Rating System:

We don't post music we don't like so here is a short explanation of our star system.

Awesome/Breaking New Ground
Excellent/Album of Year Contender
Good
OK
Meh, but few good songs

FOLLOW US and STAY UPDATED

Sister SIte

The Archives

What We’re Listening To

© 2014 Ride The Tempo – A Canadian Music Blog. Powered by WordPress.

Daily Edition Theme by WooThemes - Premium WordPress Themes Modified by Tiana Feng