In honour of the amazing list of talent, from Canada and abroad, performing at Canadian Music Week!
Artist: Little Dragon, “Let Go”
Album: Nabuma Rubberband
I had to start here as I love this Swedish band, their sound, their courage and talent. Wish I could get to their CMW show.
Sounds like: A great mix of feelings
Artist: Ellie Goulding, “Beating Heart”
Album: Divergent Soundtrack
This English artist is a songwriter and plays multiple instruments
Sounds like: The soul of the matter
Artist: Swollen Members, “Juggernaut”
Album: Beautiful Death Machine
Incredible hip-hop group from Vancouver…
Sounds like: Coming at ya, hard
Artist: The High Dials, “Yestergraves”
Great, great alternative band out of Montreal
Sounds like: Looking back and looking forward
Artist: The 1975, “Is There Somebody Who Can Watch You”
Album: The 1975
This indie band is based in England
Sounds like: Love and obsession
Artist: Travis Scott, “Upper Echelon”
Album: Owl Pharaoh
Straight out of Houston and makes me want to hear more.
Sounds like: Status wars
Artist: Neko Case, “Man”
Album: The Worse Things Get The Harder I Fight. The Harder I Fight The More I Love You
Aside from some sort of record for an insanely long album title, this former New Pornographers alumni brings it!
Sounds like: Stating the case
Artist: The Flatliners, “Resuscitation of the Year”
Album: Dead Language
Fantastic punk group from the Toronto area.
Sounds like: A well fought comeback
Artist: Walk Off The Earth, “Speeches”
If you haven’t heard of this Burlington, Ontario band, where ya been livin’?
Sounds like: Lots of talk
Artist: City and Colour, “Harder Than Stone”
Album: The Hurry and The Harm
Impossible to ignore this amazing singer/songwriter.
Sounds like: The weight of expectation