Champion Lover, “Rob Ford”
RIYL: Fast-paced, noisy post-punk
Toronto noise-punk quartet, Champion Lover, has been playing this track live for years, but, given the passing of former Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, the timing just wasn’t right to release it. The song was released a new single with a 360° view video, showing a dizzying view of Toronto, and as many Rob Fords as possible.
RIYL: Desperate and lonely folk-rock
This Guelph based 5-piece are getting set to release their 3rd album, and the 2nd installment in what they’ve dubbed the “Great Lakes Series” which features songs focused the turmoils of day-to-day life juxtapositioned with the natural beauty of Ontario. The release is being followed by a tour across Ontario (plus Montreal).
Flower Girl, “I Saw A Mouse”
RIYL: 90’s style indie rock, similar to the Lemonheads and the Presidents of the USA
Dishing out some optimistic and chill power-pop this New York City based 5-piece is getting to release the follow-up to their 2015 debut, “Okie Dokie Howdy Doody”. Check out their new single “I Saw A Mouse”, which will featured on their second LP, “Tuck in Your Tie”, due out November 11th.
Pet Sun, “Free Season”
RIYL: Bedroom ballads from psychedelic and grunge bands
Hamilton psychadelic 4-piece debuted this new music video for the wonderful acoustic ballad off of their debut LP released earlier this year. The band is in the midst of recording their follow-up album which is due out in spring 2017.
BlackWaters, “So Far Out”
RIYL: Pumped up British skate-punk
Channeling their frustration from having no voice in their future concerning the recent Brexit vote, this British punk 4-piece have released their debut single, “So Far Out”, which was produced by the Libertines frontman, Carl Barat.