Music

Holiday Sidewinder Releases New Track "Leo"

There's no such thing as a slut. A woman who gets all the action she wants is studly. Holiday Sidewinder has the nerve and charm to pull off this message without delivering it from the cross, or at the very least, the soapbox. Her latest song, a number so sparkly and catchy it wouldn't be out of place as a Kylie Minogue hit, has a clear and boastful message: I got laid, it felt good, that's as simple as it needs to be. The lead voice in the song had a few mojitos, went home with a boy, barely remembers his face, and had a nice time.

Cat Power Releases "Woman" Featuring Lana Del Rey

Cat Power has been an indelible part of the American songbook for the last couple decades. Her songs are as beautiful as they are diverse. Her absence the last few years has definitely been felt but now Chan Marshall is back with a new single and video for “Woman”, off of her upcoming tenth studio album Wanderer (October 5th, Domino Records). Featuring some help from Lana Del Ray, “Woman” is quintessential Cat Power. A healthy dose of Americana tiered by a solid driving rhythm section and dreamy harmonies.

INTERPOL Releases New Song, "Number 10"

Lurking under couches and in cupboards behind corn starch in many American homes are the remnants of the last stand of guitar-based music, from back in the early part of this century. The front lines being fought by the White Stripes and the Starlite Desperation, the war eventually was lost when Jet exposed the flank by not obeying orders, and the entire army collapsed. 

20 minutes With Jesse Wells of Rock Outfit Welles

“I have an angsty streak in me like any fella does,” says Jesse Wells, the 23-year-old frontman of Welles. The band released their debut full-length Red Trees and White Trashes, an angsty letter to rock and grunge, in June.

Wild Nothing's New Video Will Sweep You Away

The last ten or twelve years, it feels like nearly every mid-level act's video concept is "Kids having fun in America" and boy, did that get tiring. Wild Nothing's latest, although stylish and narrative-based, is so much more than that. To even the saltiest critics, it's beautiful wallpaper, feeling somewhere between a dark David Sedaris adaptation and Steven Soderbergh's Red Oaks

Petra Glynt Debuts New Song

It wasn’t uncommon for 90s kids to spend their Friday nights nestled in front of the television watching the dancers getting loose on Queen Street West during the weekly broadcast of Muchmusic’s Electric Circus. Petra Glynt is bringing us all back to those days whether you were around for it or not. Montreal’s electronic powerhouse has just released the new video for her single “No Consequences” and it is absolutely draped in that perfect aesthetic.

Leisure Club "Hollow Heartbeat" Premiere for ION

If only there was a way to capture the feeling of summertime and keep it around for when you need it most. Park hangs with pals, road trips to the lake, the way a crush can make you feel. While we may not have a spray available to take us back to these moments, we do have Leisure Club. Vancouver’s tropical five piece have been setting our summer hearts ablaze the last few years and today they release the video for their brand new single “Hollow Heartbeat”.

Finn Wolfhard's Band, Calpurnia, Releases New Single

A cold realization in life is that you’d think as you get older the emotions you felt as a teenager become something that mellows out and are gradually easier for you to deal with. Listening to the new single “Greyhound”, one of the highlights off of Scout, the debut album by Calpurnia, made me realize that this is probably not the case. A crunchy little number that’s propelled by a wandering, wonderful bass line and anchored with some of the most matter-of-fact, and honestly, quite charming lyrics.

Wild Nothing Return with "Partners In Motion"

Jack Tatum's Wild Nothing project has the distinction of creating the type of record that, when put on, company will either ask immediately what it is, or get a "These guys have always been pretty good, huh?" response. Wild Nothing fits a niche, but that entire space is unshared, taken up entirely by the spacious production that brims the genre. The latest single, "Partners In Motion" is a little more upfront than Wild Nothing releases of the past.

Bully Release New Video for "Guess There"

Losing by Bully was one of the best releases of last year. The record is back to front amazingly infectious songwriting coupled with dynamic musicianship and, with lead vocalist Alicia Bognanno, the snarl and yell of one of the best voices in the business. The band has been touring consistently since the album was released and in the lead up to their just announced Australian and US tour dates, Bully has premiered the video for one of Losing’s standouts, “Guess There”.

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