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Beach House — Sparks*

July 2, 2015 in Dream Pop by Gord

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Beach House return, to do the thing they do best. And that is continuously make haunting and beautiful albums that deliver. They are a golden duo and we’re lucky to have such talented and beautiful people making music right now. ‘Sparks’ takes the Beach House formula, and throws some My Blood Valentine shoegaze in the mix. I actually love it, and long for even more guitar fuzz in there. I can’t wait to hear what’s next.

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Coolrunnings — Fool Moon

June 26, 2015 in 80's pop, Indie, Synth Pop by Gord

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This one was hiding on my backburner, completely forgotten until it popped up in a mixtape. This is a gem, and it’s a shock I didn’t post it when I first heard it. It fits even better in our now-arrived Atlantic summer. Turn this one up, roll your windows down.

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HUMANS — Ennio & All My

June 19, 2015 in Electronic by Gord

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Still the best album of 2015. Still getting plays after all this time. Whether it be their album, or their Daytrotter session, it’s been an awesome year for the Vancouver duo. I can’t say much more, everyone should just listen.

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atOlla. — Bloom & Amygdala

June 19, 2015 in Dream Pop by Gord

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It’s been a quiet couple of weeks for music. I haven’t posted in a while, and wanted to rectify this. So I started going back over my recent ‘likes’ on Soundcloud. atOlla., aside from being incredibly nice, are also incredibly underrated. They should be on the rise, they should be peaking through and doubling listens every day. They’re absolutely beautiful. It reminds me of the same feelings I get listening to Still Corners.

So go, give atOlla a listen, and then 20 more.

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You’ll Never Get To Heaven — Caught in Time, So Far Away

May 24, 2015 in Dream Pop, Synth Pop by Gord

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YNGTH is making modern music for Twin Peaks, giving us a dreamy hazy sound with soft and sweet vocals. I had the pleasure of seeing them live last night and I loved the impact it had hearing it live. This is easily my favorite song of theirs, and I feel it deserves a spot on here.

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Vessels — Elliptic

May 10, 2015 in Ambient, Electronic, Post Rock by Gord

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I got tired of not hearing anything new last week that I liked. I wanted a new album, something to sink my teeth in to. So, I just looked up the best albums of 2015 and Vessels popped up with their 2015 album ‘Dilate’. And I love it. Dilate seems to just take you on a melodic ride of submission and excitement as it explores different sounds. It’s intense but not overwhelming. I liken the experience to something Four Tet would put you through. So, you too, should sink your teeth in to Vessels.

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Slow No Wake — Always Children

May 10, 2015 in Shoegaze by Gord

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I think that Slow No Wake might be the most underrated artist I know of. Consistently putting out dreamy, haunting or just flat out gorgeous music, Slow No Wake seems to do it constantly and to little fanfare. I cannot recommend enough that everyone look him up, and listen, and buy.

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Molly Nilsson — I Hope You Die

April 27, 2015 in Dream Pop, Synth Pop by Gord

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It’s a lot sweeter than the name implies. I’m really in to this song, it’s minimal, gothy synth-wave sounds that are a bit submerged. It’s certainly not a new song, it’s one of those instances where you feel a bit robbed that you didn’t know about the artist beforehand. There’s some catching up to do here.

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Bent Denim — Fuel

March 29, 2015 in Indie by Gord

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I hear ‘Fuel’ and I hear the fun sounds of FM Belfast. Bent Denim has the feeling of a small band on the verge of growing bigger, and also a band that is finding out it’s voice over several tracks and covers. But all of their music has a raw and transparent feeling, where the emotions are completely exposed. In a time where everything is manufactured festival pop, it’s good to hear something honest and fun. Give their other songs a listen, and look out for their debut album on April 28th.

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Local Natives — Out Getting Ribs (King Krule Kover)

March 27, 2015 in Indie Rock by Gord

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The sky is grey and bleak, and matches the mood at my work. Everything is blowing up or burning down. But this song, this cover of King Krule’s ‘Out Getting Ribs’ makes me really happy. So, it gets play here. Maybe it brings a smile to others, too.

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SNAKEHIPS — FOREVER (Pt.II)

March 17, 2015 in Beats, Electronic, Modern Funk by Shea

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Then theres a day like today where so much is happening in the music world I can hardly keep up , its usually this time around SXSW or NXNE when I get lost in the waves of new content.  Everyone who uses this website knows my fondness of SNAKEHIPS and that I’ve been preaching their greatness from the start , those of you who paid any attention will be pleased as punch to know that they have an EP available to purchase right now as well as plenty of new music coming out soon. This is part 2 to a previous song of theirs titled Forever (As stated by the name …**Donkey Noise**)

Enjoy!

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Earl Sweatshirt – Grief

March 17, 2015 in Hip Hop, Rap by Shea

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I’m on March Break and can’t be confined to my laptop but I will be returning soon from school to my duties as half of 2Boiz. Until then , here’s new Earl Sweatshirt. He doesn’t need any sort of introduction on this website so just enjoy and make sure you pick up that new album dropping VERY soon “I DON’T LIKE SHIT, I DON’T GO OUTSIDE” , the albums title reflects my year to a tee.
Also this video is fucking killer , I’d love to see a “Making of” video.