Sunjacket – Not Enough

Anticipation is a fantastic way to generate some level of excitement, and it often seems the longer you wait, the bigger the deal. Chicago experimental rock quintet Sunjacket released their debut demo EP back in 2013, and three years later are gearing up to release their debut full-length Mantra this fall (talk about patience). From the release, Sunjacket have shared the eccentric first taste with the single “Not Enough”. From the opening burst of synthesizers, Sunjacket showcase their unpredictability and layered musical style. Pulsating synthesizers that set the tone for the buzzing track are eventually…

Nap Eyes – Click Clack (Official Music Video)

Halifax/Montreal-based lo-fi pop rockers Nap Eyes released their critically-acclaimed, Prism Prize long listed debut album Thought Rock Fish Scale earlier this year. Low-tempo vibes, and subtle hooks make up the building blocks of Thought Rock Fish Scale, and the band have shared the new music video for “Click Clack”, a song that fits the Nap Eyes formula so well. Along with their laid-back demeanour, the East Coast band have a fairly easygoing sense of humour. Featuring puppet versions of the band, the new video for “Click Clack” features frontman Nigel Chapman as a scientist who somehow turns…

Modern Space – It’s Only A Dream (Official Music Video)

Toronto indie pop up-and-coming band Modern Space released their irresistible, colourful Before Sunrise EP back in January, and since then, the five-piece have been hard at work touring and making fun-loving music videos in support of it. In tandem with their carefree, vibrant indie pop vibe, Modern Space have shared their equally charismatic music video for their lead single “It’s Only A Dream”. Featuring colourful backdrops, miscellaneous props, and a ton of unpredictable fun, the new music video highlights the colourful personality behind the young, energetic band. Enjoy the music video below, read our…

The Strokes – Threat of Joy (Official Music Video)

New York post-punk revival outfit The Strokes  released their surprise Future Present Past EP earlier this month, and from the three-track (technically four) effort is the retro-friendly hit “Threat of Joy”. Although their music grew in popularity from the recycling of older music styles, The Strokes do so in a favourable manner, returning to the “Past” with their latest music video. With the pulse of the ’70s in their music, The Strokes have some fun and create a thrilling conspiracy story at a TV station lost in the theme of the decade. Creeping,…

Lowell – High Enough (Official Music Video)

Indie dream-pop singer-songwriter Lowell is one of the handful of artists who are evolving pop music, pushing it well past its current boundaries and into a constantly modern state. After the success of her 2014 collaboration and tour with Icona Pop (another example of contemporary pop), Lowell is set to follow up the dynamic, female-driven effort with the release her latest Part 1: PARIS YK EP on August 26th. Known for her support in bringing awareness to LGBTQ issues and women’s rights, Lowell’s latest single “High Enough” touches on the need to exceed expectations.…

Sights & Sounds: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – June 26, 2016

Another successful and exciting year of Ottawa Dragon Boat festival has come to an end. Four days of racing, concerts, and fun in the sun goes by quickly, and the last evening at Mooney’s Bay was no different, with the closing ceremonies turning the beach into a huge party, and the free concerts at the other end of grounds were just as exciting. Between the theatrical performance from Ottawa band Loon Choir, the electrifying performance from synth-pop band Young Empires, and the party-starting show from hometown favourites A Tribe Called…

Sights & Sounds: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – June 25, 2016

Could you have asked for better weather? Day 3 at Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival was once again a beautiful summer day; in fact, the entire weekend has been some of the best weather this year, and what better way to soak up some rays than by catching free concerts at the beach? Although it was a Saturday evening, the lineup was more on the laid-back side of the music spectrum, with experimental art-rock group Pony Girl, lo-fi rock quartet Nap Eyes, and indie garage pop group Alvvays taking the stage. Browse…

Sights & Sounds: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – June 24, 2016

With the sun shining bright above Mooney’s Bay, the second day of Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival was also arguably one of the most beautiful days of the year. The perfect weather made for excellent racing conditions, as the Dragon Boat teams celebrated with their opening ceremonies. Across the grounds, music lovers were taking advantage of the summery conditions and came to check out some solid Canadian talent. Browse through the Concert Gallery below featuring The Beaches, Ria Mae, and Mother Mother from the talented Kamara Morozuk, and follow her on Instagram for more of…

Sights & Sounds – Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival: June 23, 2016

Although the races don’t start until Friday, Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival was off with a bang with a handful of exciting and highly anticipated free concerts. Bringing in artists from Ottawa and beyond, Dusty Organ was there to capture all the action. Between the performances from local bands The Lionyls, and chart-topping favourites July Talk, Thursday night at Mooney’s Bay was one for the books. Browse through the Concert Gallery below from Ottawa photographer Kamara Morozuk, and follow her on Instagram for more pictures from the weekend. As well, you can…

Colony House – You Know It (Official Music Video)

Tennessee indie pop rock trio Colony House released their colourful, yet pensive debut When I Was Younger back in 2014, and since then have been touring around the States in support of it. While on the road, the young band wrote and recorded some new material which will be released as their sophomore album Only the Lonely, set to hit shelves on September 16th. From the new collection is the music video for their latest single “You Know It”, inspired by their time on the road and the feelings that come with it. With their…