Austra – Utopia (Official Music Video)

Some fear the future, others embrace it. Regardless, all of us envision some sort of way of being down the road. For Toronto synth-pop act Austra, the future has no boundaries, a theme explored on their upcoming release Future Politics. Frontwoman Katie Stelmanis explains, “[Future Politics] is a commitment to replace the approaching dystopia. Not just hope in the future, but the idea that everyone is required to help write it, and the boundaries of what it can look like are both fascinating and endless. It’s not about ‘being political’, it’s about reaching…

Boreal Sons – What Becomes

After parting ways with their guitarist at the end of their 2014 UK tour, Calgary art-rock outfit Boreal Sons aimed to recalibrate as a trio. Their sophomore record You & Everyone, which hits shelves September 30th, shows their new arrangement by not having a single guitar on the new record. With that in mind, Boreal Sons have shared the first look into their new record with the dark, lush synth-rock track “What Becomes”. You & Everyone has the Calgary trio reaching into deeper and darker waters, as lead singer/synth-player Evan Acheson attended six funerals in the…

Love Like Hate – List (Official Music Video)

Australian dark pop duo Love Like Hate released their Unnoticed EP last September, and have closed their debut chapter with the new music video for the lead single “List”. In tandem with the visual aid, Heather Cheketri (vocals, guitar) and Sonja Ter Horst (piano) are heading back to the studio to work on a full length record.   Matching the dramatic, intense shots of their music video, “List” tells an apocalyptic story, as the duo ask the overall question: “if the world were to end, who would you ultimately want to be with?” Sorrowfully beautiful, and…

Barons of Hiddenhausen – Realm of the Edge (Official Music Video)

Vienna-based experimental solo artist Moritz Kofler (a.k.a Barons of Hiddenhausen) locked himself in a flat, turned off his cellphone, and recorded an album. Bedroom Edits EP is set to be released December 11th, and now finally ready to let others experience his project, Kofler has shared the music video for the lead single “Realm of the Edge”. Dark, grungy, and angsty, the new single is a shadow-stricken account of the inability and lack of desire to conform. Enjoy the single below and visit his website to hear more music and stay updated.