S. Carey – More I See (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Bon Iver, Dan Mangan, Husky) Wisconsin singer-songwriter S. Carey is releasing his upcoming album Hundred Acres on February 23rd, and the Bon Iver musician has shared his latest music video and single from the release. “More I See” is a charming and soft indie folk song that aims to capture the Midwestern warmth, and does so with the help of the visual accompaniment. Shot in rural Wisconsin, the music video “is about this idea that no matter who or what you are, if you’re in need of help it…

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,…

Bonobo – No Reason ft. Nick Murphy (Official Music Video)

Electronic artist Bonobo took over the new releases last Friday with his sixth studio album Migration. From the release comes the lead single “No Reason” and its visual accompaniment. Featuring longtime friend and collaborator Nick Murphy (f.k.a. Chet Faker), “No Reason” is a powerful, yet familiar folktronica track that has the density of a true Bonobo hit, but with the light touch of Murphy’s vocals. Capturing the song’s creative heart, the music video takes the listener on a visual trip. Directed by Oscar Hudson, the video’s strange characteristics are rooted in themes of…

Hollerado – Born Yesterday

Ottawa indie rock underdogs Hollerado have taken some time off since their 2015 single “Firefly” and ambitious 111 Songs project. Small tours and songwriting took up most of their 2016, but the dynamic four-piece are starting off the new year with a bang by releasing their latest single “Born Yesterday”. Although known for their quirky, melodic indie rock, Hollerado seem to ditch their usual brand of sound for power chord rock and 2000s-esque pop rock for the new track. Sing-along choruses and youthful “yeah yeah yeahs” show a simple, more pop side of Hollerado.…

Said the Whale – Step Into the Darkness

After announcing a 2017 tour and album a few weeks back, Vancouver indie folk-turned-pop band Said the Whale are keeping their promise with their new lead single “Step Into the Darkness”. With a few surprise changes in the lineup, in this case the five-piece slimmed down to a trio, Said the Whale have shifted their sound as well, embracing a heavier electronic presence, tied with a bow of sugary vocal harmonies from both original frontmen Ben Worcester and Tyler Bancroft. The new single was written when Worcester was going through a difficult time: “Step…

The Flatliners – Nerves EP

Toronto punk band The Flatliners have been around for quite some time, making loud, melodic, punk rock since for the past decade – and they’re barely in their mid-20’s. Their ska-beginnings with their 2005 debut Destory to Create eventually shifted into melodic punk rock, and since then they’ve released a handful of hard-hitting, repeat-button smashing records. Adding to their continued success, the four friends have recently signed to Dine Alone Records and have now put out a two-track EP / 7″ Nerves. “Hang My Head” and “Mud” show the band have not changed much over…

Royal Canoe – Bicycle (Official Music Video)

It’s only been a week since experimental indie rock group Royal Canoe dropped their sensational sophomore Something Got Lost Between Here and the Orbit, and the Winnipeg crew are continuing their buzz with the release of their animated new music video for “Bicycle”. Looking back to the days of puppy-love and teasing in the schoolyard, “Bicycle” combines the youthful lyrics with an irresistible bounce from the quirky musicality of the band. Off-centered rhythms, mixed melodies, and vibrant vocals swing together, yet intentionally out of sync for a dynamic tune. Matching the song’s theme, the…

Nick Murphy (FKA: Chet Faker) – Fear Less

Well, the days of Chet Faker are over. The moniker of the Australian singer-songwriter/producer has been scraped, and instead he will now be performing and writing music under his real name: Nick Murphy. As an evolutionary change of sorts, Murphy shared a statement on Facebook earlier this week: “its been half a decade since I started releasing music as Chet Faker and all of you have been the driving force behind the music since. theres an evolution happening and I wanted to let you know where its going. the next record…

July Talk – Beck + Call (Official Music Video)

With their sensational record Touch already making waves just a little over a week after its release, July Talk have shared their latest single “Beck + Call” and its stunning visual accompaniment. Maintaining their black and white aesthetic to compliment their vocal contrasting, the new music video blends together the song’s theme and movement in exhilarating fashion. Co-vocalist Leah Fay explains: “We set out to create a movement piece that explored the song’s themes regarding the common unbalance of power dynamics in modern relationships. The main thesis in the song culminates when we…

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…