Wednesday, July 31, 2013

wednesday wake up call

New Chance The Rapper video (directed by Austin Vesely) for "Everybody's Somebody's Everything".



"Everybody's Somebody's Everything" is taken from Acid Rap, download it for free here!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

tuesday wake up call

Here's the latest (and final?) video by Sharks for the song, "Gold".



"Gold" is taken from the band's final album, Selfhood, out now on Rise Records.

Monday, July 29, 2013

monday wake up call

Wonderful animated video for "Everything is Fine" by Sothko.



Stream/download "Everything is Fine" over at Soundcloud.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013

thursday wake up call

"Are You Getting Enough?" by Professor Green feat. Miles Kane, taken from the upcoming Prof. Green record, Growing Up In Public, out on October 14.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

wednesday wake up call

New Front Bottoms video (directed by Mark Jaworski) for the song, "Funny You Should Ask".



"Funny You Should Ask" is off of the band's sophomore record, Talon of the Hawk, out now on Bar/None Records.

Monday, July 22, 2013

monday wake up call

New Indians video (directed by Miles Langley), for the single, "Magic Kids".



"Magic Kids" is taken from Indians' debut album (and one of my favourite records of the year so far), Somewhere Else, out now on 4AD.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

thursday wake up call

Brooklynvegan posted a few videos from Night Birds' record release show at Asbury Lanes, watch them perform "Born to Die in Suburbia" and "Modern Morons" below.



The band just released their awesome secord record, Born to Die in Suburbia, get it here!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

tuesday wake up call

This Routine is Hell performing "Nostalgia" and "Howl", live on July the 10th, 2013 at the UJZ Kornstrasse in Hannover, Germany.



"Nostalgia" and "Howl" are from Howl, one of my favourite records so far this year, download it for free here or buy it from Cobra Records.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Sunday, July 14, 2013

sunday wake up call

New Wonder Years video (directed by Guise) for one of my favourite tracks of the year so far, "Passing Through A Screen Door".



"Passing Through A Screen Door" is taken from The Greatest Generation, out now on Hopeless Records.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

saturday wake up call

Fantastic animated video (created by the art and motion direction studio, Plenty) for the song "Tiki Tiki" by Poncho.

Friday, July 12, 2013

friday wake up call

Villagers performing "Nothing Arrived" at this year's Glastonbury.



"Nothing Arrived" is taken from {Awayland}, out now on Domino.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

thursday wake up call

8-bit side-scrollers video for "I Dont Wanna Be Alone" by Masked Intruder.



"I Dont Wanna Be Alone" from the band's S/T debut, out now on Fat Wreck Chords.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

tuesday wake up call

Great live video (by Beef Videos) of Gnarwolves performing "Tongue Surfer" @ The Luna Lounge in Leytonstone.



"Tongue Surfer" is taken from the band's incredible Funemployed EP.

Monday, July 08, 2013

turf 2013: belle and sebastian, july 7, 2013 @ fort york

Belle and Sebastian finished off the fantastic first edition of the Toronto Urban Roots Festival with "Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying" ... just perfect!

TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Belle and Sebastian,  July 7 @ Fort York

See more photos from Belle and Sebastian's set here.

turf 2013: neko case, july 7, 2013 @ fort york

TURF 2013: Neko Case, July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Neko Case, July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Neko Case, July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Neko Case, July 7 @ Fort York
TURF 2013: Neko Case, July 7 @ Fort York

See more photos from Neko Case's set here.

monday wake up call

"Bending" by Cloakroom (directed by Alex Henery), from the record, Infinity, out now on Run For Cover Records.

Saturday, July 06, 2013

saturday wake up call

"The Way I Tend To Be" by Frank Turner, from the album Tape Deck Heart.



Frank Turner will be playing at TURF (@ Fort York) today at 5:30pm on the West Stage.

Thursday, July 04, 2013

turf 2013

The first edition of the Toronto Urban Roots Festival aka TURF begins today at Fort York: Garrison Common, and goes till this Sunday (July 7th.) Here are some bands that I look forward to seeing during the festival:

July 4th
6:50pm Camera Obscura East Stage
9:30pm She & Him East Stage

July 5th
Taking a break today, but you can see the lineup/schedule here.

July 6th
11:30am Larry & His Flask West Stage

"Call It What You Will"




5:30pm Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls West Stage
8:10pm The Hold Steady West Stage
9:30pm Flogging Molly (these guys are amazing live!) East Stage

July 7th
11:20am The Wooden Sky West Stage
2:00pm Kurt Vile & The Violators East Stage

"Never Run Away"




7:10pm Neko Case West Stage
8:30pm Belle & Sebastian East Stage

thursday wake up call

Happy Independence Day / Fourth of July!

Here's a crazy video, directed by Dave Hughes for Dan Deacon's "USA".

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Monday, July 01, 2013

monday wake up call

HAPPY CANADA DAY!!!!!!!!!!!

Here are two of my favourite Canadian bands in the last little while:

White Lung, from British Columbia.

"Glue"



"Take The Mirror" (live @ Hard Luck Bar in Toronto)



The band released their second record last year entitled Sorry.



The Flatliners ... these Ontarians guys are the best!

"Count Your Bruises"



"The Calming Collection" live



The band is set to release a brand new album, Dead Language in September 17th through Fat Wreck Chords ... can't wait!