“Repetition” The Cool Hands
RIYL: Fuzzy, grungy, garage rock with a lot of groove
Toronto based power-trio, the Cool Hands, recently dropped their latest in a long line of solid singles and EPs. Like the title implies, the single, off their forthcoming 7”, “DAWN”, features a repetitive but oh-so catchy riff couples with a fantastic groove. “DAWN” will be the final installment of the band’s Tired and Restless series.
“Book It To Fresno” Brendan Canning
RIYL: Broken Social Scene, Dinosaur Jr., any alt-rock or indie-rock
Broken Social Scene co-founder, Brendan Canning, recently released his 3rd solo album, “Home Wrecking Years”, back on August 12th. A NSFW video set in a nudist colony was just released for this solid folky and psychedelic indie-rock track.
RIYL: Strong female vocalists accompanied by pianos like Coeur de Pirate, and Adele
With roots in Boston, this Brooklyn based singer-songwriter is getting set to release her debut EP, “Unfound Beauty”. This track is the second single from the EP which is set to be released in September. Beccs produces a gorgeous soul-style with strong vocals and beautiful piano arrangements.
“Dimensions” Computer Magic
RIYL: Soft vocals, the Flaming Lips and Synths all wrapped up in a stellar track
Fresh from the release of her debut LP, “Davos”, New York based producer, Computer Magic, released this new single from her new forthcoming EP, “Obscure But Visible”. The track is a solid synthpop track with great hints of psychedelia.
“The Other Side” VACAY
RIYL: Light folk with soft melodic vocals
Toronto based singer-songwriter, VACAY, made his debut with this new single, “the Other Side”. Sharing a sound similar to City and Colour, and the sing-along style of the folk revival, the song shows shows promise for VACAY’s next steps and forthcoming EP. Catch him at the Horseshoe Tavern on September 9th.