Jessy Lanza

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Camp Wavelength Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Camp Wavelength returns to Toronto Island for its third year as the city’s annual music festival staycation weekend! A three-day celebration of art, music, community, and beach fun, Camp Wavelength embraces the DIY spirit that have put Wavelength and Toronto on the world map for independent music. Proudly championing local, homegrown, sustainable, and … Continue reading

Photos: Festival Music House 2016 – Dragonette, Kardinal Offishall, Jessy Lanza

Photos by: Justin Roth – The 2016 edition of the Festival Music House (FMH) showcase, which provides an opportunity for film and television industry tastemakers to explore Canada’s wealth of world-class musical talent during the height of TIFF 2016, took place at the Velvet Underground in Toronto last night, and featured performances by Toronto-based synthpop band Dragonette, acclaimed Toronto-based rapper … Continue reading

Photos: Jessy Lanza, DJ Taye @ Lee’s Palace

Photos by: Dan Fischer – Hamilton-based synthpop singer-songwriter Jessy Lanza, who released her 2016 Polaris Music Prize short-listed album, Oh No, which featured the singles “It Means I Love You” and “VV Violence”, was co-produced by Junior Boys’ Jeremy Greenspan, and which followed up her 2014 Polaris Prize-shortlisted album, Pull My Hair Back, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto last night with … Continue reading

Interview: Jessy Lanza talks “Oh No”, collaborations, and overcoming anxiety

By: Lucy Sky – 2 016 Polaris Music Prize short-lister Jessy Lanza’s new album, Oh No, is addressed to her own constant nervousness. The pressure of music making, which used to calm her nerves, has led to a whole new world of contingencies that stoke the anxiety mill. The exclamation ‘Oh No’, for Lanza marks yet another … Continue reading

Interview: Junior Boys talk “Big Black Coat”, 80’s music, and Hamilton winters

By: Lucy Sky – J unior Boys are back with their new album Big Black Coat, released February 5th via City Slang. A strikingly energised and intuitively dynamic set of songs, Big Black Coat is shaped by what Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus have been doing in the five years since their last release, It’s All True, in 2011. … Continue reading

Jessy Lanza announces new album; Watch new video for “It Means I Love You”

By: Staff – Jessy Lanza has announced the follow-up to her standout debut album Pull My Hair Back, entitled Oh No, due out May 13th via Hyperdub. And along with today’s announcement Lanza also released a new video for the pulsating, high-energy album track “It Means I Love You.” Watch that here. Jessy Lanza’s second album Oh No is addressed to her own constant nervousness. The pressure … Continue reading