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PREMIERE: Hot Panda’s Bad Pop is a perfectly jaded “fuck you” to music today

Apr 29, 2016

The Vancouver trio describes their new LP as "a thunderous fit of aging ignorance pushed through distortion pedals."


PREMIERE: Heathers enter a sludgy new realm on the new Strange Allies EP

Apr 14, 2016

The Montreal trio is evolving faster than they can record, so they're giving us a three-song status update.

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PREMIERE: Animalia finds power in (dissonance)

Apr 11, 2016

An exclusive stream of the new electro-pop melodrama from Australia-born, Toronto-based Animalia.

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Black Lives Matter Toronto’s new mixtape is a musical snapshot of #BLMTOTentCity

Mar 28, 2016

The Toronto Black City Mixtape is "a love letter in song to black community" and a fantastic compilation of Toronto music.

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PREMIERE: Unreal Thought’s “Morose Paradise” unites Halifax punks in goth gloom

Mar 24, 2016

Halifax's punk and hardcore scenes are blooming, but this is where they channel their love of The Cure.

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PREMIERE: Humanities’ debut EP reflects the anxiety of the modern world

Mar 23, 2016

The Toronto post-hardcore/noise rock band turn distraction overload into one hell of a debut EP.