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TIMOTHY RYAN

May 27th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Introducing... | Comments Off on TIMOTHY RYAN

TIMOTHY RYAN

Timothy Ryan found his voice in the sombre, smoky sentiment of classic country blues and ballads.

HEATHERS

May 25th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Introducing... | Comments Off on HEATHERS

HEATHERS

“Fierce and vulnerable, ferocious and pleading:” meet Montreal trio Heathers.

WEST NILE

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WEST NILE

Meet London, ON based electro-pop duo West Nile.

CHOBO

May 18th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Introducing... | Comments Off on CHOBO

CHOBO

Jessica Cho (keyboards) and Benjamin Boles (drum machines, sequenced synths, and mixing) are the masterminds behind CHOBO‘s improvisational dance music. Blending the sometimes sterile hum and whirr of mechanical dance music with the immediacy of live playing, CHOBO promises that no two performances will ever sound anything alike, and bring that same unique experience into the […]

MULLIGRUB

May 6th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Introducing... | Comments Off on MULLIGRUB

MULLIGRUB

There’s a song on Mulligrub‘s full length debut called “Canadian Classic” that features some of the best lyrics I’ve read all year. Vocalist and guitarist Kelly Campbell had me at “Kiss me with your elbows up / Make me flowers from empties and car exhaust,” while her band mates, drummer J Riley Hill and bassist […]

MAGICPERM

May 4th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Introducing... | Comments Off on MAGICPERM

MAGICPERM

When MagicPerm mentioned in a recent email that they “…hope to continue making music together as long as they still like each other,” I didn’t know if that was a long- or short-term plan, but given that the Montreal/Saskatoon-based trio are prepping for a full length release this summer, I’m guessing Rachel Nam, Adam Finley and Sydney Lee […]

JADEA KELLY

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JADEA KELLY

“It may well be the hardest album I’ll ever write,” says Jadea Kelly of her forthcoming third long player, Love & Lust, “but [it comes at] the most prolific time of my life.”  Her friends and peers call Kelly’s ethereal and haunting music “euphoria folk”, and judging by its first single “I Make It Easy” (see the […]

ROB DICKSON

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ROB DICKSON

Whitehorse based singer-songwriter Rob Dickson is a family man, first and foremost. He’s a husband, father, and talented musician, and rolls all the facets of his life into his art. Proof of Our Years, Dickson’s debut album, is “an ode to growth” that sprung from a two-year period in his mid-twenties where he found himself […]

DRY HEAVE

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DRY HEAVE

Hardcore is a tricky sell, especially on record and to those who aren’t fully committed to the genre. The hardcore albums that were my staples in high school and throughout university have lost the time they used to take up in my headphones. There are several notable artists that are exceptions to this for me and […]

THE ZORGS

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THE ZORGS

Winnipeg three-piece The Zorgs (Taylor Benjamin Burgess on guitar/vocals, Dave Skene on bass/vocals, and Steph Kolbuck on drums/vocals) live by the ethos of “defy to be classified” and easily avoid all manner of button-holing on their debut full length, Chew On It. Surf pop, punk, and 60s TV show themes songs bump and grind against […]


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