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Moon King

July 6th, 2017 | Mp3 Posts | 0 Comments

In a pretty radical stylistic shift, Detroit-via-Toronto artist Moon King is releasing a Detroit house-inspired album called Hamtramck ’16 on Arbutus Records on August 4th. First track “In & Out” suggests he’s pulling the genre move off nicely.

Man meets Bear

June 16th, 2017 | Mp3 Posts | 0 Comments

Utah-via-Toronto songwriter and old friend of the blog Man meets Bear released another naturalistic wonder yesterday June 15th, his latest album Starfishes. It’s one of the more meditative works in his discography; most of the songs are smeared ambient soundscapes-as-songs, progressing in slow-motion but with a finger still placed on the idea of pop composition.

Bill and Joel Plaskett

April 16th, 2017 | Mp3 Posts | 0 Comments

Nova Scotia’s beloved Joel Plaskett teams with his dad Bill for a wonderful album showcasing the father-son team’s love of Canadian maritime celtic music, English folk and indie-pop/rock: Solidarity.

Iluminas

February 12th, 2017 | Mp3 Posts | 0 Comments

My old friends in Toronto art-rock band Iluminas have finally released their first polished full-length album: Apollo. Though I’ve heard their songs for years, it’s a pleasure to listen to this finished product, especially considering the surprisingly playful, detailed arrangements and production.

Leon Patriz

February 7th, 2017 | Mp3 Posts | 0 Comments

Ramshackle, homespun pop from Montreal-via-Vancouver artist Leon Patriz. Released on my friend Soren Brothers‘ excellent uur audiovisual label 🙂