📹 Johanna Samuels – ‘High Tide For One’

It’s no secret that we’re fans of Portland’s Mama Bird Recordings. They’ve released a couple of incredible albums from Luka Kuplowsky and Skyway Man earlier this month, and now we have a new single from singer-songwriter Johanna Samuels we can’t get enough of. Now, it’s time for you to take a listen.

Check out the video for High Tide For One in the embed, and be sure to hit up her socials below for more going forward. Her debut album will be released in the spring, so stay tuned.

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📹 TBT: Arcade Fire – ‘Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)’

It’s been over 10 years since Arcade Fire released their groundbreaking third album The Suburbs, and as far as we’re concerned, the record is still as relevant as ever. Just recently, frontman Win Butler announced that a ton of new material was recorded over quarantine, so that’s something to look forward to.

Until then, take a trip down memory lane with us and check out our favourite album track Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) in the video below. You’ll be glad you did.

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💿 Bike Club – ‘Find Romance’

Bike Club is the moniker of Toronto songwriter and musician Eric Warner. Just yesterday, we came across his stellar new effort, Find Romance. If you’re into the sounds of early Tokyo Police Club and 90s-era Sloan, today is your lucky day. And, as a bonus, members of The Elwins are involved in the project … icing on the cake.

Check out the EP in the embed, and be sure to listen to our favourite track, Where Do We Go On?. And, while you’re at it, hit up the socials below for more going forward.

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📹 Kalbells – ‘Hump The Beach’

Kalbells is the work of Kalmia Traver, who also happens to be the lead singer of New York indie-dance pop band Rubblebucket. Just recently, she released a new single on the masses, and this thing has been on heavy rotation here at The iM ever since. Now, it’s time for you to take a listen.

Check out the hilarious and highly entertaining video for Hump The Beach in the embed, and be sure to hit up her socials below for more going forward. Trust us when we say, this is music you don’t want to sleep on.

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🎧 Hypoluxo – ‘Shock’

Indie-rockers Hypoluxo hail from New York City … Brooklyn, to be exact. We recently came across the latest single from their forthcoming self-titled record, and we can’t seem to get enough here at The iM. Now, it’s time to share it with you.

Check out Shock in the embed, and be sure to hit up their socials below for more leading up to the album release. And, while you’re at it, listen to the first two singles, Ridden and Nimbus, here … you’ll be glad you did,

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🎧 Middle Part – ‘Heartbeat’

Middle Part is the moniker of Brooklyn-based synth-pop artist Andrew Selkōw. We recently came across his new single, and this thing has been on some serious repeat ever since. It’s a real hypnotic number that hits in all the right places. Now, it’s time for you to hear what we’re talking about.

“It’s supposed to paint a picture of me watching myself fall apart. The song is centered around that chaotic feeling somebody in their 20’s can feel when they’re learning to navigate life or what  “the point of it all ” is. “Heartbeat” is a collage of separate experiences of isolation and an internal dialogue stretching from Nashville, Alaska, and New York.”

Check out Heartbeat in the embed, and be sure to hit up his socials below for more going forward. And, while we’ve got your attention, listen to his last single here … trust us when we say, you won’t be disappointed.

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🎧 Cheekface – ‘Lauren’

Cheekface hail from Los Angeles, California. This afternoon, we came across their cover of Rosie Tucker‘s Lauren, and we can’t stop hitting the repeat button on this one. It’s a real catchy number that makes you want to get up and dance all over the room. Now, it’s time for you to hear what we’re talking about.

Check out the track in the embed below, and be sure to hit up their socials for more going forward. And, while you’re at it, you can visit both artists over at New Professor Music.

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💿 Luka Kuplowsky – ‘Stardust’

We first told you about Toronto singer-songwriter Luka Kuplowsky back in early August when he released the video for Positive Push. Well, he’s back with another video and an album to accompany it. Now, it’s time to share it with you.

Check out Stardust in the embed and be sure to watch the video for Stardust (Reprise) here. And, while you’re at it, show some love over on his socials below.

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