By: Juliette Jagger (@juliettejagger)
Artist: Alex Bent + The Emptiness “Blonde American Girl”
Album: Dead In The Water
On “Blonde American Girl,” Saskatoon’s Alex Bent finds both a hypnotic comfort and an enduring resilience in the sonic landscape of his hometown prairies. Oh and the trumpet solo comes courtesy of his grandfather, Thomas Cuthill.
Artist: Allie & Ivy “Get Hi”
“Get Hi” is the latest offering from Sydney electro-pop songstress Aleisha (Allie) Conlay of Allie & Ivy. Hook-laden and dripping with sugary-sweet pop confection, this one’s a feel good summer jam in the making.
Artist: Social Hysteria “The Other Side”
Album:Strange Way of Life EP
Off of their current EP Strange Way of Life, Social Hysteria’s “The Other Side” pays homage to long-established traditions of both Canadian and Portuguese alternative rock.
Artist: Linear Downfall “The Question”
From Nashville experimental noise outfit Linear Downfall, “The Question” ascends into a fit of droning sound as psychedelic organs and pummeling drums crash up against each other at a feverish pace.
Artist: Holy Ghost! “Crime Cutz” (Neon Indian vs. Holy Ghost
Album:Crime Cutz EP
Coming up on the release of the Crime Cutz EP, their first collection of music since 2013’s Dynamics, NYC based production duo Holy Ghost! has returned with a brand new remix of the title track by Neon Indian and Eli Escobar. Known for their mesmerizing funk and neo-disco sound, this one is no exception.