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Tuesday Tracks! Forest City Lovers, Besnard Lakes, Broken Social Scene

luke champion

My first encounter with Kat Burns occurred ten years ago in Whitby, Ont. My family had a spare room in their basement that they were renting out and Kat Burns was a rebellious teenager in need of a roof over her head. She didn’t live there long—a few months at most. We never really knew each other. […] More »

Tuesday Tracks! Jason Collett, The Besnard Lakes, Ghostkeeper

Graham F. Scott

Another Tuesday, another bite-sized helping of newish Canadian independent music. Today sees new releases from Jason Collett, Ghostkeeper, and The Besnard Lakes. To start: Jason Collett‘s new album Rat A Tat Tat is out today, including this track, “Love is a Dirty Word,” which seems altogether too amiable for its cynical title. Next! Ghostkeeper‘s “By […] More »