by Mark Anthony Brennan
A great new video from Winnipeg’s Futurekids. This is a hand-drawn animated delight, featuring the adventures of a homemade robot.
Alvvay’s have brought the shoe-gaze inspired “Archie, Marry Me” to life with a whimsical, yet heartwrenching, music video. Watch it for the cuts to a hand signing “Archie” and a bouquet of flowers, stay for what looks like a very angsty sail.
by Mica McCurdy
Winnipeg’s The Hours released this music video last week for their track “Steady Glazed Eyes”. Despite their strong shoegaze sound, they sure do make a lot of eye contact in this other-worldly take of the song.
Feel like reminiscing? Tearjerker‘s video for ‘You Can’ is full of found home footage from the yesteryears, curating this melancholic montage of faded memories. The track is off the recently released EP Hiding. The band is currently working on their full length to be released later this year. Keep an eye out for my chat with Micah from the Torontonian shoegaze trio soon.
Me love some Tearjerker, as evidenced when previewing the single ‘Another Moon’ HERE. The Toronto trio released the 4 song EP Hiding last week. If you are the type who likes to preview the stuff before you commit, then you can STREAM the EP HERE. . Believe me, you will wanna click “BUY”. Expect to have the EP on replay.
Toronto’s Tearjerker are streaming the new single ‘Another Moon’ off the May 20 released EP Hiding. It is a challenge to pick one reason for the track’s play it on repeat factor: is it melodic grungy yet soft guitars or lush airy vocals. Hiding is a preview of the band’s potential of crafting a new blend of shoegaze rock and indie-pop. Look forward to the trio’s full length release later this year.
by Tiana Feng
Release Date: April 15th, 2014
Label: Buzz Records
I spoke with Denholm from Odonis Odonis last month and he reaffirmed that Hard Boiled Soft Boiled was indeed recorded 5 years ago. Before the band was actually formed, frontman Dean Tzenos had rented a fancy studio and used studio musicians to record this album, which includes Kathryn Calder from New Pornographers. What is presented in the LP Hard Boiled Soft Boiled is indeed the originals from ages ago remastered. Continue Reading
Montreal-based The High Dials have released a video for the single “Yestergraves”, title track off a self-titled 3 song EP. The video features the three members fading in and out of illuminated blurry settings. The trio has also launched a PledgeMusic campaign for their new album, and have announced 2 Toronto dates during CMW. That’s your cue to get your shoegaze on!
by Tiana Feng
Whether you’re recovering from last night’s ECMW shows or just having a chillin’ Saturday morning, Winnipeg’s The Hours is the perfect soundtrack. Here is their latest tune “Steady Glazed Eyes”.