New EP Into A Ghost by Josh Mover & The Shakers

2018-02-18 08:04:39 UTC

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Josh Mover & The Shakers are a dark indie-rock band out on a mission to write music that divides people.

"For Into a Ghost, I culled together some good friends and talented Toronto rock alumni to play: Ben Reinhartz (Dilly Dally); Mathew Wronski (The Sulks); Joseph Landau (ex-Formalists), Will Hunter (The Nutrients), and Clara Klein. Mastered by David Newfeld (Broken Social Scene), and recorded and mixed at Union Sound Company by Ian Gomes (Odonis Odonis, Teenanger), this EP was recorded in a whirlwind span of two days this past September, and was largely fueled by Figs Breakfast on Queen East.

Track List


  • Box In The Sky - 02:42 
  • When I Steal Your Heart - 03:10 
  • Park Benches - 02:07 
  • How Can I Compete With That? - 02:57 
  • Into A Ghost - 03:22


Genre : rock, indie, pop, lo-fi, punk, Toronto

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Waging War by NEW ROW

2018-01-30 05:31:56 UTC

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New Row are a powerful young guitar-led pop band from Toronto, fusing immediate Pop hooks with a hard rock edge and a Brit sensibility. They're here to save indie music for passionate guitar-led songwriting.

Fronted by the charismatic Bewlz, the band backs their lyrical, intense and original songwriting with a dynamic live show

Formed in 2014, they have quickly risen to prominence in the Toronto scene, headlining all the city’s top venues, touring to Chicago, and filming a special for Rogers TV. 

WAGING WAR carries the best of the band’s output so far, with 16 songs running to over 70 minutes. Look out for the recent single The Day That Never Ends, a poignant yet manically upbeat break-up song set against the backdrop of Toronto’s terrible traffic; Belong, NEW ROW’s live anthem with its totemic chorus and keening harmonies; Home, a transcendent love story told through a dream of the apocalypse; and next single Dreamtime, a tale of writer’s block seemingly recorded at a Black Crowes after-party hosted by Beck.


Genre : indie

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New single Stay With Me by The Minnesota Child

2018-01-24 05:53:16 UTC

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Oakland-based indie-folk group The Minnesota Child has just released "Stay With Me," the latest single off of their forthcoming Fireflies EP.

(Brooklyn, NY) Ethan Buckner (aka The Minnesota Child) picked up the guitar at 16 and started writing songs after he witnessed death for the first time. Inspired by the reflective and soulful songwriting of Sam Beam, Paul Simon, and Justin Vernon, Ethan channeled his own grief and love into his newfound passion for poetry and melody. At first, he saw songwriting as a purely personal exercise, but after being encouraged by close friends, he began performing and eventually recording his songs.

Now, The Minnesota Child is gearing up to release its most expansive work to date in the form of the Fireflies EP

Buckner chose the pseudonym of The Minnesota Child in 2011 while on a cross country roadtrip, because “the songs I write evoke a yearning for home, whether that lies in a place, a person, or a community.” The Minnesota Child released his first EP The Captain in November 2013, after moving to Oakland, CA, where he still lives. The five-track record is a dramatic soundscape of love, hope, and memory.

Fireflies, will be The Minnesota Child’s first full-band EP. Produced by Jeff Saltzman (The Killers, Blondie) and Matt Buckner, the album features an expansive sound. Fireflies is set to be released in early 2018. The record infuses Ethan Buckner’s soulful songwriting with lush harmonies, intricate instrumentals, and powerful rhythms to produce a full symphonic sound to take on the open road or a hike in the woods.



Genre : indie, folk, pop

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New single Mountains by Oh Geronimo

2018-01-24 05:38:06 UTC

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"Mountains” is a song about wholeheartedly pursuing your passions, while straddling the fragile line between ambition and humility. Everybody wants to be successful, and sometimes we go to great lengths to achieve the success that we so desperately desire. However, it’s important to remember to keep our egos in check. We must be kind to each other and to ourselves. It’s easy to let your goals and aspirations consume you to the point where it brings you and everyone else around you down. “Mountains” is about never giving up, whilst withstanding the pressure to compromise who we are in order to be successful.

"The Sled will be released in just a little over one month and we can’t wait for you to hear it. We recorded it during the spring at Chalet – a wonderful, cottage-like studio, just outside of Uxbridge, ON. The release of this record will mark one year since half of our band put down their torches – a year that demanded patience, persistence, and resilience. The universe often taunts us to throw in the towel, but we’re fighters. We will never extinguish the fire, and The Sled solidifies that resolution. "


Genre : indie

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Small Town by Dt Surgeon

2018-01-24 05:19:07 UTC

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Dt Surgeon is an alt-indie band hailing from Kippens, NL, Canada. It began as a writing project by musician Stuart Gallant in the fall of 2017. Along with former band mates the Album "Small Town" was subsequently recorded in november 2017 and released in January 2018. 

The album centres around the pitfalls of seclusion and isolation that exist in rural life. It interweaves between themes of depression, drug addiction,love, and death. Sometimes melancholic  in nature, the album incorporates poppy melodic lines delivered by a standard vocal, guitar, bass, drum setting. It is an exercise in melding indie or early emo-ish overtones with 90's based alt-rock guitars. It is music at it's most fundamental, riddled with emotion.   If you enjoy all things 90's reminiscent "Small Town" may be up your alley and worth a listen. 

Track List


  • Small Town - 03:00 
  • Old Cool Kids - 04:13 
  • Beaches - 03:46 
  • 205 - 04:03 
  • Dollar Stores - 03:41 
  • The Take - 03:04


Genre : alternative, rock, canada, indie

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