Jacques Greene – Real Time

Montreal house artist Jacques Greene finds blend between retro electronic influences such as disco, techno, and R&B, and reconstructs them into his own form of addictive dance music. Although already boasting a number of singles and EPs under his belt, Greene has announced his debut full-length Feel Infinite will be out March 10th. “The essence of the record is to draw emotions and moments that above all, feel human within the context of dance music”, explains Greene. “I want it to be celebratory of all that we feel and do and experience – the beautiful,…

BADBADNOTGOOD – Lavender (ft. Kaytranada)

This is certainly not the first time Kaytranada and Toronto quartet BADBADNOTGOOD have collaborated. On Kaytranada’s latest album 99.9%, the Montreal producer teamed up with the neo-jazz outfit for the single “Weight Off”, and now he is returning the favor. BBNG announced earlier this year they will be releasing their fourth album IV on July 8th, and have shared the LP’s third single “Lavender”, featuring the production talents of Kaytranada. Finding the middle ground between psychedelic and jazz, “Lavender” blends together bouncing synthesizers with slow-burning, jazz rhythm, creating a dense, highly-texturized melody. BBND elaborate:…

Fonkynson – Aquarelle

(If you like: Flume, 20syl, Gorgon City)  It’s of no surprise to hear that Montreal-based DJ Fonkynson spent his childhood living in France. Well-known for their stunning electronic music scene, the French have a certain way with groovy melodies, and trance-inducing textures and rhythms. Comfortably established in the Montreal electronic scene, Fonkynson is releasing his sophomore album #followme today (May 27). Incorporating the addictive sounds of nu-disco, and French house into the 10-track effort comes the futuristic lead single “Aquarelle”, which playful jumps between dance-friendly synth-pop and swelling, lush future house. Held together by one…

Notta Comet – Goon Glang (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Mars Volta, Deerhoof, Battles)  Instructions: Take a large handful of experimental, then put it into a blender along with noise, rock, math rock, and a dash of pop, and push “High”. That is only one way to describe the off-centered rock of Montreal’s Notta Comet. Or you can simply refer to it as “unsettling indie” as they self-identity. Either way, Notta Comet released their latest musical concoction Embankments EP back in January and have shared their new music video for the lead single “Goon Glang”. Slanted, colourful, and superimposed shots make…