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Majical Cloudz – Childhood’s End
From the first single off the upcoming album “Impersonator.”
Starring Devon Welsh’s father Kenneth Welsh who is known to Twin Peaks fans as the multi-faceted villain Windom Earle, and played the father of Katharine Hepburn (Cate Blanchett) in Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator.

Majical Cloudz – Childhood’s End

Majical Cloudz is centered around Montreal songwriter Devon Welsh (a frequent Grimes collaborator), who joined with Matthew Otto to collaboratively produce and perform his songs. “Impersonator,” their first for Matador  Records, will be released on May 21st.

01 Calvin Love – Chin Chin by ArbutusRecords

Sean Nicholas Savage is a magnetic character. As an integral part of the upcoming Montreal music scene, and an inspiration to many, several artists eagerly accepted the challenge to cover his songs; in celebration of his past work, but also for the promise of what’s still to come.
17 of Savage’s songs – ranging from anthems to obscure gems – are anthologized on this release. As the first act ever to release on Arbutus, a community has developed surrounding Savage, his songwriting, charisma and his social philosophies. 

It is a true honour to present such a mix of genre and creative thought – and this is what’s captivating about the compilation. A group of artists brought together not by genre but by circumstance: a shared home, one which Savage represents as a primary character in the Canadian music scene.”Arbutus Records

06 Eola – Someone’s Got A Secret by ArbutusRecords

02 Mac DeMarco – Bye Bye Bye by ArbutusRecords

the song is taken from “Flamingo”

Montreal-based Homeshake is Peter Sager (also known as a guitarist of Mac DeMarco and co.) and friends.

Little teaser from the Homeshake tape, coming out January via Fixture Records. Recorded with help from jack and mac at the smoke pit and jizz jazz.

“Ever wanted to hear what Joao Gilberto, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Pavement, Guided By Voices, Terry Riley and Steve Reich would sound like if their DNA’s were extracted, blended and re-grown as a single entity, given some cheap recording gear and been forced to record an album in a mad scientists filthy lab with really high ceilings? Just hit ‘Play’.”

released 21 July 2012

Hailing from Montreal, Expwy is a sunny brazilian / lo-fi / experimental pop influenced one-man-band project by Matt LeGroulx.

from “Bag of Waters,” released 12 April 2012

from “Total Gold,” released 14 December 2011

Brave Radar – A Spike

The Haiduks – A Tide Through the Flames

From the underground Montreal scene, Hobo Cult & Kinnta Records has co-released a psych pop compilation tape “The Lemon Tape” which was curated by the label founder Christian Richer at Kinnta Studio during the fall of 2011 in Verdun, QC, Canada. Download/Stream the album in its entirety on their bandcamp and Order cassette, HERE.

“This cassette features 32 minutes of pure acid splash bubblegum sunshine from the underground Montreal scene. You have everything from Floyd inspired drug trips to surf pop rainbows… from the eternal deserts of your third eye to the tropical lounges of your soul. A vintage journey through a crate digger’s imaginary collection.” — Kinnta Records

The Yesteryears – Never my Love

Einar Leiknes – Hvordan

Montréal, Québec resident Christian Richer, the man behind Élément Kuuda, The Haiduks, Cavernes, U Made Ship, Spacekom and many more, is an ambient sound artist. He has released his recordings from various labels including Hobo Cult, Digitalis, Sacred Phrases, Sul Pont and Magnanimous.

Mac Demarco – She’s Really All I Need

Mac DeMarco – Baby’s Wearin Blue Jeans

Both songs above are taken from the forthcomig debut EP “Rock And Roll Night Club,” due out on March 20th via Captured Tracks.
Now Montreal-based artist Mac Demarco, formerly known as Makeout Videotape, is an weird musical wizard hailing from Edmonton garage.

from “YING YANG,” released 13 December 2010

from “BOSSA YEYE,” released 01 November 2010

from “EYEBALLING,” released 02 November 2010

Montreal-based singer-songwriter, Molly Sweeney has the debut album “Gold Rings and Fur Pelts,” released from Syren Songs, digitally available on her bandcamp. Produced by Radwan Moumneh and Molly Sweeney. Recorded & mixed at Thee Mighty Hotel2Tango by Radwan Ghazi Moumneh (of Jerusalem In my Heart, he has produced several Montreal bands like Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-LaL-a Band). Sweeney is also known for singing with Land Of Kush, a large orchestra assembled and directed by Montreal composer and musician Sam Shalabi (aka Shalabi Effect).

Land Of Kush’s Electric Light Orchestra – Monogamy (EXCERPT)
From the album Monogamy by Land Of Kush (CONSTELLATION/2010). Psycharabique big band madness led by avant-garde composer and oud-player Sam Shalabi. Featuring Molly Sweeney. Recorded & mixed at Thee Mighty Hotel2Tango by Radwan Ghazi Moumneh in the autumn of 2009 & winter of 2010.


The Phoenix, by Judee Sill, sung by Molly Sweeney.
From “Lopin’ along thru the cosmos: An Evening of Judee Sill’s Music”. Performed at Sala Rossa, Montreal on June 23, 2010 during the Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival. Arrangements by Will Eizlini (of Shalabi Effect). Video by Javiera Ovalle.

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