WATCH THIS: Kidstreet – “Never Coming Back”

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KidstreetNovember 8, 2011

We love when trippy, dancy music videos arrive in our inbox, magically transporting us from Tuesday afternoons to Friday night dance parties! This is a super fun track from Waterloo’s trio of siblings Kidstreet, fresh off releasing their debut album Fuh Yeah. Nothing too sophisticated here folks, just fun lollipoptronica. I just invented that genre – It’s pretty awesome. Watch the video and stream the record after the jump!

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Said The Whale Announce New Studio Album Little Mountain out 2012, new EP New Brighton out today!

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saidthewhaleSAID THE WHALE announce their forthcoming new studio album will be called Little Mountain and released internationally on March 6, 2012 via Hidden Pony Records/EMI. The 15 track long player will be the band’s third record. Today, November 8 the 2011 Juno Award Winners for New Group Of The Year will release the lead single from Little Mountain, the dancefloor-catchy Heavy Ceiling which features an unmistakable and contemporary nod to The Knack’s My Sharona in the chorus. The single reflects the confident, complete and razor sharp sound we can expect from this new Said The Whale album. Little Mountain was produced by Tom Dobrzanski and mixed by multiple Grammy Award winner, Jack Joseph Puig.

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Little Burgundy opens first ever original song competition “Claim to Fame”

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claimtofameNovember 8, 2011

Open to unsigned, Canadian aspiring bands and solo artists, this contest gives participants the chance to win big: the grand prize winner gets to play their original song at the Pop Montreal and Scene 1425 festivals (as well as a live video and audio studio recording, trip to Montreal, LB shopping spree, etc.) There’s tons of perks too for second prize winners.

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ELECTRONIC PRODUCER PHONAT COMES TO NORTH AMERICA FOR DEBUT TOUR (TORONTO STOP)

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phonat“Phonat is EASILY the most underrated producer out there now. Fuck, he’s amazing. I do not know why he isn’t the biggest thing out there.” – Skrillex
November 4, 2011

The elusive 7 foot Italian maverick known as Phonat has become one of the most respected and esteemed electronic producers in Europe over the last couple of years, with his debut full-length ‘Phonat’ being critically acclaimed as a land mark genre-defining electronic album. Having already toured Asia, Europe and Australia this year, he now for the first time flies across the Atlantic for a series of US and Canadian shows. With major US dance labels eager and hungry to sign the Italian, this tour is expected to be the first of many.

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Teenage X = drink dance destroy repeat!

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Teenage XBy: Sheena Lyonnais
November 2, 2011

When a buzz band launches with a debut album titled Drink Dance Destroy and a lead track called “Wasted” it’s safe to assume you’re in for a messy, good time. Toronto’s Teenage X aren’t trying to be anything they’re not – and perhaps guitarist Rich Gaskin says it best, “We’re not guitar solos. We’re not flash. We’re not costumes and makeup. We’re just good catchy songs and a hot singer.”

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CD Review: We Are The City – High School

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We Are The City high schoolBy: TJ Liebgott
November 2, 2011
4.5/5

High School, the followup to We Are The City‘s debut album In A Quiet World, is an introspective journey into one’s past and the growing pains associated with moving on to the next chapter in one’s life.  The EP consists of songs that were originally supposed to be a side project of the band, which they called High School, but were later recorded as a We Are The City album.

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