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Audio & Video: The Wilderness of Manitoba on Southern Souls, The Rural Alberta Advantage perform new song live, Feist strips down, Daytrotter features Diamond Rings, a special Audio Blood Media Holiday Mixtape & lots more

This week's Audio & Video round-up features a bevy of media from some of Toronto's favourite acts, including a Southern Souls session with the Wilderness of Manitoba, Run With The Kittens on BalconyTV, an ExploreMusic interview with the talented Luke Doucet, and courtesy of fellow BlogTO writer Matthew McAndrew: the Rural Alberta Advantage and Holy Fuck live from Madrid, Spain.

Plus, we've got loads of audio to kick off the season of giving, starting with our friends at Audio Blood Media, who offer up a new Mixtape featuring several of their artists, four tracks (of 13) from the Feist documentary bonus CD, a new song from the Skeletones Four, and the most recent Daytrotter session featuring Diamond Rings. Finally, this past week Toronto hosted both Ra Ra Riot and the Lowest of the Low anniversary shows, and we've got the fan footage in Toronto Live.

Featured Video
• The Wilderness of Manitoba - "Dreamcatchers"
• The Rural Alberta Advantage - New Song (live in Madrid, Spain)
• Holy Fuck live in Madrid, Spain
• Run With The Kittens - "And The Sun Don't Ever Shine"
• Interview: Luke Doucet
• Toronto Live: Ra Ra Riot - "Boy"
• Toronto Live: Lowest of the Low - "Bleed a Little While Tonight"

Featured Audio
• Audio Blood Holiday Mixtape
• Feist - Look at What the Light Did Now (sampler)
• The Skeletones Four - "Trap Door"
• Diamond Rings - Daytrotter Session

Video
The Wilderness of Manitoba - "Dreamcatchers" (a session from Southern Souls)

The Rural Alberta Advantage live in Madrid, Spain (new song)

Holy Fuck live in Madrid, Spain

Run With The Kittens - "And The Sun Don't Ever Shine"

Interview: Luke Doucet (via ExploreMusic)

Audio
Audio Blood Holiday Mixtape
The fine folks over at Audio Blood Media are celebrating their two year anniversary and throwing a holiday party this weekend with a pair of show's at the Rivoli on December 10th & 11th. In preparation, they have released a special Holiday Mixtape featuring those night's performers, which include: The Balconies, Make Your Exit, Clothes Make the Man, Sandman Viper Command, Teenage Kicks, and Charlotte Cornfield. [MIXTAPE]

Feist - Look at What the Light Did Now (sampler)
I got a chance to see the Toronto premiere of the new Feist documentary Look at What the Light Did Now (review here), which is released today (December 7) on DVD. Included with the brilliantly inspiring film is a 13-track bonus CD that features stripped down live performances and piano covers from Chilly Gonzales, a sample of which can be heard via Exclaim!.

The Skeletones Four - "Trap Door"
Psychedelic rock and roller's, The Skeletones Four, have given fans the first taste of their upcoming release Gravestone Rock with their new track "Trap Door", which seems to picking up right where their debut album, AAAAAHHH!!!, left off. [MP3]

Diamond Rings - Daytrotter Session
2010 has definitely been a great year for John O'Regan, aka Diamond Rings, who has been thrust into a whirlwind of media coverage since the release of his critically acclaimed album Special Affections. Now, Diamond Rings is the latest Southern Ontario musician featured on Daytrotter in their most recent session, and you can hear all four tracks by following the download link here. [DOWNLOAD]

Toronto Live
Ra Ra Riot - "Boy" (Mod Club, December 1)

Lowest of the Low - "Bleed a Little While Tonight" (Lee's Palace, December 3)

Lead photo of the Rural Alberta Advantage by TooSunnyOutHere on Flickr


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