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 OntarioAUX 

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 GouldGlobe & 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 WireTO 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 DriveYouTube 

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 JapandroidsUpperClass 

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 turntableBoing Boing 

posted by Mary-Anne Korosi on Apr 16, 2012