BAND CRUSH // NO JOY

We have a major band crush on Montreal’s, No Joy. We’ve also been hooked in the heavy shoegaze of their latest track, “Hare Tarot Lies” for well over 24 hours. Here’s what their label, Mexican Summer has to say: “No Joy’s “Hare Tarot Lies,” drifts along as in a dream, a heavy, shambolic backbeat and hazy hooks that hang […]

DAVID ERTEL: CORNERED

David Ertel is one half of the electronic duo, Solar Year. He and his bandmate, Ben Borden, have emerged from the same Montreal underground as Grimes and d’Eon to land on the “must see” list for CMJ in New York next week.  Their debut record “Waverly” is a smokey audio atmosphere and quite honestly, sonically […]

We’re loving Montreal band, Solar Year. This dark, new age-y (ish), electronic duo had us hooked with their first single “Brotherhood” (featuring Grimes). This track is exactly what a secret society is supposed to sound like.  ”Lines” (featured here) is the song that really made us true believers.  Well, that and the art work.  Solar […]