RIYL: Alex G, Coldplay, Sebadoh, Pavement
St. John’s, Newfoundland based lo-fi songwriter, Fog Lake, dropped this single at the end March. The song which will be featured on the artist’s as-of-yet untitled new album, which will be released this fall on Orchid Tapes, is a beautiful and melancholic bedroom-pop track, that ushers in memories of rainy days and healing.
“If This Tour Doesn’t Kill you, I Will”
RIYL: FIDLAR, Weezer, The Flatliners
Toronto punks, PUP, announced the follow up to their debut self-titled album, which will be called “The Dream is Over”. The second single off of the album, “If This Tour Doesn’t Kill You, I Will”, sees the band returning with their energetic and visceral punk sound, while channeling some power-pop vibes.
“Lay Me Down”
RIYL: Black Violin, Apocalyptica, Natalie MacMaster
He may not be Folk-Revival music, but acclaimed Cape Breton fiddler, Ashley MacIsaac will be playing the Brampton Rose Theatre. One of his major tracks, “Lay Me Down” is a fantastic example his iconic fusion of Canadian roots music, and more contemporary hip-hop styles.
RIYL: HSY, Nine Inch Nails, METZ
It can be difficult to describe Odonis Odonis, and that trend continues as the Toronto DIY noise-rockers release their new single “Needs”, which will be featured on their forthcoming album, “Post Plague”. The track is a startling mix of dark-synths and electric body music that will get your heart pounding.
RIYL: Julie Ruin, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons
Adam Stafford returns with his first album since 2013, “Taser Revelations”, which will be released on local Scotland label “Song, by Toad Records”. The single “Atheist Money” off the new album is a brooding and melancholic track, that beautifully combines elements from folk, synth and electronica.