Wednesday, December 17 2014
Grab a scotch, light up a cigar, and cozy yourself in the corner booth: James Apollo's "Ho Ho, Ho Hum" is the kind of holiday tune best suited for a '50s noir bar.
With their debut LP Sings for You soon to get its vinyl release, Pinecones have prepared a droll video for the album cut "Sleep is Forget".
Pandora's Second Holiday Discovery Den lineup originally included Charli XCX but when she dropped out Kiesza stepped up to entertain.
Tuesday, December 16 2014
An ace student and connoisseur of American roots music and the blues, Jake Xerxes Fussell shows off his impressive chops on "Raggy Levy", the first track you can hear off his forthcoming self-titled LP.
Having just released her self-titled EP, Milán (Maria Neckam) has already got people remixing her tunes, including "DK6", here taken on by Stafford in a bouncy reinterpretation.
Munro vividly portrays people whose lives are a series of crossroads.
Monday, December 15 2014
Legendary folk singer/songwriter Kath Bloom's latest tune, "Criminal Side", aims its sights at corporate greed, with emotive seventh chords emphasizing the song's impassioned pleas.
Thursday, December 11 2014
Those who find themselves alone on this upcoming Christmas holiday need not be. Montreal punk musician Cafeine has a new song, "Love Disease (Christmas in New York)", that captures the angst that comes from being in that place.
This clip for "The Ride", from Lewis & Clarke's excellent Triumvirate, feels almost cinematic in scope, but the story it tells is personal, intimate, and beautiful.
Wednesday, December 10 2014
Catchy and upbeat with unmissable hand-claps, Chuck Prophet's "The Left Hand and the Right Hand" answers the question: what is the sound of two hands clapping?