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  1. Xylouris White announce new LP 'Black Peak,' NYC show at Union PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    Experimental duo Xylouris White have announced a new album called Black Peak . Having toured with bigger acts like Godspeed You! Black Emperor , Kurt Vile , and Swans , Xylouris White have been steadily increasing their profile over the past few years, so an announcement of a new album is exciting and comes at a good time.


  2. Top 25 Greatest Bands With 3 Or More Guitarists [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    As noted, basses count as a separate groups of instrument to guitars. We received a nice chunk of just under 300 comments and plenty of votes, all of which were summed up into a Top 25 rundown.


  3. Polaris Music Prize Names 2016 ShortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Hypebot

    The Polaris Music Prize announced its 2016 Short List of Canadian albums today.The Polaris Music Prize Gala will be held at The Carlu in Toronto onMonday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET and streamed live on CBC Music'sFacebookpage andYouTube channel. Bulat now joins Caribou, Drake, Metric, Shad and Owen Pallett as the only acts to be nominated for the Short List on three separate occasions.


  4. Former Londoner Basia Bulat's Good Advice up for 2016 Polaris Music PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The London Free Press

    Basia Bulat is once again on the short list for the richest prize in Canadian music. The former Londoner and former Western student's Good Advice made the short list of 10 albums up for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize.


  5. How Much Are Pay Per Stream Royalties Really Costing Musicians?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Hypebot

    Although differences in song length didn't have much of an i mpact on revenue when physical album sales dominated the industry, this is no longer the case in the age of streaming , suggesting that it's time to revisit how the revenue pie is being divided up . Is it fair that a 50-second song costs the same as a 20-minute composition? Back in the days of album-driven sales, track length didn't matter much.


  6. Concerts in Columbia: July 7-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Free Times

    Glittoris - It's hard to imagine a stronger opening statement for Glittoris' 2015 EP I Feel Weird than "Be the Change." It takes less than a minute for singer Katie Sheridan to reach the song's commanding refrain: "Be unafraid to speak up / Be unafraid."


  7. Hear Ian William Craig's Gorgeous Decaying-Tape Symphony 'Centres'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | RollingStone

    On July 10th, Vancouver tape artist Ian William Craig will quietly emerge with what may end up one of 2016's most celebrated avant-garde releases. Centres , his debut for FatCat's re-energized 130701 imprint, is a melancholy, 73-minute suite performed on broken cassette players, thrifted reel-to-reels and desiccating tapes.


  8. Feature / 15 days agoUnplugged! The 25 greatest acoustic albums ever madeRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    From Bob Dylan to Guns N' Roses, these are 25 classic acoustic albums that prove not everything has to go up to 11 OK sure, there are shades of electricity in places , but what made all these albums was their unplugged core. Underscored by a willingness to embrace their softer side, the artists here proved that you don't need a stack of Marshall amps to make a first-class rock album.


  9. Godspeed You! Black Emperor Soundtrack Silicon Valley AdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Stereogum

    HBO's deeply satirical Silicon Valley has been riffing on the tech industry for their overwrought altruism for three seasons now and, as FACT points out, they got masters of melodrama Godspeed You! Black Emperor to soundtrack a commercial for the show's fictitious startup Pied Piper. The "ad" played at the start of last night's episode, and features very-serious-sounding voiceover mumbo jumbo over the Canadian post-rock band's Lift Yr Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven 's " Storm ."


  10. All Tomorrow's Parties Bites The DustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Billboard

    Festival promoters All Tomorrow's Parties has announced that after a series of cancelations and missteps it is closing up shop. The entirely unexpected news follows months of bad publicity, protracted venues changes, last minute cancelations and payment disputes with venues and artists, including Wednesday's reports that several acts had pulled out of a upcoming ATP Iceland festival due to contractual issues.


  11. Polaris Prize Announces 2016 Long List Including Drake, Peaches, Grimes, Justin Bieber, SuunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Billboard

    The announcement was made today from Whitehorse, Yukon and webcast on the Polaris Music Prize's Facebook page live from the Yukon Transportation Museum and produced in conjunction with Yukon's Film & Sound Commission. A 192-member jury -- comprised of music journalists, broadcasters and music bloggers from across Canada -- selected 183 titles on the first ballot, which asks for their top 5 picks.


  12. Donovan Woods, Basia Bulat and Justin Bieber are among the 40 artists ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Former Londoner Basia Bulat's Good Advice is among the 40 hopefuls contending for a $50,000 prize for Canada's best album. Also carrying London-region hopes in the list of 40 contenders is Sarnia's Donovan Woods up for Hard Settle, Ain't Troubled.


  13. The top 12 events at Luminato 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | BlogTO

    Some of the events at Luminato 2016 are next level. The 17-day arts and culture behemoth officially sets its roots down in The Hearn Generating Station this week.


  14. Highlights of the 10th Edition of the Luminato FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Where Toronto

    For the last 10 years, the Luminato Festival has captivated audiences with a range of dance, music, theatre, literature and visual arts. In all, the event has commissioned nearly 100 new works of art, and hosted more than 3,000 performances by 11,000 artists from 40 countries, and inspired a cultural dialogue about the nature of art and how it can be shared and consumed by the masses.


  15. Swans' Thor Harris puts a welcoming face on Suoni Per Il Popolo festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Canada.com

    With its unwavering support of artists who explore far beyond the lights of the mainstream, Suoni Per Il Popolo gives patrons a promise of discovery to rival that of any other festival. But it helps to put a welcoming face on an invitation to wander the fringes of experimental music.


  16. BAM announces 2016 Next Wave Festival lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    BAM has announced the lineup for its 2016 Next Wave Festival . This year's program of music, theatre, opera, and dance runs September 7 through December 18. 2016 Next Wave Festival subscriptions go on sale June 13 and single tickets for all Next Wave shows go on sale August 1 .


  17. Rare Techniques: 5 Ways To Make Super Weird Sounds With Your Guitar [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The guitar fella behind Bad Guitar alias finally presented a follow-up to his 2015 video 5 rare guitar techniques , showcasing a set of five more rare styles you can use to make super weird sounds with your guitar. And by super weird we of course mean super awesome.


  18. Five Notable Releases of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    May has been an especially stacked month for new music . Like last week , there are certainly more than five albums worth checking out this week, and a few of this week's releases are some of the very best albums I've heard all year.


  19. The NW Post-Rock Collective Wants to Be the Elephant 6 of Post-RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Willamette Week

    It's usually lame to ask musicians to describe their "sound." It oversimplifies something that they've probably agonized to perfect, and most musicians have an aversion to being labeled at all.


  20. In or Out? Jackie Robinson and the Obamas or Godspeed and Holy Body TattooRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Canada.com

    Wondering what to do tonight? In or Out is the daily answer to that question from Gazette music contributor Erik Leijon and writer/editor Denise Duguay. Go out: Tonight and tomorrow at Place des Arts, Vancouver dance troupe The Holy Body Tattoo will perform their political, possibly even prescient 2005 show Monumental, with local post-rock group Godspeed You! Black Emperor providing the musical component.