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Along with the release today of their fifth studio album, V, Maroon 5 have announced that they will be heading out on a world tour. They will be kicking off the tour on February 16th, 2015 in Dallas. Check out the full routing below.

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September 2, 2014 AT 10:43 PM PERMALINK

New Cover: “Little Things” - Rebel Coast (Originally by One Direction)

September 2, 2014 AT 10:30 PM PERMALINK

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Yours To Take have announced that their new EP, Sonder, will be released on October 1st. The Ontario-based hardcore band’s new release, which was recorded in May, will feature “some of [the] most personal lyrics [they’ve] written to date.” Check out the album artwork below.

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September 2, 2014 AT 6:38 PM PERMALINK

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Twin Cities have released their new EP, The Things You Say You Just Went Through. The indie rock duo from Kansas have six tracks on the release, and are described as “louder and angrier than anything [they’ve] ever done.” Stream, and purchase the album at a “name your own price” rate, below.

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September 2, 2014 AT 3:01 PM PERMALINK

New Cover“Kiss Me” - Brenna D’Amico (Originally by Ed Sheeran)

September 2, 2014 AT 12:00 PM PERMALINK

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Little Dragon hit Vancouver on Wednesday, August 27th for a show at the Vogue Theatre. The Swedish electro-soul four piece is currently on tour in support of their latest release, Nabuma Rubberband, which came out in May. Check out our photos from the show, taken by contributing photographer Steven, below.

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September 2, 2014 AT 10:01 AM PERMALINK

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Marry Me and STRIP will be co-headlining a show at Vancouver’s Red Room Ultra Bar (located at 398 Richards Street) on September 6th. Marry Me will be celebrating the release of their new album, while STRIP releases their new single, “Struttin.”

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September 1, 2014 AT 5:00 PM PERMALINK

The Permanent Rain Press Interview with BESTiE. (Watch in HD)

We had the opportunity to interview Tristan Orchard and Rob Cameron of Vancouver power pop band BESTiE following their CBC Musical Nooner last month. Stay tuned to hear the two chat about #Safe Fest, recording a Christmas song, and their ‘ideal show.’

September 1, 2014 AT 3:23 PM PERMALINK

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Jessica Zraly has released her new song, “Mess Up.” The solemn pop track was penned with fellow Vancouver singer-songwriter Gio Levy, and produced by Samuel Kim. It is the second collaboration between the artists, following the release of “No One Like You" earlier this month. "Mess Up" is available for free download here, and can be streamed below.

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September 1, 2014 AT 1:15 PM PERMALINK

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Dear Criminals have released their new song, “slowbird.” The Quebec-based electronic folk trio released their latest EP, WOMAN, in June. The band have started up an Indiegogo campaign to fund their fourth EP, which you can check out here. Stream their new track below.

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September 1, 2014 AT 11:00 AM PERMALINK