Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] Swamp Thing- Outer Limits

No Comments 23 November 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Toronto hip-hop crew Swamp Thing consists of emcees Timbuktu (Toolshed, Teenburger, Backburner) and Chokeules (Toolshed, Backburner) and emcee/producer Savilion (Creature Box, Backburner). Their recent album Outer Limits has a late-night vibe, for that late night drive.

Canadian, R&B/Hiphop, Watch

[Watch] Lord Diamonds (ft. Moka Only, Michael Rushden, DJ Weezl) – Change of the Guard

No Comments 23 November 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

“Change of the Guard” by Lord Diamonds features Canadian hip-hop veteran Moka Only, as well as frequent Lord Diamonds collaborator Michael Rushden and former Cadence Weapon turntablist DJ Weezl. The video has an Egyptian theme and a brief voice-over by Vincent Price (I’m sold right there).

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

[Listen] Jacques Greene – Afterlife Afterparty (EP)

No Comments 13 November 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Montreal producer Jacques Greene’s debut full-length is coming in 2015. In the meantime he has just dropped this 2-track EP, ‘Afterlife Afterparty’. The song “1 4 Me” sees him switch from analog to digital, but with its ghostly vocal samples it will satisfy fans of his work.

Canadian, R&B/Hiphop, Watch

[Watch] Spacesuits – Ranger

No Comments 30 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan We seem to be going more sci fi than scary this week. But, hey, this video does include some monsters (just not very scary ones). This is from the Spacesuits project, which includes LMNO, Moka Only and Mr. Brady.

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

[Listen] Rayannah – Growing Song

No Comments 30 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Start your Thursday off with the smooth sounds of Rayannah. The Winnipeg singer/electronic artist gives a soulful vocal delivery over a bed of delicate synth beats.

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

[Listen] Harrison – Back Home

No Comments 23 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Chiptune synths, whistling, birds singing? It all sounds a bit too goofy. But wait, once things on Harrison’s “Back Home” get rolling it settles into an intriguing groove. Yeah, I like that.

Ambient music, Canadian, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop, Soul

[Listen] Ben Stevenson – Summer Dealer

No Comments 14 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Some blue-eyed soul from Toronto’s Ben Stevenson. The track “Summer Dealer”, which features some nice ambient backing, is the first single off his new EP ‘Dirty Laundry’.

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

[Watch] Unbuttoned- Listen to Me

No Comments 14 October 2014

Unbuttoned’s “Listen to Me” sings about the favourite songs of our (ex)partners. Now the emotional song has a video!

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

[Listen/Download] Beach Season- Midnights

No Comments 12 October 2014

by Tiana Feng
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Not entirely sure why I haven’t posted yet about Calgary’s Beach Season because their latest single “Midnights” is so damn sexy. Late night chills for you.

Alternative, Canadian, Chillwave, Jazz, Listen, Music, R&B/Hiphop

[Listen] BADBADNOTGOOD – Velvet

No Comments 08 October 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Not content to sit on their laurels, the alt jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD have dropped another golden nugget in our laps. “Velvet” is smooth, but it has those interesting twists and turns that we’ve come to expect from these guys.

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

[Listen] LUM – In Luv

No Comments 01 October 2014

by Mica McCurdy

LUM In Luv

LUM (or more familiarly know as Liam Sanagan of First Rate People fame) released this gem via Exclaim! this morning. Here he croons over a shimmering track that speaks to the doe eyed romantic in all of us. Listen closely for evocative lyrics, stay for the masterful sampling of Da Bra and Cherish’s single “In Love Wit Chu.”

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

[Listen] Tetrix – Cool FM Pulse Beat

No Comments 30 September 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Continuing on with our Weird Tuesday offerings here’s a hip-hop number from the experimental electronic group Tetrix. Their latest album ‘Tetrix 13′ will get you geared up for Halloween.

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

[Listen/Download] Half-truth – Say It Again

No Comments 29 September 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Montreal’s Half-truth has release a 3-track pop song fest. Two of the tracks will be too MOR radio-friendly for most listeners (OK, that means me), but “Say It Again” at least veers in the direction of being interesting.

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

[Listen] Drake – Worst Behaviour (Saint Pepsi remix)

No Comments 27 September 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

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Drake’s “Worst Behaviour” gets a playful, funky work-over courtesy of Saint Pepsi.

Canadian, R&B/Hiphop, Watch

[WATCH] DYNAMIC – FEEL MY PAIN

No Comments 26 September 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Great video of “Feel My Pain” by Ottawa’s Dynamic (aka Ya Favourite Lightskin).

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