All posts tagged: canada

CHANCES Share Their New Track ‘Rishikesh’

Montreal band CHANCES with their third single titled ‘Rishikesh’. Experimenting with their sound, there is a sense of urgency bursting in the production which dances around looping sample of voices recorded in India. This is their boldest recording yet, and we’re surely hoping that the trio continue moving in this direction. Touching on the song, CHANCES mentioned: “We love this song and feel it has a certain power to it. It’s about choice and intention…the intention to trust your instinct, Read more […]

FEATURETTE Unveil Their Infectious Tune ‘Upside Down’

Releasing their LP ‘Crave’ last year, Toronto duo have unveiled their latest single ‘Upside Down’. Whilst musically the song is decorated with vibrant pop production, the content revolves around the current chaotic state that we are dealing with in these times. Sharp synths and head-nodding drums compliment the lush vocals of Lexie Jay. A lovely offering from the Canadian pair, you can listen to ‘Upside Down’ at the bottom.

Listen to MADDEE’s ‘Weight’

Hailing from Toronto, MADDEE is a sizzling sensation who first came into the scene a couple years back with her track ‘Blind Eyes’. After unveiling her smokey electronic soul cut ‘Lost’ last month, the artist now makes her return with her latest recording titled ‘Weight’. The jazzy with a blunted haze, MADDEE’s gorgeous vocals blend perfectly with the bass-driven, off-stepping production. She is definitely one who is going to garnish loads of attention as we move into 2018. Have a listen. Read more […]

Doldrums ‘Limerence’ Video

To call Montreal-based artist Doldrums’ new video ‘Limerence’ trippy, would be an understatement. Directed by David Kleiser, the black and white shot vid contains clips of Doldrums flying through space and landing on another planet to a flower-like ship bursting through his chest. Yeah it doesn’t get much stranger than that, but you’ll find yourself strangely hooked on the visuals from start to end. The track is taken from his current LP ‘ESC’.

Stream Sara Diamond’s ‘Stay A Little’

Hailing from Montreal, Sara Diamond is a name that you’re going to get familiar with real quick. Pumping out of slew of tracks throughout the year, she has returned with her latest cut ‘Stay A Little’. Produced by Noah Barer and Austin Tecks, a pair who she has worked with for a while now, the song is a bouncy r&b meets pop jam that finds Diamond working her vocal magic, owning it like an artist who was undoubtedly destined for stardom. ‘Stay A Little’ follows Sara Diamond’s previous cut ‘Unsure’. Read more […]

Cold Specks Shares Her Soulful, Apocalyptic Cut ‘Void’

Ladan Hussein better known as Cold Specks have been on the lips of journalists and music lovers alike for the past couple years now. Releasing her stellar LPs ‘I Predict A Graceful Expulsion’ and ‘Neuroplasticity’, the Canadian singer will drop her third LP ‘Fool’s Paradise’ on September 22nd via Arts & Crafts. Stepping up with a new pre-taster, Cold Specks has unveiled her new single ‘Void’, which is taken from the upcoming record. Placing her soulful vocals atop post-apocalyptic electronic production, the song evokes a sense or urgency, with the Toronto-born artist proving to be at the top of her game. Have a listen.

Sampson Debuts Her Emotive Pop Single ‘Shake The Fire’

Canadian singer Sampson has made her debut with the emotive single ‘Shake The Fire’. Written whilst dealing with depression, the song is an otherworldly and moving electronic pop cut, beautifully produced around the angelic vocals of the up-and-coming artist. A brilliant and blissful first offering, ‘Shake The Fire’ is taken from Sampson’s forthcoming LP. Touching on ‘Shake The Fire’, Sampson mentioned: “Shake The Fire’ is about papa (my grandad), who was a huge supportive force in my Read more […]

Stream Alvvays’ ‘Plimsoll Punks’

Toronto band Alvvays are set to drop their new album ‘Antisocialites’ on September 8th. The new record follows their self-titled debut released back in 2014.

The foursome have also shared a new track titled ‘Plimsoll Punks’, which will be featured on the new LP. Tapping into the traditional side of punk, combined with an upbeat pop spirit and charming delivery, ‘Plimsoll Punks’ is a fun taster before the main course.

Listen to Chad VanGaalen’s Spacey ‘Mind Hijacker’s Curse’

Chad VanGaalen is set to release his sixth LP ‘Light Information’ on September 8 via the Sub Pop imprint. As someone who is no stranger to the darker themes of life, VanGaalen’s latest single ‘Mind Hijacker’s Curse’ can ironically be translated into a sort of hopeful idea of allowing one to experience through the mind of another. Couple this with a spacey, semi-haunting indie palette and you have another musical roller coaster packaged with Chad VanGaalen’s imprint all over it.

Sc Mira Share Their New Single ‘Mexico’

Back in 2015 Canadian band Sc Mira dropped their killer record ‘Waiting Room Baby’ which whipped around the sounds of indie, alternative and a sort of folk-like styling which the band have dubbed death pop. Gaining traction, the next couple years found the band back in the studio working on new songs which would manifest itself into the forthcoming ‘Keep Crawling’ EP. Set to land September 22nd, the group have shared the lead-off track entitled ‘Mexico’. Slightly peppier stylistically with a Read more […]