Essential Albums - John Southworth

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: John Southworth picks four albums from the border of Canada and the United States

Oct 23, 2014

Mimicking the structure of his gorgeous new double LP, the veteran Toronto singer/songwriter picks two albums of Canadiana and two albums of Americana.

brazilian money bones in my skin music video

PREMIERE: Brazilian Money’s “Bones In My Skin” video is a surreal search for a lost dog

Oct 23, 2014

Watch the Montreal lo-fi auteur's hilarious new video, then read his thoughts on his probably dead pet.

My Brightest Diamond

PREMIERE: My Brightest Diamond plays “Lover Killer” live at Toronto’s Drake Hotel for Paper Bag Sessions

Oct 22, 2014

A stripped-back piece of rhythmic pop about how love and war are opposite sides of the same coin.

blue hawaii get happy

NOW HEAR THIS: Blue Hawaii try out footwork, Cult Of Youth wail beautifully

Oct 22, 2014

PLUS: Montreal's Slight makes skilled, unpedantic psych.

Taylor Swift

8 songs Canada should send to the charts with Taylor Swift’s “Song 3″

Oct 22, 2014

Canada loves the new, experimental Taylor Swift. We should love these songs just as much.

Dilly Dally Candy Mountain music video

FULL SCREEN: Ought party in the laundromat, Dilly Dally are the wizards of smoke

Oct 22, 2014

PLUS: Todd Terje's friend is trying to sell you his bad car.

Save the Toronto rave forum The Vault with this crowdfunding campaign

Oct 21, 2014

$500 is needed by November 1 to preserve an archive of Toronto's legendary rave culture. The fundraiser tells me why that should happen.

New Albums You Can Stream Now including Ought

8 Albums You Can Stream Now: Ought, Yusuf, Cooly G and more…

Oct 21, 2014

A legend returns and some excellent emerging Canadian music to waste away your day.