Minimalist cinematic glorious bliss punctuated with star-studded vibraphone and celeste transitioning elegantly into a momentous post-rock peak with electronic and symphonic sonic features, this piece raises the storytelling arch early in Toronto artist Joshua Van Tassel’s 2018 concept album Crossworlds, telling the magical sci-fi tale of an old woman who defends her home against a giant otherworldly sea creature.
Calgarian sound scientist Mack MacDougall has styled us a perpetually gorgeous
meditative ambient long-form work of 42 minutes, growing blooms of mythos and pathos, producing senses of wonderful discovery and peaceful drifting, and cultivating a safe sonic shelter to be lost oneself, all within the sensational tactile folds of his effective concoctions guitar loop and effect.
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Ben Shemie (SUUNS) presents his first full-length solo work. “I Know You Feel the Same” has captivating melody but still has a cold, paranoid view of the future. Fascinating.
From their latest album (‘RLV’) this is Winnipeg’s Rock Lake with some of their infectious, scuzzy but melodic punk pop.
“Iƒ•yuºwant˚it•” finds Cass43VR having fun with beats, but still the restless adventurous soul in them makes it intriguing.
“Kids” is the lead-off single from PUP’s latest album ‘Morbid Stuff’ (Apr. 5th). As much as the Toronto crew may have a morbid sense of humour, the album sounds like it will be far from mobid stuff. Lively, irresistible punk-pop more like it.
“Lamb Ringer” is brash and captivating, combining urban cool and hard-edged electric excitement.
From ‘Supernatural Mystics’.