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Here is some indie-surf rock from St.Catharines. Know will have you thinking about the beach very quickly. “Doesn’t Mean (I Like You)” is a very easy going track with clever lyrics. The music itself could almost pass for a Jimmy Buffett tune with the beach vibes and laid back attitude. The female vocals are very easy going and slip into the mix quite nicely. The backing vocals add a great dynamic during the choruses and the lyrics will really get you questioning whether or not she really likes you. I’m sure they will like you if you head to their bandcamp page and purchase their EP or a t-shirt! – Kris Gies



Toronto based hard rock band Return for Refund have released a brand new video for the title track from their latest release “Lift You Up”. This tune kicks off with some nice guitar licks that remind me of some Jerry Cantrell moves. The whole tune goes in that direction with its heavy riffs and controlled pace. Add in a fiery solo and you got yourself a rock tune. Sweaty noisy rock like the way it used to be. Your next chance to see Return for Refund is August 26th at the Horseshoe Tavern – Kris Gies


4 piece indie rock band from Hamilton The Bandicoots have released a new EP “Zolly”. The first single “Rocky Horror” is a chilled out indie tune. They have a big British influence to me. Some Kasabian and Arctic Monkeys similarities. Very well put together track and well recorded. The Bandicoots have been on their way up for a few years now and they continue to go on that same path to success. See the poster above for their summer tour dates and see the Bandicoots in a town near you! -Kris Gies


Frontman for Hamilton indie trio Young Rival, Aron D’alesio is set to release his debut solo record on August 25th on Paper Bag Records. Young Rival always has interesting music videos so I was excited to see what D’alesio would come up with for the first solo single “Diamond Ring”. This video is actually very in line with the themes of the song as it follows a seemingly lonely man around town in cold weather as he reflects on perhaps some love gone wrong…but one woman’s past could lead to a new woman’s future as we see at the end - loneliness can be cured. The track is a great indie-garage-pop tune with beautiful harmonies and jangly guitar work soaked in reverb. Expect some release party announcements very soon. – Kris Gies



Local pop rockers Naked Wild have released a brand new EP titled “Pocket Whiskey”. This EP contains the previously released single “Stay Girl”. It kicks off with “Funk Yourself” which naturally has a funky guitar lick for an intro. Also contains some nice solo work by lead guitarist Mitch Burton. These boy's sound is constantly maturing with every tune I hear. They have recently signed with Trouble Town Records located at Polson Pier in Toronto and celebrated this release with a sold out show at the Garrison last weekend. Your next chance to see ‘em is July 29th at Lee’s Palace. – Kris Gies



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