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October 22nd, 2014
Canadian pop-rockers Neverest have been an integral part of RBC and Free The Children’s We Create Change Tour recently and now they’ve teamed up with RBC to present a new song called Someday. The song was written by The Midway State’s Nathan Ferraro and is sends the inspiring message to everyone to go after the […]
September 3rd, 2013
J£zus Million might not be a household name just yet, but if you’ve heard Charli XCX’s album, True Romance, you’ll definitely know his beats. The 19-year-old from Boston produced two of its tracks – single “What I Like” and the Brooke Candy-featuring “Cloud Aura” – as well as this summer’s “Illusions Of”. Often drawing comparisons […]
March 28th, 2013
I’ve learned that the only thing to expect from L.A. experimentalist James Ferraro is the unexpected. Dude has been perplexing fans for years now, hopping between hypnogogic pop, psych, synth music, hip-hop, and electronic under various pseudonyms, most recently BEBETUNE$. For his latest project, in which he’s used his most common moniker, Ferraro has cranked […]
February 12th, 2013
Montreal’s Arbutus Records had a spectacular 2012 with breakout releases by Grimes, TOPS and Majical Cloudz. Judging by the label’s schedule, they’re set to repeat thanks to new albums by Doldrums, Blue Hawaii and a Majical Cloudz debut album. But the label’s unsung hero is undoubtedly its most prolific artist, the inimitable Sean Nicholas Savage, […]
February 12th, 2013
While he’s busy making his new album, Born Sinner, J. Cole decided he would give us an appetizer to enjoy before the main course arrives some time this year. Titled Truly Yours, the five-track EP is comprised of unreleased tracks he had kicking around. On Twitter, Cole tried to define it, writing, “don’t call it […]
January 28th, 2013
Though we haven’t yet played him on the show, LE1F has been one of the most talked about rappers of the last year. By help putting gay rap on the map, he’s also turned the heads of everyone from Pitchfork to FADER with his provocative steez and leftfield production. Check out his video for “Wut” […]
November 21st, 2012
The commercials are on TV. The displays and merchandise are in the stores. The music has entered retail spots and radio. Christmas has officially begun. Joining in on the festive season – and one week after giving away a full album covering Sade’s Love Deluxe – is indie pop duo The Rosebuds, who have put […]
November 16th, 2012
Raleigh, North Carolina indie pop duo The Rosebuds have put out a few great albums of their own in the last decade – see 2005’s Birds Make Good Neighbors and 2007’s Night of the Furies. But for their latest project, they chose to cover an album they consider to be one the band’s greatest influences: […]
October 29th, 2012
Three years ago, Dayve Hawk graced us with a minimix called Walk Me Home, a “love letter to the art of horror movie scoring.” He’s back again with a 14-minute sequel that delivers more eerie synthesizer progressions designed to spook all the kiddies when they pay us a visit on Wednesday. It also arrives at […]
October 19th, 2012
As the blog has done every year since 2009, Gorilla vs. Bear has compiled a unique Halloween mix of genuinely creepy songs fit for really giving the kids at your front door a good scare on the 31st. Made up of the blog’s favourites like Chromatics, Grouper, Burial, Clams Casino, Holy Other and others, it’s […]