THE PODCAST: Episode #8 – Settle Down//August, 22nd, 2017

No recording this time. No time, no peace. Podcast will resume next week.


Mini Dresses – “Divison” (Dream Pop//Boston, MA)

The closing track off their upcoming, self titled album out September 15th Joy Void Recordings.

Alvvays – “Plimsoll Punks” (Garage Pop//Toronto, ON)

The catchy response track to Television Personalities’ “Part-Time Punks” also acts as the third single of their sophomore release Antisocialites (9/8 via Polyvinyl).

Triples – “Summer Song” (Garage Rock//Toronto, ON)

The Link sisters add their previously released and shining track “Summer Song” to their upcoming EP Play It Again and drop some cool visuals to the garage rock ditty (view it over on the Music Video page)

Who Is She – “Top 8” (Jangle Pop//Seattle, WA)

The debut track from the Seattle supergroup (with members from Chastity Belt, Lisa Prank and Tacocat) acts as an ode to Myspace. Their LP Seattle Gossip drops October 6th via Father/Daughter Records.

Varsity – “Settle Down” (Power Pop//Chicago, IL)

Rumoured to be the title track off their upcoming LP, the track covers front woman Stephanie Smith’s writers block.

Andi – Half Home (Alt Pop//Toronto, ON)*

The jazzy transitional anthem is the first song to follow up last year’s EP release Sketches.

The Beaches – “Money (Alt Rock//Toronto, ON)

A one-off single from the power pop four piece as they gear up for their tour with Death From Above.

Melkbelly – “Middle Of” (Noise Pop//Chicago, IL)

We’ll see the release of their debut LP in the fall but they’ve released the visual treatment of the second, riffing single to hold us over.

Julie & The Wrong Guys – “Love and Leaving” (Grunge Rock//Toronto, ON)

This steady burner is the second single to drop from the upcoming, self titled LP out September 8th via Dine Alone Records.

(Stay tuned for a special interview with front woman Julie Doiron. Coming soon!)

Freedom Baby – “Video Daydream” (Bedroom Pop//Toronto, ON)*

Coming together over their love of music the duo work off each other to create the orchestral sound heard in the debut track.

Milk & Bone – “Daydream” (Dream Pop//Montreal, QC)

The duo hint towards their sophomore LP with this breezy ballad. The new album is expected for winter 2018.

Yumi Zouma – “Depths (Pt.1) (Alt Pop//New Zealand)

Wasting no time before the release of the October release of Willowbank the NZ popsters drop the opening track “Depths (Pt. 1).

Frankie Rose – “Dyson Sphere” (Psych Pop//New York, NY)

The Dum Dum Girls/Vivian Girls/Beverly alumni celebrates her first record in four years, Cafe Tropical with the visuals to this psyched out track.

Iskwe – “Soldier” (Electro Beat//Hamilton, ON)*

Politically charged lyrics, dark soulful R&B rhythms, and electronic flourishes fold together into this driven single from the upcoming The Fight Within album.

Petra Glynt – “Fell In A Hole” (Experimental Pop//Montreal, QC)

The dynamic, leading single from the self recorded/produced album The Trip, set to drop October 22nd on new label Vibe Over Method.

Common Holly – “Nothing” (Bedroom Rock//Montreal, QC)

On the latest offering Playing House (out September 25th)Brigitte Naggar uses the moniker to share the breakup ballad disguised in cozy meoldies.

Madeline Kenney – Big One (Shoegaze//Oakland, CA)

Days away from the release of Night Night At The First Landing Kenney shares the celebratory track about realizing you’ve found the one.

Twist – “Benefits” (Psych Rock//Toronto, ON)

With the EP of the same name and follow up to last year’s Spectral is the psyched out ditty about financial stability (whatever that is).

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