If this title applies to you (let's be honest it applies to all of you) then I have a website for you. The Canadian Independent Recording Artists Association is an amazing opportunity for artists to connect with mentors, grants and information in the music industry. In their own words "We’re helping to empower Canada’s independent artist entrepreneurs. Our programming is designed to improve Canada’s independent artist development system through education, career opportunity and professional support. " Shad and Feist have both particiated as CIRAA mentors in the past Nice right?! -R
These two Los Angeles kids came together and made the lovely track 'We Won't.' It's full of sultry vocals and simple snaps. With one listen you're on it all day. Phoebe Ryan is prepping a new single while gearing up for a West Coast Tour with The Knocks. Jaymes is on the daily grind of producing more beautiful tracks for the people. -R.
Hey Calgary, Sea Perry is going to play Broken City May.28th and the Lilac Festival on the 31st. Go check them out because you'll feel really Canadian if you do. Don't forget to check their Soundcloud-R
A Tribe Called Red has a new EP friends! Exciting stuff since it's been a while for these boys. Scope the EP on iTunes and you won't be disappointed. Each song is full of unique Pow Wow music with trap beats and club sounds. Here's the video for the title track and this is what the boys had to say about it:
"Growing up in a world where indigenous people are so under-represented in the media, you tend to identify with what's available to you," comments Bear Witness. “The connection between the indigenous communities of the Americas, and professional wrestling, is really heavy. In North America we had pros like Chief Jay Youngblood and Wahoo McDaniel who where indigenous, but had to dress in headdress and tassels to compete. In my generation, we all loved the Ultimate Warrior and hated Tatanka. Even if nothing about the Warrior was indigenous, we made some kind of cultural connection to him. More recently, The Rock has shown us how a proud indigenous man can make it as a wrestler on his own terms. The idea of the video was to show that connection we made to these people beyond stereotypes, but also to see an indigenous character make it, without needing the stereotype."
In Sorcha's newest track, 'Petrol Station,' she explicitly invites the listener to her house. She better be careful with that one because you never know when the creepers might crawl. Her voice is too lovely to resist the desire to meet her in person. Have a listen. -R
Stoney Roads Records is out of Sydney, Australia and supports up-and-coming experimental electronic music projects. Their artists include La Mar, Human Movement, Mazde, and Sweetland - all featured in the tracks/mixtape below. Take a listen and let the good vibrations take over. - H.
Have a listen. You might like what you hear. Hotlane is Berlin based and comprised of two people with many talents. They're got an EP so they can't be totally clueless. -R
Here we have a stunning video coupled with Jarryd James' track 'Do you Remember.' I think Mr.James is starting off with the right tools. I mean we all know videos are all about the pretty girls.. -R
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