Tagged: arbutus


Stream: Calvin Love, “Wild Blue”

FADER PREMIERE Late last year, Edmonton-based Calvin Love released New Radar, a full-length collection of sparse bedroom rock that channels the bleak, frigid loneliness of Canadian winter months. “Wild Blue,” the b-side to his brand … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2013 11:31AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Paula, “Black Acura”

Before TOPS, the Montreal band’s David Carriere released a happily scuzzy solo LP as Paula. Originally a pay-what-you-want download via Arbutus, the album is out today on vinyl via Drag City imprint Ethereal Sequence. “Black … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2013 11:55AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,

Live: Mutek Festival Day 2

Navigating electronic music in a strange city By my second day at Mutek, I had enough of a grasp of the city’s logistics to feel ready to explore a little more (read about my first … read more »

POSTED June 7, 2013 1:35PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Family Tree: Six Degrees of Grimes

Grimes lives out of a suitcase most days of the year, but being one of the most talked-about artists in music also makes you a full-time ambassador for your home town. Across musical collaborations with … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2013 6:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS, NWSPRINT Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Download Blue Hawaii’s FADER Mix

After some impressive shows in New York this fall, at CMJ and opening for Grimes, we tapped Montreal duo Blue Hawaii, comprised of real-life couple Agor and Raph, for a FADER mix. Theirs is a … read more »

POSTED November 20, 2012 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: ,