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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.


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:

Video: DOG IS BLUE – People

July 6, 2012

Purveyors of acoustic good times and homemade effects pedal-enthusiasts, Toronto-based indie-folk duo DOG IS BLUE put out a video for their track People back in May, though we only recent came across it here at iM.

Animated by guitarist/vocalist Paul “the narcissistic baby” Watson during his work-time lunch hours with Animation Creator HD on his iPad 2, and topping out at around 1670 hand-drawn frames, the video showcases a doodle-style commentary layered atop a baby picture of Watson himself, which the duo had hanging in their studio.

We doubt this is what Watson’s parents had intended for the photo when it was originally taken, but this is probably better…

About The Author
Ryan Stephenson Price is the co-host/producer of THE iNDiE MACHiNE; music video/commercial/feature director, photographer, designer, and journalist through his self-run STRATASFEAR PRODUCTIONS. A classically-trained & self-taught musician, Ryan is eagerly anticipating the debut of his sci-fi rock project TRIDIA which he claims will finally see the light of day in 2013 - he has been saying this every year since 2004.
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