Tag Archive: Montreal

Diggin’ This: Afternoon Bike Ride – “Not Ideal” (Friends of Friends)

  Gorgeous lo-fi folk.       “Not Ideal,” the latest song from the Montreal trio of Lia (vocals, guitar), David (vocals, guitar, drums), and Éloi (vocals, keys, drums), is lush yet bittersweet… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Men I Trust – “Billie Toppy”

  A new musical direction for the Montreal trio.       “Billie Toppy” sees Men I Trust trading their singular style of downtempo jazz-inspired indie for taut uptempo post-punk.      Love… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Men I Trust – “Serenade of Water”

  Aqueous and washed out indie-jazz-hop from the Montreal trio.       Cannot get enough of that beat.     Men I Trust – “Serenade of Water”          … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Janette King – Ooh Yeah” (Hot Tramp Records)

  Love this synth-heavy future R&B from Montreal’s Janette King.       Janette King – “Ooh Yeah”           “Ooh Yeah” is taken from Janette King‘s new album, What… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Afternoon Bike Ride – “Couch Party” (Friends of Friends)

  The Montreal trio’s two-word bio on their SoundCloud describes Afternoon Bike Ride‘s sound perfectly: warm vulnerability.       Afternoon Bike Ride – “Couch Party”                … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tiga & The Martinez Brothers – “Blessed” (Virgil Abloh Future​-​Jazz Remix) (Turbo Recordings)

  Can’t stop playing this.       Fashion designer, founder of the Milan-based Off-White label, DJ, and artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collection no less, Virgil Abloh knows a good thing… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Sea Moya – “New Past” (Majestic Casual Records)

  “I will meet you there And I will bring my danceshoes and we’ll dance where The light will cut the air…”       Montreal-via-Germany digital indie-funk outfit Sea Moya wrote and… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Kaytranada ft Karriem Riggins & River Tiber – “Bus Ride”

  This beat is so gloriously laggy.     Huge love for this mellow casual orchestral jazz maneuver from Montreal’s Kaytranada with Karriem Riggins and River Tiber.   Track of the day.   Kaytranada ft… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Tei Shi – “Go Slow” (Blue Hawaii Remix)

  Love the use of the slow drum ‘n’ bass loop on this remix of Brooklyn-via-Buenos Aires singer Tei Shi‘s “Go Slow” by Montreal’s Blue Hawaii.       Tei Shi – “Go Slow” (Blue… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: BadBadNotGood – “Kaleidoscope” (Kaytranada’s Flip) (Free Download)

  I’ll be honest, whenever I see the words “Bad Bad Not Good” and “Kaytranada” on a track, I know my headphones are in for some quality.       Listen to the 22-year-old… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Potatohead People – “Blossoms” (Nick Wisdom Remix) (Free Download)

  Bastard Jazz, the label best known for global jazz ambassadors Captain Planet and Lord Echo, frisbees us a freebie in the form of a dancefloor-ready remix of “Blossoms” from Montreal producer and one… Continue reading

AlunaGeorge – “Kaleidoscope Love” (Kaytranada Remix) (Free Download)

Montreal producer Kaytranada can do no wrong.       AlunaGeorge – “Kaleidoscope Love” (Kaytranada Remix)         Download Kaytranada‘s remix of AlunaGeorge‘s “Kaleidoscope Love” for free here.        … Continue reading

Half Moon Run – “Full Circle” (Official Video)

Canadian Pastoral both in scene and sound. Montreal indie-folksters Half Moon Run pair Fleet Foxes vocal melodies with shimmering post-rock guitar.   Half Moon Run – “Full Circle” (Official Video)   Listen to… Continue reading

Onra & Lexis – “Throw ’Em Up” (Mid 90s R&B Classics Mix) (Free Download)

From Music Is My Sanctuary: This summer, French producer Onra and Lexis, founder of Music Is My Sanctuary, got together in Montreal and recorded a mix inspired by a period that was really… Continue reading