September 18th, 2021

Backburner’s Eclipse #33 Top Album of 2010s

Very awesome to see Backburner at #33 with Eclipse on Rabbit’s Top Albums of the 2010s decade on Indie Rock Magazine! The follow-up drops very early 2022, and the first single should be out soon!

TRANSLATION:

33. Backburner – Eclipse (2015)

“This album condenses pretty much everything I love about hip-hop: both epic and laid back, fun yet nowhere near as friendly as you might think (Nothin’ Friendly, even the crew proclaims Halifax on a final galvanized by the brass in cinemascope of the composer Alan Silvestri) or even downright dark and anguished with the spines on a medium of disc which takes slightly longer to impose itself than the immediate tubes Death Defy, Bottle Caps or Bad Lieutenants (cf. the decadent Creepy Crawly and Future Shock before the anthology triplet I was talking about here), under constant tension despite a nerdy spirit multiplying the references SF, heroic fantasy, cine, comics, gaming, mythology, etc … We hear jazz and fiery scratches, round or creeping basses and singular flows (Timbuktu, Jesse Dangerously, Worburglar, More Or Les are among the most exciting MCs in the alt-rap landscape if not. is all current hip-hop ), super cool guitar riffs and convoluted sample collages, the Wu-Tang Clan, Björk and the Beastie Boys, irreverence wrapped in pop culture, respect for the pioneers of a playful and intelligent hip-hop that the mainstream has leveled down and futurism is there in the production of the brilliant Fresh Kils, Mister E and Savilion. Anyway, long live Canada, try it too if you haven’t already, you will be amazed. “

September 17th, 2021

Video: Touch & Moves – Thought Krhyme

The video for Touch & Moves’s “Thought Krhyme”, shot, directed and edited by Touch, depicts what it feels like to have a clown show up at your door and give you the 3rd degree.

September 16th, 2021

Geek Hard spotlights Chadiohead

Much love to Geek Hard Show for spotlighting the Chadiohead album going in and out of commercials during their last episode! I urge you to check out their podcast!

September 16th, 2021

Quick Chadiohead Review

Got this short Chadiohead review from a Spanish blog possibly called Warp:

TRANSLATION:

Pasquale, rap and hip hop producer in Toronto, Canada presents a tribute to Radiohead, it is about Chadiohead where he mixes, and samples and adds vocals on top of some of the best known Radiohead classics.

Pasquale himself comments on this idea: “A friend told me that it would be great if I mixed verses by Chadio on fragments of Radiohead songs.” And my initial reaction was not very enthusiastic, but a few months later I decided to try a couple of rhythms for fun. And to my surprise, these beats ended up blending very well with Chadio & The Dirty Sample’s No Wives Club accapellas, so I decided to recreate the entire album.

Reviews that have already been posted agree that Chadiohead’s album has great vibes from The Gray Album, Jay-Z’s successful mix of Danger Mouse’s The Black Album with The Beatles’ The White Album. Judge for yourself.

September 16th, 2021

“Thought Krhyme”- the new single from Touch & Moves

Enter the mind of an obliviously self-righteous police officer on “Thought Krhyme” as he walks the streets acting holier-than-thou, committing crimes ripped directly from today’s headlines in an effort to feed his self-worth. The first single off the highly anticipated upcoming 1984 project from Touch & Moves, the teaming of the best MC out of Edmonton and a legendary Halifax DJ, “Thought Krhyme” finds inspiration in a classic track from the 90s readily recognizable to any real hip hop head. “It may be an offensive and triggering topic,” says Touch, “but the original song was way more offensive and was still a huge commercial success.” Once again you’ll have to decide: “Hi, kids, do you like violence?”

Written and performed by Touch
Produced by Moves
Mixed and mastered by Nato

September 15th, 2021

Hand’Solo Records available at Bizarre Entertainment

If you’re ever in the area of Golden, BC, consider stopping by Bizarre Entertainment to check out their Canadian hip hop collection. They have recently added a nice selection of music from Hand’Solo Records:

And while there, say what’s up to this great guy, owner Trevor Hamre…

September 3rd, 2021

Chadiohead out now!

Chadiohead, the mash-up of Chadio’s vocals from No Wives Club with Pasquale’s beats sampled from Radiohead record, is now available for Pay What You Can (even free!) on Bandcamp! Get it now!

September 1st, 2021

Pasquale’s Chadiohead drops on Friday!

Earlier this year, a friend of Pasquale (pronounced Puh-skwa-lee) said to him: “You know what would be dope is if you mashed up Chadio verses over Radiohead samples.” P’s initial reaction wasn’t overly enthusiastic, but a few months later he decided to try a couple of beats for fun. To his surprise, these beats ended up matching really well with the accapellas from Chadio & The Dirty Sample’s No Wives Club, so he decided to recreate the entire album. The resulting Chadiohead album has major vibes of The Grey Album, Danger Mouse’s hit mash-up of Jay-Z’s The Black Album with The Beatles’ The White Album. And if we’re being honest, that’s really not a bad thing. 

September 1st, 2021

Primal Winds live at Boat Party!

For their first live show post-Covid lockdown, Primal Winds are doing it in style playing Where It’s At Entertainment and R-Evolution Media’s Boat Party Cruise on September 18th on a stacked bill of local acts. Come out and listen to some Toronto hip hop on Lake Ontario.

Get your tickets here.

August 30th, 2021

Scratched Vinyl reviews Specials

“When you press play on Specials, you’ll immediately be sucked into the beautiful world of Pasquale’s production, with big, soaring drums powering these midtempo tracks paired with gentle melodies that slowly build and envelope your ears.” – Scratched Vinyl

Almost missed this good review from Scratched Vinyl of Specials, the new instrumental album from Pasquale.