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Caleb Groh has a little something for everyone on "Ocelot"

Ocelot by Caleb Groh is the kind of music you forget you love because not enough people are doing anything similar. There's the smooth electronic current that runs through the entire album, but Groh knows when to break convention a la the out-there folk leanings of revered freakpop headmaster Karl Blau. There's a delicate balance of being too weird for to be accesible and too vanilla to be memorable, and Ocelot confidently establishes a space for itself in the sweet spot between. -Austin Phy


New Music Video: "Slippery" - Littler

Below is a new music video from Littler for their track "Slippery," off Of Wandering. The lo-fi production was directed and edited by band member Dan Colanduno. It plays out like an homage to LaCroix Sparkling Water and flowers. Littler will be performing this Friday, April 29 at Underground Arts with Dilly Dally and Fat White family.


Crown Larks @ Empty Bottle

Crown Larkes will be returning home from a 7 week tour to open for Besnard Lakes and J Fernandez at Empty Bottle on May 4th. Crown Larkes released their latest album, Blood Dancer, a year ago and has been relentlessly touring since. Last month Already Dead Tapes & Records released a limited anniversary run of tapes of Blood Dancer that you can still purchase here or at the show.


The Beaches play CMW on 05.06 + talk about guitar pedals

Power girl band (or girl power band?) The Beaches made quite a splash last year in Toronto, they are scheduled to play Bovine Sex Club on May 6th withint CMW. In honor of our upcoming, first Toronto Stompbox Exhibit, we asked guitarist Kylie Miller to tell us about her favorite guitar pedals... here's what she had to say!


Cheena puts the twang in punk + plays Baby's All Right on 06.05

The words "twangy" and "punk" rarely appear together in the same sentence, but Brooklyn band Cheena is here to dispel of that prejudice. With spiteful vocals reminiscent of Johnny Rotten and a slide guitar a la' Ry Cooder drawing curvy lines under the band's wall of distorted sound, the quintet blends two elements at the antipodes of the musical culture, with intriguing results. They have a (just released) self-titled three song EP under their belt and will be performing at Baby'[s All Right on June 05.



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