Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Sunny Day In Glasgow announce tour + reveal new single

Sunny Day In Glasgow

A Sunny Day In Glasgow have announced their first national tour in over four years (see below for dates and ticket links). Along with the tour announcement, the band also revealed the latest single from their forthcoming LP ‘Sea When Absent,’ which is due out on June 24th via Lefse Records. Take a listen to Bye Bye, Big Ocean (The End)… Read more »

Priests reveal new track from upcoming EP

Priests Photo credit: Matthew Pandolfe

Priests have revealed their break-neck, raunchy track Modern Love / No Weapon, which is lifted from their debut EP, ‘Bodies and Control and Money and Power’. Listen to the track below via Soundcloud.   The EP will be released June 3 via Don Giovanni/Sister Polygon. The band will be kicking off a tour in their hometown of Washington, DC and then continue across North America this… Read more »

Your Pretend Boyfriend releases free mixtape

Your Pretend Boyfriend Synthgaze cover

Your Pretend Boyfriend has released his Synthgaze Mixtape via Soundcloud available to listen and free download. He pulls his favourite shoegaze and synth tracks together into a 70 minute mix showcasing 20 tracks. Take a listen below. Track listing: Cops and Christians – Sins Birth (Lost Children Remix) – Dead Leaf Echo Black Kisses – Kick To Kill Fascination Street (RS Home… Read more »

MP.G (My Pet Genius) @ The Bovine May 6, 12 am – CMW 2014

MP.G live at The Bovine

I’m not going to lie to you…I was really looking forward to checking out MP.G aka My Pet Genius at The Bovine during day 1 of CMW 2014. Their 1996 EP ‘Might Strike Satellite’ is a favourite record in my collection, and they just released a new EP, ‘EMP01’ after going My Bloody Valentine-style MIA for almost 20 years. They didn’t… Read more »

War Baby @ The Bovine May 6, 11 pm – CMW 2014

war baby bovine

This year’s CMW kicked off for me on a very high note with my first show of the festival being Vancouver’s heavy rock trio War Baby. From the first track of their set at the Bovine, it was like a R’n’R kick in the chops, and never let up through their entire set – luckily I remembered my ear plugs or my… Read more »