Wild Pink: ILYSM [Album Review]

Wild PinkILYSMRoyal Mountain Records [2022] I don’t use the word gorgeous very often to describe music as I feel it never really defines the artists I typically have in my ear. That trend stops with ILYSM, the fourth full-length from Wild Pink. The record is carefully constructed and is both confident in its approach but … Read more

Kills Birds – “Cough Up Cherries” [Video]

LA-based incendiary rock band Kills Birds are sharing their new single “Cough Up Cherries,” the third offering from their upcoming, sophomore album Married, out via their new label home Royal Mountain Records and KRO Records on November 12th. The band have recently confirmed several tour dates with Foo Fighters and Sleigh Bells for 2021 and … Read more

Gustaf – “Cruel” [Video]

Brooklyn art punks Gustaf have released their debut album, Audio Drag For Ego Slobs via Royal Mountain Records. Following singles “Best Behavior”, “Book” and “The Motions”, the band shared a final video for “Cruel” as they have a supporting run with IDLES throughout the US. With further dates planned with new Royal Mountain label-mates Pillow … Read more

PACKS – “Silvertongue” [Video]

PACKS were an increasingly visible presence in Toronto in the first part of 2020. A string of intriguing lo-fi singles, appearing once every month or so on Bandcamp through 2019 had begun to persuade people to take notice in their hometown, where the band were sharing stages with people like Squirrel Flower and Odetta Hartman, … Read more

Wild Pink – “Pacific City” [Video]

Wild Pink’s anticipated album A Billion Little Lights, is due out this Friday on Royal Mountain Records. The album has been preceded by singles “The Shining But Tropical,” “You Can Have It Back,” “Oversharers Anonymous” and today the band are sharing a final single from the LP, “Pacific City.” On “Pacific City”, Ross delivers a … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

It is new music time and AOW this week brings some spirited post punk from Massachusetts’ Landowner, the perfect music for this weekend with the spooky punk from Dayton, Ohio’s Houseghost and finally the grinding indie emo rock from Montréal’s Gulfer. Nothing has changed here – support these artists if you like what you hear! … Read more

Gustaf – “Mine” [Video]

Gustaf have announced their signing to Royal Mountain Records, alongside their debut single and video “Mine“. The first recorded material from a band who have played sold out shows around the United States based solely on word of mouth, “Mine” offers an engagingly weird and frantically off-kilter look into the all-encompassing world of the Brooklyn-based art-punk quintet. Vocalist Lydia … Read more

Wild Pink – “The Shining But Tropical” [Video]

Wild Pink have just announced their new album A Billion Little Lights, alongside their new single and video for “The Shining But Tropical”, starring newly-minted Emmy-winner Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek). This is the follow up to their 2018 breakthrough album Yolk In The Fur. The album is the band’s first record with Toronto-based label Royal Mountain Records, and will be released on February 19th, … Read more

TUNS: TUNS [Album Review]

TUNS TUNS Royal Mountain Records [2016] Fire Drill Album Review: If you know your Canadian power pop then TUNS will be a no brainer. The band consists of Sloan’s Chris Murphy, The Inbreds’ Mike O’Neil, and Super Friendz’s Matt Murphy. All 90’s veterans of the Northern scene and without even trying, TUNS soars with its … Read more