In case you weren’t aware, Toronto indie-rockers Born Ruffians have released a bunch of music over the last year. It all started with the album Juice, then came Squeeze, and now we have the final companion piece, Pulp. The latter was just released today, and it might be our favourite collection yet. Now, it’s time to share it with you.
Listen in the embed below, and be sure to check out the other two records while you’re at it. At this rate, we might hear more from these guys in 2021. Let’s hope so.
If you dig this, you might like “Slow Down Molasses – Street Haunting”
We last told you about Edmonton multi-instrumentalist and producer Michael Werbicki (aka Motorbike James) in mid-February. Since then, he’s dropped another single Common Sensei on the masses. Now he’s back with his new record, and we can’t get enough.
Listen to VIISIONS in the embed below, and be sure to hit up his socials to show some love. This is one artist who deserves your attention.
If you dig this, you might like “Coy Haste – Desert Flower”
Over the last half-year, Toronto grunge-pop outfit PONY has released a series of infectious and unforgettable singles. Today, they’re finally releasing their debut album, and we couldn’t be more excited about it at The iM. Now, it’s time to share this beauty with you.
Listen to TV Baby in the embed, and be sure to check out our new faves Sometime Later and Swore. One thing is for sure … you can never have enough PONY in your life.
If you dig this, you might like “Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs – What This City Needs”
Last Monday, we told you about the latest single from Toronto indie-rock outfit Jiants. Well, the band is back with their new EP, and we can’t get enough of this thing. Now, it’s time to share it with you.
Check out Wait Here in the embed below, and be sure to follow their socials for more. It’s good to have this bunch back on the radar.
If you dig this, you might like “TOLEDO – Sunday Funday”
The day is finally here. Toronto psych-folk rockers Beams have unleashed their new album on the world, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. If you haven’t had a chance to hear any of the singles yet, you’re in for a real surprise when you sink your teeth into this beauty.
Listen to Ego Death in the embed below, and make sure you hit up our new favourite tracks, Til The Morning Comes and Sweet Tea. It’s only March, but this album may very well end up on our year-end list.
In other news, the band is set to do an online release-party tonight via Bandcamp Live. We highly suggest you join the fun … you can find out more here.
If you dig this, you might like “Father Christmas – Odyssey”
Miss Tea Party is the moniker of Toronto singer-songwriter Danah McCollum. We recently came across her debut album, Old Fortress, and we’re glad we did. It’s a collection of beautifully constructed folk songs that will leave you looking for more.
“It documents the various stages in a relationship as it is heading towards 2 lovers parting ways. When something is your whole world is leaving and you feel up-side down. You will find sounds of fear for the future, hope for healing, poetical processing of a major loss-not only in a relationship but the passing of loved ones as well-all at once.
Listen to the record in the embed, and be sure to hit up her socials for more. This is one artist you don’t want to sleep on.
If you dig this, you might like “summersets – afterthought”
Saskatoon-based indie-rock band Blume Hinges recently came up on our radar. We’re certainly glad they did. Their new album has been on repeat over the last couple of days and shows no signs of slowing down. Now, it’s time for you to take a listen.
Check out Build Your Castle Inside of a Mountain in the embed below, and keep it locked to their socials going forward. This is a band you don’t want to sleep on.
If you dig this, you might like “Jiants – Some Kind Of Loser”
Last month, Montreal psych-pop outfit Sunfields dropped an incredible song on the masses: Got Some (But It Ain’t Enough). Fast forward a few weeks, and the band is back with a new record today. It’s time for you to take a listen.
Check out Late Bloomers in the embed below, and make sure you hit up our new favourite, Mathematics Of The Heart. And, while you’re at it, show some love over on their socials. These guys rule.
If you dig this, you might like “B-17 – Back In The Barn”
Recently, we came across the new album from Edmonton post-punk outfit Fitness. To say we dig their sound would be the understatement of the year. From the opening track, Agents, to the closer Knowing, this record will keep you coming back for more. Now, it’s time for you to take a listen.
Check out Full Well in the embed below, and be sure to hit up their socials to show some love. And, while you’re at it, check out the video for album cut, December ’98.
If you dig this, you might like “Blessed – Centre”