Audio & Video: Diamond Rings offers up Something Else, live footage of Tegan & Sara with Owen Pallett at the Polaris Gala, mp3s from The Golden Dogs & The Modern Superstitions, Shad's Rose Garden remixed, Freedom or Death on The Lovely Hearts Club, & more

In this edition of the weekly Toronto audio and video round-up, I feature mp3 downloads from Diamond Rings, The Golden Dogs and The Modern Superstitions; a preview of the Lovely Hearts Club featuring Freedom or Death; live footage of Tegan & Sara and Owen Pallett performing together at the Polaris Gala; a remix of Shad's "Rose Garden" by Donwill & Von Pea of Tanya Morgan; a link to download The Line of Best Fit's Oh! Canada Vol. 13 mixtape which features Basia Bulat, Bad Tits, By Divine Right + more; plus video footage of Kae Sun, The Coppertone, Chilly Gonzales (feat. Gentleman Reg + more), Double X, and Kobi Onyame with Saukrates.

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- Pitchfork's love for Diamond Rings is no secret - they playlisted "All Yr Songs" and have continued to hype John O'Regan's solo project leading up to the release of his full-length debut album Special Affectations, dropping October 26 through Secret City Records. Thanks to p4k, you can download a brand new Diamond Rings song entitled "Something Else"-- [MP3].

- Shad's summer anthem "Rose Garden" was recently give the remix treatment by Donwill & Von Pea of Tanya Morgan. Grab the MP3 for free via mediafire.

- The Modern Superstitions released their debut album last week through Pink Noise Records. The album was produced by Sloan's Patrick Pentland, and you can grab a download of the lead single "Visions of You" [MP3] to get a feel of the record.

- Take a sneak peek at the Lovely Hearts Club's first feature artist Freedom Or Death by streaming the track "Lost in Dances" through the embedded player below.

- Basia Bulat, Blue Rodeo, Luke Doucet, By Divine Right, Bad Tits, The Coast and Rich Aucoin are among the artists featured on The Line Of Best Fit's latest mixtape Oh! Canada Volume 13. Grab the 22 track collection for free by clicking here.

- Last week BlogTO posted about the upcoming Feist Documentary - you can check out the preview for the documentary on Feist's official website.

- The Golden Dogs posted the fifth and final segment of their 'HOME MOVIE' on youtube this past week. You can stream part 5 below, or head to their youtube channel to watch the short film from start to finish. Before you do, grab a couple of MP3s from their album Coat of Arms, out now on Nevado Records.

---> The Golden Dogs - "Permanent Record" [MP3]
---> The Golden Dogs - "Travel Time" [MP3]

Tegan & Sara with Owen Pallett - "The Ocean" [Live at Polaris Music Prize Gala]

Double X - "In The Wind"

Chilly Gonzales - "Bittersuite" [feat. Gentleman Reg, Cadence Weapon, Tiga, Peaches & many more]

Kae Sun on Toro Magazine

The Coppertone - "Ramblin' (Woods & Wires Video Series)

Kobi Onyame - "Inner City Lights" [feat. Saukrates & Six People Away]

Lead photo of Tegan & Sara by BlogTO contributor Roger Cullman.


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