“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
“Weather is a song that whisks you to a better frame of mind like a postcard from the best summer of your life”
Indie Synth-Pop artist MOR is the brand new creative vessel from Toronto resident Amy Morris. Formerly of local Quintet Cornado, Morris has branched out on her own creating a wonderful brand of feel-good music that sounds like it was conceived in a golden hammock, swinging on warm island air at the edge of a lagoon. Continue reading
“Vox Somnia Create the type of sound that showers you in goosebumps”
Shadowpasser is the fantastic debut single by Toronto boy/girl duo Vox Somnia. The song chimes like a hearse-led procession or a dark foreboding lullaby that seems to capture that elusive harmonic symmetry that makes a song really rattle your bones. Between the hauntingly evocative vocals and the restrained gravitas of their musical phrasing, Vox Somnia create the type of sound that showers you in goosebumps, not with production tricks or fluff-pop tropes, but through the weighty focus of their thematic resolve.