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QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 4 & 5

December 24th, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | Comments Off on QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 4 & 5

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 4 & 5

As has become an annual tradition at this time of year for Quick Before It Melts, we present our SONGS compilation for 2015, collecting 100 of our favourite Canadian tracks of the year, zipping them up and making them available for download and your ongoing listening pleasure. As with our annual list of favourite albums, […]

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 3

December 23rd, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | Comments Off on QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 3

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 3

As has become an annual tradition at this time of year for Quick Before It Melts, we present our SONGS compilation for 2015, collecting 100 of our favourite Canadian tracks of the year, zipping them up and making them available for download and your ongoing listening pleasure. As with our annual list of favourite albums, […]

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 2

December 22nd, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | Comments Off on QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 2

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 2

As has become an annual tradition at this time of year for Quick Before It Melts, we present our SONGS compilation for 2015, collecting 100 of our favourite Canadian tracks of the year, zipping them up and making them available for download and your ongoing listening pleasure. As with our annual list of favourite albums, […]

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 1

December 21st, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | 127 Comments »

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 1

As has become an annual tradition at this time of year for Quick Before It Melts, we present the first volume of our SONGS compilation for 2015, collecting 100 of our favourite Canadian tracks of the year, zipping them up and making them available for download and your ongoing listening pleasure. As with our annual […]

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE ALBUMS: 2015

December 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | 21 Comments »

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE ALBUMS: 2015

If you’re reading this, it’s time again for Quick Before It Melts’ annual celebration of our favourite Canadian albums of the last 12 months. As is tradition, there’s no rank or grade assigned to the list; these 10 albums, listed in alphabetical order, are the records that made us scream, cream, and dream the most in 2015.


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"






  • 10/10 >> YOUNG GALAXY 10/10 >> YOUNG GALAXY


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

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