After we wrote "The Trip" I listened to all 10 tracks and realized there was a clear love vs independence theme going on, almost all of the tracks reflect past and present relationships I've experienced, and those experiences are The Trip. It starts the moment you start to fall for someone and doesn't give up until you do. The good, the bad and the ugly are all part of The Trip.
Declan O'Donovan, Yukon-based singer/songwriter released his second album, Broken Sky on June 2nd. We followed up with O'Donovan about the new album, his incredible music video for single "Down to the Bottom", the new dance-move that will be sweeping the nation and much more. O'Donovan charmed us with his humour, unique voice and a seriously well done album - read on to learn more and join us in obsessing over Broken Sky.
Many people say walking in the woods and feeling the earth under your feet can provide mental health benefits, giving us energy and making us feel calm and grounded. That feeling is certainly real for me, and Stratford, Ontario artist Cat Clyde channels it on her debut album, Ivory Castanets.
Inspired by a weekend at an outdoor music festival, Happy Illusions paints in the space between wild excitement and peaceful surroundings. It questions authenticity, and challenges our laissez-faire approach to throwing the term "love" around.
This trance-y, yet upbeat, song by Jade the Moon speaks to the life of a traveling musician. As they put it, "Living out of a suitcase can be lonely, exciting , and mysterious all at the same time," - a sentiment that is easily felt in their new single, HOTELS.
It tells the story of someone trying to get out of a potential hookup, running through a series of hilarious excuses many of us can relate to giving while on a night out - while actively denying "giving excuses."
The Wild Romantics darken their sound in new single, Hungry Teeth. The single embraces a dark-folk sound, with low vocals exchanged between Aleisha and Evan. It's unique, refreshing and shines a light on their musical strengths.