Talk Show Host – Like the pop punk of Green Day? Then enjoy this fast paced band from Toronto. Band is described as “Two recovering punks and an indie rocker walk into a bar.” FREE download (no drink minimum).
Richard Cummins – Yet another Beatles cover album, with an emphasis on McCartney’s work and some of his solo stuff. very well done and a FREE download. Hey Beatle tribute bands, he may be available!
And since Macca “taught him to play,” he wrote an original song about that too.
Music Video Spotlight
The Anderson Council’s Facebook exclusive video for “Magical” from their newest CD Assorted Colours. We review it here.
OKGO is back to making viral videos that you can’t avoid. “Upside Down Inside Out” is exclusive to Facebook and Okgo.net – no youtube embeds yet. The band choreographs zero gravity acrobatics to the music.
Great photo montage video “Not The Trembling’ Kind” from the master, George Usher. From the upcoming compilation “George Usher -The End And The Beginning 1990-2009” Learn more about this song on George’s Blog.
A long time in the making using Disney styled animation techniques “I Told You I was Poor” is the first standout track from Skeleton Staff album “Psychomorphism”.
Luke Potter has been on our radar for a while, this nice Halloween themed video displays “Ready or Not” an original that has plenty of funk, and a catchy chorus that sticks in your head.
Ryan Hamilton – this video of “Records and Needles” is a sweet tribute to rockers of the past. See how many classic LPs you can name being parodied here (it’s pretty easy). We reviewed Ryan’s debut “Hell Of A Day” earlier this year. Also check out the video for “Four Letter Verb.”
The Outryders make no apologies for the fact that they are happily stuck in the period of late 80s and early 90s melodic guitar based pop. The band is the duo of Joe Algeri (Jangle Band, The JAC, Britannicas, Jack & the Beanstalk, Summer Suns) and Paul Colombini (Roadstar, Cherrytones) and no tricks here, these singles are a FREE downloadable treat!
The Well Wishers (aka Jeff Shelton) delivers us an obscure cover of Abba’s “Suzy Hang Around” an album cut from their “Waterloo” LP. This is another goodie for your audio treat bag, being a FREE download.