Young Liars

Call it summertime synth. Vancouver band Young Liars have earned a loyal audience, forged by a reputation for explosive live shows, performing alongside Minus the Bear, CSS, and STRFKR and headlining showcases at Rifflandia festival and NXNE. Now, the band embarks on a new journey with their debut album, Tidal Wave, a sonic seachange that…

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Wanting

In 2011, Wanting was signed by Nettwerk Records the label’s first Chinese Canadian artist who composes in both Mandarin and English. Since then, she has quickly risen in fame as one of most recognized singer–songwriters in Asia. Her debut album Everything In The World hit No. 1 on iTunes in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore and sold over abillion downloadsin China, achieving multi–platinum status. Wanting…

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Trespassers William

Their story begins 10 years ago, when matt brown and anna-lynne williams were teenagers growing up in Southern California, met through mutual friends and began working together to create what would eventually become, with the help of ross simonini and drummer jamie williams, the distinct sound of trespassers william. trespassers william became a presence in…

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Xavier Rudd

For Xavier Rudd, writing music and living his life are one and the same. “I’m literally just singing about the things that are going on around me,” he says of his sublime and soaring indie-folk. Environmental work, activism, veganism, spiritualism, surfing, family camping trips in the bush and dog walks on the beach; everything Rudd…

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Twin Bandit

Twin Bandit is a contemporary Americana, traditional folk duo consisting of Hannah Walker and Jamie Elliott. Their original songwriting will bring to mind familiar memories of new love and old scars paired with an intimate live performance that will leave you feeling soft and aglow. The banditas met at Vancouver’s non-profit St. James Music Academy,…

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Velvet Volume

Comprised of three young siblings, (twins, Noa (guitar) and Naomi (bass), alongside their drummer sister Nataja), Velvet Volume have been creating a ripple across Denmark and beyond in the last few years with their sell-out energetic live gigs and a sound that recalls Veruca Salt, The Donnas and even a dash of Sleater-Kinney in the…

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The Bamboos

The Bamboos are a nine-piece neo soul/indie pop outfit are the brainchild of band leader Lance Ferguson, who initially drew inspiration from the instrumental raw funk of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, but the band’s sound and style is in a constant state of evolution, keeping fans and critics alike on their toes and…

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The Gloaming

The Gloaming is a contemporary Irish/American music supergroup. Its members are fiddle player Martin Hayes, guitarist Dennis Cahill, sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, hardanger fiddle player Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, and pianist Thomas Bartlett. 

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The LeeVees

The LeeVees are a rock band from New York City featuring Adam Gardner of Guster and Dave Schneider of the Zambonis. The band was formed when the two bands went on tour together. The latter band only writes songs about ice hockey.

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The Outdoor Type

While Melbourne-based The Outdoor Type, aka singer/songwriter Zack Buchanan, will still be new to many, The Outdoor Type has been picking up fans worldwide after the release of last year’s debut EP.  The self-titled EP delivered two tracks – “Are You Happy” and “When The Sun Goes Down” – which, both landed on Triple J radio and reached #1…

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