New EP Into A Ghost by Josh Mover & The Shakers

2018-02-18 08:04:39 UTC

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Josh Mover & The Shakers are a dark indie-rock band out on a mission to write music that divides people.

"For Into a Ghost, I culled together some good friends and talented Toronto rock alumni to play: Ben Reinhartz (Dilly Dally); Mathew Wronski (The Sulks); Joseph Landau (ex-Formalists), Will Hunter (The Nutrients), and Clara Klein. Mastered by David Newfeld (Broken Social Scene), and recorded and mixed at Union Sound Company by Ian Gomes (Odonis Odonis, Teenanger), this EP was recorded in a whirlwind span of two days this past September, and was largely fueled by Figs Breakfast on Queen East.

Track List


  • Box In The Sky - 02:42 
  • When I Steal Your Heart - 03:10 
  • Park Benches - 02:07 
  • How Can I Compete With That? - 02:57 
  • Into A Ghost - 03:22


Genre : rock, indie, pop, lo-fi, punk, Toronto

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New single Stay With Me by The Minnesota Child

2018-01-24 05:53:16 UTC

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Oakland-based indie-folk group The Minnesota Child has just released "Stay With Me," the latest single off of their forthcoming Fireflies EP.

(Brooklyn, NY) Ethan Buckner (aka The Minnesota Child) picked up the guitar at 16 and started writing songs after he witnessed death for the first time. Inspired by the reflective and soulful songwriting of Sam Beam, Paul Simon, and Justin Vernon, Ethan channeled his own grief and love into his newfound passion for poetry and melody. At first, he saw songwriting as a purely personal exercise, but after being encouraged by close friends, he began performing and eventually recording his songs.

Now, The Minnesota Child is gearing up to release its most expansive work to date in the form of the Fireflies EP

Buckner chose the pseudonym of The Minnesota Child in 2011 while on a cross country roadtrip, because “the songs I write evoke a yearning for home, whether that lies in a place, a person, or a community.” The Minnesota Child released his first EP The Captain in November 2013, after moving to Oakland, CA, where he still lives. The five-track record is a dramatic soundscape of love, hope, and memory.

Fireflies, will be The Minnesota Child’s first full-band EP. Produced by Jeff Saltzman (The Killers, Blondie) and Matt Buckner, the album features an expansive sound. Fireflies is set to be released in early 2018. The record infuses Ethan Buckner’s soulful songwriting with lush harmonies, intricate instrumentals, and powerful rhythms to produce a full symphonic sound to take on the open road or a hike in the woods.



Genre : indie, folk, pop

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New single Wolf by DYLYN

2018-01-22 05:33:47 UTC

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DYLYN 's newest single “Wolf” was just released and is now available to stream and share on Soundcloud/Spotify.

"This song was the aftermath of a shitty breakup and my family divide. It was as if the universe was telling me to rebel and revert to autopilot. Shutting my feelings off for a little while was a much easier way to live - misery loves a hot guy. This new track along with my other recent releases are all authentically me. Writing them was like a therapy session dedicated to the last three years of my life. I wanted to incorporate 80s synth, punk garage style drums to match my deep vocals - mixing the old with the new. It helped pinpoint exactly how I was feeling. Through the breakups, family breakups, the ups and downs - I was able to release songs chronologically synced to the stages of my emotions. The new track "Wolf" is a direct reflection of how I felt about men post-breakup. You become reckless, rebellious and ultimately don't give a shit about other people’s feelings. Watch for my debut EP Sauvignon and a Kimono Feb 23rd!"


Genre : pop

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Pretend for Another by Old Smile

2018-01-15 21:06:24 UTC

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The glue that binds it all together is Herman himself, who wrote, recorded, mixed, and played every instrument in this collection. Who is Tom Herman Jr. anyway? A mythic hermit from south Jersey? A well-honed bedroom savant? Listen and let us know. He’s still trying to find out. 

Track List


  • Now You Pretend - 03:06 
  • Everybody Knows - 02:45 
  • Curtain - 05:31


Genre : pop, psychedelic, rock

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New single I'll Make It In Hollywood by Justin Levinson

2018-01-09 05:57:17 UTC

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Releasing today, Justin Levinson's "I'll Make It In Hollywood" is a beach-y, sugary '60s pop tune. Heavily influenced by The Beatles and Beach Boys, it's a playful number -- though written with a subtle cynical undertone, over-exaggerating the ease of rising to stardom and retiring in Malibu.

"I really wanted to release a bright/ beachy summery track at the beginning of the year," Justin explains. "Like the previous record, we kept a lot of the '60s pop inspired sound... big vocal arrangements, wurly and mellotron. Though the song may appear to be about a fella who is quite confident he's going to hit the big time in Hollywood, there is actually a bit of a subtle cynical undertone. I tried to tap into some of the hardship creatives go through in a lighthearted manner."


Genre : pop, Beatles, Beach-boys

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