Interview: Sea Oleena

(Photo: Arnold Frolics)

Last September, just before the release of her third album Shallow, Charlotte Loseth, the embodiment of the ever-growing and shifting, yet no less ethereal musical project known as Sea Oleena,  agreed to answer a handful of questions for Murmur, ranging from album talk, to plant talk.

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Listen: James Irwin – “Everything Passed Me By”

Written by Sarvenaz Amir-E.

There are memories hiding everywhere in the city. If they were all on paper, there would be piles and piles of them; stacked up on the corner of a street, in an alleyway, under a tree, or behind a wall.  Continue reading

Album Review: Alexia Avina – Kind Forest EP

Written by Sarvenaz Amir-E.

A gentle whisper wakes you from a restful slumber. It follows you into a sunlit kitchen, blends in with the whistling of a kettle, and whirls into your favourite mug, as soft morning light floods in through the windows. Continue reading

Playlist: MURMUR x SUONI per il POPOLO ’14

We’ve put together a playlist to go accompany Montreal’s fantastic month-long festival, Suoni per il Popolo

On it, you’ll find tracks by local artists including Each Other, Freelove Fenner and Nanimal alongside the mind-melting Perfect Pussy, Halifax-rockers Cousins and the serene Young Magic. Continue reading

Your guide to: Friday @ NXNE

Our recommendations for today at NXNE include an array of jizz-jazz-erful rock ballads and more experimental electronic music. Read on to see what shows we suggest you catch.

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Your guide to: Thursday @ NXNE

NXNE’s lineup tonight is so unreal that we couldn’t resist recommending you a couple extra shows to check out. Montreal artists are on heavy rotation tonight in Toronto at both the Pop Montreal and Passovah showcases – make sure to catch one of them! Continue reading

Listen: Invasions – “No Darkness”

Catch the raw energy of Invasions and their noteworthy sound melding garage rock, surf and western on their latest EP No Darkness.

The combination of their arresting vocals, reverby-breezy-twangy guitars and just the right touch of brass are incredibly memorable.

If you’re heading to NXNE, they’ll be playing at 159 Manning on June 20th.