Radio Daze – Braids & PUP at #1

Having a #1 beside your name is a great feeling. Heck, having any number above 50 is a really great feeling. This week both PUP and Braids have the distinct pleasure of topping the charts; PUP debuting their latest single “Reservoir” on CBC’s R3-30 and Braids new disc Flourish // Perish sitting pretty on !earshot’s Top 50.

But the fun doesn’t stop there.  This week 5 more Killbeat releases cracked the R330’s top 10:

#5 The Darcys “The River”
#6 Dustin Bentall & The Smokes “You Are An Island”
#7 The Pack A.D. “Battering Ram”
#9 Federal Lights “I See Love”
#10 Royal Canoe “Bathtubs”

And let’s not forget Les Jupes at #19 with “Hold Me Down”, Jane’s Party at #18 with “Hideaway“, and Still Life Still’s “In Enemies” at #16.  Who says there’s nothing good on the radio?

As if that wasn’t enough for one week Braids latest disc, Flourish // Perish (Flemish Eye), made the jump to #1 on !earshot’s top 50. Given the excitement from Braids’ summer EP In Kind // Amends, the new full length was bound for success. Also in the top 10, Royal Canoe’s Today We’re Believers at #8, and Rae Spoon’s My Prairie Home at #10. Two new releases found their way in to the top 50 this week as well. At #37 The Pack A.D. Some Sssongs and Little Miss Higgins Bison Ranch Recording Sessions at #45.

The sad thing about this week though is that we’re one week closer to actual end of summer.  Wouldn’t it have been nice to get out more time before it’s officially over?  One more weekend on the town? one last canoe trip?  Well if you can’t make it out for that last hurrah, you can at least live vicariously through Chris Velan’s new video for album single “The Long Goodbye”.  He didn’t mean to trash the canoe though, honestly.


September 6, 2013 at 6:42 pm

The Wilderness of Manitoba – Echoes

The Wilderness of Manitoba – Echoes by Popguru-Sound-and-Vision

April 24, 2013 at 11:16 am

Congratulations Jordan Klassen!

Jordan Klassen has earned a top three spot in the 102.7 The Peak Performance Project. On Nov. 22 he’ll have a shot at taking home the grand prize of 102.7 thousand dollars towards career development. You can catch Jordan at the Commodore Ballroom for the finale along with performances by Dear Rouge, Dominique Friquot for  only $10.27.

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November 3, 2012 at 1:36 pm

Aidan Knight – Small Reveal

The Victoria, BC songwriter recently signed to Outside Music for the October 23rd release of his sophomore album Small Reveal and is now preparing to hit the road with his band in support. In the meantime, Aidan has released a gorgeous trailer for the upcoming album. Watch Small Reveal and view all of the tour dates below.

Aidan Knight “Small Reveal” Tour Dates
Oct 18 Kelowna, BC @ The Habitat
Oct 19 Edmonton, AB @ Avenue Theatre
Oct 20 Calgary, AB @ National Music Centre
Oct 21 Lethbridge, AB @ The Slice
Oct 23 Regina, SK @ Artful Dodger
Oct 24 Winnipeg, MB @ The Park Theatre
Oct 25 Saskatoon, SK @ Christ Church Anglican
Oct 26 Canmore, AB @ Communitea Café
Oct-27 Vancouver, BC @ The Rio Theatre
Nov 01 Victoria, BC @ Alix Goolden Hall

October 15, 2012 at 2:25 pm

Snowblink’s Black and White Mountain’s Video

Snowblink’s new album, Inner Classics is now available via Arts & Crafts. Check out their latest video here.

September 13, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Yeasayer – Henrietta Video

August 10, 2012 at 11:17 am

Octoberman – Wind Up Bird Video

March 30, 2012 at 1:30 pm

You Like Us Don’t You?

Well we’ve finally done it, facebook deleted our old group and after we sulked in devastation for a while, we have created a new page. So if you’re not a fan of twitter or soundcloud, we’d like it if you like us.

March 2, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Great Lake Swimmers – Easy Come Easy Go

January 25, 2012 at 1:10 pm

Rich Aucoin – It

Rich includes movie references galore in this little gem from We’re All Dying to Live. Can you name them all?

November 30, 2011 at 6:20 pm

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