Artist: Glass Hour
Departing from their usual piano and guitar-based tracks, Glass Hour decided to incorporate electronic elements into their latest single. The result is an upbeat, catchy tune with juxtaposing lyrics speaking of abrupt silence and unfamiliar territories.
Artist: The Wilderness of Manitoba
Song: “Cindy Runs”
This Toronto band constantly evolves, though they took a look back at 1960s pop as an inspiration for this song. Even with the retro influence, however, the song still has a modern sound.
Artist: The Nursery
Song: “Everybody’s Famous”
Album: Life After Wartime
From their recent album, Life After Wartime, The Nursery’s “Everybody’s Famous” is an upbeat and fun song with an even more fun video.
Artist: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Song: “When I Dance With You”
The second single from New York’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s fourth album is in a style they have mastered: idealistic indie pop. The catchy tune is big-hearted and fun.
Artist: Coyote Run
Song: “Again Again”
Southern California-born multi-instrumentalist Kasie Shahbaz draws influence from prog rock, folk singers, and religious experiences with nature. Her music, like this single, blends punk angst with psychedelic ecstasy.
Artist: The Mynabirds
Song: “Shouting At The Dark”
Appearing on their upcoming album, The Mynabirds’ “Shouting At The Dark” is a song for women’s rights and never giving up. Singer and founding member, Laura Burhenn calls it a rallying cry for the resistance.