Tag: kaytranada

6 “Battle of the Beats” We’d Love to See Happen Next

Last night, super-producers Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze competed in a “Battle of the Beats” competition, live from Swizz’s studio. The battle saw the two playing choices of some of their hottest productions, one after the other. Ultimately, Swizz, with the home court advantage, came out victorious.  After the battle, the two expressed this being the start of something larger, hoping… Read more →

Is A Gorillaz and Kaytranada Collaboration On The Way?

After securing a spot on Pitchfork‘s list of “The Best Music Videos of 2016” for his “Lite Spots” music video, Montreal producer Kaytranada celebrated by treating his fans to a lengthy and informative Twitter Q&A. The session revealed a lot of interesting facts about both Kaytranada’s personal interests, along information regarding his career’s past, present, and future. Perhaps the most… Read more →

Kaytranada’s “99.9%” Wins 2016 Polaris Music Prize

Tonight, Haitian-born Montreal producer Kaytranada was crowned winner of the 2016 Polaris Music prize for his exceptional debut album, 99.9%. Each year, the Polaris Music prize awards $50,000 to the greatest body of work by a Canadian musician based solely off the quality of their music, thus disregarding genre, publicity, record sales, etc. The prizewinner is determined by a nationwide collective of journalists (who… Read more →

BadBadNotGood Hint at Collab Album with Kaytranada

BadBadNotGood have recently released an album titled IV, a colorful project that continues the band’s trek of putting out some of the most exciting Jazz music in recent memory. In a recent interview with online music magazine Hypetrak to promote the project, the band touched on a number of topics, including crafting their latest LP, songwriting, and future collaborations. While touching on… Read more →

Wavvy Wednesday Vol. 20

Redwood Reemerges Somberly with “Banning” Redwood has certainly come a long way musically within the past year. First featured on our site under the name “The Hungry Poet” last April (although the song is no long available), the singer/songwriter has since changed his name, moved to California, and has only gotten better with time, improving his sound and lyrics along the journey.… Read more →

Top 10 Shows You Should Check Out At POP Montreal 2015

North America’s festival season is slowly winding down, although there are still a few more delights for us to enjoy. One of those festivals is Montreal’s own POP Montreal, which kicked off today. The festival showcases music (primary focus), film, art, fashion, conferences and more and gives its attendees to see some of their favourite performers in Montreal’s greatest intimate… Read more →

WayHome’s Top 5 Schedule Conflicts (And Who You Should See)

WayHome is shaping up to be one of the most exciting festivals of the summer. With an insane lineup and unique location at Burl’s Creek camp grounds, WayHome will certainly provide its attendees with a fresh new take on the Canadian festival experience. A few weeks ago, WayHome unveiled the schedule for the 3 days of festivities. One aspect that separates the… Read more →