TOKiMONSTA – Wound Up ft. a l l i e (Official Music Video)

Since the release of her latest mini album Foreve., L.A. DJ TOKiMONSTA has since been touring in support of it, bringing her irresistible combination of dance, trap, hip-hop, and house with her. From the album comes “Wound Up”, a down-tempo, texturized track featuring the lush vocals of Toronto songstress a l l i e. Now the producer has shared the new music video for the track, matching the song’s low-tempo vibe with digital landscapes and shapeshifting mountains. Designed by digital artist Fvckrender, the new music video captures the fluidity and psychedelia of…

Jonas Blue – Perfect Strangers ft. JP Cooper (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Kygo, Viceroy, Odesza) British producer/DJ Jonas Blue took over the U.K. charts with his remix of the hit “Fast Cars”, and his chill-step sound has become a global favourite with his latest hit “Perfect Strangers”. His danceable, upbeat tropical house sound closely resembles the likes of Kygo and Odessa which has been the secret to his recent success. With millions of streams on Spotify in hand, “Perfect Strangers” is the ideal summer tune just in time for festival season and as many are set to embark on their…

The Junction – City Nights

(If you like: Mayer Hawthorne, Bedouin Soundclash, Sam Roberts) Toronto chill-pop trio The Junction have been fairly quiet for the past four years; the slick, downtempo unit last released Grievances back in 2012, after a number of obstacles with major record labels and management. Independent and still going strong, The Junction are releasing their next album this fall, titled City Nights. From the upcoming release is the lead single and title track. Lead singer/frontman Brent Jackson explains: It’s a love song to the songwriters oldest love… being a night hawk. It’s a seductive freedom under…

Hundred Waters – Show Me Love (Skrillex Remix) ft. Chance the Rapper, Moses Sumney, Robin Hannibal

(If you like: Alt-J, Jamie xx, Braids)  From one of the best albums of 2014, “Show Me Love” is the gorgeous, poetic a cappella track from Florida art rock trio Hundred Waters off their sophomore release The Moon Rang Like A Bell. Lead singer Nicole Miglis’ delicate vocals struck deep with pioneer producer Skrillex and he has since released his remix, adding in instrumentals and a slew of contributors to the track, including Chicago MC Chance the Rapper, arrangements by Robin Hannibal, and added vocals from Moses Sumney Although Skrillex is a leading…

Matthew Chaim – Untitled

(If you like: Kid Cudi, G-Eazy, The Weeknd)  Matthew Chaim spoke of how Childish Gambino was a major influence on his music, especially for his debut single “Vanilla Ways“. And although the rapper has helped Chaim push the boundaries of his music, his latest single “Untitled” hits closer to the early works of Kid Cudi. Chaim replicates the new age hip-hop style of Cudi and Gambino, but with his own flavour and persona. His laid-back delivery on growing up and introspection, and the quasi-psychedelic production of “Untitled” become parallel to sitting…

AMTHST – Let It Go

(If you like: Sampha, Boards of Canada, Tory Lanez)  AMTHST shared their new collaboration effort with the lead single “Thug Passion” earlier this month. The pair – Droop-E and Nite Jewel – have shared the next single off their newly released Euphoria EP titled “Let It Go”. Produced by Droop-E and Nite Jewel, alongside Toronto producer BatmanOnTheBeatz, the new single combines dense, rhythmic trip-hop elements with bass-driven, nu-hip-hop intensity. The cooled-off tempo and lyrics about of “letting yourself go” make “Let It Go” a laid-back track to take you into the end…

TOKiMONSTA – I’m Waiting

(If you like: Shlohmo, Hudson Mohawke, Jacques Greene)  After releasing the slick dance-trap hit “Put It Down”, which featured hip-hop star Anderson .Paak, and fellow DJ KRNE, L.A. based producer TOKiMONSTA is expected to release her new mini-album Forevre on March 4th. “It represents my life at the time it was being made – a point where a lot of transitions were being made and I had the biggest personal growth spurt. Fovere essentially means, ‘to cherish’ in Latin. To cherish everything – good, bad, light and dark.” Her lead single “I’m Waiting” cherishes the…

AMTHST – Thug Passion

(If you like: Sampha, Boards of Canada, Toro Y Moi)  L.A. singer-songwriter Nite Jewel and producer Droop-E have teamed up once more, coming together under the name AMTSHT. After Droop-E featured Nite Jewel on his 2013 Hungry and Humble EP, the pair decided to re-kindle their efforts for a collaboration EP Euphoria. From the upcoming record, AMTSHT have released the lead single “Thug Passion”. Produced by both Nite Jewel and Droop-E, along with Toronto producer BatmanOnTheBeatz, “Thug Passion” gracefully manoeuvres its way across the soundscape, slowly burning with reverberating textures as glistening cyber…

Mormor – Live for Nothing

Toronto musician and producer Mormor has announced his debut album Live for Nothing will hit shelves November 6th, and ahead of the dreamy, ethereal release, he has shared the title track and its accompanying music video. “My new single is about finding purpose in a mess of a world. The video…captures the mondanity and mood that some of us feel amongst our peers…I wanted the viewer to see the perspective of someone who felt rather numb in a social situation. It is relatable to feel lonely in a room full of people; everyone has had that…

Jade the Moon – U Take Care

Jade Moon has a unique sense of the world; where “the streets have all the personality, and the faces no names”, Toronto has become a huge inspiration for the indie singer-songwriter. Fusing together with production duo Bad Cop // Mean Cop, Jade the Moon was formed, and for the past year, they have been working tirelessly to create their upcoming record Habits & Hinderance EP. Jade explains: “We based the whole album theme around the story of a girl who is unknowingly on dark and destructive path walking hand in hand with her…