By Alex Hudson Published Apr 19, 2018 Following last year’s excellent but under-celebrated Terminal City, Vancouver jangle-punks Adrian Teacher & the Subs have released a new single as they prepare to hit the road. The song is called “Cruis’n USA,” and it comes with an accompanying video. The song begins with an urgent, thundering punk rhythm,
By Matt Bobkin Published Apr 18, 2018 Earlier this week, information about Father John Misty‘s upcoming fourth album, God’s Favorite Customer, leaked thanks to some sleuths. Two new songs officially dropped earlier today, but that’s not all. Thanks to another leak, the entire album found its way online shortly thereafter. According to Stereogum, the album was briefly
Lil B delivered his long-awaited Black Ken mixtape last year, but for those uninitiated with the mountains of material that came before, a pile of early mixtapes from the self-proclaimed “rawest rapper alive” have now hit streaming services. A number of titles Lil B had released independently from 2010 through 2012 have appeared on Spotify, Apple Music
Never one to shy away from a good cover tune, Miguel has hit us up with a redo of Daniel Caesar‘s Freudian highlight “Get You.” The cover comes as a Spotify exclusive, with Miguel capturing his cover of “Get You” at the Spotify Studios in NYC. As you’ll hear, the song comes beefed up with a
Post Malone has been hinting at Beerbongs & Bentleys for what feels like forever, and the album’s full details have finally been revealed. After announcing the LP’s April 27 release date, Post has now unveiled the accompanying artwork and tracklisting. Apparently it takes a long time to Photoshop some barbed wire onto a disc
This week, J. Cole announced plans to drop a fast-approaching new album. Now, he’s officially revealed its title, artwork and tracklist. As speculated, the album is titled KOD and will be released by Cole’s own Dreamville Records this Friday (April 20). The front cover features a watercolour painting depicting a blinged-out Cole with his eyes rolled
Tributes and donations have been pouring in since the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash claimed the lives of 16 people earlier this month. Now, the Country Thunder music festival has announced plans to hold a tribute concert in Saskatoon later this month. The event is scheduled to take place at the SaskTel Centre on
From the rugged, galvanizing blue collar anthem, “Easy Street,” on his new LP, Both Ways, to his 2010 CFL-inspired breakthrough “My Cousin Has a Grey Cup Ring,” Donovan Woods has spent years carving a unique niche in Canadian country music. But not all of his fans pick up on the crucial nuances of those songs.
Ariana Grande has returned to social media, and seems to be teasing a new single titled “No Tears Left to Cry.” In addition to letting her fans know that she “missed you,” the singer shared a single teardrop emoji, before insinuating that “No Tears Left to Cry” will be arriving this Friday (April 20).
Once again, Toronto music venue Lula Lounge will celebrate music from around the globe with its annual Lulaworld. As such, the event has rolled out its 2018 lineup. Lulaworld will take place from May 31 to June 10, with the festival showcasing new work and collaborations by local and international Latin, Brazilian, jazz, folk and
Mazzy Star have announced a new EP titled Still. It’s out on June 1 the band’s own Rhymes of an Hour Records. It marks the group’s first release since 2013 LP Seasons of Your Day, as well as the first since longtime drummer Keith Mitchell passed away. The four-song offering features three new
Courtney Love recently joined the likes of Dave Navarro, Billy Idol and Corey Taylor for a star-studded charity concert called Above Ground in L.A. Now footage has emerged from the show, displaying Love covering rock’n’roll legends the Velvet Underground. As planned, the cast of musicians took on VU’s 1967 LP The Velvet Underground & Nico album
Back in February, Slayer kicked off a video series that found them looking back at their storied career ahead of a final farewell tour. Now, the band have shared a second instalment in the series. Still fixated on their early days, the clip finds frontman Tom Araya speaking of the band’s early adventures with homemade
Rae Sremmurd have been teasing individual cuts from their forthcoming triple LP SR3MM as of late, but the latest taste of what’s to come from the album finds both brothers teaming up with Travis Scott. Titled “Close,” the airy banger features verses from Scott and Slim Jxmmi while Swae Lee handles the hook. He sings, “You’re so
Just yesterday (April 17), Deafheaven announced their new album Ordinary Corrupt Human Love and shared the 12-minute epic “Honeycomb.” Now they’ve followed all that up with the reveal of a full North American tour. The trek kicks off in July and will make its way through much of the U.S. Along the way, though, the
Just a day after details of his next album emerged, Father John Misty has further teased the arrival of God’s Favorite Customer with two new tracks. “Just Dumb Enough to Try” and “Disappointing Diamonds Are the Rarest of Them All” hear the swaggering folk-pop balladeer returning to his signature style, with the addition of
Both beloved by millennials, Cardi B and Bernie Sanders have finally crossed paths. In a recent GQ article, Cardi B was outspoken about her love for President Franklin Roosevelt. “First of all, he helped us get over the Depression, all while he was in a wheelchair,” she said. “Like, this man was suffering from polio at the
Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace has traded her throat-shredding punk for something entirely cuter on the new track “Park Life Forever.” The song was created in partnership with the mobile recording company Spire, and pairs gentle acoustic guitars with drum machines. Grace’s daughter Evelyn also appears on the song. Watch a short documentary about the making
Once again, Logic is out repping his recent Bobby Tarantino II mixtape with a new video. This time it comes the Marshmello team-up “Everyday,” which has just been fitted with an epic new clip. Stretching past the 10-minute mark, the video for “Everyday” has actually been labelled a “short film,” and rightly so. The clip
Following various lineup announcements, Calgary’s Sled Island has added another 160 artists to this year’s bill. The final wave of performer announcements includes additions like Thundercat, No Warning, El Perro del Mar, Common Holly, Eyeballs, Petra Glynt, Kandekt, Lié, Marlaena Moore, Mahogany Frog, Eamon McGrath, Mob Bounce, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, NOVEMBER, Russell Louder,
We’re just over a year removed from taking in Father John Misty‘s Pure Comedy, and if some internet sleuthing is to be believed, a follow-up effort will arrive sooner than we think. users have dug up an Apple Music preview page that points to a new FJM album titled God’s Favorite Customer arriving June 1 through Sub Pop.
Ahead of releasing her new Hell-On LP this June, Neko Case has mapped out a headlining tour of North America behind the disc. Following dates in United States supporting Ray LaMontagne, Case will kick off her own headlining run in Milwaukee on September 5. She’ll play a total of 15 dates in North America before heading over
In addition to composing his own music and collaborating with Jarvis Cocker, Chilly Gonzales has made a habit out of dissecting pop songs in his “Pop Music Masterclass” series. So, he seems like an ideal candidate to record a cover album of some of pop music’s biggest hits — and that’s exactly what he’s done.
Hillside Festival will once again return to Guelph Lake Conservation Area in Guelph, ON, from July 13 to 15, and the 2018 lineup of performers has just been announced. Highlights amongst the list of artists include Destroyer, the Messthetics, RHYE, U.S. Girls, Hollerado, Lido Pimienta, Chad VanGaalen, Cadence Weapon, Partner, Walrus and Hey Rosetta’s
YouTube personality and musician Poppy is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating characters on the web, pairing terrifying visuals with nods to illuminati conspiracy theories and plenty of solid music with enormous success. Now, however, fellow YouTuber and musician Mars Argo has filed a lawsuit claiming Poppy stole her character. As TMZ reports, Argo (born Brittany Sheets)
After featuring guest-curated shows as part of its Club Land programming last year, NXNE has announced the return of the series for its 2018 event with an expanded roster of curators. The 2018 Club Land Curators Series will run from June 10 to 16 at participating venues across the downtown core, ranging from art installations,
SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival will be shining a light on vocal music once again this year, with “Canada’s premier a cappella festival” set to take place this spring. The seventh annual event will be held from May 23 to June 3 at various venues around Toronto, with a range of club shows, free
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Lauryn Hill‘s revered solo debut The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, and to celebrate the occasion, she’s taking the album on tour. The trek, kicking off July 5 in Virginia, will find Hill playing the album in its entirety from front to back. The tour features a pair of Canadian
After unveiling a good portion of their 2018 lineup back in February, organizers behind Vancouver’s Westward Music Festival have revealed another round of additions to this year’s event. Taking place across Vancouver from September 13 to 16, the festival will also feature sets from new additions Andy Shauf, SOPHIE, Chad VanGaalen, A$AP Twelvyy, Margaret Glaspy,
A little over a year removed from sharing his sophomore Eternally Even, Jim James has revealed plans to go it alone once more for a third solo LP. Titled Uniform Distortion, the My Morning Jacket frontman’s new album runs 11 tracks in length and will arrive June 29 through ATO. Uniform Distortion was produced by James and Kevin