Toronto band DIANA share the new visuals for "Moment of Silence", a highlight from one of the best records of last year. The short film by director Kevan Funk is a cathartic, beautifully shot "portrait of one fish processing worker and her escape from reality". Watch below + pick up the group's sublime Familiar Touch LP here:
Here's the most calming, dreamlike track you'll hear today: saxophonist Joseph Shabason, who you know from his work in Destroyer and as part of brilliant Toronto band DIANA, shares the first single from his beautiful new solo record Aytche, out this summer on esteemed Austin label Western Vinyl...
"here comes the light
that i've desired
drowning the dark
why do i feel so terrified"
Thanks to our friend Kieran Adams of Toronto band DIANA for the heads up on this glowing new track that he produced for his Toronto homie Ivy Mairi. "All Around Me" is an airy, soft-focus gem that Ivy says is "a bit of a departure" from her folkier material, and she arrives at a very sweet spot on the pop spectrum, landing somewhere amid the silky, elegantly floating vocals of Jessy Lanza, vintage chillwave (RIP), and DIANA's woozier/dreamier jams...