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NATHAN MICAY SHARES FIRST CUT FROM HIS UPCOMING DEBUT ALBUM, BLUE SPRING

Berlin based Canadian DJ/Producer Nathan Micay has followed up on his impressive 2018 by announcing the release of his debut album Blue Spring. Formerly releasing music under the Bwana moniker, last year Toronto born Micay released two excellent EPs under his own name. The first was o17 for London label Whities which sported the super […]

AKUA ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM, GIFTS THE CELESTIALLY BEAUTIFUL ‘HEAVEN’

Los Angeles based Canadian-Ghanaian electronic pop artist AKUA today announced the release of her forthcoming album titled Them Spirits and to mark the occasion released her sweeping, celestially beautiful and deeply moving new single ‘Heaven’. Possessing one of the most immediately affecting voices going around, ‘Heaven’ is perhaps the most obvious example of how the […]

LISTEN TO CHARLOTTE CORNFIELD’S NEW SINGLE, “ANDREW”, NEW ALBUM OUT APRIL

“You’re a man of ambition You’re gonna wear yourself thin Told me you woke up crying with crawling skin You’re a man of rigour and discipline Still you woke up crying” ‘Andrew’ — Charlotte Cornfield Last month Toronto artist Charlotte Cornfield released her breezy yet stirringly chord dominant new single ‘Andrew’, a compassionately instructive track about […]

MARIE DAVIDSON & LAMUSA II TEAM FOR “LA ECSTASE”

Montreal electronic artist Marie Davidson is set to physically release a new EP which coalesces around the heightened ‘So Right’, a track originally released as a digital single in late August in the lead up to her amazing record Working Class Woman released last month. The new release includes the extended mix of said single […]

LISTEN TO THE OPENER FROM CIEL’S NEW EP

Toronto artist/producer/radio host et.al Cindy Li, aka Ciel is set to release her new EP Hundred Flowers next month.  Listen to the opening track ‘Hundred Flowers Groove’ below where the space between the heavy sub bass and dainty jazz infused keys is at once cavernous but strangely immediate and inviting. Pre-order the Discwoman member’s EP […]

FOXTROTT’S NEW CEREBRAL POP BEAUTY MORE THAN DELIVERS

Having released Meditations I and II in July and August respectively, Montreal artist FOXTROTT (Marie-Hélène Delorme) has shared ‘Deliver’, her heartfelt and honest new single in the lead up to the third and final tranche of her new album Meditations I-II-III out on One New Indian October 5. Watch the lyric video to the work […]

MARIE DAVIDSON ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “SO RIGHT”

Montreal artist/producer Marie Davidson has announced the impending release her fourth full length album Working Class Woman. It’s her most personal record to date and is built on Davidson’s idiosyncratic take on a plethora of electronic genres and her spoken text observations and forthright reflections of working within the spheres of dance music and club […]

AFTER DISQUIET COMES CATHARSIS, THE FIRST SINGLE FROM KIRSTEN LUDWIG’S NEW ALBUM

The first time we laid ears on Calgary singer-songwriter vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Kirsten Ludwig was through her track ‘Cinnamon’ a complex work built equally and meticulously around beautifully arranged piano and guitar off her 2016 record Honest Tracks. As those six tracks indicated as did her debut in 2014 Drifting, the deep thinking Ludwig never threatens with […]

NATHAN MICAY DEBUTS ON WHITIES

Toronto producer Nathan Micay otherwise known as Bwana, has produced a gorgeously widescreen two tracker under his own name for London label Whities. The deep house inspired ‘First Casualty’ is an exuberant exhibit of delicate defiance while ‘Beginning Ballads’  gradually and in ethereal fashion veers towards a tough yet smooth techno finish. Micay has described […]

CENTREFOLD RELEASE SELF TITLED DEBUT LP

Photo: Kieran Hounsell Canadian quartet Centrefold recently released their self titled debut album, a raw and diversely influenced set of tracks suggestive of a band possessing a wide palate of music tastes. Resourcefully tuneful hooks and melodies which take their cues from shoegaze, jangle, psych and dream pop nestle alongside gritty fuzzed out doses of […]