Monthly Archives: February 2018

Hit Bargain announce debut LP ‘Potential Maximizer’

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Hit Bargain

LA’s Hit Bargain have become the first band from outside Canada to sign to Buzz Records, and have announced their debut LP, ‘Potential Maximizer,’ which will be released on the label on May 11th. Comprised of members of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Cold Beat, North Highlands and Beach Fossils, the band have been trafficking in a confrontational… Read more »

TH Da Freak releases new album ‘The Hood’

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TH Da Freak

TH Da Freak has released his new album ‘The Hood’ via Howlin’ Banana Records. You can watch the video for Thick Head via YouTube below, which is lifted from the album. TH Da Freak is the solo project of Thoineau Palis, a Bordeaux-based slacker obsessed by the masters of 90’s rock (Nirvana, Teenage Fanclub, Dinosaur Jr) and avant-garde pop composers from that era (R. Stevie Moore, Alex… Read more »

Toronto artists showcase contemporary works in Art Souterrain, Montreal’s largest underground exhibition

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art souterrain

This year, Toronto will be represented by five avant-garde artists at Montreal’s largest underground contemporary art festival, Art Souterrain. Now in its tenth year, the exhibit will display the works of 94 different artists from March 3 to 25 within the seven buildings that make up the city’s underground pedestrian network, as well as an additional nine satellite cultural venues… Read more »

Parquet Courts announce new album ‘Wide Awake!’

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Parquet Court Wide Awake! cover art

Parquet Courts have announced that they will release their fifth album ‘Wide Awake!’ – produced by Danger Mouse – on 18th May, and will be heading out on a worldwide tour (dates below). Pre-order ‘Wide Awake!’ here on deluxe vinyl*, standard vinyl, CD and MP3. T-shirts and scarves designed by Parquet Courts are also available exclusively from the Rough Trade Records webstore. *deluxe vinyl includes a 16-page… Read more »

BOYO shares new video for ‘Haunts’

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BOYO

BOYO has shared his new video for the track “Haunts”. The song is lifted from his new album ‘Me, Again,’  which was released 1/19 via Danger Collective Records on vinyl, digital, and cassette – order. Watch the video clip via YouTube below. A lot changed for Robert Tilden over the course of the year leading up to his new record, ‘Me,… Read more »