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Open New “Chapters” With Sami Fong

“Chapters” is the debut song off of Sami Fong‘s new self-titled EP. Written during her freshman year of college, Sami recollects the challenges of long distance relationships. A beautifully soft acoustic version of her previously released “Chapters”, the lyrics are still comforting and hopeful. “our closing chapters make us start new ones, into the light […]

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VALLEY Says It “Sucks To See You Doing Better”

Indie-pop outfit VALLEY have released their six-song EP sucks to see you doing better. Who Is Valley? Valley is the newest band out of Toronto you should be paying attention to. Comprised of Rob Atlas, Karah James, Mikey Brandolino, Alex DiMauro – the group have formed an organic buzz through a personal and intimate connection with their fans. […]

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Kathleen and John-Robert Collaborate on Adeline

Singer, song-writer Kathleen has released a collaboration with John-Robert titled Adeline, a dreamy, at times crushing narrative about relationships and real life. With visuals of John-Robert drowning in a pool, gazing up at Kathleen as they each sing about unrequited love. “When John-Robert and Ricky asked me to be a part of the song, I […]

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“Ride” Along With LAPP’s Latest Single

Equipped mainly with his sorrowful piano chords and yearning vocals, LAPP introduced the last, rainy April weekend with a single and an EP. The single, entitled ‘Ride,’ matches the somber ambiance of the recent weather perfectly. London seems to be pouring out artists with an ear for soulful incantations and the collective spirit of the […]

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Dave Vargo Teases ‘This Time Around’

In anticipation of his second full-length solo album, singer/songwriter Dave Vargo is releasing a pre-release, two-song teaser EP that sports all of the gentle, airy rhythm and smoke-stained vocals speaking nothing but honest wisdom that he’s become so well-known for. The songs, “This Time Around” and “Battle Burns,” may be only a taste of what’s […]

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BYSTS Take Us To ‘Dreamland’

Post-punk duo BYSTS showcase their talents in their latest release Dreamland. Dreamland, the duo’s latest EP, is a great testament to their talent. The duo combines the talents of Bryan Holbrook and Stefanie Marlow to bring us a unique combination of sounds. The duo’s unmatchable sound is the result of bending the rigid lines which define […]

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MUFFIN Blends Grunge and Alternative in Self-Titled EP

In their self-titled EP, the emerging rock group MUFFIN revive the ancient art of grunge. The band exudes a sloppy, punk energy that is dying in the music industry. Though their energy is erratic, their musical execution is electrifying. MUFFIN blends the messiness of grunge and punk and mixes the swagger and attitude of modern […]

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TALMA Releases Vibrant ‘Out to Sea’ EP

From London’s underground music scene comes a five-piece group called TALMA. Frontman Henry Adams’ vocals reflect a Modest Mouse meets Radiohead tone. Guitarists Jack Rennie and James Creed dual in a syncopated flow on every song. And bassist Pete Wareen’s steady beat keeps time with drummer Johnny Harrison.     On their second EP, Out to […]