iM News: April Update / Bringing Back The Columns

iM back with a new basestation and new columns!


Ep. 122: 2012-04-08 – Indie Love

iM: Episode #122 features 23 tracks including new music from JAPANDROIDS, PS I LOVE YOU, BANQUET, CHAMPION LOVER, and OLD ENGLISH.


Column: [Listen Queer] THE CLIKS – Black Tie Elevator

iM’s Julia Stead explores the musical career of THE CLIKS’ Lucas Silveria and the band’s new 2013 release.


Skyline: 02 – FACTS

iM catches up with the Vancouver synth-heavy rockers on the roof during their first visit to The Big Smoke.


Featured Artist: PONY GIRL

Get to know iM’s October 2013 Featured Artist ahead of a stacked Toronto bill on October 24th.

Editor Picks:

Upcoming Release: TRENT FOX & THE TENANTS – Mess Around EP

February 15, 2011

Garage rockers Trent Fox & The Tenants are releasing their debut EP, Mess Around, on February 22nd via Kind Turkey Records. If you’re a fan of Nobunny, Wheels On Fire or The Black Lips, then this is the band for you. Have a listen to the title track

. For more info, check out Trent Fox over on Myspace.

About The Author
David Marskell is the co-host/producer and founding father of The Indie Machine. When he is not working at The iM, he books bands at "Baltic Avenue" in downtown Toronto. He has strong feelings for mixtapes and enjoys laying down a good DJ set now and again. One day he hopes to make a living from the music industry... he also hopes to meet Tom Selleck.
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  • mikey

    “And just when this man thought garagepunk was a goner, I hear a Mid-West heartbeat from Trent Fox & the Tenants…They got that filty’n'fun thing down baby, with snotty songs on a party platter made to shatter yer shimmy pretentions!” – Raunchy Noise! (Link to article)

    “..catchy, trashy and from Milwaukee… a jaunty quartet of garage-rockers… Truth be told, all five songs are killer garage-rock rave-ups, full of scuzzy guitar, cacophonous drums and snotty lyrics.” – listen, damnit. (Link to article)

    “…an energetic bunch, who play visceral garage-pop with a doo-wop edge.” – Centuries (Link to article)

    “…this band from Milwaukee is awesome if you like that catchy garage thing the kids are so crazy about these days.” – Pop Jew In Brooklyn (Link to article)

    “…five tracks of garage infused rock n roll with added swagger and a whole bunch of attitude…Highly recommended for fans of the Black Lips, Nobunny, Wheels on Fire and the Smith Westerns First LP”- The Mad Mackerel (Link to article)

    “…some excellent surf-styled guitar holding it all together, making for a single that I’m looking forward to hearing all of.” – Rock Star Journalist (Link to article)