new fries old and weird

PREMIERE: New Fries and Old and Weird are kindred spirits on new split 7″

Aug 14, 2015

The Toronto and Halifax art rock bands write a strange new pop script on their new joint record.

birds of paradise slates

PREMIERE: Montreal’s Birds of Paradise and Edmonton’s Slates come together to create raw country magic

Aug 12, 2015

Inspired by Magnolia Electric Company, this new collaborative 7" is a live-in-studio marvel of slow, heavy country-rock.

special costello

PREMIERE: Halifax’s Special Costello deliver two different flavours of dark psych on SOFT/TRON

Jul 22, 2015

Jeremy Costello writes about his disillusion and mental health in an album of both brooding croon-pop and long, psychedelic jams.

Polaris Music Prize 2015 short list

Here is your 2015 Polaris Music Prize short list

Jul 16, 2015

Listen to full album streams from all 10 of the year's shortlisters.

Psychosomatic Itch

Victoria’s Psychosomatic Itch let loose the demons in 8 songs

Jul 14, 2015

PLUS: Splits from across the border and across the pond.

mac demarco bbq

Mac DeMarco grills up a surprise instrumental album

Jul 8, 2015

Mac DeMarco dropped a BBQ soundtrack on Bandcamp and invited Ducktails over to his place for a video shoot.

Creep Highway Surf's Up

Toronto’s Creep Highway deliver a brutal attack in 10 songs on Surf’s Up

Jul 6, 2015

PLUS: A new cassette from long-distance songwriters Everything Is Geometry and the reissue of Nap Eyes' essential debut.