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MONTREALAIS singer-songwriter Patrick Watson, the talent behind Cinematic Orchestra’s astonishing ballad “To Build A Home” and whose Adventures In Your Own Backyard is baroque pop album of the century so far, let there be no debate, has today returned with a three-part musical movement typified by his gentle, clever beauty, A Mermaid In Lisbon. You …

Canadian band Braids is thrilled to reveal today two brand new songs titled ‘Slayer Moon’ and ‘2020’. Recorded during the sessions of their last album Shadow Offering out now via Secret City Records. The band shares their inspiration behind the songs: “’Slayer Moon’ is inspired by a Sailor Moon phone case I bought in Tokyo, at 3am while on tour in Japan. …

CANADA’S Leif Vollebekk is another excellent alt.folk singer-songwriter in a country that seems, these past few years, to produce them just for fun. Andy Shauf, Patrick Watson, Yves Jarvis, Sing Leaf … there’s so much delicate and necessary songsmithery being produced north of the 49th parallel. He’s just released a digital two-track EP, “Long Blue …

CANADIAN songsmith Patrick Watson, who leads the band of the same name, somewhat flies under the radar on UK shores – and that’s bordering on criminal once you dive into his world of beautifully arranged music. You may know him as the man behind (well, the man upfront, since he composed, sang and played piano …

Plants and Animals have shared a brand new single and video for ‘Le Queens’. Featuring Adèle Trottier-Rivard on vocals, the theme was inspired by an evening spent in Queens, NY. Taken from their new album ‘The Jungle’, set to be released October 23rd via Secret City Records. The band shares the inspiration behind the song :  “Woody got this machine …

Despite putting their album ‘Shadow Offering’ back to June 19th, Montreal based indie trio Braids continue to tease the release, this time with a new video for the track ‘Snow Angel’. Of the track the band explain, “Snow Angel’ was written in the immediate wake of the 2016 US election, as our collective conscience took …