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The sixth solo disc by three-time Juno Award winner Serena Ryder, Harmony has been on store and digital shelves for nearly three months – an inordinately long time for an album to be out without a formal single to back it.
Elephant Stone make use of a sitar to incorporate traditional Indian music, mixing that with pop and new wave. The end result is an interesting combination, as highlighted on “Heavy Moon.”
The first single from, and lead track off, the upcoming offering, “Closer” is conventional feel-good Tegan and Sara fare, with a message of love (the kind you clean up with a mop and bucket).
Always an interesting trio, the Vancouver, BC-based collective Hey Ocean! is on this new gem both entertaining in sound and sight, as the accompanying video is a fitting match to the new single.
Born and raised in Oakville, ON, Anjulie came to fame last year by way of her smash hit “Brand New Bitch,” which was legally downloaded over 80,000 times in Canada alone. Not bad for a single with no album.
Lyrically, it has been said, Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay, backbone of new outfit July Talk, “play with the juxtaposition of gender roles and perspectives, distorting social preconceptions.” The end result is unique.
The video for “Breathing Underwater” is directed by Lauren Graham and precedes the release of the deluxe issue of Metric’s fifth studio record, out Nov. 20.
Ryan Guldemond, eccentric lead man for Quadra Island, BC-collective Mother Mother, told Martyr a time ago that he rarely wrote positive lyrics – that his outlook via song was “quite cynical.”
Just in time for Halloween, this new twist on the original Balconies’ tune “Serious Bedtime” sees the trio rock a zombie-infested foggy forest. The remake of the song and video entitled “Do it in the Dark” shows the versatility of both their instrumental and vocal prowess.
“Backlines” marks the third single off Stars’ sixth full-length studio album ‘The North.’ The song and video follow on the heels of “The Theory of Relativity” and “Hold on When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It.”