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Apr 17, 2019
Tokyo Police Club, reinvigorated 
Apr 19, 2019
Universal Music France and its label Decca Records have united with la Fondation du patrimoine to create an album
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Apr 19, 2019
Inside Notre Dame: The Story of God, narrated by Morgan Freeman
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Apr 19, 2019
Sully Erna, the frontman for American hard rock quartet Godsmack, has launched a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness of mental health issues.
Apr 19, 2019
Today’s newsletter is shorter than normal because of the holiday, but we promise to return Monday with a full complement of news and columns.

Today's New Track

  • The critically acclaimed project of electronica artist Robert Alfons releases a new album today. This new single features rumbling bass and swirling synths on a cut that lives up to its title.
  • The popular indie rock band is calling it quits, but not before a swansong album and tour. Here is an inventive video for a typically quirky yet melodic new track.
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    The BC riffmeisters have shuffled personnel, but, judging by the glorious sonic sludge of this new single, their signature sound remains happily intact.
  • The fast-rising, award-winning Toronto R&B singer/songwriter collaborates with an Atlanta hip-hop artist on a steamy new track that has hit stamped all over it.
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    The BC band softens its sound on a new dream-pop meets shoegaze single. Ethereal vocals float atop atmospheric guitars in mesmerising fashion.
  • The pop pride of Burlington, ON, partners with a top US comedian for a refreshing new take on the 1979 Buggles hit.
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    The platinum-selling BC hip-hop artist adds a soulful folk-pop tinge to this charming homage to the love of his life. A sweet treat.
  • The youthful BC singer/songwriter/producer previews a debut album with this gently dazzling new single. His haunting vocals and genuinely poetic lyrics are well-served in a stunning video.
  • The BC singer/songwriter has earned over 13 million listens with earlier material. He previews a sophomore album with a moody track featuring soulful and yearning vocals and philosophical lyrics.
  • The highly-touted songsmith takes a detour into remix territory, and his sweetly fragile vocals mesh neatly with the incessant beats.
  • The highly-touted Toronto rapper previews an imminent album with a single that features rapid-fire rhymes and fierce lyrics. A Mighty talent indeed.
  • This is the music project of Toronto actor/filmmaker Kaelen Ohm, and she dazzles on a mesmerising dream-pop take of a Radiohead tune.
  • The Indigenous BC hip-hop duo and Polaris Prize shortlisters preview a new album with another riveting track, showcasing rapid-fire rhymes and powerful lyrics.
  • The Toronto hard rock band demonstrates its sonic ferocity on a new live video featuring two cuts from acclaimed current album Heaven.
  • The veteran hard rockers deliver an unlikely yet compelling version of the Gordon Lightfoot classic, with Hugh Dillon's virile vocals driving the narrative.
  • This young Toronto singer/songwriter/producer is now attracting international attention and this third single will fuel the buzz. It packs plenty into just 2:36, and the hiphop meets alt/art rock hybrid is fascinating.
  • The newest single from the Toronto modern-rock band is already scoring notable rock radio adds. No surprise, as it is a well-constructed and melodic tune. Call it a tale of lust at first sight:
  • The Canadian pop songwriter teams up with the Motown legend on a charming cut that evokes the sound and history of the famed Motor City label.
  • The Toronto-based singer/songwriter previews an upcoming solo album with a track showcasing her strong and emotionally expressive voice, while its lyrics dig deep.
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    The Winnipeg rocker, who recently signed to Sleepless, impresses with this spirited and melodic single, one featuring ringing guitars and thought-provoking lyrics, and accompanied by an entertaining video.