Category: Singles

New Single: Chuck D with Mavis Staples “Give We the Pride”

New Single: Chuck D with Mavis Staples “Give We the Pride”

On Friday, one of the leading members of Public Enemy, Chuck D, released a new single that has surprisingly gone under the radar, including ours. But better late than never. “Give We the Pride” features the great Mavis Staples providing lead vocals with ChuckD providing the beats and the rap lyrics. It’s a great tune that has an old-fashion R&B feel coupled […]

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New Single: First Single, “Cash is Money” by HOMESHAKE

New Single: First Single, “Cash is Money” by HOMESHAKE

Peter Sagar, who is best known for his work as a member of Mac DeMarco’s backing band, will release a new album on Sinderlyn in October called In the Shower. Under the pseudonym HOMESHAKE, he released the first single from the album, “Cash is Money”, late last week, and it has that breezy, quirky indie feel a la Mac DeMarco. […]

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New Single & Video: Bear Mountain Covers “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”

New Single & Video: Bear Mountain Covers “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”

Bear Mountain, the electronic-pop foursome out of Vancouver, officially released yesterday their cover and video of Tears for Fears’ classic, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” (they played this on their tour last year). The melodies stay true to the ’80s hit, but they add their own personal touches by adding more synth, electronic beats, and a more noticeable guitar […]

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Mundo Musique Throwback Thursday: The Who – Quadrophenia Live in London

Mundo Musique Throwback Thursday: The Who – Quadrophenia Live in London

Today I’m going to take a look at the Blu-Ray version of a concert I was lucky enough to see five times in person, The Who’s 2013 Quadrophenia tour.  Quadrophenia is one of the all-time greatest records, and my personal favorite.  It’s an important coming of age story that The Who revived for their 2013 tour and really added to the experience […]

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Marissa Nadler Covers Father John Misty’s “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings”

Marissa Nadler Covers Father John Misty’s “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings”

The fantastic Marissa Nadler released a cover of another fantastic artist, Father John Misty’s “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings”, adding her haunting, brooding touches to the indie hit. The cover is part of a split 7″ that includes Nadler’s cover and Father John Misty returning the favour with his version of Nadler’s “Drive”. The record will be released by Bella Union […]

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New Video: Beck “Heart is a Drum”

New Video: Beck “Heart is a Drum”

Today, Beck released the new video for “Heart is a Drum”. Like the song, the video is stunningly beautiful, filmed in black and white, grainy footage to give it a classic but personal quality. The video was recorded by Sophie Mueller and produced by Grant Jue. “Heart is a Drum” is from the great Morning Phase, which can be purchased […]

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New Single: “BFFs” by Beach Day

New Single: “BFFs” by Beach Day

Hollywood, Florida duo Beach Day have released “BFFs”, the new single from their upcoming album Native Echoes, which will be publicly available on August 19 on Kanine Records (pre-order here). “BFFs” is a summery tune that is somewhere between The Dum Dum Girls’ “Jail La La” days and the surf, beach-pop sound of Best Coast. And for good measure, below […]

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Mundo Musique: Natalie Prass – “Bird of Prey”

Mundo Musique: Natalie Prass – “Bird of Prey”

As you can tell, we’ve been digging Jenny Lewis’ latest record, and one of Lewis’ band members, Natalie Prass, just released a great single “Bird of Prey”.  “Bird of Prey” will be off of her upcoming record which is due for release later this year. “Bird of Prey” is a great track with a slick groove, gorgeous harmonies and a […]

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New Single: Karen O releases “Rapt” from upcoming solo album

New Single: Karen O releases “Rapt” from upcoming solo album

Yesterday, Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O released a video for “Rapt”, the first track she’s shared from her upcoming solo debut Crush Songs. If the rest of the album is like “Rapt”, Crush Songs is a very fitting title. “Rapt” lyrically really does capture the feeling of a crush. It’s a lo-fi sounding song, but not in the way […]

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Mundo Musique Hidden Gems: The Who – Love Ain’t For Keeping

Mundo Musique Hidden Gems: The Who – Love Ain’t For Keeping

I know what you’re thinking “wait, ‘Love Ain’t For Keeping’ is on Who’s Next, arguably The Who’s most popular record! How is that a hidden gem!?” Well, yes, the one you probably know is on Who’s Next. And it’s a great track, acoustic, and Daltrey’s voice is great, and the song is actually pretty sweet. But! That isn’t the version of […]

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New Single: Waterbodies Release “What the French Call ‘Les Incompétents'”

New Single: Waterbodies Release “What the French Call ‘Les Incompétents'”

Closer to home, throwback rockers (throwback  in terms of the ’90s and early 2000s) Waterbodies are in the midst of producing a new record, and they recently released a new single, “What the French Call ‘Les Incompétents’”. It’s part of Arctic Monkeys, part Fall Out Boy. It’s a pretty cool, rock track from the St. Catherines, Ontario trio. And what makes […]

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Hidden Gem Single: Neuman’s Battle Starship

Hidden Gem Single: Neuman’s Battle Starship

We head to Spain for a really cool track. Neuman is an indie shoegaze rock band from Murcia, which is between Alicante and Cartagena, and they’ve been around since 1999, although their notoriety has been limited to pretty much Spain. Well, thanks to the internet and Soundcloud, their music might just be heard all over the world. In May of […]

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Axxa/Abraxas’ New Video, “I Almost Fell”

Axxa/Abraxas’ New Video, “I Almost Fell”

Way back in January, Ben profiled Ben Asbury – a.k.a. Axxa/Abraxas – and his terrific debut album. Today, he released the video for the catchy “I Almost Fell”. The video is a trippy jaunt in the day of one man’s experience at a cult party. The video verges of David Lynch / David Cronenberg territory. The video isn’t exactly safe […]

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Mundo Musique: Weezer share “Back To The Shack”

Mundo Musique: Weezer share “Back To The Shack”

Weezer was one of my favorite bands when I was younger. In the last few years, however they haven’t released anything that I would consider “good”… There have been decent singles here and there, and parts of the Red Album had some potential, but as a whole the album fell flat.  Will their next album, Everything Will Be Alright In […]

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New Single: The History of Apple Pie’s Tame

New Single: The History of Apple Pie’s Tame

So, we’re a little late, but better late than never right? Two weeks ago, London’s The History of Apple Pie – who has one of our favourite band names and a favourite of Ben’s – released their latest single, “Tame”, in support of their second full-length album, Feel Something. Coming off a terrific debut LP in early 2013 (Out of View), […]

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New Single: The Wild Reeds’ “Blind and Brave”

New Single: The Wild Reeds’ “Blind and Brave”

In advance of the release of Blind and Brave, California band The Wild Reeds have released the titled track from their third album. Comprising of Kinsey Lee (vocals/banjo), Sharon Silva (vocals/guitar), Mackenzie Howe (vocals/guitar/banjo), Nick Jones (drummer), and Nick Phakpiseth (bass), this young band is about to take the indie world by storm. Their lead single is absolutely gorgeous, filled […]

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Capital Revue: The Hilotrons’ “My Number”

Capital Revue: The Hilotrons’ “My Number”

We’re rewinding back a bit and showing a great video that The Hilotrons released back in December.  The song and video for “My Number” are clever and great takes about today’s society, where the sense of self-identity resides in how one conforms to the mainstream. Enjoy the song and video by this underrated local band.  

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Mundo Musique: Baltimore’s New God share “Summer Girl”

Mundo Musique: Baltimore’s New God share “Summer Girl”

Baltimore art-pop duo New God will release their second record, Firework on July 29.  The band, consisting of brothers Kenny and Kurt Thompkins released a video for “Summer Girl”, which will be on Firework.  It’s a really cool song,  with a catchy hook and harmonies. You’ll dig it if you like bands like Panda Bear or Painted Palms. http://www.new-god.com/ https://www.facebook.com/newgodband

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Sloan Releases New Single, “Keep Swinging (Downtown)”

Sloan Releases New Single, “Keep Swinging (Downtown)”

One of our (well the Canadian contingent’s) favourite bands, Sloan, announced yesterday they will release a double LP called, Commonwealth, on September 9. The title, well, is very Canadiana, but its meaning is much deeper – each band member was given one side of an album to feature their “solo” work. Each album side was named after a card suit […]

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New Singles: “Dizzy” and “2014” by bentcousin

New Singles: “Dizzy” and “2014” by bentcousin

Twins Amelia and Patrick Murphy co-front the whirling indie rock band bentcousin. On July 1, they released the 7″ single “Dizzy”, a whirling pop tune that will take you back to the UK in the ’70s. In a similar vein but in a more of a Velvet Underground style is the brooding number, “2014”, which is on the flip side. […]

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