Vancouver’s Kylie V treats us to another track of dreamy, intimate bedroom pop.
Although we are anxiously awaiting an album from Bratboy (Bella Bébê, Megan-Magdalena, Tony Dallas) we will happily settle for another excellent single of playful punk-pop.
The weirdo slacker vibes of Dumb have never sounded better. And the video, by the way, is a virtual love note to East Van.
Take gothic metal, throw in some giddy fun and call it Ritual Dictates.
Here are our ten faves right now:
“Fantasy (ft. Les Deuxluxes)” by ALIAS
“Enny One Wil Love You” by Pony Girl
“Ether” by Noise Unit
“Chattels” by Brava Kilo and Annie Sumi
“Subatomic Love” by Pillars of a Twisted City
“im so happy” by EKKSTACY
“Chicken Nuggets” by A Hundred Years
“Battle Cry” byAyria
“Tourist Town” by JP Lancaster and Jared Jackel’s Bad Vibrations
“Precious Life (Last Stand of the Dive Bar Hoodrats)” by TJ Felix & The Wino Delegates
Vancouver weird rock artist TJ Felix (formerly Industrial Priest Overcoats) warps some dirty blues into a glam dream.
Avant-garde cellist Marina Hasselberg works with some of Vancouver’s finest musicians on a improvisational piece of organic rumblings.
Abbotsford/Vancouver band Blessed release their album ‘Circuitous‘, notching a high-water mark in their math/experimental tinged art-rock.
The video to “Agoraphobia” features more adventures of their boy robot.
Vancouver psych-ambient artist Plasticine Cowboy (aka Harman Burns) does her version of faux-folk/western, much to our delight.
Industrial electronica infused with post-punk darkwave from a Vancouver duo.
From the album ‘Cheeba City Blues’.