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EP: Montreal’s Busty and the Bass release the groove of ‘The ET Suite’

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Track: Corridor: Grand Cheval plus tour news

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Album Review: The Besnard Lakes – A Coliseum Complex Museum

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PREVIOUSLY going under the name Trafic des airs, TDA is the newly compressed to initials only, dark industrial mask of Samuel Gougoux, elsewhere a member of Montreal’s no-wave dance-punk band VICTIME. Samuel released a cassette-only EP, titled for the name he’s now adopted, back in August 2019; the drums are so much to the fore …

IF LOCKDOWN releases and remote recordings are anything to go by, especially when you’re a jazz ensemble, then you best take example from The ET Suite– a reimagined expansion of Montreal jazz-funk collective Busty and the Bass’s album track, “ET”. They’re already receiving high praise for their second album, Eddie, from Mojo Magazine, Echoes, Complex …

Canadian psych-gazer, Paul Kasner AKA Venus Furs has recently released a new video for ‘New Inspiration’. Directed by Justis Krar of IMMV Productions, who has previously worked with Zoon and Mundy’s Bay, Krar says: I wanted to present the visuals as a relation to both the lyrical tone and musical tone of the song. Heavily affected …

MONTREAL’S crisp, sprawling (there’s eight of ’em) soul-jazz outfit Busty and the Bass have just released the video for the title track from their August album, “Eddie”. We reviewed the album back in the summer and applauded its sophisticated jazz-funk stylez, with both Macy Gray and George Clinton climbing aboard for guest slots; and one …

The new single from Canadian band The Besnard Lakes is nothing short of magnificent. It has all the euphoria and pulse-racing joy you find in the works of bands like Sigur Ros, with Beach Boys/The Mamas and the Papas harmonies and a dream-like psychedelic shimmer reminiscent of The Verve or The Cocteau Twins. According to …

IT’S an album that’s been even longer in the creation than My Bloody Valentine’s legendary Loveless. Five years to write, five years to record and hone; but finally Montreal psych-shoegaze perfectionist Paul Kasner is poised to release Venus Furs’ self-titled debut LP. Paul says: “”This album has been a long time coming, and I could …

Montreal hardcore rock n rollers Junkowl have released their new single ‘Quarantine Us All’, a slick combination of stoner riffs, hardcore energy, and groove metal. It’s ferocious and relentless from the offset, even when it veers out of hardcore territory and into the sludgier moments. It even has some technical moments, although they certainly borrow heavily …

Compelled is the second track to be taken from Montreal’s Land of Talk’s forthcoming album, out via Saddle Creek on July 31st. It follows on from previous single ‘Weight of that weekend’ and according to the bands Elizabeth Powell is “….about being deeply attracted to someone who is in a (toxic) relationship, and wishing things …

Montreal indie five piece Pottery have released a new video for Hot Like Jungle, the third single to be taken from their forthcoming debut album ‘Welcome to Bobby’s Motel, out on June 26th via Partisan Records. Speaking on the song’s inspiration, the band says: “This was written as a love song for Paul’s girlfriend. He had …