NEW MUSIC: Best Tracks from April 15th-24th

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Animalia Explores the Weight of the World in (dissonance)

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If you’re familiar with Jill Krasnicki then you know her as a vegan, entrepreneur but also as as a charismatic electronic musician. Under the moniker, Animalia she’s been weaving her celestial melodies and smokey vocals throughout Toronto, where is has resided for the past 7 years. The Tasmania native has used her music to express the weighty and emotional topics affecting our world, first with her debut album Mouth Full Of Teeth and again in her soon (very soon) to be released (dissonance). In this upcoming release through Culvert Music she touches on the our effects on the environment, gun violence (in “Paradise”) and creating relationships with the world around us (“Face On”).  There’s no wondering why Krasnicki describes that her writing of the album as “heavily emotional but fast – a purging of ideas and feelings.” While working with friends Remy Perrin with the recordings and with Brandon Cronenberg, who has worked on the visuals, the latest collection of her dream pop anthems has made it’s way through the Toronto music scene before it’s release date tomorrow. Taking the Smiling Buddha stage tonight in celebration of (dissonance) I first had the opportunity to ask her about the album, delivering the emotion of her message and her music journey up to this point.

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