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iM News: April Update / Bringing Back The Columns

iM back with a new basestation and new columns!

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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.

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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.

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Skyline: 02 – FACTS

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

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Featured Artist: PONY GIRL

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

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New Release: AIR MARSHAL LANDING – Vitamins EP

June 20, 2012
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Today AIR MARSHAL LANDING released their “top secret SECRET project”, their second EP, Vitamins. Recorded in B.C. with Nygel Asselin (HALF MOON RUN), Vitamins is a great listen; it’s also a slight departure from their previous releases, focusing more on delicate harmonies and warm acoustic guitar. Those harmonies in particular are a definite strong point of the album, and they really have room to breathe with the softer material.

The album is up as a “Name Your Price” download on their Bandcamp – and for those with tight budgets, yes, “free” is a price, so you really have no excuse. I heartily recommend giving it a download, with standout tracks being Meteor and title track Vitamins. The moody, ethereal backup vocals on the former are really tasty, and a personal favourite part of the whole album.

Vitamins is just a taste of AIR MARSHAL LANDING to come, as they are also prepping a full-length release for the fall. The band isn’t only recorded material however, as they also put on a killer live show. With that said, is it any coincidence that they’ll be playing the next iM showcase on July 6th? No, no it is not.

About The Author
Shawn Burgess is a self-described music fanatic who is always on the hunt for new music. You have a recommendation? Tell him. Like, right now. Starting a low-fi post-ambient symphonic metal-folk cover band? Cool, see you at the show. A heavy local music promoter, Shawn is also on both sides of the scene as the drummer for Toronto act Fade Chromatic.
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