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The Guest List >> BEAUTS

Halifax five-piece Beauts have just released a beaut of an EP called Waves/Wash, a chiming, guitar-driven four song collection that’s sure to find a place on many a people’s summer playlists. Fitting then that Beauts’ Palmer Jamieson, Darryl Smith, and Jeff Lawton have put together their very own Summer jams list for our latest Guest List post. […]

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06/03/16 Video Playlist >> ISLANDS, FAKE PALMS, BRAIDS…

Stream this week’s Video Playlist on YouTube, and subscribe to all Quick Before It Melts’ YouTube playlists. Islands “No Milk, No Sugar” MagicPerm “Tragic Merm” Programm “Waiting” Phédre “Zastroszy” Hot Hot Heat “Kid Who Stays in the Picture” Leondro “Super Big” Braids “Joni” Adrian Teacher & the Subs “Terminal City” Alex Bent + the Emptiness […]

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05/20/16 Video Playlist >> SLOAN, TRAITRS, CHASTITY…

Stream this week’s Video Playlist on YouTube, and subscribe to all Quick Before It Melts’ YouTube playlists. Sloan “The Lines You Amend” Technicolor EditionChastity “Peroxide”Skydiggers “Set You Free This Time”David Beckingham “Soldier”Traitrs “Witch Trials”The Pack A.D. “So What” Grimes “California”Arkells “Private School”Jesse Mac Cormack “Repeat”Walrus “Fur Skin Coat”

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The Guest List >> ALEX BENT + THE EMPTINESS

The Guest List invites artists to share/recommend/list the music, movies, books, places, and things that matter to them. Click the link to read Alex Bent + the Emptiness’ List and explore others.

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The Guest List >> HOODED FANG

We all have one of those friends, the one who’s always looking for suggestions on what to watch/listen to/read/discover. I can be one of those friends. But with friends like Hooded Fang, you’re always guaranteed to get amazing recommendations that you might not have otherwise ever stumbled upon. A big thanks to April Aliermo, Daniel Lee, D. Alex […]

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05/06/16 Video Playlist >> THE ZORGS, WINTERSLEEP, DRALMS…

05/06/16 Video Playlist with The Zorgs, Woodpigeon, Dralms, White Lung, Wintersleep and more.

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The Guest List >> SUUNS

Suuns have always been a band that’s sought to do things differently, so no surprise that when guitarist Joseph Yarmush agreed to work on a Guest List post for us, the end result was a decidedly unique random collection of radness, what we always imagined and hoped these Guest List post would be. The Montreal […]

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The Guest List >> DAVID BECKINGHAM

Vancouver’s David Beckingham recently sat down to draw up a list of very personal list of great Canadian songs that have played a major part in shaping him as a musician and adult. Beckingham, one of the founding members of Hey Ocean (who are currently on hiatus) is soon releasing his solo debut, Just When The […]

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04/01/16 Video Playlist >> PRISM PRIZE TOP 10

Stream this week’s Prism Prize Top 10 Video Playlist on YouTube, and subscribe to all Quick Before It Melts’ YouTube playlists. Monogrenade “Le fantôme” Kalle Mattson “Avalanche” The Elwins “So Down Low” Braids “Miniskirt” Fast Romantics “Julia” Harrison feat. Maddee “How Can It Be” A Tribe Called Red feat. Northern Voice “Suplex” Grimes “Flesh Without […]

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03/18/16 Video Playlist >> BLACK MOUNTAIN, HOODED FANG, YOUNG GUV…

Black Mountain “Florian Saucer Attack”
Greg Laswell “Not the Same Man”
HUMANS “Water Water”
Daniel Romano “Valerie Leon”
Laser “Disco Night Driver”
Hooded Fang “A Final Hello”
The Dirty Nil “Wrestle Yü to Hüsker Dü”
NAYSA “Are You Lonely”
Shotgun Jimmie “Field of Trampolines”
Bond Girls “Hurricane Lovers”
Young Guv “Crawling Back to You”
Paul Bergman “Creeping Charlie”

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RECENT REVIEWS >>

  • DOMINIONATED THE THIRD DOMINIONATED THE THIRD
  • KAYTRANADA >> 99.9% KAYTRANADA >> 99.9%
  • TANIKA CHARLES >> Soul Run TANIKA CHARLES >> Soul Run
  • THE BURNING HELL >> Public Library THE BURNING HELL >> Public Library
  • PUP >> The Dream Is Over PUP >> The Dream Is Over
  • BY DIVINE RIGHT >> Speak & Spell U.S. BY DIVINE RIGHT >> Speak & Spell U.S.
  • FREDERICK SQUIRE >> Spooky Action at a Distance FREDERICK SQUIRE >> Spooky Action at a Distance
  • KATE MAKI >> Head In The Sand KATE MAKI >> Head In The Sand
  • DANIEL ROMANO >> Mosey DANIEL ROMANO >> Mosey
  • HOODED FANG >> Venus On Edge HOODED FANG >> Venus On Edge

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT >>

  • NICK FERRIO >> "Palace of Gold" (Video) NICK FERRIO >> "Palace of Gold" (Video)
  • DOMINIONATED THE THIRD DOMINIONATED THE THIRD
  • RENDERS >> "Running Through the Night" RENDERS >> "Running Through the Night"
  • TUNS >> "Mind Over Matter" TUNS >> "Mind Over Matter"
  • TIMOTHY RYAN TIMOTHY RYAN
  • HEATHERS HEATHERS
  • WEST NILE WEST NILE
  • BADBADNOTGOOD >> "Time Moves Slow" (feat. Sam Herring) BADBADNOTGOOD >> "Time Moves Slow" (feat. Sam Herring)
  • CHOBO CHOBO
  • TWIST >> "Soaked" TWIST >> "Soaked"

HEAVY ROTATION >>

  • WHOOP-SZO >> "Bmaadiziwin" WHOOP-SZO >> "Bmaadiziwin"
  • PREOCCUPATIONS >> "Anxiety" PREOCCUPATIONS >> "Anxiety"
  • THE BURNING HELL >> "Pop Goes the World" THE BURNING HELL >> "Pop Goes the World"
  • FEIST >> "Flamenco for Gord" FEIST >> "Flamenco for Gord"
  • PARTNER >> "Personal Weekend" PARTNER >> "Personal Weekend"
  • ISLANDS >> "No Milk, No Sugar" ISLANDS >> "No Milk, No Sugar" "No Milk, No Sugar" is Nick Thorburn's pop nonpareil, heavy with hook and melody, and so effortlessly cool that every other songwriter aspiring to pop music perfection best pack up their gear and take up traffic cone collecting.
  • IVY MAIRI >> "All Around Me" IVY MAIRI >> "All Around Me" "All Around Me" by Toronto based singer/songwriter Ivy Mairi is our #NewFavouriteSong. Click the link to listen to it yourself.
  • LUKA >> "Why Don't You Go To Her" LUKA >> "Why Don't You Go To Her"
  • SHIRLEY & THE PYRAMIDS >> "All The Time" SHIRLEY & THE PYRAMIDS >> "All The Time" Saskatoon's Shirley & The Pyramids wear their musical influences on the arm of their long-sleeved tee-shirts, but before you're quick to group them in with other neo-shoegazers, give a good listen to "All The Time", one of two advance singles from their recently released self-titled record. In it, you'll hear a the broad strokes of someone who's explored a range of sonic influencers--from 13th Floor Elevators to Ride, The Velvet Underground to Atlas Sound--and is now drilling down through the gauzy haze of guitar drone to find their essence, their truth.
  • EXPWY >> "Love in Idelness" EXPWY >> "Love in Idelness"






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  • 10/10 >> EXPWY / MATT LEGROULX 10/10 >> EXPWY / MATT LEGROULX

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