Monthly Archives: March 2015

Downtown Boys release latest single + announce tour

Downtown Boys

Downtown Boys’ debut LP ‘Full Communism’ is a thrashing record of songs about smashing the prison-industrial complex, racism, queerphobia, capitalism, fascism, boredom, and all things people use to try to close our minds, eyes and hearts. Released May 4 via Don Giovanni Records, the band has taken their ferocious live show on the road with labelmates Screaming Females, and they’ll celebrate a… Read more »

Native Instruments / Traktor announces new technology

Stems

Hey music production / DJ technology nerds…Native Instruments has announced Stems – a new, multi-channel audio format that they unveiled at WMC (Winter Music Conference) in Miami. A Stem file allows DJs and live performers to interact with different musical elements of a track independently by accessing four different ‘stem’ parts such as the bass, drums, melody, or vocals. This… Read more »

Blanck Mass shares new video for ‘Dead Format’

Blanck Mass PHOTO CREDIT_Alex De Mora

Blanck Mass – the solo project of Benjamin John Power, 1/2 of Fuck Buttons has shared the new video for Dead Format, directed by Scottish electronic musician & graphic artist Tom Scholefield, aka Konx-Om-Pax. Dead Format is the lead single off Blanck Mass’ newest offering, ‘Dumb Flesh,’ out on May 12 via Sacred Bones Records. Check out the video for Dead… Read more »

Squirtgun Records celebrates 20th anniversary with ‘Return Of Our Stupid Noise’

Squirtgun Records

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Squirtgun Records will release a new compilation ‘Return Of Our Stupid Noise,’ which is a roll-call of both new and old Squirtgun collaborators. Out May 5th, the record is announcement of the return of the reloaded Toronto label’s distinctive sound and aesthetic, as well as things to come from the label. In the youth-obsessed world of Rock N Roll, Squirtgun Records founder Lee… Read more »

Sneaky Dee’s unveils The Death From Above 1979 Nachos

Sneaky Dees logo

Toronto restaurant and concert venue Sneaky Dee’s has announced another new music inspired dish in collaboration with Death From Above 1979. The Death From Above 1979 Nachos are available on their menu right now. The Death From Above 1979 Nachos feature Sneaky Dee’s famous tortilla chips covered in cheese, layered with pulled pork, sliced habaneros, jalapeños, black beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, green onions, an entire sliced avocado,… Read more »