Category: Singles

Weekend Showcase: New Singles for January 23rd Weekend

Weekend Showcase: New Singles for January 23rd Weekend

With the new year three weeks old, the avalanche of new music has commenced, so we have a slightly longer playlist this week. You’ll find everything from R&B to electronic to indie pop to indie rock to scuzz rock. Some of the artists are well-known and others still developing a following. Either way, we highly recommend that you check these […]

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Video: Brian Lopez – “Static Noise”

Video: Brian Lopez – “Static Noise”

Last year, Brian Lopez released a beautiful record called Static Noise. Last week, Lopez shared the video for the title track. It’s a gorgeous video for one of the more stunning tracks of 2014, and it channels some very recognizable moments in history along with some pop culture references, including the old Maxell cassette ads. Be sure to check it out below. Connect […]

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Paperhaus – “So Slow”

Paperhaus – “So Slow”

DC psych rock band Paperhaus is sharing a single, “So Slow” off of their upcoming debut LP. This is a great track, and despite it being the shortest track on the upcoming LP, there is a whole lot going on.  A large mix of influences, with a bass line that is rooted in reggae and ska, a guitar solo that […]

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Weekend Showcase: New Singles for the January 16th Weekend

Weekend Showcase: New Singles for the January 16th Weekend

Here are nine really cool tracks for your weekend. Unfortunately, we didn’t get around to writing about them, but they’re worth the time to listen and just a few more bands for you to discover. “Stress and Low”, the first single from Israeli indie band Ballet, has a dreamy, lo-fi sound, and their debut album will be out in March. “My […]

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Video: Nedelle Torrisi – Don’t Play Dumb

Video: Nedelle Torrisi – Don’t Play Dumb

We wrote about singer-songwriter Nedelle Torrisi a while back. If you missed our original post, she’s a fantastic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from California. She’s sharing the music video for the dreamy “Don’t Play Dumb”, which will be on the re-released edition of her-self titled 2013 record, but under the new name Advice from Paradise, out February 17. In the video, Torrisi […]

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Video: Ferrill Gibbs – The Happy Ones

Video: Ferrill Gibbs – The Happy Ones

Last year, we featured “The Happy Ones” by Ferrill Gibbs off of his record, Significant Trees. Today, he is sharing a video for that song.  The video is a collection of happy moments, quite fitting for the track.  It’s a lovely track that builds to something beautiful. Check out the video below, check out Gibbs on social media, and be sure […]

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To Kill A King – Love is Not Control

To Kill A King – Love is Not Control

I have been following UK’s To Kill A King (TKAK) for quite a while. I can actually thank them for getting me turned onto Sofar Sounds Austin as they were promoting playing with Sofar during SXSW last year. Although I did not get to see them play at a Sofar gig,  I did get to see them open for Bastille […]

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Waxahatchee – Air

Waxahatchee – Air

Yesterday, Katie Crutchfield, the creative force behind Waxahatchee officially announced details about her upcoming record, Ivy Tripp. Ivy Tripp will be released on April 7th of this year. Crutchfield also shared “Air” the first single off Ivy Tripp. Judging only by that one song, it seems like Ivy Tripp may sound quite a bit different than 2013’s Cerulean Salt. There’s […]

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Weekend Showcase: Nine New Tracks from the Past Week

Weekend Showcase: Nine New Tracks from the Past Week

Our weekend showcase includes nine new tracks from the past week, including tracks from bands and musicians in Norway, Sweden, Greece, the UK, and the USA: “Not to Offend”, an indie-rock tune from New York City’s WOOF. “Primrose Green”, the first single from Ryley Walker‘s forthcoming album by the same name. It’s out March 31 on Dead Oceans. “Picking Words”, […]

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The New Southern Electrikk – “Brown Eyes”

The New Southern Electrikk – “Brown Eyes”

“Brown Eyes” is the debut single from The New Southern Electrikk, and is is a fitting track to feature on a Throwback Thursday.  “Brown Eyes” was written by Rikki Turner, formerly of Paris Angels about fourteen years ago. It’s a beautiful, soulful, heartbreaking track, reminiscent of 60’s female led rock and roll, thanks to the incredible voice of Monica Ward. The New […]

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Someone To Ride The River With – ‘Valley Songs’

Someone To Ride The River With – ‘Valley Songs’

The Winchester, Virginia based duo Someone To Ride The River With perform lovely folk tunes. The duo consists of banjo player and singer Jamie Blum and guitar player and singer Terence Marciano.  We wrote about one of Marciano’s other projects, Gilmore Boys in the past, and if you listened to that, you can expect something a bit similar to that.  […]

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The Year In Music – Remembering 2014, the Final Playlist

The Year In Music – Remembering 2014, the Final Playlist

This is our last post of the year, and what a better way to celebrate this fantastic year with a final playlist. Here are songs from our 50 Favourite Albums of 2014, our Favourite Hidden Gems, and tracks from other outstanding albums. The tracklisting – 102 songs in total, but not all are the original unfortunately – is below, and […]

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Our Christmas Playlist

Our Christmas Playlist

As we sit back and enjoy time with our families this week, what better way to celebrate the spirit of the season than with music. We have an eclectic mix of classics and the not-so-conventional holiday songs to brighten your mood. We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing holiday. We hope you enjoy the playlist, which you can stream […]

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Weekend Showcase: Dick Diver, Astronauts, Modest Mouse, Sirens in the Delta, Che-val, & Darlings

Weekend Showcase: Dick Diver, Astronauts, Modest Mouse, Sirens in the Delta, Che-val, & Darlings

Here are five relatively new tracks that you may or may not have heard. There’s one well-known rock band on the list and the other four are young bands or artists looking to make a splash in the new year. The mini-playlist is below, and here are the tracks you’ll find and a little bit about the artist. Dick Diver […]

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Sur Back – “Occam’s Razor”

Sur Back – “Occam’s Razor”

Ethereal, creative, and breathtaking, that’s the music of Jupiter, Florida’s Caroline Sans, who goes by the moniker Sur Back. Today, Sur Back shares “Occam’s Razor”, a single off of her upcoming record Kitsch which is due out next year and we are honoured to have been asked to release it as the Canadian premiere. “Occam’s Razor” is interesting in a similar […]

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49 Above: Sarah MacDougall, “I Want to See the Light (Lost From Our Eyes)”

49 Above: Sarah MacDougall, “I Want to See the Light (Lost From Our Eyes)”

Canadian/Swedish singer-songwriter Sarah MacDougall recently released a stirring, brilliant new track, “I Want to See the Light (Lost from Our Eyes)”. The indie-folk track echoes the sound and magnetism found on Marta Pacek‘s terrific Voodoo Dolls False Alarms and the alluring qualities of Orenda Fink’s Blue Dream. “I Want to See the Light” is the first single from MacDougall’s forthcoming […]

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Andrew Keoghan’s New Single, “Better Company”

Andrew Keoghan’s New Single, “Better Company”

A few months ago, we had profiled Andrew Keoghan‘s spectacular debut album, Arctic Tales Divide, which was named the New Zealand Herald’s album of the year in 2011. Since then, Keoghan has established residence in Brooklyn (although he still returns to Auckland) and has been working on his highly anticipated second album. After reworking the album, Keoghan has released the […]

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Night Beds, “Me Liquor and God”

Night Beds, “Me Liquor and God”

In 2012, Winston Yellen – a.k.a. Night Beds – released a melodic, indie folk-pop album that was lush and romantic. Last week, he released his first single in more than a year, but “Me Liquor and God” sees Yellen experiment with electronic and smooth R&B textures (think How to Dress Well). Despite the new sound, Yellen retained many of the […]

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Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: “Billions Of Eyes”

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper: “Billions Of Eyes”

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper’s 2013 record Ripely Pine was one of our favorite records of 2013, and while 2014’s list rolls on, Lady Lamb just released some details about her upcoming record After, which will is a likely candidate for our 2015 list. After will be released on March 3rd 2015, on Mom+Pop records, and be her second proper LP release.  Ahead of […]

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hd hausmann – “an island without”

hd hausmann – “an island without”

We have a mystery band on our hands that goes by the name of hd hausmann. We don’t have much information on this artist. What we do know is that they are from the UK and that it is a collaboration effort with multiple artists and that’s about it.  Maybe the name is in lowercase letters to make a point that the […]

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