The popular Toronto indie-rockers preview an upcoming album with a new single that addresses the theme of mortality. It has an early Bowie sound, while its video clip was co-directed by Leah and Pete of July Talk.
Track of the Day
Track of the Day
This hotly-tipped Newfoundland-based singer-songwriter made a mark with his recent single "Under Covers," and this track seems poised to follow suit. He possesses a gently melodic voice and the pop-rock tune is both mellow and quietly engaging.
The Canadian pioneer launches his new creative collective, Celebrity Marauders, with a single that is an infectious and fresh blend of reggaeton and hip-hop stylings. We predict it'll live up to its title.
A successful modelling career has enabled this Montreal pop songstress to launch a well-funded foray into music. The big-budget production on her debut EP and the slick video for its title cut seem poised to bring her serious attention.
The highly-decorated rapper returns to the scene with a self-titled album that is coming in January. On this new single, he employs a sparsely effective electro track as a backdrop to bold declarations about his uniqueness.
Complemented by an artfully cinematic video, this focus cut from the hotly-tipped Toronto band's new album pairs dreamy vocals with a virile guitar sound.
The acclaimed Montreal-based post-punk combo has a third album coming in Feb. It is teased with this compelling cut that features insistent percussion, sardonic vocals and an accompanying video that is best described as spectacular.
The Juno-nominated folk-rock band from Saskatoon has just released a sixth album, Yarrow. A sparse and mournful ballad inspired by an Alberta flood, this focus track captures the haunting vocals and poetic songs of leader Ryan Boldt.
The popular mellow-voiced troubadour will release his next album, Earthtones, in January. The first cut to be premiered is this sweetly soulful piano ballad, one that is neatly embellished with female backing vocals.
This Sri-Lankan born Toronto-based singer-songwriter has a powerhouse voice that is showcased on this title cut from her new EP. The song has a positive lyrical message that promotes self-confidence.
These indie pop-rockers from Toronto broke big in 2015, earning a Juno nomination and scoring a hit single with "So Down Low." This first single from the new album Beauty Community is another winner, matching affectionate lyrics and clever arrangements.
One of the most distinctively soulful voices in Canadian music is vividly showcased on the winning track. The production gives it room to breathe, while horns, backing vocals, and a silver-toned guitar employed with a subtle effectiveness.