Audio & Video: Young Governor video, Diamond Rings & Eternia interviewed, new track from Dinosaur Bones, Crystal Castles and Robert Smith collaborate, Caribou remixed, Tokyo Police Club featured on Daytrotter & more
This weeks A/V round-up is jam packed with content as I feature a new video from Young Governor, an ExploreMusic interview with the increasingly popular Diamond Rings, as well as an AUX TV interview with talented female emcee Eternia. In audio, you can catch a stream from the latest Dinosaur Bones album, Crystal Castles feat. Robert Smith covering Platinum Blonde, and a full album remix of Caribou's Swim. You can also download the latest Juicebox Recording Co. comp, Tokyo Police Club's Daytrotter session, and, in our blogTO indie exclusive, grab a track from Toronto rock group Infernal Arms. Finally, we end with live videos from Dan Mangan and Matt & Kim, who performed in Toronto this past week.
• Young Governor - "Bedtime Stories"
• Interview: Diamond Rings - Part 1
• Interview: Eternia
• Live: Dan Mangan - "Basket"
• Live: Matt & Kim - "I Wanna"
• Dinosaur Bones - "Birthright"
• Crystal Castles feat. Robert Smith - "Not In Love"
• Caribou - Swim (Remixes)
• JB031: Free Health Care + MP3s II: Canadian Fest Comp
• Tokyo Police Club (Daytrotter Session)
• BlogTO Indie Exclusive: Infernal Arms - "Mourning Star"
Young Governor - "Bedtime Stories"
Interview: Diamond Rings - Part 1 (via ExploreMusic, Part 2: [LINK])
Interview: Eternia (via Aux)
Dinosaur Bones - "Birthright"
The four-track EP, Birthright, is out today via their new label Dine Alone Records, but Dinosaur Bones released a free stream of the title track off the record early through Exclaim! magazine. [STREAM]
Crystal Castles feat. Robert Smith - "Not In Love" (Platinum Blonde cover)
After announcing a collaboration with the Cure's Robert Smith, Toronto's Crystal Castles unleashed the cover of the Platinum Blonde song "Not In Love", which features Smith on vocals. The track, originally streamed on Some Kind Of Awesome, can now be downloaded in a nice 320kbps. [MP3]
Caribou - Swim (Remixes)
Dundas, Ontario's Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, has finally released the anticipated remixed companion to his Polaris-nominated album Swim. Release today (Nov. 2) by Merge Records, the 14 reinterpretations can be streamed below.
JB031: Free Health Care + MP3s II: Canadian Fest Comp
The fine folks over at Juicebox Recording Co. have released another digital download, this time showcasing eleven Canadian artists (of thirteen) that are heading down to Florida for this years Fest festival. This years comp features Shared Arms, The Flatliners, Junior Battles, Burning Love, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck, Carpenter, Saint Alvia, The Sainte Catherines, O Pioneers!!!, The Snips "Tired Tires", and Vilipend. [ZIP]
Tokyo Police Club (Daytrotter Session)
Tokyo Police Club have certainly been making the promotional rounds recently, still relentless touring their latest LP Champ. Now, the Newmarket-natives are the latest Southern Ontario band featured on Daytrotter, mellowing out their sound a bit in the session but maintaining their danceable catchiness. [LINK]
blogTO Indie Exclusive: Infernal Arms - "Mourning Star"
This week's indie exclusive comes from Toronto's own Infernal Arms, a talented rock group made up of friends - most of which went to school for audio engineering. Jason Turriff, Steve Witt, Spencer Arnott, and Dan Miotto combine their talents in the spirit of rock and roll, with a touch of heavy punk, and a sense of melodic beauty in the lyrics. If you like what you hear on "Mourning Star", head over to Infernal Arms' Bandcamp and snag a copy of their self-titled EP, which is available for digital download by naming your own price. [MP3]
Dan Mangan - "Basket" (Trinity St. Pauls, October 28)
Matt & Kim - "I Wanna" (Phoenix, October 29)
Lead photo of Tokyo Police Club by jomostert.
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