🎧 Speaker Face – ‘Phosphorescence’

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Toronto by way of Vancouver indie-electronic outfit Speaker Face. Good news for us… the wait is over. The 3-piece is back with a groovy new track and we couldn’t wait to share it with you.

Phosphorescence is a thank you letter to those who were here long before us, specifically the Coast Salish, and the early 1900s Japanese settlers, who were interned during WWII.”

Check out the song in the embed and be sure to hit up their socials to show your support. Let’s hope more music is on the way.

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📹 CHLADNY – ‘Can You See It On My Face’

Chladny are an indie-folk-rock outfit that hail from the city of Toronto. We recently came across their video for Can You See It In My Face and we can’t seem to get enough of their sound here at The iM. Now, it’s time to share it with you.

Check out the video in the embed and make sure you hit up their socials below to show your support. Who knows, maybe more music is on the way? Let’s hope so.

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📹 Grizzly Coast – ‘Lonely Planet’

If you’re not familiar with Toronto’s Grizzly Coast, you should be. The indie-pop singer/songwriter and musician recently released her new EP Party Of One and we can’t get enough of it here at The iM. Now it’s time to share it with you.

Check out the video for album track Lonely Planet in the embed and be sure to hit up the Bandcamp link below to listen to the record in its entirety. Trust us when we say, you’ll be glad you did.

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📹 METZ – ‘A Boat To Drown In’

Toronto noise-makers METZ are back with a brand new song (and video) for your listening pleasure. Clocking in at over 7 minutes, it’s a raucous number that will leave you drooling for more. The track will be included on their upcoming album Atlas Vending to released October 9th through Royal Mountain and Sub Pop.

The song is “…about leaving a bad situation behind. About overcoming obstacles that once held you back, rising above, and looking to a better future. The title refers to immersing yourself fully into what you love and using it as a sanctuary from negativity and a catalyst for change.” The band has shared a new video for the track which Video Director Tony Wolski sought to visually enhance and expand on these ideas. Wolski: “The song has a beautiful, crushing numbness to it that we wanted to mirror in the visual. So we chose to romanticize our main character’s descent into her delusions of love and togetherness. At a time when everyone’s simultaneously coping with some sort of isolation, a story about loneliness—and the mania that comes with it—seems appropriate to tell.” 

Check out the clip below for A Boat To Drown In and be sure to hit up their socials for more leading up to the release.

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📹 Blanks – ‘Looking For’

We recently came across the latest video from Toronto power-pop outfit BLANKS and to say that we’re excited about it, would be a serious understatement. It’s a real infectious number and it’s been on repeat all weekend long here at The iM. Now it’s time to share it with you.

Check out Looking For in the embed below and be sure to hit up their socials for more going forward. The band is set to release their debut effort, Beyond These Walls on August 9th.

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📹 TBT: Little Girls – ‘Youth Tunes’ (2009)

Way back in 2009 we were introduced to the sounds of Toronto noise-maker Josh McIntyre (aka Little Girls). In fact, his album Concepts still gets a regular spin here at The iM. Since then he’s moved on to form another musical project with singer Talvi Faustmann called Prince Innocence and also has his own project under the Prince Josh moniker.

This year we’ve heard a new Prince Innocence song and a new Prince Josh album but before you check those out, let’s take a trip down memory lane with our favourite album cut from Concepts, Youth Tunes. Like a fine wine, this song is aging very well.

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🎧 Ferraro – ‘Fool’s Paradise’

Toronto pop-rockers Ferraro are back with a brand new single just in time for your summer vacation. The song, produced by alt-pop duo The Darcys, has been on heavy rotation here at The iM for the last couple of days and now it’s time we share it with you.

“Sometimes you have to take a momentary, possibly reckless, release from the difficulties life throws your way. Revel in the instant gratification of a night of debauchery with no regard for the looming consequences.”

Check out Fool’s Paradise in the embed below and be sure to hit up their socials to show your support. Let’s hope more music is on the way.

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🎧 Teenanger – ‘Touching Glass’

Toronto indie-rockers Teenanger are back with a brand new song and video today. The track will be included on their upcoming album Good Time, due for release via Telephone Explosion on October 2nd. It follows their exceptional 2017 self-titled effort.

Check out the new single Touching Glass in the embed below and be sure to hit up their socials for more leading up to the release. Not sure about you, but we’re really looking forward to this one.

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🎧 TBT: Most People – ‘Telephone’

It’s that time of the week where we pull a song from the archives and hopefully (re)introduce you to something special. This week we’ve got Most People on the menu and their song Telephone. Definitely one of our favourites here at The iM.

Check it out in the embed below and be sure to hit up their socials for more. Who knows, maybe some new music is on the way this year?

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🎧 Castle If – ‘Beyond’

Castle If is the moniker of Toronto indie-electronic artist Jess Forrest. Just recently she dropped her new EP on the masses and this thing has been on heavy rotation here at The iM over the last few days.

Check out Beyond in the embed below and head over to her socials to show your support. We can’t wait to hear more from Castle If going forward.

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