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[28 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Youngblood Announce Road to CMW Tour & Video Release for “Broken English” | ]
Youngblood Announce Road to CMW Tour & Video Release for “Broken English”

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BROKEN ENGLISH VIDEO RELEASE AND THE ROAD TO CMW

Indie dream-pop maestros Youngblood are taking on the road starting with JUNOfest, and the release of a brand new music video for the single “Broken English” from their September 2016 EP Feel Alright. This Vancouver band presents a powerful dynamic live, with the fiery frontwoman a crackling live wire bewitching the audience. Youngblood has shared bills with Chromeo, Timber Timbre, and Black Mountain and Mother Mother, and was named a must-see band at Canadian Music Week, BreakOut West and Australian Music Week …

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[18 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on THE CRANBERRIES Announce New Album! | ]
THE CRANBERRIES Announce New Album!

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THE CRANBERRIES Announce New Album!! Brand New Songs + Re-Worked Hits! “Linger” Enclosed!!!

The Cranberries are set to release Something Else, a new album featuring re-worked renditions of their major hits, as well as brand new material. The album is due out April 28 via BMG on digital and CD formats, and includes seminal Cranberries songs like “Linger,” “Zombie,” “Dreams,” and “Ode To My Family”… re-recorded in orchestral and acoustic arrangements. The album is now available for pre-order. 
Something Else celebrates the 25th anniversary of the band. Their first major U.S. hit “Linger” has been …

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[4 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Said The Whale unveil new single. Album out March 2017 | ]
Said The Whale unveil new single. Album out March 2017

Following the announcement of their fifth studio album, Vancouver’s Said The Whale has released lead single “Step Into The Darkness” today with NYLON.

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[4 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Sophia Danai Releases ‘Love Royale’. | ]
Sophia Danai Releases ‘Love Royale’.

Through an eclectic collection of soulful pop and R&B, Sophia’s steady, passionate voice tells her story and assures everyone, including the artist herself, of the liberating messages within the tracks.

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[30 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on FILTER ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM CRAZY EYES TO BE RELEASED APRIL 8 | ]
FILTER ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM CRAZY EYES TO BE RELEASED APRIL 8

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CANADIAN TOUR DATES IN APRIL
Reconstruction requires deconstruction. The institutions must be razed in order to clear space for the future to flourish. You tear down the old and build up the new. Filter founder, singer, guitarist, and producer, Richard Patrick, knows this dance well. It’s what established the group as a multi-platinum industrial alternative luminary, and it catalyzed their seventh full-length album, Crazy Eyes, to be released via Wind Up Records on April 8th. The first single off the album, Take Me To Heaven, can be heard here. The band will be on tour this …

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[21 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on BTU – Bentall, Taylor, Ulrich Release “Tightrope Walk” February 12th | ]
BTU – Bentall, Taylor, Ulrich Release “Tightrope Walk” February 12th

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Album Release Shows in British Columbia

Barney Bentall, Tom Taylor and Shari Ulrich, together as BTU, are back with a brand new album and shows around the coast! Tightrope Walk is the second recording from the powerhouse folk trio, and it’s first to be released on Borealis Records. Tightrope Walk is a remarkable and varied journey through the inspirations of it’s creators, and an acoustic instrumental delight. Whether recorded or taken in at a live show, the songs on Tightrope Walk will melt your heart with their beautiful harmonies, evocative lyrics, …

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[12 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Never More Together – Tour & Album Preview from Oliver Swain’s BIG MACHINE | ]
Never More Together – Tour & Album Preview from Oliver Swain’s BIG MACHINE

The long-anticipated new album from the BIG MACHINE, Never More Together, is set to release officially October 2nd, kicking off Canadian tour from west to east with Oliver accompanied by BIG MACHINISTS Adam Dobres (guitar), Jeremy Penner (violin) or Trent Freeman (violin). The album is a rich and sublime example of Swain’s personal obsessions. He strays towards the whimsical, the spiritual, and the socially conscious side of what he likes to refer to as “chamber folk odyssey”, and it’s these beguiling and provocative elements that make him unique as an artist and songwriter. Clawhammer banjo, bowed bass and slack key guitar style, combined with pure, multi-octave vocals present the writer’s fascination with ethnomusicology. Modern rock and early R&B are curated within the traditionally-based songs, used as springboard into the imagination.

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[30 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Coeur de pirate | ]
Coeur de pirate

Coeur de pirate’s third album, Roses, was released on August 28th on Dare to Care Records.

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[15 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Mac DeMarco Shares New Song “I’ve Been Waiting For Her” W/ Concert Dates | ]
Mac DeMarco Shares New Song “I’ve Been Waiting For Her” W/ Concert Dates

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MAC DEMARCO SHARES NEW SONG, “I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR HER”
With under a month to go until the release of Another One, Mac DeMarco is offering up yet another new song. This time around, it’s one of the record’s more upbeat numbers,“I’ve Been Waiting For Her,” which fits comfortably amongst the mini-LPs playful and relatable, never too somber, love songs. It’s classic Mac — his warm vocals immediately recognizable and welcoming, his approach laid back and real. Overall, it’s straight up enjoyable.
Whether BBQing, playing Jenga, or performing at festivals across the country, …

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[8 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on The Maya Spectra brings 90’s back with “Music Box” | ]
The Maya Spectra brings 90’s back with “Music Box”

Despite a complete reconstruction of their body of acoustic work to align with an artistic vision within the realm of electronic music, the band’s jazz roots are nevertheless audible in their music’s most core sound. Janel Blanco’s vocal work is lovely and timeless, perfectly complementing the electronics surrounding it which are likewise reserved and soothing. Operating as their own producers and mixers, The Maya Spectra have created something which is genuine to themselves.

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[3 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on PORTICO ANNOUNCE LIVING FIELDS ALBUM OUT MARCH 24th (NINJA TUNE) | ]
PORTICO ANNOUNCE LIVING FIELDS ALBUM  OUT MARCH 24th (NINJA TUNE)

Where do you start talking about a suite of recordings so concerned with the commonalities between beginnings and ends? You could start by saying that ‘Living Fields’ is an album of catharsis and redefinition, born of a desire to create newness out of loss and change.

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[2 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on Canadian Rock Royalty The Trews Release New Single “What’s Fair Is Fair” | ]
Canadian Rock Royalty The Trews Release New Single “What’s Fair Is Fair”

Celebrating 10 years since the release of House Of Ill Fame, The Trews will start the festivities surrounding their fifth studio album on March 27 in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the JUNO Awards Kickoff.

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[28 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on MICHAEL FEUERSTACK ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM SINGER SONGER | ]
MICHAEL FEUERSTACK ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM SINGER SONGER

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LP AVAILABLE RECORD STORE DAY – CD / DIGITAL OUT APRIL 29th
CHECK OUT THE FIRST SINGLE, “FRIDAY NIGHT GUARD” HERE!

Singer and songwriter, gentleman and liar, gadfly and fall guy, indispensable, Michael Feuerstack is a man who lives and makes music in Montreal. Long one of the Canadian scene’s most revered songwriters, Feuerstack has turned his craft inside-out for his first collaborative release: Singer Songer, due out on Forward Music and Headless Owl on April 19th (Record Store Day).  The album gathers nine of Feuerstack’s friends and admirers – including members of the Weakerthans, Constantines, and Little Scream – …

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[24 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Pete Van Dyk & the Second Hand Band’s newest offering Shake Me/Plan B is their first 7-inch record | ]
Pete Van Dyk & the Second Hand Band’s newest offering Shake Me/Plan B is their first 7-inch record

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Pete Van Dyk & the Second Hand Band’s newest offering Shake Me/Plan B is our first 7-inch record.
It’s available for free download with bonus track To the Night. Released on a limited edition 33-1/2 RPM lathe cut, the format echoes the raw gritty energy of the recording.

Get it here: http://petevandyk.bandcamp.com/
The 7-inch was recorded at our bass player JD’s house. We sent up in the middle of his living room and let it roll. JD also recorded the event, as he always does. We thrive in spontaneous situations. By recording on the fly we can capture true …

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[22 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on CD Review – Sex With Strangers – Behaviours | ]
CD Review – Sex With Strangers – Behaviours

Vancouver’s Sex With Strangers brings us their newest offering “Behaviours” CD. Funky, harder-edged and totally danceable, they leave behind their concept CD’s to bring us a new creative writing process involving human emotions. Read about it here!