expand
Quip

UK’s award winning music festival, appropriately named Bestival, had it’s first North American debut...

The wait is finally over! Electric Island 2016 is back for the next three...

  • Berlin, a city well known for its love of minimal techno and dark electronica, is where Niklas Kramer chose to make the home of his warm dream pop project Still Parade. Despite his music being a far cry from the hyper-cool club culture of Berlin it’s possible that the city’s affinity for electronic music had […]

  • Rin McArdle: Hailing from the sunny shores of Australia, Rin McArdle played an early set at the Indica Records Showcase, part of Canadian Music Week. Set in the Burdock’s white-bricked concert hall, the pint-sized singer packed a surprising punch with strong vocals, lyrics, and keyboard accompaniment. Playing tracks from her debut EP, Lefty Lou & the […]

  • Ode to the stage dive, White Reaper and Twin Peaks break faces in Chicago Though rock history is a foggy pursuit –hazed by a thousand bong-hits, head-banging shows, and noise-induced brain trauma– it’s been said that the greatest concentration of stage dives (the art of jumping from a raised stage to be carried aloft by […]

  • Jessy Lanza’s Pull My Hair is an exceptional debut release that helped demonstrate her ability to write, sing, produce, and collaborate. She and production partner Jeremy Greenspan of the Junior Boys once again manage to find that emotional space between lavish exaltations and intimate disappointments on Oh No. There is, however, a fundamental difference in […]

  • New Zealand’s soft disco pop outfit, Yumi Zouma, release their debut LP, Yoncalla, through Cascine on May 27. Yoncalla is the name for one of the distinct dialects that the Kalapuya people spoke where, interestingly enough, the dialects were mutually unintelligible. The Kalapuya people and Yumi Zouma’s debut record have this in common – when […]

  • Last Friday, Red Bull Sound Select hosted another epic night. Curated by Manifesto, the evening featured Ty Dolla $ign, KEITA JUMA, ShaqIsDope and a surprise performance by Nasty Nigel. A highly enthusiastic line up began to gather outside of the venue a few minutes before the official door time. By 9 p.m. The Opera House was full with people popping […]

Music ››

music Interviews ››

  • James Hinton is a pretty normal human: he’s good at math, has a humble farmer upbringing, fell in love with music at an early age but went on to get a degree in Physics. Music, however, never went to...

  • Kicking-off a stretch in Toronto by playing at Canadian Music Week, Australia’s Ben Campain – a.k.a. HOWQUA – is busy working on the follow-up to his acclaimed 2014 EP, Naked. The debut recording, a stunning composition of six unguarded and...

  • Last week, we had the opportunity to speak with Austrian-born musician Filous (Matthias Oldofred). At 19 years old, Filous it kicking off his first North American tour and ready to take the international world by storm. We caught up...

  • Anticipating the July 2016 release of their debut full-length album, Goodwood Atoms continues to evolve their sound, a style that’s been compared to electro-indie masters like Half Moon Run and alt-J. Their 2014 EP marked the beginning of the...

  • Montreal’s Suuns produce music that is cool, calm, and collected: prog-pop melodies with a wry vibe. Their last two LP’s Zeros QC and Images Du Futur were refreshing and sleek in a scene that was mostly saturated with derivative...

  • Brighton’s Fujiya & Miyagi have recently been all set to drop the long-awaited EP1, the first of the three upcoming releases which will come together into a self-titled album in early 2017. The band have a certain set of...

ALBUM REVIEWS  ››