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

New Music Video: “Voodoo Magic” - Brock Phillips

September 1, 2014 AT 9:30 AM PERMALINK

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JoyfulDoor will be releasing their debut full-length album, Man in Monochrome, on Saturday, October 18th. The Kelowna experimental rock trio released a six-track EP in 2012, and have played at festivals including Ponderosa and Lille Gard. Check out a teaser video for the album below.

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August 31, 2014 AT 3:33 PM PERMALINK

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Graham Nicholas has released “Wandering Angel,” the first single off his upcoming debut album, Sometimes Chicken, Sometimes Feathers. The full-length will be released September 30th, and will find the country artist “honing in on his concise form of storytelling and refining his irreverent sense of humor.” Stream the track below.

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August 31, 2014 AT 1:01 PM PERMALINK

New Cover: “Summertime Sadness” - Angus Pinkerton (Originally by Lana Del Rey)

August 31, 2014 AT 11:30 AM PERMALINK

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Peter Nieuwenburg, guitarist of Vancouver-based experimental rock band Okra, has released a solo EP titled Imr. Released under the name Peter Laing, the album is comprised of four tracks and was written, recorded, and produced by Nieuwenburg himself. Imr is available for purchase on iTunes here, and can be streamed below.

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August 31, 2014 AT 9:30 AM PERMALINK

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Blood Sister have announced that their self-titled EP will be released on September 30th, 2014 via Bloodmoss Records. The San Francisco-based band will have 6 tracks on their new release. Stream their new single, “Paralysis,” below. 

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August 30, 2014 AT 5:05 PM PERMALINK

New Cover: “Therapy” - The Last Sleepless City (Originally by All Time Low)

August 30, 2014 AT 3:50 PM PERMALINK