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Exclusive Premiere: Stream Kira May’s New Single “Heat”

By: Staff – Toronto artist Kira May uses her voice and breath to build otherworldly art-pop songs that are lush, visceral and emotional. Influences ranging from Björk to Steve Reich to Kanye West come together to create a broad and exploratory palette of sounds. Her brand new single, “Heat”, which is streaming exclusively at Aesthetic … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere + Q&A: Stream Letters From Pluto’s New Single “Stop and Stare”

By: Curtis Sindrey – Edmonton-based indie pop/rock/electronic artist Letters From Pluto will release her brand new single “Stop and Stare” on April 19th, but you can listen to it a day in advance exclusively on Aesthetic Magazine below! In addition, check out our Q&A below about Space X, her favourite space movie, the meaning of “Stop and … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Watch Megan Nash’s New Lyric Video For “Salted Salamanders”

By: Staff – We are thrilled to premiere rising Saskatchewan-based singer-songwriter Megan Nash’s new lyric video for “Salted Salamanders”. Watch it below! “This song tells little snippets of stories about my Grandpa Woodward,” says Nash. “He was a loveable character with an admirable sense of humour, a healthy habit for daily morning walks, and a taste … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Alfred Hall’s New 1960s-Inspired Love Song “Quite Some Time”

By: Staff – Since 2009, Alfred Hall, the brainchild of Hans Thomas Kiær (guitar) and Bjørn Tveit (vocals), have been serving straight-up indie dream-pop to the masses – combining the lightness of summer sounds and salty sea breeze, with the sylvan dusk of Norwegian frosted forests. Even after their second gig ever, the rave reviews … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream New City’s New Single “Getting Closer”

By: Staff – The young and provocative music of Toronto trio New City — Adrian Mitchell (vocals), Jed Webster (guitar, programming) and Nathan Brown (drums, programming) — is a much-needed sonic jolt of joy. The band are unapologetic about their pursuit of a good time with their electro party pop songs like the aspirational “Coachella,” … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Watch Hillsburn’s New Video For “Young Desire”

By: Staff – We are thrilled to premiere rising indie rock quintet Hillsburn’s new video for “Young Desire”. Watch the video below! The video, which vocalist/guitarist Paul Aarntzen also shot and co-directed, follows a woman who returns to her high school and has a surreal encounter with her younger self. It depicts her becoming absorbed in … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Watch Jessicka’s New Video For “Broke & Drunk”

By: Staff – We’re thrilled to be premiering Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Jessicka’s new video for “Broke & Drunk”. Check it out below! The time-honoured admonition to “write what you know” might be a cliché, but there’s a lot of wisdom in it. The most powerful, emotionally resonant work usually comes from artists who pour details of … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Freedom Baby’s New Song “My Force”

By: Staff –   Toronto-based nine piece orchestral indie group, Freedom Baby, have premiered their brand new song “My Force” below. Likened to early Arcade Fire and Beirut, the band wrote new single “My Force” in one day without re-writes. There was no intended theme or subject matter when they began writing and it all came … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream Angie McMahon’s New Song “Missing Me”

By: Staff –   Angie McMahon is quickly gathering a reputation for moving audiences with her soulful ruminations on life, love and takeaway food. Based in Australia, McMahon’s honest songwriting and romantic melodies cover the full dynamic spectrum, shifting between gravelly intimacy and pounding rock. Angie pours it all out on stage, drawing inspiration from … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Watch Kim Logan’s New Video For “Ladyboy”

By: Staff – Florida-born singer-songwriter Kim Logan is back with her newest double-sided single Pseudoscience: Chapter 3, and we’re thrilled to premiere her new video for “Ladyboy”. Watch it below! In a statement about the new video Logan said, “caught at a unique intersection of the history of rock and roll, the present of Americana fetishisation, and … Continue reading