Tag: Electric Youth
Mix: Silent Shout Best of February 2013
1. Sally Shapiro & Electric Youth – Starman (Radio Edit)
2. Prince Innocence – Golden Hour
3. Purity Ring – Grammy (Soulja Boy cover)
4. Kids on TV – Dazzler
5. Magie – Plante Morte
6. Fan Fiction – Tila Tequila Ascends to the 12th Dimension
7. Rakam – Long Island Beaches
8. Me and My Rhythm Box – Male Models
9. Great Valley – Dream Phone
10. Moon King – Appel
11. Jamaican Queens – Water
12. Pick a Piper – All Her Colours
13. DJ Koze Feat. Caribou – Track ID Anyone?
14. Humans – Possession (Beta Frontiers remix)
15. Betty & Veronica – Ghostrider
16. Holobody – Place to Be (Nick Drake cover)
17. AroarA – #11
18. DenMother – Black
19. Apparition – The Watcher
20. Majical Cloudz – Kisses Like a Girl (Sean Nicholas Savage cover)
21. Zach Phillips – Cry (Johnnie Ray & the Four Lads cover)
Awesome psychedelic synth post-punk from Toronto! Suggested pairing: Cellphone with a bottle of 2005 Siduri Pinot Noir from the Sonoma Coast. That, or a shitload of Jack Daniels and mushroom tea.
Everyone’s favourite Swedish soft disco star collaborated with Toronto’s Electric Youth on this cool track on a classic Italo theme: longing for someone that has gone away into outer space.
2012 has been the strongest year in memory for Canadian electronic pop. Established artists started new electronic projects, amazing new talents appeared seemingly out of nowhere, and one of our shining stars became a superstar recognized the world over. Canada is clearly at the epicenter of the zeitgeist – it’s a testament to the unbelievable talent in this country that we have 100 songs to present to you as the best of the year, and STILL had to exclude so many excellent tracks.
Montreal and Toronto may still have the most representatives of any Canadian city, but dark electro is thriving everywhere, from Halifax to Calgary, Ottawa to Vancouver, and exciting new hotbeds appearing in London, Ontario, and Grande Prairie, Alberta. We’re not too exclusively nationalist here at Silent Shout, so border states (minus NYC) appear too, with artists from Minneapolis, Seattle, and Brattleboro, Vermont making our list.
A huge thank you to all our readers, the folks who attend our events, and the bands that make brilliant music across this land for making 2012 an unforgettable year for us. Here’s to an even bigger 2013 for Canadian electronic music.
75. Electric Youth – The Best Thing
73. Grapes Godly – No Storm
62. Sally Dige – Doppleganger
61. Chairs – Indestructible Machine
57. Desire – Tears From Heaven
We asked Ark Analog, Toronto’s brand-new superduo of Dan Werb (Woodhands) and Maylee Todd, to give us a selection of what they’ve been listening to recently. Here are their picks, including formerly Toronto-based New Look, Drive soundtrack superstars Electric Youth, and a Cadence Weapon track produced by Grimes. Enjoy! And come see Ark Analog live in Toronto at the next Silent Shout!
Cadence Weapon – 88 (Prod. Grimes)
Toronto’s Electric Youth, best known for collaborating with College on the theme to Drive are singing here on this new track from LA’s Room8. Pretty great little pop track!