St. Catharines’ S.C.E.N.E. Festival, June 24, announces line-up! Exclaim!
Montreal’s Piknic Electronik, May 20-Sept 30, announces acts – xlr8r
Buffy Sainte-Marie confirmed to appear at London’s Meltdown Festival, curated by Antony Hegarty, Aug 6 – NME
Vancouver’s Playland at the PNE announces Teen Music Festival featuring 21 acts over 3 days, see line-up – Vancity Buzz
The SQ arrests a Montreal rapper after a video appeared on YouTube, showing the man uttering threats towards Quebec Premier Jean Charest and his family – Daily Dot
One in a Thousand: a new eBook featuring music by Great Lake Swimmers!
A-Trak teams up with Skrillex and Diplo to remix Michael Jackson’s “Bad” for a new cola promotion – Gigwise
Jim Guthrie’s been quite busy writing the scores for video games soundtracks and this Hot Docs feature film called Indie Game: The Movie, which will open in select theatres across the country. The soundtrack will be released May 15, watch the trailer and get more info here – Exclaim!
Royal Wood announces the release of his new album, We Were Born to Glory, coming July 10 via MapleMusic Recordings – Exclaim!
Krief talks about his new album, A Hundred Thousand Pieces, which is out now on Pirates Blend Records – Spinner
Yukon Blonde talks about their band name – MTV Canada
Hear The Hood Internet’s mash-up of Purity Ring and A$AP Rocky – Prefix
Watch Rikers’ new video for “I’m On the Radio” – MM
Watch the new Dragonette video for “Let It Go” – Gigwise
Metric announces US tour dates – Billboard
King Khan and the Shrines announce a handful of US tour dates – Punknews
Wintersleep announces tour dates – Exclaim!
Voivod announces tour dates for the Shockwave fest – Facebook
YouTube Music: bigger than all of its competition combined – DMN
You thought this market was hard to crack? Try living in India – DMN