Weekly SNDtrack: Kasabian

Apparently in music 120BPM (beats per minute) is the secret sauce. It makes you wanna go crazy. This according to Giorgio Moroder who calls it the “magic tempo.” Does that name sound familiar? It should. Image via radiosteviemusicblog.com Giorgio Moroder is a music legend. The Italian record producer, songwriter, performer and DJ is widely credited with pioneering synth disco ...

Weekly SNDtrack: Say Something

By FT The first time I saw this song performed was during the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The combination of such powerful lyrics matched with an equally impassioned performance and mixed with the stunning beauty of the Angels made it irresistible. There’s a great story behind this song. Apparently, "Say Something" was originally released in early 2011 by Ian ...

Fascinating VIDEO: Man + Violin

Sometimes there's nothing like a slate of captivating web videos to pass the working day. A carefully curated selection of vids can make those dull 8hrs in the office fly by in no time. One of the most creative video production companies is New York City based Variable. After being pointed in their direction by fellow filmmaker Maciek ...

NXNE 2013 Preview: O&AL

By Anna Piszczkiewicz Photos via Olenka and the Autumn Lovers Olenka and the Autumn Lovers play their own brand of classic folk music: a skillful blend of North American country twang and Eastern European balladry, set to lyrics that are rich with personal reflection and social commentary. Their sound is a beautiful melancholy. The London, Ontario-based band ...

Weekly SNDtrack: Tuna Melt

This week's soundtrack is an audio-visual spectacle that will not only make your head bop but will leave you with a burning desire to dig up your old dominos. The track "Tuna Melt" comes to us via Montreal born and bred A-Trak (Alain Macklovitch) and Aussie Tommy Trash (Thomas Olsen). Way back in the day, A-Trak was the first DJ to ...

Clara Venice LIVE

By Filip Terlecki  Photos via Clara Venice Life is all about memorable experiences. And one person on a mission to inject some unforgettableness into your life is Clara Venice. Based in Toronto, this self-described “one-girl, love-pop, multi-instrumental performance artist” is a vocalist, violinist, guitarist, keyboardist, and most recently a ukuleleist who only sings love songs. “What else is ...

Weekly SNDtrack: Mausi

By Filip Terlecki Mausi is a four piece dance-pop force from Newcastle, UK. Made up of brother-sister combo Daisy and Thomas Finetto and friends Benji Huntrods and Ben Brown, it delivers the kind of fun, harmony packed lyrical punch that will just make you wanna “Dance! Dance! Dance!” – You’ll know what I mean. Their video for "Sol" uses clips from ...