Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] The Weeknd- King of the Fall

No Comments 22 July 2014

by Tiana Feng
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The Weeknd dropped a new track called “King of the Fall”. Not sure why Sky Ferreira is on the cover though. Perhaps it is her Abel Tesfaye is singing about.

Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop, Rap

[Listen] Shad & DJ T.LO- Always Winnin

No Comments 21 July 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Shad & DJ T.Lo will be dropping an EP this fall. Check out “All This Winnin” which features Shad’s oh-so relatable lyrics and some smooth sax licks with classic hip hop beat.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Pop, R&B/Hiphop

[LISTEN] LIINKS – THE BREAK

No Comments 17 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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The BC electronic duo of Georgia Murray (vocals) and DJ DWhiz (production) go by the name of LIINKS. Their first single “The Break” has pop sensibilities, but there is still enough of a dark, trip hop edge to keep indie fans happy.

Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] Unbuttoned- Planes

No Comments 13 July 2014

by Tiana Feng
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The youngsters of Unbuttoned have a new album item titled Planes which they funded with a successful Indiegogo campaign. Planes shows off the groups R&B-integrated electropop style. There’s so much soul in this.

Blues, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Psychedelic, R&B/Hiphop, Under 2000

[Listen] Deep Sea Gypsies- Peatt Road

1 Comment 10 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Good god, y’all! Just take a listen to the Deep Sea Gypsies’ blend of rock, blues, psychedelia, with some hip-hop thrown in for good measure. Keeps the spirit of the late ’60′s alive, but it’s fresh and contemporary at the same time.

Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen/Download] The Weeknd- Often

No Comments 29 June 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Looks like The Weeknd is just randomly throwing up new music on Soundcloud and has a new tune out called “Often”.

Alternative, Canadian, Music, R&B/Hiphop, Rap

[Listen/Download] bizZarh- Rap Game Eat My Shorts

No Comments 28 June 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Neo-soul duo bizZarh teamed up with Cities Aviv for “Rap Game Eat My Shorts” which you can stream below.

Canadian, Electronic, Electropop, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] Jessy Lanza- You & Me

No Comments 26 June 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Jessy Lanza’s label Hyperdub recently put out two compilation records, 10.1 and 10.2. The latter features R&B influenced electronics and Lanza has a new cut called “You & Me” on the compilation. Stream it below.

Canadian, Interviews, Music, R&B/Hiphop, World Music

Let’s Go To Field Trip With: Zaki Ibrahim

No Comments 06 June 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee
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South African-Canadian singer/songwriter Zaki Ibrahim plays Day 2 of Field Trip this weekend. If you are the kind who likes their R&B fused with jazz and soul and everything else, give her Polaris nominated debut Every Opposite a listen before the show.

For now, check out my chat with Zaki as we talked about being the new kid in high school, performing while pregnant and photobombing Rob Ford. Continue Reading

Acoustic, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] Black Atlass- Beauty Queen

No Comments 05 June 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Montreal’s Black Atlass dropped this minimalistic new track “Beauty Queen”, showing off his smooth R&B style and vocal range.

Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop, Rap

[Listen] BADBADNOTGOOD x Ghostface Killah x Danny Brown- Six Degrees

No Comments 27 May 2014

by Tiana Feng

BADBADNOTGOOD teamed up with Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown in this killer track “Six Degrees”.

Alternative, Canadian, Listen, Music, Pop, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] Belle- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

No Comments 27 May 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Love the smooth styles of The Weeknd? Belle, is like the female version. The singer from Toronto released Post Traumatic Stress Disorder which aims to tell her story about being sexually abused and the vices she put herself through afterwards. This album could be the anthem of the recently trending #YesAllWomen hashtag on twitter.

Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop, Rap, Under 2000

[Listen] Andy Old- Blowing Up

No Comments 29 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
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I don’t know who Andy Old is, but I found this on Bandcamp and actually dig these beats/rap.

Canadian, Electronic, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] Dead Horse Beats- Single People

No Comments 23 April 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Toronto producer Patrick Wade aka Dead Horse Beats has a new album out called Single People. The album features trip-hop vocals from Jess Abran. Unlike his old albums which featured guests from all over the internet, this feels more cohesive. This is essentially a breakup album. One where the main character goes through all the emotions including resentment and a new found freedom.

Canadian, Electronic, R&B/Hiphop

[LISTEN/DOWNLOAD] ZACHARY GRAY – 1000 (REMIX)

1 Comment 07 April 2014

By Nele Van Aerde

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This electronic/hip hop track is Montreal on top of Montreal; Zachary Gray, who moved to Montreal in July 2010, remixes Montreal lifers Boots and Scoops. Gray has 1 solo LP behind him (titled Montreal I/II) in addition to making up one half of lo-fi indie pop act Cinéma Vérité. Look for shows in Montreal sometime in late June (no details yet).

 

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