New Releases: Friday, April 29, 2016

April 29th, 2016

Brian Eno The Ship CD | 2LP | Deluxe CD | Deluxe 2LP
Ferraro Losing Sleep CD | Digital
Tim Moxam Soft Summer CD

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Nonagon Infinity CDLP | Digital
Rayland Baxter feathers & fishHooks LP
Victoria+Jean Divine Love CD | Digital
Woodpigeon T R O U B L E CD
Gilles Peterson Havana Cultura Band Havana Club Rumba Sessions Part 1 LP
Gilles Peterson Havana Cultura Band Havana Club Rumba Sessions Part 2 LP
Gilles Peterson Havana Cultura Band Havana Club Rumba Sessions Part 3 LP
Gilles Peterson Havana Cultura Band Havana Club Rumba Sessions Part 4 LP
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour: Country Special DVD
Various Artists #1′s Of The 50′s CD
ON AN ON Icon Love (Sego Remix) Digital
Oscar Peterson Tenderly (with Herb Ellis & Ray Brown) [2016 Remastered] Digital
Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Man: Live at the Rising Sun Celebrity Jazz Club Digital
Sam Weber Anybodys’ Digital Single
Karl Wolf Amateur At Love Digital Single
Raghav Do You Like Digital Single
Greyson Chance Back on the Wall Digital Single
Close Talker Strange Feeling Digital Single


Tim Moxam Premieres New Video On The Bluegrass Situation and New Album Out April 29th

April 28th, 2016

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“Soft Summer is a sparkling debut LP from this emerging Canadian songwriter.” - CBC Music 

“‘Meant to Be’ toes the line between melancholy and hope, pairing gentle acoustic strumming with Moxam’s twangy alt-country vocal delivery.” - Exclaim

Singer-songwriter Tim Moxam will light up the stage with a full band TONIGHT at Toronto’s Dakota Tavern, in celebration of his new album. Tomorrow, Moxam will release his debut full length, Soft Summer, on Roaring Girl Records/Fontana North. The album that Exclaim called “a cozy soundtrack to the forthcoming warm weather”, features a unique collection of songs from the previously released Meant To Be and Bones, to newly CBC R2 added Harvest For The Queen. The Bluegrass Situation premiered the first video in the Roaring Girl Dream Date series for Moxam’s track, Heavy Fog, and CBC Music is currently featuring the album on First Play. Album links can be found below.

Moxam shares the inspiration behind the song Heavy Fog“I spent a night stranded at the top of the Cobequid Pass in Nova Scotia, under a flashing sign that read “Heavy Fog on the pass.” It matched my foggy head and since I had a lot of time to think I found some clarity in the morning when the fog began to lift.”

For the recording of the album, Moxam recruited a who’s who in Toronto’s music scene: former bandmates, Adrian Cook (guitar) and Tony McKnight (bass) of Great Bloomers, Joshua Van Tassel (drums) of Great Lake Swimmers, and Lemon Bucket Orkestra’s Christopher Weatherstone (saxophone.) The songstresses Ivy Mairi (The Weather Station, Bruce Peninsula) and Raffa Weyman (RALPH and formerly Queen of the Fleet) provided accompanying vocals on several tracks. The album was recorded, mixed and produced by Chris Stringer, who has worked with Timber Timbre, Ohbijou, The Wooden Sky and Gentlemen Reg, among countless others.

Soft Summer is at turns passionate and tender, sorrowful and solemn, uplifting and rollicking. It’s a look inside Moxam’s own life, encrypted in metaphors and melodies. CBC Music declares: “Moxam’s vocals can be at once fragile, comforting and warm with a delicate croon that instantly invites the listener to sing along.” Many of the songs have lived with the Toronto-based Moxam for years, lyrics being re-worked and re-written in countless journals, while others were birthed in the final months before recording. Some were from the era before his first EP, Blue Son, and some were even penned in the backseat of the van as he toured with his former band, the beloved indie rock group, Great Bloomers. Stay tuned for Moxam tour dates to be announced soon.

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Plaid Announce New Album ‘The Digging Remedy’ Out June 10th

April 28th, 2016

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Following 2014′s Reachy Prints, Plaid now announce the forthcoming release of their new album The Digging Remedy, out on June 10 with Warp Records. Uncover the lead track “CLOCK” on thediggingremedy.com, a growing collaborative project with digital artist Cabbibo (cabbi.bo).

Ed Handley and Andy Turner are the perfect encapsulation of what the electronic music of their generation was all about; they brought new rhythmic variation, emotive melody and textures to electronic music, creating a warm and welcoming counterpart to the white heat of the rave explosion.

On new album The Digging Remedy all the elements that first inspired Ed and Andy are there – like the ecstatic Detroit chords in “CLOCK” – but everything is bigger and broader in scope, more luxuriant, more gleaming with detail.

PRE-ORDER THE DIGGING REMEDY at thediggingremedy.com

FOLLOW PLAID AND LISTEN TO ‘CLOCK’ NOW ON SPOTIFY

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TRACKLIST
01 Do Matter
02 Dilatone
03 CLOCK
04 The Bee
05 Melifer
06 Baby Step Giant Step
07 Yu Mountain
08 Lambswood
09 Saladore
10 Reeling Spiders
11 Held
12 Wen

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Liz Stringer Set To Release New Album All The Bridges on July 1st

April 28th, 2016

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” ‘Anyone’ recalls a Chrissie Hynde-like balance of unsettling lyrical directness and pop composure.” - Rolling Stone

Following the far-reaching success of her independent 2012 studio release Warm in The Darkness, Australia’s Liz Stringer is back with her stunning new full-length album, All The Bridges, out July 1st, 2016 on Roaring Girl Records/Fontana NorthAnyone, the album’s lead single, with it’s driving beat and delay-loaded lead guitar, manages to echo homages to classic 80′s rock and roll (Divinyls, The Pretenders) while remaining timeless, with Liz’s distinctive smoky vocal at the centre. The video for Anyone recently premiered on Rolling Stone – watch it here. Along with the new album, Liz has announced her “All The Bridges” Canadian Tour with stops from coast to coast – further details below. Anyone is available as an instant grat track now, with the pre-order of All The Bridges (links below).

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Jadea Kelly Set To Release Love & Lust On June 3rd

April 25th, 2016

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“If you can imagine Patsy Cline writings songs with Feist, you kind of have an idea of where Jadea Kelly resides within the musical spectrum.” - The Pop Stereo USA

Some of the greatest art is drawn from darkness. So too was Love & Lust – the compelling and honest third studio record from Jadea Kelly. Set for a June 3rd, 2016 release via her own label Darth Jadea Music (distributed by Fontana North), the stunning 11 song album touches on a gamut of emotions from heartbreak, infidelity, desire, betrayal, forgiveness and human frailty. Have a listen to the first track, Make It Easy, with her risque lyric video below. The album is available to pre-order now at: www.darthjadea.com. Sharing her time between Toronto and Nashville, Jadea is ready to bring these anticipated new songs on the road this summer, and through the fall. Details listed below.

“I wanna drown it. Way I feel. If I do does it make the heat less real
Sit up on me/ Pull my waist. Watch the blood rush through my face”

The opening lines of Love & Lust frame these emotions candidly on Make It Easy. Swelling with vocal hooks and ambient guitar delays, Love & Lust is an honest and eerily haunting folk genre – accurately coined by her peers as Euphoria Folk. Jadea guides the listener through the darkness of infidelity and her prolific journey towards light and wisdom. “Making this record saved me and healed me completely.” Jadea continues; “I made it for the women and men who have faced the same uncomfortable truths of love & lust. It may well be the hardest album I’ll ever write but also the most prolific time of my life.”

Recorded in Toronto at Noble Street Studios and The Woodshed Studio throughout 2014 and 2015, the album was co-produced by Stew Crookes (Hawksley Workman, Doug Paisley), Tom Juhas (Royal Wood, Emma Lee) and Jadea live off the floor and directly to tape. Each song beautifully crafted and thoughtfully executed.

Tracklist for Love & Lust:
1. Make It Easy
2. On The Water
3. Can’t Outrun
4. Mercy
5. Good Girl
6. Love You
7. Mariah
8. Ocean Floor
9. Every Last One
10. Paper Thin Heart
11. Beauty

Upcoming Tour Dates:
June 4 – Toronto, ON @ Drake Underground Album Release Show
June 11- Yarker, ON @ Riverside Church
June 14 – Toronto, ON @ The Cameron House (NXNE)
June 18 – Wakefield, QC @ The Blacksheep Inn
June 23 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret
June 24 – Mayne Island, BC @ Campbell Bay Music Festival
June 25 – Victoria, BC @ The Northern Quarter

Upcoming Fall Tour Dates:
October 20 – Toronto, ON
October 21 – Ottawa, ON
October 22 – Montreal, QC
October 30 – Winnipeg, MB
November 3 – Saskatoon, SK
November 4 – Calgary, AB
November 5 – Edmonton, AB
November 10 – Vancouver, BC
November 12 – Victoria, BC
*more info to come

Jadea Kelly Socials:
www.darthjadea.com
www.facebook.com/darthjadea
www.twitter.com/jadeakelly
www.instagram.com/jadeakelly


New Releases: Friday, April 22, 2016

April 22nd, 2016

Royal Wood GHOST LIGHT CD | iTunes | Spotify
Liz Stringer Anyone iTunes | Spotify
The Good Boys Teen Rock iTunes | Spotify

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Royal Tusk Curse the Weather iTunes | Spotify
James Brown Ultimate Legends-Live CD
KeKe Wyatt Rated Love CD
Ini Kamoze Hill and Gully Ride Remix 7 Inch
Sonny Criss Saturday Morning CD
Frank Butler The Stepper CD
Bob Berg New Birth CD
The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer A Real Fine Mess iTunes | Spotify
Zack Lopez Bonzo Rathet iTunes | Spotify
The Dead Ships Seance iTunes | Spotify
San Fermin & Sam Amidon Shiver iTunes | Spotify


Brian Eno Releases New Single “Fickle Sun (iii) I’m Set Free”

April 21st, 2016

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We can now reveal the track “Fickle Sun (iii) I’m Set Free” as the lead single from Eno’s forthcoming album, The Ship.

Since announcing the album, this cover of The Velvet Underground originally penned by Lou Reed has been the subject of considerable speculation. In context as the third part of “Fickle Sun” and album finale it forms an optimistic look to the future. Heard here as a standalone piece, with it’s soaring strings and prescient lyrics, the focus is on the quality of the song. A distant collaboration between two of the most important figures in the last 50 years of pop music.

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Reuben Hollebon Set To Release Terminal Nostalgia On May 20th

April 20th, 2016

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“Somewhere in the chasm between mischief and terror, is Reuben Hollebon’s unsettling, magnetic music.”The Nerdist

“This is music built from a childhood of beat, jazz, and some post punk. If we’re opening the record collection for access points, start with Father John Misty, Elbow, Talking Heads, and move into Marc Bolan, CAN and Jon Hopkins.”The Line Of Best Fit

New cut ‘Faces’ is a darkly poetic piece of work, confronting the differences in various personality traits.”Clash Magazine

English musician, producer and engineer, Reuben Hollebon has unveiled his latest music video for his track Faces (Damian Taylor remix). The song was featured on The Current’s Song of the Day. The original track is included on Hollebon’s forthcoming, debut album, Terminal Nostalgia, out May 20th, 2016 on Bright Antenna Records/Fontana North. Remix is available on iTunes now, and the album will be available for pre-order this Friday.

Largely self-produced, Terminal Nostalgia is a 12-song collection of deeply personal stories told with raw, tremulous vocals. The soundscape takes influence from Hollebon’s time as a recording engineer for several well-known acts, including Imogen Heap, Courtney Barnett and The London Symphony Orchestra. Terminal Nostalgia also features the single Common Table. Check out the video that premiered on Stereogum below.

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New Releases: Friday, April 15, 2016

April 14th, 2016

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros PersonA CD | LP
Sharon, Lois & Bram 1234 LIVE! CDDigital
Royce Da 5’9″ Layers CD

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Megan Bonnell Magnolia CD | Digital
Jenny Berkel Pale Moon Kid CD
Rustie EVENIFUDONTBELIEVE 2LP
Patty Griffin 1000 Kisses LP
Boosie Badazz & C-Murder Penitentiary Chances CD
Abhomine Larvae Offal Swine Digipak CD | CD
Abyssic Dreams A Winter’s Tale Digipak CD | CD
Darkestrah Turan CD 
Brass Bed In The Yellow Leaf CD | LP
Various Artists Essential #1 Hits 2CD
Brandi Disterheft Blue Canvas CD
Lorraine Klaasen Nouvelle Journée CD
Soundtrack How To Be Single: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD
Gareth Emery 100 Reasons To Live CD
Fedde le Grand Something Real CD
Luke Nicholson All Your Dresses Digital Single
Isador Isador Digital EP
Rykka Movies Digital EP


Record Store Day – April 16, 2016

April 11th, 2016

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The Kinks Mister Pleasant7″ EP
The Kinks Dave Davies Hits7″ EP
Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting7″
David Bowie I Dig Everything – The Pye Years 1966 – 50th Anniversary 12″
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Sinner - 10th Anniversary Clear Vinyl LP
Brandi Carlile Live at KCRW “Morning Becomes Eclectic” – White Vinyl 12″
The All American Rejects Move Along - Clear & Smoky Vinyl LP
Oscar Peterson Tenderly - First Edition Vinyl 2LP
Muddy Waters Hoochie Coochie Man - Coloured Heavyweight 2LP
Express and Company Express and Company - 7″
Dave Tough Feat. Serena Ryder Dave Tough Feat. Serena Ryder - 7″
Mark Pritchard / Bibio / Clark A Badman Sound / Heath Town / Inf Inf Inf Inf - 12″
African Head Charge Super Mystic Brakes - 10″
Cavern Of Anti-Matter Void Versions - LP
The Noble Thiefs It’s Tough To Be The Bad Guy (Pink Vinyl) - LP
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions Isn’t It True - Coloured 7″
Various Artists The Guest – Original Soundtrack - LP
Twiztid Twiztid Presents: The Dojo - 7″
Kid Millions Beyond The Confession: Kid Millions Reworks Harry Taussig - LP
Inner Circle Bad Boys w/ Major Lazer Remix - 12″

Locate participating record stores in your area Here. Find the full release list Here.

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