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New And Upcoming Canadian Releases: Crash Adams, Sum 41, Good Kid & More

The debut EP from Juno-nominated hit pop duo Crash Adams is our album of the week, while two other Canadian rock bands have big new releases. Find those, and a full calendar of new and upcoming releases.

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It's a big week for Canadian releases. A new EP from pop hitmakers Crash Adams is a highlight of this week's calendar, while pop-punk titans Sum 41 delivers their swan song. Meanwhile, viral indie rock upstarts Good Kid have a new EP that includes their hugely popular Laufey cover, "From The Start."

Canadian artists who have recently announced upcoming album delivery dates include Lynne Hanson, Lee Aaron, Ndidi O, Honeymoon Suite and Alex Henry Foster.


Find the full release calendar after the album of the week below.

Album Of The Week: Crash Adams, Crashing Into Your Living Room Vol. 1,

Toronto pop duo Crash Adams made a splash at the Junos in Halifax on the weekend, presenting the award for TikTok Fan Choice alongside their own nomination for Breakthrough Group of the Year. That was good timing, as their debut EP, Crashing Into Your Living Room Vol. 1, was released on Friday, via Warner Canada. It has been keenly anticipated by industry figures, as earlier Crash Adams tracks have blown up internationally and earned them status as one of TikTok Canada’s most popular artists of 2023. The EP shows plenty of range, from the piano-based ballad “Good & Bad” through to the high-energy “Right Foot First.” Breakthrough hit "Give Me a Kiss" is also included. A debut show in Los Angeles is set for Venice West on April 4. Tickets here.

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March

22: Trinisha Browne, Rhythm & Love (Frostbyte Media/SRG-ILS Group)

22: Pukka Orchestra, Chaos Is Come Again

22: Chorus of Courage - Always By Your Side (collaborative LP - Dare to Defy Records)

22: Alexandra Lost, Smoke (Disques Dure Vie)

22: Crash Adams, Crashing Into Your Living Room, Vol. 1 (Warner Records / WMG Canada)

22: Haleluya Hailu, eternally, yours (604 Records)

22: The Lucky Ones, A Nickel For The Fiddler

22: Scott Marshall, The Solitude Suite

22: Adaline, Hymnal

27: Hua Li 化力, ripe fruit falls but not in your mouth (Next Door Records)

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27: Good Kid, Good Kid 4

27: Touching, I Can Be Two People At Once

27: Gentle Sparrow, River

28: Emily Triggs, The Great Escape

29: Sum 41, Heaven :x: Hell (Rise Records)

29: Sykamore, Through the Static ( CMDSHFT)

29: Sue Foley, One Guitar Woman ( Stony Plain Records)

29: Family Man, ICONOCLAST (Indica Records)

29: Aimee-Jo Benoit, Horns of Hope (Chronograph Records)

29: Shawn Kellerman, Kell’s Kitchen

April

1: George Crotty, Inner Nature

4: The Dirty Nil, deluxe edition Free Rein to Passions(Dine Alone Records)

4: Crash Kelly, Mïxx Täpe

5: Dana Gavanski, Late Slap (Full Time Hobby)

5: Sam Wilson, Wintertides

5: Wine Lips, Super Mega Ultra ( Stomp Records)

5: Tara Kannangara, Extraordinary People

5 :Ballsy, Bisou

5: Julie Aubé, Boiling Over

5: Annie-Claude Deschênes, LES MANIÈRES DE TABLE (Bonsound)

5: Honeymoon Suite, Alive (BCMG)

5: poolblood, theres_plenty_of_music_to_go_around.zip (Next Door Records)

5: Chief State, The Acoustic EP (Mutant League Records)

5: The Way Back Whens, Live at the Yardbird Suite (Chronograph Records)

10: Mawzy, Long View

11: Scenic Route to Alaska, Lasts Forever

12: Classified, Luke's View (HalfLife Records & Big Story Entertainment)

12: iskwē, nīna

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12: Temporal Waves, S/T (People Places Records / Linear Fade Records)

12: Sarah Jerrom, Magpie (TPR Records)

12: Gillian Hay, Magnolia Baby

12: METZ, Up On Gravity Hill

19: Michael Feuerstack, Eternity Mongers ( Forward Music)

19: Cadence Weapon, ROLLERCOASTER (MNRK Music)

19: Nice Horse, S/T (Sakamoto Music/Warner Music Canada)

19: The Brenan Brothers, Valley of Silence

19: Leaf Rapids, Velvet Paintings

19: Kellie Loder, Transitions

19: Ndidi O, Simple Songs for Complicated Times

19: Daniel Janke's Winter Trio, Available Light ( Chronograph Records)

20: Coney Hatch, Postcard from Germany (vinyl)

24: Thunder Queens, Strike One (Victory Pool Records)

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26: Trashed Ambulance, Trashed At The Vat

26: Ellis, No Place That Feels Like

26: Corridor, Mimi (Bonsound)

26: MacKenzie Porter, Nobody's Born With A Broken Heart (Big Loud)

26: ambroise: la première caresse goûte toujours la neige

26: Joshua Hyslop, Evergold

26: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, FU###IN' UP

26: Colour Film, Half An Hour

26: Kyp Harness, Kick The Dust

26: PartyNextDoor, PartyNextDoor4 (OVO Sound)

26: Alex Henry Foster, Kimiyo

26: Lee Aaron, Tattoo Me

May

1: Deep Dark Woods, Broadside Ballads Vol. III. (Victory Pool)

3: Clever Hopes, New Kind of Familiar

3: Charlotte Day Wilson, Cyan Blue

3: Dun-Dun Band, Pita Parka Pt. 1 — Xam Egdub (Ansible Editions)

3: Laraw, Quarter Life Crisis (Bravo Musique)

6: Stephen Hamm, Songs of the Future

9: Roddy Ellias, Moon Over Lake

10: Xana, The Sex Was Good Until It Wasn’t

10: Abigail Lapell, Anniversary (Outside Music)

10: Potatohead People, Eat Your Heart Out (Bastard Jazz Recordings)

10: Bibi Club, Feu de garde (Secret City Records)

17: Alana Yorke, Destroyer (Paper Bag Records)

17: Major Love, Live, Laugh, Major Love (Slow Weather)

17: Maple Mountain Sunburst, Ecstatic

17: Telehorn, The Gravity Of See You Later (Touch in Motion)

17: Kaïa Kater, Strange Magic (Acronym)

17: Ruth Moody, Wanderer (Blue Muse Records/True North Records)

17: The Anti-Queens, Disenchanted ( Stomp Records)

17: Ghostly Kisses, Darkroom

24: David Myles, Devil Talking (Little Tiny Records / turtlemusik)

24: Priori, This But More (NAFF)

24: Kiesza, Dancing and Crying: Vol. 1

24: Old Man Luedecke, She Told Me Where to Go

24: Wyatt C. Louis - Chandler (Royal Mountain Records)

24: Lynne Hanson, Just A Poet

31: Unessential Oils, S/T (Secret City Records)

31: Kym Gouchie, Shun beh nats’ujeh

June

7: Maggie Andrew, Day Job

14: The Hi Tops,Lips, Hips, and Counterfeits

21: Belfountain, Some Hearts

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21 - Celeigh Cardinal, Boundless Possibilities

July

12: Donovan Woods, Things Were Never Good If They’re Not Good Now (End Times Music)

19: Oleyada, Late Night Jam

26: Electric Religious, The Taste (Red Music Rising)

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Ahead of a fundraiser this Saturday, April 20, Tranzac Executive Director Jason Doell discusses the challenges piling up against small and independent venues across the country, and how he's taking steps to secure the club's future.

Small and independent music venues are facing increasing financial challenges that make it difficult to stay open. One pillar of the Toronto music community is taking steps to make sure it's not going anywhere.

The Tranzac Club, operating in Toronto's Annex neighbourhood since 1971, is an essential venue for genres like bluegrass, jazz, folk, singer-songwriter and experimental music in the city.

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