1. music video of the day: “Anaconda” by Nicki Minaj


    a) There’s too much ass to handle in this. I cannot deal with the amount of butts.
    b) The way Minaj dances all up on Drake is straight up powerful. Makes the kid look like a fool. She holds all the cards and is in total control. Get it girl. 

    Conclusion: Yes everything is totally over sexualized, but it’s bad ass to see a female kill it.

     

  2. music video of the day: “Beneath The Air” by Absolutely Free


    This vibe is on point. This band is on point. This video is smooth and on point.
    This time last year at a SummerWorks party, Absolutely Free sang to me whilst I was perched up on a balcony - and consequently I fell in love. Their debut self-titled album finally comes out October 14th. About time.  And in the meantime? Stream their 12” below…


     

  3. music video of the day: “Ooh It’s Kinda Crazy” by SoulDecision


    Because I can’t get it out of my head.

     

  4. music video of the day: “Recognize” by PARTYNEXTDOOR ft. Drake


    I really like this song & the video is smooth expect for the fact that I don’t like Kylie Jenner.
    That being said, this almost makes me like her.

     

  5. music video of the day: “Archie, Marry Me” by Alvvays


    Because I’ve been in love with this band and this song for over a year. The fact that they played two sold out shows at the Horseshoe and their songs are on the radio now makes me so happy. Love em, alvvays. 

     

  6. music video of the day: “Stronger Than That” by Bahamas


    Because his new album Bahamas Is Afie comes out August 19th but you can stream it now.
    It’s smooth, sad and soft. I’m swooning and feeling so much unexpected emotion. 

     

  7. music video of the day: “Club Going Up On A Tuesday” by iLoveMakonnen


    Because Tuesday vibes.

    Also because Drake.See/hear below.


     

  8. music video of the day: “Had To Hear” by Real Estate


    Chill. Very chill.

     

  9. music video of the day: “Electric Lady” by Janelle Monáe


    Is Janelle Monáe ever not cool?

     

  10. music video of the day: “Summertime” by Ella Fitzgerald & the Tee Carson trio

     

  11. music video of the day: “Heart Is A Drum” by Beck


    your heart is drum, keeping time with everyone

     

  12. music video of the day: “City Wrecker” by Moonface


    Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade & Sunset Rubdown) is Moonface now. His words below…

    Hello everyone and anyone.

    I recently made some more recordings under the name Moonface, which take the form of a 5 song EP called City Wrecker, and run at around half an hour.

    “City Wrecker” is the title track of the EP. I wrote it before Miley Cyrus released “Wrecking Ball,” but I cannot prove it. Oh well. In describing the song (and maybe the whole EP) I would say it’s the aesthetic opposite of “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus, which is not to say that’s a good thing or a bad thing, just an apple for you to hold up beside your orange. Regardless of all that, my friend Eetu, who recorded this EP, still likes to call the song “Wrecking Ball” and to sometimes call me Miley, but that’s okay cuz we’re buddies.

    I lived in Finland for a couple of years, but now I live in a little town nestled in the woods of Vancouver Island. This is a recent move, and so City Wrecker represents the last album I completed in Helsinki. Maybe I will go back to that big icy lighthouse, and all the lovely weirdos within I have come to love, one day, but for now I have used it up.

    I have a tendency to wreck the places I live. I am a luster scraper; a green grass imaginer. I wreck places emotionally, as in, even though they stay the same objectively, they somehow worsen in my heart. I wreck their meaning, and so ultimately their function. No more crackling inspiration. I waste my own time. I get bored. I turn gardens into dust bowls.

    And I am a city wrecker not just for myself, but for those close to me as well, for my wrecking is a quiet and creeping poison that is hard to identify; hard to see coming through my mist of moods. I fuss, and then still am dissatisfied, making my loved ones feel sad and helpless, angry and confused, and perhaps most terribly, responsible. Though of course they are blameIess and magnificent.

    I suppose this is why I have moved so many times in my life. It is not a good characteristic, and one I should work toward eradicating from my personality. But having regret is also unhealthy. So, I am Popeye?

    Anyway, all of the songs on this ep, in one way or another, are about places. Going in and going out. Regret and hope. The past and the future. Ducking out early from your own farewell party. That’s why it’s called City Wrecker.

     

  13. music video of the day: “Chamber Of Reflection” by Mac DeMarco


    One of those days.

     

  14. music video of the day: “Hold On, We’re Going Home” by Drake ft. Majid Jordan


    Spent the day traveling from Sackville to Toronto - which mostly meant getting stuck in the Montreal airport for hours with a cancelled flight. Finally made it back to Toronto but missed OVO. Alas.

     

  15. music video of the day: “Ocean Blue” by Rae Spoon


    Rae Spoon played Sappy earlier today. It was really nice. I don’t want Sappy to end.