Tag: Pop

MØ at The Danforth

Danish alt-pop star, MØ spent 4 years working on the followup to her 2014 début, No Mythologies to Follow. In between, she had her two biggest hits still to this day. The first was a collab with Major Lazer and DJ…

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Ask your #WCW with Letters from Pluto

This week we’re crushing on Letters from Pluto. Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, Letters From Pluto is nostalgic for the days when Pluto was still considered a planet. This young artist figured out how to combine her fascination with outerspace with her love of music, and…

Ask your #MCM with Joseph of Mercury

This week we are crushing on Joseph of Mercury.  Normally I take the time to write a little introducing on these features, but Joseph’s bio reads so much like a poem that I couldn’t bear to deprive you of it: Born…

Erich Mrak’s Summer Dealer

Ottawa-born, Toronto-based rap/pop artist, Erich Mrak has been writing his own music since the age of 7. Compared to Mac Miller and Macklemore, this year, at only 21, he has released the video for his latest track, Summer Dealer. The…

Bright retro-pop of The Great Escape shines with their new album

Judging Venice, California’s The Great Escape’s new album on title alone is a strong indicator of what’s about to happen in your ears. Universe in Bloom opens with the radiant, infectious Let Me Go Wild, the sort of song that when…

Ask your #MCM with Andrew from Rococode

*photo by Lynol Lui This week we are crushing on Andrew Braun from Rococode. Formed in 2011, Rococode is the brainchild of Vancouverites Andrew Braun and Laura Smith. Rococode has since made a name for themselves thanks to their hook-filled songs with lush…

Watch the brand new music video for “Meant” from Late July

Years ago, a friend turned onto the music of Late July. From the first listen, I found myself struck by the quiet power that  Nicole Simone exuded. Her soft, sweet voice juxtaposed against blunt and cheeky lyrics won me over. That was…