Jazz trained singer songwriter Lily Frost has lived all over Canada, and has held down a central place in Toronto's music scene for over a decade now. Written as a letter to her young daughter, Lily's seventh studio album features clean, upbeat vocals, catchy chorouses and melodies that'll delight fans both young and old.
Fans of progressive metal should definitely check out BC's Anciients; an exciting addition to the West Coast's already thriving heavy music scene. The band's debut album, Heart of Oak has been recieving great reviews as well as comparisons to renowned metal heavyweights Baroness and Mastodon. Longlisted for the 2013 Polaris Prize, Anciients is shaping up to be an exciting metal act to watch.
One of the hyped bands in the Canadian dance music scene, Ottawa-based DJ trio A Tribe Called Red blend EDM and Dubstep music with traditional first nations music to create pulsing dancefloor tunes that are as original as they are catchy. Their second album, Nation II Nation was a shortlist nominee for the 2013 Polaris Prize here in Canada, and around the world A Tribe has been busy, collaborating with artists like Angel Haze and Das Racist, and performing with a who's who of the global EDM scene including heavy hitters like Major Lazer and Poirer.
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