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Newcomer Kiesza leads small group of Calgary Juno nominees

The group is a small one, but from the modest pack of Calgary Juno nominees the city could very well provide the queen of this year’s awards when they’re handed out in Hamilton March 14 and at the televised ceremony March 15. 436 more words


Calgary band Viet Cong arrive with one of year's most anticipated albums

If the websites and publications of the world’s music tastemakers are any indication, big, big things are expected for Calgary’s Viet Cong this year.

Yes, part of that is likely due to the fact that the project features former members of defunct, acclaimed local act Women, but mainly and deservedly those expectations are built on the reputation they’ve already earned with a solid year-plus of touring, the release of a couple of singles and a demo EP, and some early tracks and videos from their debut. 1,032 more words


Shabazz Palaces place first in the psychedelic "Forerunner Foray"

Sub Pop signees, Shabazz Palaces, dropped a trippy, animated video for the track “Forerunner Foray”.  From their second studio album Lese Majesty, this cut delivers a smidgen of spoken word, followed by an intense production with excellent thump. 45 more words

Music Videos

Shabazz Palaces

Shabazz Palaces released one of the best songs of 2014 and now Forerunner Foray has a video to kick off 2015. Animated by Sub Pop label-mate Chad VanGaalen, the track has visuals to match the spaced out astral themes of the hip-hop duo. 46 more words


Get Trippy With Shabazz Palaces Surreal Animated Video For 'Forerunner Foray'

Shabazz Palaces returns with the trippy video for Forerunner Foray from the Lese Majesty LP. They enlisted Canadian indie rocker and Sub Pop labelmate… 44 more words

Into The Music

2014 Music List

It has become an annual tradition for me to write up a list of music I liked in a given year. Now I am not one lightly to break with tradition but the truth is I have not been able to keep up as I have in years past, so I was planning on skipping this year. 725 more words


2014 Albums of the Year: Chad VanGaalen - Shrink Dust

The Telescope presents: our number one album of 2014. We gathered best-of lists from staff and contributors, crunched some numbers, and this record came out on top. 225 more words