Photay – Warmth in the Coldest Acre [Listen]

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It’s been awhile since I last heard from New York’s Photay.
I was very mesmerized by Photay in 2017 when he released Onism.
Loved the track Outré Lux (feat. Madison McFerrin) from that album.
He dropped a new single called Warmth in the Coldest Acre.
Taken from the upcoming album Waking Hours which drops on June 12, 2020 via Mexican Summer.
It is a great electro-ambient track.


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Dana Gavanski – Yesterday Is Gone [Review]

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(Despite what we are dealing with at the moment. Do support them whatever you can!)
There is a lot of hype surrounding Dana Gavanski.
Releasing her debut album called Yesterday Is Gone on Flemish Eye Recordsfor Canada and Full Time Hobby for outside of Canada.
She sounds like a mix of Angel Olsen, Weyes Blood and Andy Shauf.
It is an impressive debut that makes you grab hold of your emotions when listening to her music of love and heartbreak.

Best tracks:
One by One

Catch

Good Instead of Bad

Trouble

Small Favours

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Basia Bulat – Are You In Love? [Review]

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Basia Bulat wants to ask you, “Are You In Love?”.
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Basia Bulat joined forces once again with Jim James (My Morning Jacket) on the fifth album, Are You In Love? out on Secret City Records.
As always this is a lovely records of falling in and out of love.
Basia’s vocals is beautiful and full of emotions in songs like Are You In Love?, No Control and
It is so not easy to fall in love with her music.
A stellar album for those in love or getting over a break-up.

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Braids – Snow Angel [Music Video]

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Today, Montreal’s Braids dropped a brand new epic 9 minute music video for the song Snow Angels from their upcoming album.
Snow Angels sounds far different from what we have used to hearing from them.
Kind remind me of Ought or going back to Native Speaker era!
Due to the pandemic striking the world right now, the Montreal trio is postponing the release of their new album Shadow Offering to June 19.
The record will be out via Secret City Records.
Produced by Chris Walla (Death Cab For Cutie), the new album finds the band at their most personal, unabashedly flexing a new sense of confidence through songs that reach a higher level of artistry and collaboration.


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Jaunt – All In One [Music Video]

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Today, Jaunt shared the music video for the title track of their upcoming album of the same name coming out on April 16, 2020.
Directed by Pia Perez and Sylvain Chaussée and shot on 16mm film.
The music video features lead singer Tom Helliwell in solitude painting his self-portrait.
This is the second video in a series of six, depicting the members of Jaunt at home within a moment of time: caught, slowed down, under a microscope, on repeat, and in reverse.
With members of the band either in self-isolation from being exposed to Covid-19, recently laid off as a result of the virus, or stuck in Mexico, “All In One,” seems somewhat prophetic.


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Ellis – Saturn Return [Music Video]

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After dropping a haunting piano ballad track last week.
Today, Ellis dropped the music video for the dreamy pop Saturn Return.
The fourth single from the upcoming album born again which comes out on April 3, 2020 via Fat Possum and Royal Mountain Records.


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Tops – Direct Sunlight [Listen]

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Today, Montreal four-piece Tops are sharing single #4 from their forthcoming album I Feel Alive which comes out April 3, 2020 via their own label Musique TOPS.
“Direct Sunlight” is classic pop songwriting highlighted by bouncy synth stabs, the ever breezy vocals of Jane Penny, and even a whimsical flute solo.


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Jacqueline Tucci – Fear [Music Video]

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Today, Toronto musician Jacqueline Tucci dropped the music video for Fear.
If you like indie alternative rock then listen to this song. Kind of reminds me of Boyhood and if Alvvays went louder, dark mood vibes.


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Bright Eyes – Persona Non Grata [Listen]

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Today, Bright Eyes dropped their new single called Persona Non Grata via Dead Oceans.
Been nine years since Bright Eyes released new material.
Have a listen to the song.


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Fet.Nat – Your World Is My Mystery Gift II [Music Video]

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Today, Fet.Nat dropped the music video for Your World Is My Mystery Gift II.
Taken from their 2019 Polaris Music Prize short-listed album Le Mal out on Boiled Records.
The music video directed by André M. Bluteau is a disquieting look at the human condition and capturing the disparity of our world, intimating the imbalance propelling us toward imminent collapse.