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Healings – Bless mixtape


Josh McIntyre of Canadian duo Prince Innocence drops a new mixtape as his solo side-project Healings: Bless is "a collection of original material recorded between Prince Innocence sessions" at various points in 2015, originally intended as a "hybrid of new age and club music":

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video premiere: hear the hypnotic debut single from Montreal duo She-Devils


"hey baby can I get a little closer? there are things that I want you to hear…"

Extremely psyched to premiere the debut single + video from Montreal minimalist avant-pop duo Audrey Ann + Kyle Jukka, aka She-Devils...

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premiere: Forever – Every Second


Here's a floating, intoxicatingly languid new track from Montreal's Forever, aka June Moon of Cafe Lanai, the Vancouver duo responsible for one of our favorite chilled tropical house tracks of the year...

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new TOPS – Hollow Sounds of the Morning Chimes


Here's the lovely new TOPS single that we premiered on our Sirius XM show last week. Grab the dreamy, nearly 7-minute long "Hollow Sounds of the Morning Chimes" on iTunes here, and catch TOPS on their North American tour with Puro Instinct starting tonight in Minneapolis; the group will play 3 TX dates next week, including a stop at Club Dada in Dallas on November 5, and the very next night in Austin at a free, GvsB-presented official FFF Nites show with Shamir, Pure Bathing Culture, and more...

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listen to TOPS’ Taking Off Your Makeup FFF Fest mix


Montreal's TOPS will descend upon Texas this fall for a handful of shows in November, including a stop in Dallas on the 5th before heading down to Austin for this year's insane Fun Fun Fun Fest and a very rad FFF Nites show (that we'll be able to share details for soon). In anticipation of their FFF show, the group put together a sweet little mix featuring some jams they're listening to at the moment, featuring Altered Images, Annie Lennox, Q Lazzarus, Strawberry Switchblade, and more. Listen below + check the full trackslist and the band's reason for including each track after the jump...

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watch the fiery video for TOPS’ new single “Anything”


Montreal's TOPS unveil an explosive video for new jam "Anything", a tender, smoldering soft-rock torch song, out now on Arbutus. Vid directed by Tommy Keith, and starring Jane Penny on a motorcycle...

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GvsB presents: TOPS + Molly Nilsson live in Dallas


We're very psyched to present a special evening of emotional pop music in Deep Ellum this fall, as we welcome back Montreal's TOPS for another unforgettable show, plus a rare TX performance from Berlin-via-Stockholm artist (and John Maus-collaborator) Molly Nilsson (whose new single is great), on Thursday, November 5, at Dallas' Club Dada...

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mp3: Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Leave Me in the Dark


Super smooth new 4-track demo from Vesuvio Solo, taken from Montreal label Summer Cool's "impossibly-chilled" (their words, but totally true) new Two compilation, which also features tracks from Project Pablo, Cafe Lanai, Rollie (aka Cadence Weapon), Unknown Mobile, and more...

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listen to CFCF’s new single “The Ruined Map”


Gorgeous, wintry new music from CFCF: Montreal producer/composer Michael Silver describes his excellent new LP as "kind of a dark, folky take on ambient and new age music" that reflects the wide range of his influences at the time, including "Joni Mitchell, Laraaji, Terry Callier, Mount Eerie, Brian Eno, Steve Reich, Pat Metheny, Terje Rypdal, among many others...

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premiere: Tasseomancy – The Grass Harp


Our introduction to the dark mysticism of twin sisters/former Austra members Sari + Romy Lightman -- aka Tasseomancy -- came from Montreal band TOPS' recommendation of the group's creepy retro-futuristic video for "Reality", a vaguely ominous, beautifully minimal new-age hymn...

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