Pete Vandyk Rearview Mirror

Audio & Video: Caribou visit Daytrotter, Woodhands' electro-hip hop mixtape, an exclusive Pete Vandyk download, new music videos from Shad, Sweet Thing, The Meligrove Band and Teenage Kicks, plus new songs from Whale Tooth, Thomas, Mathemagic & more

In this edition I feature Caribou's recent Daytrotter session; a link to download Woodhands' new starstudded electro-hip hop mixtape; an exclusive mp3 from Hamilton songwriter Pete Vandyk; new music streams and downloads from Whale Tooth, Mathemagic and THOMAS; brand new music videos from Shad K, The Meligrove Band, Teenage Kicks and Sweet Thing; a video interview with Gord Downie & The Sadies; and stunning live footage of Evening Hymns playing in France.

- Woodhands dropped a late summer / early fall mixtape called No Feelings last week, which sees the duo stripping down their own beats, removing their vocal parts and adding in verses from some of the biggest names in hip hop including Ludacris, Lil Wayne, Biz Markie, Dre, Eminem, Bruno Mars & Kid Cudi, to name a few - (Direct Download: ZIP OR Download via Paper Bag Records if Woodhands' server is overloaded.)

- Caribou stopped by the Daytrotter studios to record a three-song, live-off-the-floor session featuring a trio of tracks from his most recent album Swim -- "Leave House", "Hannibal" & "Bowls". Head to daytrotter to stream the tracks, and join the site to download the Caribou sessions in 128kbps MP3.

- 19-year-old Hamilton-based singer/songwriter Pete Vandyk has been incredibly prolific throughout his teenage years, releasing three EPs leading up to his full-length debut Pete Vandyk and the Second Hand Band, which is due for official release next week both physically and digitally through his bandcamp. In celebration of the release of the album, Pete is embarking on a cross-country tour with Zachary Aasman, which kicks off on Monday September 27 at the Casbah in Hamilton where Pete & Zachary will be joined by Travis Caine & the Lasting Effect.

Pete is also offering up an exclusive free download of his bluesy rock'n'roll anthem "Canadian Boy", which you can download via this link.

- This week Guelph's Mathemagic were featured on p4k's sister site Altered Zones. Download their new song "Sequin" for free: (MP3).

- Stream Whale Tooth's "Boots" below:

- Stream a new track by THOMAS below, entitled "Walang Pananagutan (Irresponsible)"

Shad - "We, Myself & I"

The Meligrove Band - "Racingtoshimmeringlights"

Teenage Kicks - "I Get What You Give"

Sweet Thing - "Change of Seasons"

Evening Hymns - "Dead Deer" (Live session)

The Sadies in Conversation with Gord Downie (Polaris Discussion)

Lead photo of Pete Vandyk by Matthew McAndrew.

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