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Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Leave Me In The Dark

Montreal-based Vesuvio Solo, the project of Cameron Maclean and former TOPS bassist Thom Gillies, released their underrated debut full-length debut, Favors, last October through Atelier Ciseaux. They follow up that release later this month with their sophomore record Don’t Leave Me In The Dark. Nine tracks, sitting between a brillant soft-rock and an incendiary sophisticated… Read more »

VIDEO: Vesuvio Solo – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Montreal duo Vesuvio Solo drop the visuals for their catchy new single Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Directed by Vesuvio Solo & Pat Gregoire, the song is one of the many highlights on Cameron Maclean and Thom Gillies criminally underrated 2014 debut full-length Favors. Favors is out now on Atelier Ciseaux / Banko Gotiti Records.

CALYPSO – Isn’t now!

Calypso released their debut EP Oracle on limited edition blue cassette this week through French label Atelier Ciseaux. Pre-order it here.

Video: Vesuvio Solo – Avion

Montreal-based soft-pop duo Vesuvio Solo, the project of Cameron Maclean and former TOPS bassist Thom Gillies, released their debut full-length debut, Favors, on October 14 through Atelier Ciseaux. Like TOPS, Ariel Pink and Sean Nicholas Savage, Vesuvio Solo’s sophisticated blend of 80s indebted rock and pop strikes a nice balance between new and old making… Read more »

Vesuvio Solo – Avion

Avion is the fresh new release from Montreal-based soft-pop duo Vesuvio Solo. Comprised of Cameron Maclean and former TOPS bassist Thom Gillies, Vesuvio Solo release their debut full-length debut, Favors, on October 14 through Atelier Ciseaux. Like TOPS, Ariel Pink and Sean Nicholas Savage, Vesuvio Solo’s sophisticated blend of 80s indebted rock and pop strikes… Read more »

J Fernandez – Close Your Eyes

Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist J Fernandez will release his third EP, Memorize Now, on October 14 through Atelier Ciseaux. Like Cosmic Was before it, his latest offering Close Your Eyes has a rather nice psych-pop bounce to it, and it seems to jump between quirkiness and colourful melodies almost effortlessly. Pre-order Memorize Now here.

J Fernandez – Cosmic Was

Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist J Fernandez will release Memorize Now, his third EP and first for Atelier Ciseaux, on October 14. The EP’s lead-off track, Cosmic Was, is an effortlessly uplifting psych-pop jam with a rather nice bounce to it. Take a listen down below. Pre-order Memorize Now here.

Francis Lung – Tsunami blues (cause of me)

Former WU LYF bassist Tom McClung, aka Francis Lung, has shared the B-side to his recent single, the excellent A Selfish Man, which was released today via Atelier Ciseaux. Tsunami blues (cause of me) is a far more intimate affair than it’s A-side, but equally as likeable. Stream Tsunami blues (cause of me) below.

Francis Lung – A Selfish Man

Francis Lung, the artistic moniker of former WU LYF bassist Tom McClung, has shared his excellent debut solo single, A Selfish Man. At the beginning of the track McClung repeats the lyric “they say you can’t come back, that’s why I never left”, and aims a couple of lyrics directly at an anonymous person who “when things got… Read more »