This week, The Verge wants to get your ears on these great new tracks
Jenn Grant – Raven
East coast Canadian folk pop singer/ songwriter Jenn Grant releases her 7th album Love, Inevitable May 31. It’s a record she says marks a period of change in her life – of moving through one moment and leaving it behind. ‘Raven’ kicks off the 10-track album, and this shimmering song is about learning to let go and trust yourself.
Fucked Up – Dose Your Dreams
Toronto’s award winning hardcore punk band Fucked Up have been making music for almost 20 years, and recently released their 5th studio album, Dose Your Dreams. The album sees the band challenge their previous soundscapes – mixing in psychedelic dance grooves into their compelling stories. North American tour dates continue this month with stops in Boston, Montreal, Toronto and Chicago.
Ivory Hours – Boys Club
Ivory Hours, an indie alt-pop band from London Ontario, look to be working on a follow up to their 2017 release Dreamworld. ‘Boys Club’ is a rock anthem about loneliness, self doubt and about not fitting in. Lead singer Luke Roes isn’t afraid to address big issues in his songs and finds inspiration from within the invisible walls of introversion.
Operators – Faithless
If you know Dan Boeckner, you know he loves making music within different bands like Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs, Divine Fits and Operators. ‘Faithless’ is the first single from his Montreal based project Operators’ new album out next month called Radiant Dawn. The band is gearing up for a North America summer tour that starts May 28th in Chicago. We’re really digging the aesthetic created by Operators around the song and album – see for yourself.
Milk & Bone – Ride or Die
The Montreal duo enter their second week on the watch list – keep those requests coming in for the song! Who else can hear this on an episode of Netflix’s Stranger Things?
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