Jay Arner, “Crystal Ball”
Smoke-shrouded pop from the synth whiz’s sophomore LP.
Week in Pop: ETA, Foxtails Brigade, Rich Jones, Roidz
Lisa Prank, Traaps, VUM, guest selections by Open Mike Eagle.
Energy Slime, “Only Clouds”
From Jay Arner’s short and synthy debut release with partner Jessica Delisle.
Torres, Jay Arner, Shelby Earl, and Spaceships at Pete's Candy Store
CMJ brings us great concerts for free. This was one of them.
Week in Pop: A Lily, LX Sweat, The Starfolk, VUM
With exclusive remixes from Aïsha Devi and Paco Sala, insights from FatCat's James Vella, etc.
Week in Pop: Blackbear & The Surf Bums, QUARTERBACKS, So Many Wizards, Such Hounds
Road flicks, Dean Engle’s football fixations, Nima Kazerouni returns, New Paltz’s Hounds of love.
Week in Pop: Audacity, Blac Hollywood, Brandon Nickell, The Cloak Ox, Dazzletine, Little Band of Sailors
Fullerton reports, Vancouver vibes, memory art, Andrew Broder, P-burgh glam, & Rachel Mason's world.
Tough Age, “Sea of White”
Taking on the world, earth and oceans, & Jarrett K. even wrote us all a letter.
Stream: Jay Arner's self-titled
The Stateside album premiere from one of Canada's coolest new exports.
Week in Pop: Beacon, HOTT MT, Jahzel, Richie, Steel Phantoms, Taught Abroad, We Are Temporary
Prayers for pop music, anecdotes from Queen Ashi Dala, sermons from Reverend Jahzel, + more.
Renny Wilson, “Lady Pain (Jay Arner remix)”
Canada's indie pop titans talk passion, fashion and pulled pork recipes.
Week in Pop: Brøthers, Cool Ghouls, Rita J, Western Lows
Counting the indie stars and kicking it with the coolest ghouls around.