Yonatan Gat is a genre all to his own. His new opus, Universalists, out May 4th on Joyful Noise in US and Glitterbeat in Europe, sees the New York experimental composer refining his skills not only as guitarist and bandleader, but also as a producer. His followup to 2015's acclaimed Director sees Gat experimenting with splicing live-to-tape recordings of his live trio in ways that draw from everything between contemporary avant-garde to electric era Miles Davis to Brazilian experimentalists Os Mutantes (with which Yonatan recently released a split 7",) pushing the envelope in ways that only a few can.Read More
With New Mistakes, Canada’s Terra Lightfoot offers up something rare: the kind of genuine document that can only come from a road-tested breed of songwriter and performer. Shot through with the guitarist-vocalist’s powerful, bluesy soul, vivid lyrics and ferocious six-string virtuosity, it’s an unforgettable outing.Read More
born 1970 in Montreal, Quebec.
son of a doctor and a nurse.
mother left in 1973.
came back briefly 17 years later,
and then left again.
hebrew day school from grades 1 through 9.
but did not believe in god.
Two piece from Vancouver, BC. Songs about Wildcat (the beer), regular cats (your pet), Johnny Thunders (the guy) and Johnny Thunders (your pet... assuming your pet is named Johnny Thunders). Not not the best band in the world.Read More
Close Talker is the exalted indie rock trio from Saskatoon, Canada. Formed in 2012, the band has made great strides in a short period of time: two releases, numerous tours throughout North America, Europe, and the UK, and international attention from revered and critically acclaimed blogs and publications. Close Talker is a band born and raised in the Canadian prairies, made up of childhood friends Will Quiring, Matthew Kopperud, and Christopher Morien. Since becoming a trio in the summer of 2015, the band has now honed their craft, creating a more vast and iconic sound that is turning heads and drawing crowds around the world.Read More
Kyote is an elaborate instrumental/visual/vocal project by Tory Rosso, Del Coburn & Sean Abercrombie.Read More
Stevie's Revenge is a sweet lil band from Vancouver B.C blending indie rock and dream-pop to create groovy tunes to please your ears.Read More
Cafe, Cabaret, Rock Show or Rodeo. Non-scene specific. Outstanding! Terrific!Read More
A fast, nasty, sexy slab of riff-fuelled Runaways rock clad in spit-polished black leather and bursting with sass and singalong swagger.Read More
In a world totally polluted with truck nuts, auto-tune, and Bud Light®, The Denim Daddies are a shot of the ol' outlaws mixed with the modernism of alt-country, trying to shed a light on GOOD country.Read More
Mother Sun creates warmth, drawing vivid colours from the sounds that surround. The four piece from Kamloops, BC combines deliberate psych-pop arrangements with a measured amount of absurdity.Read More
Although PORT JUVEE embody a style equally indebted to New York City post-punk and California surf garage, the Canadian prairies is where they decide to call home.Read More
Garage punk beach party.Read More
2017 YYC Music Awards Female Artist of The YearRead More
Instrumental Surf Rock pushed into overdrive and fueled entirely by slurpees. We bring the enthusiasm, 99% lyric free.Read More
Total Gadjos is a Gogol Bordello, Nick Cave, and Tom Waits covering Eastern-European Folk inspired Post-Punk septet led by Eastern-European singer/songwriter Pet'o Joch.Read More
“With this year’s Twin Evil Twin EP, Sunglaciers planted their stake as one of Calgary’s preeminent psych rock outfits." - sledisland.comRead More
The music of Mountain Sound Brigade draws on rock, folk and roots influences utilizing a broad array of instruments including piano, lap steel and 12 string guitars. They draw inspiration for their music from time spent in the wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. You can hear Mountain Sound Brigade on their newly released demo compilation Doghouse Demos.Read More
By using certain guitar effect pedals, Good Grief. creates the sound of a four man band with only two members. We try to make engaging and entertaining rock with loop pedals and powerful chords.Read More
Long Time No Time is a Calgarian 5 piece horn band formed as an amalgamation of music school nerds from UofC looking to find mainstream outlets. We write original songs for cool folks to dance to.Read More