Monthly Archives: August 2011

Purity Ring – Belispeak

Here’s a track that’s been blowing up in the blogosphere after being named Best New Track by Pitchfork yesterday. Purity Ring is the musical side project of Born Gold (formerly Gobble Gobble) member Corin Roddick and fellow Edmontonian singer-songwriter Megan … Continue reading

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Javelin – Soda Popinski

Javelin are an amazing electropop duo that I just discovered. Have I been living under a rock, you music lovers might say? I guess so. As it turns out, Javelin have been making sweet jams since 2005. The band is … Continue reading

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Fair Ohs – Everything Is Dancing

The Fair Ohs are a great unsigned London three-piece who have just released their first album, Everything Is Dancing earlier this summer on their own label, Honey High Records. Consisting of Eddy Frankel on guitar and vocals, Matt Flg on … Continue reading

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Born Gold – Alabaster Bodyworlds

This lovely Alberta group felt it was time for a revamp so my beloved Gobble Gobble has been reborn as Born Gold. To quote the wacky frontman who is the mastermind behind it all: “We have been slowly coaxing this … Continue reading

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Craft Spells – After The Moment

Craft Spells is the brainchild of frontman Justin Vallesteros, a Californian solo artist who moved north to Seattle and turned his baby into a full blown band. After picking up some of Seattle’s finest skinny-jean clad hipsters (Jack Smith, Peter … Continue reading

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Reptar – Rainbounce

Here’s another fun jam from Athens, Georgia group Reptar. While they enjoy claiming they have been “playing music ever since recorded history”, this foursome has been around since 2008 but just released their debut EP, Oblangle Fizz Y’all, August 2nd … Continue reading

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Little Dragon – Please Turn

Little Dragon is a magnificent Swedish electro group that have been doing their thing for over 15 years. This four-piece creates haunting, genre-defying electro pieces centred around frontwoman Yukimi Nagano’s arresting vocals, creating a unique brand of experimental and laid … Continue reading

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