Megative set the tone.

Megative – More Time What a joy this song is from Magative. The band consists of Tim Fletcher, formely of Montreal’s the Stills, producer Gus Van Go (Arkells, Whitehorse, Hollerado), songwriting duo Like Minds (Jesse Singer and Chris Soper) and Jamaican-born dancehall maestro Screechy Dan. “More Time” mixes ska, reggae, dub and trip-hop and it…

you’re a cabbage if you don’t love Laura Sauvage

Laura Sauvage – Have You Heard the Good News This kicks ass, what a tune. It’s rock ‘n’ roll swagger with a sneer and fuck you too. “Have you Heard The Good News” by Montreal’s Laura Sauvage. It’s being released on Roy Music to coincide with their upcoming French dates. Spread the word, here they…

It’s the 22nd April here in Dublin and we’ve got Fresh Snow

Fresh Snow – Three-Way Mirror We love it here at SWIT HQ when bands get in touch and even if they don’t like Toronto’s Fresh Snow didn’t we’ll still find the tunes and post them anyway. This is the wonderful Three-Way Mirror off last year’s LP One. Christopher Mills directed a stunning video for it…

A toast! to Talk Show Host

Talk Show Host – Fireworks (Tragically Hip cover) Fireworks is the new single by some of our favourite Canadians – Talk Show Host. It’s a storming Tragically Hip cover of their 1998 hit about love, hockey and nostalgia. Hey, I don’t know much about hockey, I don’t know much about love but I can do…

Let’s Twist again like we did last…….

Twist – Calendar Girls So returning to my theme of coincidence earlier today I was watching this video with Abraham Twerski talking about the “Love of Giving” a little earlier tonight and then checking out a track to post and this song – Calendar Girls by Toronto’s Twist really resonated with what I’d just heard,…

Hoots mon, there’s Avec le Soleil Sortant de sa Bouche loose about this hooose

Avec le Soleil Sortant de sa Bouche – Trans-Pop Express I Opening track from the wonderful album by Montreal’s Avec le Soleil Sortant de sa Bouche entitled Pas Pire Pop, I Love You So Much. Check out Trans-pop express I, in fact no – check out the whole record. Fantastic listen.Out now on Constellation Records.

Would you mind passing the Saltland please?

Saltland – Light of Mercy Great track from Saltland aka Rebecca Foon. Check out Light of Mercy from forthcoming album A Common Truth out on March 31 on Constellation Records.

2 Jons make a right

Jons – Trip Ads We love it here at SWIT HQ when people get in touch like Jons from Canada who will release their second album “At Work On Several Things” on March 17 via Field Mates Records. Before that enjoy the excellent single Trip Ads from the guys. Like this a lot.

This is a Chastity belter

The hypnotic, haunting “Peroxide” (Captured Tracks) is the new single from Whitby, Canada’s Chastity. It’s a graceful meditation on death and memory, it’s a beautiful tune too. SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 4 SWIT Playlist 2017 SWIT Playlist 2016

I was touched by your presence dear: Tasseomancy

Tasseomancy is the musical project of sisters Sari and Romy Lightman. The band have developed a unique sound that combines that crazy with this brilliance of melody and Roxy Music Sirens and actual real sirens and police sirens. They have released and are set to release and here are two releases. I think they’re Canadian…