Metric, Coeur de Pirate, Said The Whale, Hey Rosetta!, The Sheepdogs, and Feist confirmed to perform at this year’s Sasquatch Festival, May 25-28, at the Gorge in George, WA.
Alexisonfire’s trailer full of gear has been stolen in Ontario – AUX
Coeur de Pirate to perform on GST tonight, F*cked Up to appear on Tueday, The Sheepdogs on Wednesday, k-os on Friday – CBC
Patrick Watson talks about how he writes music, his fourth album, Adventures in Your Own Backyard, and Glenn Gould – Globe & Mail
The City Streets prepare to release 2 new albums on May 4 via Clamour Records: Winter Lightning and Sawdust & Rum; see tracklisting – Exclaim!
Vancouver’s Needles//Pins talks about their debut album, 12:34, coming June 1 via Mammoth Cave Recording Co. – Exclaim!
Hear a new track from Modulok called “Golden Rule” (feat. HR of Bad Brains) – CBC Music
Hear a new track from Winnipeg’s Jenny Berkel called “Love Is a Stone,” taken from her upcoming release Here On a Wire – TO Snobs
Watch the new Dan Mangan video for “Post-War Blues” – YouTube
Watch the new Rococode video for “Empire” – YouTube
Watch the new Les Jupes video for “Is This Is the Light” – YouTube
Watch the new Sweatshop Union video for “Bill Murray” – YouTube
Watch the new Saukrates video for “Say I” (feat. OB OBrien) – MM
Watch Samantha Savage Smith’s new video for “The Score” – AUX
Watch the new Bad Passion video for “Get Results” – Prefix
Watch Bahamas perform “I Got You Babe” for CBC’s Drive – YouTube
Watch The Weeknd’s US debut at Coachella over the weekend – The Fader
Watch Metric cover Tom Waits’ “Strange Weather” – CoS
Watch Poor Young Things perform for Southern Souls.
Cadence Weapon announces tour dates with Japandroids – UpperClass
The City Streets announce tour dates – Exclaim!
Hear the Music Alliance Pact mix for April 2012 – IGIF
Music supervisors on finding indie music for movies & TV shows (part 3) – Hypebot
R2D2 has been turned into a turntable – Boing Boing