Toronto’s INNR CIRCLE sets the mood with ease as the organic and exotic guitar picking of Waves pours seductively into the room. Soon enough though, things change direction entirely.

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Fusing the delicacy of a seductive guitar tone with a compressed beat at a comforting pace, Dylan proceeds to offer an intimate, up-close and personal vocal line, which meanders through a simple melody; leaning softly towards hip hop in consistently effortless ways.

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Having been making music and honing her craft as an artist since the tender age of four, there’s never been any question as to Katrina Stuart’s connection to the art-form. Following a string of impressive achievements and industry connections, September 14th will bring through the Toronto native’s long awaited debut single Blue Roses. Writing from … Continued

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A simple and smooth beat meets with a clear sense of melody and rhythm from a songwriting perspective, making Van Kings’ Tell Me a fine introduction to an artist and lyricist with a clear connection to the process.

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Rock Bottom has, at its heart, an epic sensibility that is screaming out to be synced to a film – probably over the end credits. Yep, it’s that good. It might be a slightly quirky take on indie pop, but that’s exactly what indie pop should be. This track is essential listening.

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I’ve always been a fan of this kind of work. Being a strong advocate for the belief that music is a very cost-effective way of being transported elsewhere, HOTT takes the listener on an emotive soundscape of a journey. I imagine it is the aural representation of trying to reach the female protagonist who features at … Continued

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Derek Lai takes a clear level of care when crafting original songs, this latest release being a fine example of that. Skillfully balancing professionalism with genuine emotion, Blankets is a softly seductive pop song with a partly organic backdrop and a quickly uplifting rhythm.

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