“Righteous Woman, is a feminist awakening and excavation of the voices within”
In honor of International Women’s Day I wanted to feature the inspiring and extremely talented artist For Esmé. Her new single Doubtmouth from her forthcoming LP Righteous Woman is a powerful and compelling listen.
The song itself is just a Synthpop peach! Doubtmouth’s vibrating arpeggiater is delightfully synthwave and, like a message in a bottle, it carrys within these very powerful words. Continue reading
89 San Francisco is the dreamy lead single from TOVI’s debut EP Midnight Hum which will be released February 2018.
TOVI is the electropop project of Red Deer, Alberta based artist Rebecca Emms. Drawing influence from Portishead and Gorillaz’s trip hop style to alt-pop icons like Lana Del Rey and Lorde, TOVI’s debut solo EP Midnight Hum sonically delivers a hazy dream-like atmosphere of warm vintage synths, sultry vocals matched with deep bass rumbles and programmed beats. Continue reading
Iskwé has released a new single Soldier from her upcoming album The Fight Within, out October 13. Describing the song she says “It’s impossible to know what shape our planet will be in several generations down the road. What I do know is that we need to do better. Soldier is for all the protectors of our land, our water and our future generations.
While my music is undoubtedly a source of deep, personal strength for me, it is also a form of protest––protest against the continued hardships of the North American Indigenous community, protest against flippant legislature failing to protect our lands and waterways, and protest against fallout women face when speaking out on issues within the music industry. Continue reading
The Elwins have announced the release of their third full-length LP Beauty Community out October 13 via Hidden Pony Records (Canada/US). The album is available to pre-order here.
Beauty Community comes off the back of their Juno Award nominated album Play For Keeps Continue reading
Freedom Baby just released a beautiful new single Video Daydream. Describing the song they say “It was after a while of experimenting with electronic sounds and orchestral elements we came up with “Video Daydream”. We arranged the song with a Snakes & Ladder game board as our blueprint. Each melody and instrument snakes and climbs from one place to another and each time you play something new is going to reveal itself.” Continue reading