STREAM HOOKWORMS' 'OFF SCREEN', FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM 'THE HUM'

Hookworms | 10/23/14

With The Hum getting louder and the release of Hookworms’ second album only a few weeks away - November 11th to be precise - the strongly independent group have this week been sharing their track ‘Off Screen’ via the websites of some of the country’s best independent record stores. From Tuesday, the track has been exclusively streaming via the websites of Other Music, In Sound, and End Of An Ear.  

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THE GO-BETWEENS: THE STORY OF THE GRANT MCLENNAN BOOK CLUB

The Go Betweens | 10/23/14

There was a time where being a Go-Betweens fan meant to be part of an inadvertent secret club.  To establish with a new acquaintance that common connection was a social and musical shorthand to understanding one another, that you’d met a worthy conversant at the least but quite possibly a lifelong friend as well.  And it wasn’t willful elitism or snobbery: The Go-Betweens were "the secret" fans wanted to share with the world and... Read more?

PATRICK WATSON

Patrick Watson first broke through to audiences in 2006 with his album Close to Paradise. The album went gold in Canada and won numerous awards, including the Polaris Prize. It saw international release in September 2007 and has since sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. Watson also began to receive attention around the same time for his song “To Build a Home,” which he performs with Cinematic Orchestra on their 2007 album, Ma Fleur.  

Fittingly, the seeds of his own band were cinematic and collaborative in nature, having begun as a multi-media project entitled Waterproof9 with Quebec visual artist... Read »