Emma Lamarre who goes by the name TAXI, released her stunning debut EP Intimacy Issues in September which has been receiving rave reviews since. Working with Producer, Bernard Frazer (Church of Trees, Black and White, GNT, News from the Roof), the two have created a 5 track body of work that sonically ranges from Portishead to Lily Allen and Lana Del Rey.
Intimacy Issues is a dark pop record that Lamarre claims is her “most inexpensive form of therapy” to date. Though lyrically TAXI touches on mental illness, substance abuse, sex and emotional detachment, Intimacy Issues is a record where vulnerability and an ability to laugh at oneself are crucial. Continue reading
Toronto based producer Nightshifts has just released his new single Karma. He co-produced the song with Matthew Vlahovich of Young Empires. In describing the meaning of the song he says “it was written at a time when all my friends and I were very unsure about what we wanted to do with our lives. I wrote the song to try and calm my own nerves; to say it’s ok not to know, let’s just enjoy the ride.” Continue reading
The Crowleys release new single L.A Sunset from their upcoming EP. In describing the song they say “We are releasing this as our first single because we believe it encapsulated all of our influences and styles. The intro is a fresher sound for us – Continue reading
Caught Radiant Baby’s show at the Longboat Hall for CMW last week and I’ve been hooked ever since! Check out this cool video. He’ll be back playing a show in Toronto in the Smiling Buddha on May 2.
Said the Whale released their highly anticipated album As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide on March 31 via Hidden Pony Records. Available through Spotify and iTunes. Along with the release comes a coast to coast US/Canada tour and a new video for Confidence.
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Monarch release new 80’s fused synth pop song Remember Me. They will be releasing their debut album later this year along with a Canadian tour. Make sure to keep an eye out for them!
In describing the single they say “Everyone added their own flavor to this new track, “Remember Me”. Continue reading
Young Galaxy have released their new single Stay for Real. It’s a beautiful fusion of dreamy electronic pop with a powerful statement on how we must stay true to ourselves in these troubled times. This single marks a change for the Montreal band as Continue reading