Over the past year Toronto’s Dylan has dropped a number of high powered singles, including ‘Mimosa’, ‘American Nightmare’ and more. She has now unveiled her debut LP ‘Sauvignon and a Kimono’. Weaving together the sounds of 80s pop, garage rock, punk and more, the new work personally chronicles the last three year period of her trials, tribulations and victories. Again maintaining level high production on the LP, Dylan is definitely ready to embrace stardom.
Canadian DJ and producer Jonny White has spent the past few years touring around the world with his Art Department project. Establishing himself as power player in electronica, White will finally release his first solo EP in three years time. His new record titled ‘Sour Jazz’ is a three song piece that blends deep house, club jacking techno and even elements of dub. The EP also features the song ‘Roots Deep’, a collaboration track with the legendary Todd Terry and Roland Clark. Whilst Jonny White is clearly flexing his production muscle, incorporating sophisticated programming, his mission still remains to shake up the dance floor. ‘Sour Jazz’ will land March 30th via his No. 19 Music imprint.
Toronto singer DYLYN makes her return with her latest track ‘Wolf’. Incorporating 80s synths, the vibrant electro pop bit musically glistens whilst the talented vocalist sings of the aftermath of a relationship’s demise. The song is a lovely add-on to her C.V. that already boasts a few overly blazing singles. Expect DYLYN to shake up the music industry in 2018. Have a listen.
Canadian fixtures My Favorite Roboth hace announced the emerging of their new sub label MFR Red. The imprint will focus on single track releases tailored to DJs and dance floor culture. In light of the exciting news, the Toronto duo have taken position to release the first single on the label. Their latest track ‘Femur Loveseat’ is a body-jacking, hedonistic shot of electro that drives with pulsing synths and an unstoppable groove that will light up any club at peak hour. ‘Femur Loveseat’ Read more […]
Toronto-based producer Kayobe has shared his hypnotic track ‘Sun Don’t Shine’ featuring the vocals of Olive B. According to Kayobe, the song was written on a rainy day. Whilst that may be the case, the fusion of ethereal ambience and ear-grabbing Hip-Hop undertones are as soothing as the warmth of the sun’s rays on a brisk morning. With Olive B. providing a high dose of sultry shimmer, there is everything to love about this single. Have a listen. Read more […]
Toronto duo Illyin Pipes are gearing up for the release of their debut EP ‘Spaces’, landing February 2018. The first track taken from the EP is the spacey and soulful song ‘Daylight Confidant’. Layered with fizzing synths, the drifting bit finds singer Jill Harris supporting someone who has gone through turbulent times whilst still dealing with her own problems. Utterly dreamy, you can stream ‘Daylight Confidant’ below.
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.
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.
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.
Last year Liz Lokre dropped her blazing debut single ‘Rise Up!’ which was an uplifting dub-fused rocker that had her instantly on mnay people’s radars. The Toronto singer now makes her return with the video to her latest single ‘Buh Bye’ which find her laying down her silky vocals over a soul backdrop produced by Adrian X and Jordan Reyes. The video, directed by Sean McBride and Caroline Torti, features Lokre looking hotter than a summer’s day in Death Valley as she performs the song whilst surrounded by two dancers. Stylishly shot, the single itself is currently out now via Ecclectic Electrix.