St. Catharines’ S.C.E.N.E. Festival, June 24, announces line-up! Exclaim!

Montreal’s Piknic Electronik, May 20-Sept 30, announces actsxlr8r

Buffy Sainte-Marie confirmed to appear at London’s Meltdown Festival, curated by Antony Hegarty, Aug 6NME

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 familyDaily 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 RecordingsExclaim!

Krief talks about his new album, A Hundred Thousand Pieces, which is out now on Pirates Blend RecordsSpinner

Yukon Blonde talks about their band name – MTV Canada

Hear The Hood Internet’s mash-up of Purity Ring and A$AP RockyPrefix

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 festFacebook

YouTube Music: bigger than all of its competition combinedDMN

You thought this market was hard to crack? Try living in IndiaDMN

posted by Mary-Anne Korosi on May 02, 2012