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The Sound Of Pop
Toronto
Where Words Fail...Music Speaks
Interests: pop, dance, electro, rock, easy listening, top 40, R&B, Club,
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Last week several of our favourite artist decided to treat their fans with some awesome covers. It is always interesting to hear covers, for one its interesting to see which artist/song they choose to cover and also to see how the artist decides to interpret the song for themselves(sometimes for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at The Sound of Pop
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Fossil Collective which consist of some former members of Vib Gyor(including lead singer Dave Fendick), may have just released one of the best EPs of 2013(we're a bit on late this one). The Water was released on iTunes October 28th and features the amazing track Half Light. For those not... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at The Sound of Pop
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The C'mons' have been creating buzz for over a year now and we had the pleasure of seeing them last year during Canadian Music Week(along with a ton of other times, Steamwhistle, Indie Week, NXNE etc). Each time they hit the stage they become something more and more astonishing. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at The Sound of Pop
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The great thing about a great album is discovering music that would otherwise not be heard via the radio airwaves. Such is the case from Rihanna's Unapologetic album that was released just over a year ago. This album has generated it fair share of hits and after listening to What... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2013 SIRIUSXM INDIES - AWARDS PRESENTED TO CANADAS METRIC, MARIANAS TRENCH AND SIRIUSXM EMERGING ARTISTS TORONTO, ON (March 23, 2013) Last nightís SiriusXM Indies took over the Kool Haus for a sold-out presentation of awards and performances by some of Canadaís breakthrough artists. From Metric to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Dragonette has released the video for their latest track Run Run Run. It features the ever graceful Martina walking through the streets of both London and New York, after what must have been one hell of a night. While the premise of the video might seem trashy, it is actually... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Virgin Mobile Mod Club was the place to be last night for Canadian Music Week. It was a sold out venue which meant we had to flash a few smiles and use some sweet talking to get let in...seriously there was a moment when our heart was on the verge... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Canadian Music Week got the perfect start Tuesday night with Toronto's very own The C'mons. They showed everyone what CMW was all about while bringing the roof down at The Rivoli in Toronto's hip Queen West neighbourhood. While no stranger to CMW (having performed last year) the band showed a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Montreal's infamous open air music festival Osheaga has released the line up for summer 2013. The highlights include Tegan and Sara, Ellie Goulding, New Order, The Lumineers, MNDR, and tons more. The great this is that as exciting as this line up is, there is still 20 more artist that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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London based producer/songwriter Greg Hughes and vocalist Tessa Murray are gearing up to release their sophomore album later this year. Still somewhat fresh off the heels of their 2011 debut, Still Corners are ready to show the musical progression of the band's sound. The lead single Berlin Lovers is proof... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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After way too long of a wait Marina and the Diamonds have finally released one of the strongest tracks off their latest album Electra Heart. State of Dreaming has been one of our favourite tracks because it starts off slow but by the bridge it starts to gain power that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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The UK production team known as Cahill has teamed up with American Idol alum Kimberly Locke to create what is sure to be the anthem for gay prides in cities everywhere this summer. As soon as you press play you will instantly Feel The Love for this track. So get... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Hailing from the land of overproduced pop comes a breath of intriguing and intelligently captivating music, that relief is courtesy of The Deer Tracks. There is just something that happens when a band is first heard that can only happen once, it is much more than just a mere first... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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This song has been sampled so many times but nothing compares to the original. Right from the first beat to the dissatisfaction of Suzanne's voice about getting a half cup coffee, this song just captivates and keeps hold for the entire track. Although this and Luka were her two biggest... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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The sibling trio and BBC Sound of 2013 winners HAIM have released their adventurous video for Falling. This video captures the song perfectly. Falling is one of those songs that captivate you from the first note and before you realize it you've listened to it 25 times. The hippie care-free... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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DRAMA DRAMA. Clive is releasing a memoir and apparently he has some not so nice things to say about Kelly Clarkson. Well the shit flies both ways as our girl Kelly decided to write an open letter to clear the air and set things straight. In this situation we are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Have to admit that Suit & Tiewere just not doing it for us. However, we cannot and will not get this song out of heads or off repeat on our iPod. Mirrors is exactly the kind of Justin we've been waiting 10 years for and why he chose not to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Rewind back to 1997 and if you need help just listen to the intro of this amazing track. Takes you back in the first note. Off The Verve's third album Urban Hymns, it was Bitter Sweet Symphony which was their break out track, then came the award nominations including the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Our favourite English indie pop princess/fashionista Sunday Girl has reinvented herself in a creative new way. We'd like to introduce you to Whinnie Williams. The same talent but re-imagined in a more fun and slightly more pop version. Her new video features two parallel stories of puppy love one literal... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Just on the eve of Valentine's Day Mr. Rod Thomas aka Bright Light Bright Light has given all the lovers a special gift! He is has done an amazing cover of Billie Ray Martin's Your Loving Arms which was a huge dance hit back in 1995. Surprising the prince of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Chloe Howl is a girl...is from the UK...is a ginger...has freckles....and makes ridiculously good pop music. Everything else is hearsay and probably just a rumour. Which brings us the final true fact about this mystery woman who will surely have you intrigued after one listen of her amazing new track... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Paris residing DJ Monsieur Adi has given the midas touch to English Soul Goddess Laura Mvula's latest single. He has taken the beautiful track Green Garden and created an experience to loose yourself in while soaking in the beautiful voice and lyrics of Laura Mvula. When Laura's soulful voice kicks... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Alexis Jordan is adding the finishing touches to her sophomore LP due out later this year. The first official track Acid Rain got leaked earlier in the year and featured some rapping by J. Cole. Luckily for her Happiness fans the official release of Acid Rain seems to have excluded... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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Syron aka 'Daisy Tullulah Syron-Russell', a talented singer songwriter from South London. She has taken the blogosphere by storm the past year and is kicking 2013 off right with her new track and video Here. Here creates a perfect harmony of sincere lyrics, climatic pop, and strong vocals. This is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2013 at The Sound of Pop
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This song needs to introduction and even after more than 15 years this track still does exactly what is suppose to do. Written by Noel Gallagher, he told NME in 1996 it was about his girlfriend at the time Meg Matthews. However, after getting a divorce in 2001, he went... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2013 at The Sound of Pop