Music

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”.

Montreal's Maryze Releases Follow-Up Sophomore Single

It's been nearly three months since Seaborne singer Maryze has debuted her solo material, and in that time she has evidently decided to return to her long time producing partner, Solomon K-I. Solomon, who is the other half of Seaborne, might seem like a peculiar choice to produce. Why release something as a solo artist to breakaway from a group, but use the exact same lineup?

Bad Religion Release Tired New Single About Trump or Something

Despite decades of honing their supposed art, Bad Religion can’t seem to escape the suffocating trap of a discography stained with insipid lyrics and the self-described “oozin’ aahs” that make up their boorish attempts at three-part vocal harmonies. Rather than push themselves creatively, Bad Religion always opt for an easy windfall by catering to the outlet mall punks of America’s suburban sprawl.

Mudhoney Release New Track "Paranoid Core"

The mighty Sub Pop Records is having their dirty thirty this year and today the legendary PNW label has announced they will be releasing the 10th studio album from Seattle mainstays Mudhoney on September 28th. As one of the OG ‘Grunge” bands of the late 80s, Mudhoney has been blowing out bedroom speakers with their brand of fuzzed out aggression for thirty years and it’s refreshing to see not much has changed with the band.

JIANTS Release Video for "Plan"

As a born and bred Canadian west coaster there are certain aspects about life east of, well, anywhere past Vancouver city limits that consistently surprise me. One of these aspects is the Toronto Islands, a small chain of islands south of Toronto on Lake Ontario that I have never heard of. Toronto Island life, specifically the life of its only year-round caretaker, is the subject of the brand new video by Jiants. The clip stars our unnamed hero, a basketball-shooting, pizza-loving resident who has a lot of dreams that he doesn’t seem able to make materialize.

I M U R Debuts New Song

Vancouver has become quite the hotbed for independent hip hop and R&B over the last couple years. Artists such as Tonyé and Tee Krispil have been turning heads with their sophisticated take on the genre, and rising up to join their ranks is local trio I M U R.  The band released their debut album, Little Death, last year and followed that up with a string of successful tour dates, and today we are treated to the premiere of the first single off their upcoming EP THIRTY33,  “Miss You Hate You”.

Petra Glynt Releases New Single "New Growth"

Petra Glynt isn’t just your average EDM bedroom producer. The Montreal-based artist, not a term we are using loosely here, is quite honestly a force to be reckoned with. Her debut album, the delightfully trippy The Trip, was released last year to positive acclaim and now Glynt is following that up with My Flag Is A Burning Rag Of Love, a record that shatters any expectations and puts to shame any worry of a sophomore slump.

Pages

ION Magazine 170-422 Richards Street Vancouver BC Canada V6B 2Z4
© Copyright ION Publishing Group 2013