Selected New Releases 2 June 2015

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Montreal’s Elephant Stone has released a remix album called ES3PRMX containing previous songs redone in a more intense, electronic vibe. In keeping with the trio’s interests, the album effectively paints a picture of setting suns and heavy moons; it’s very well done.

Juno award winner Hawksley Workman from Toronto sets off new album Old Cheetah, an alternative work punctuated by his characteristic quirky vocal style.

Also from Toronto is alt-pop diamond-certified group Barenaked Ladies rolling out latest studio album, Silverball. The band has won 8 Juno awards to date.

Simon I is the alias of Simon Proulx, a member of JUNO nominated group Les Trois Accords from Drummondville, QC. He has launched solo album Simon I which is an Anglo work.

For some children’s music, Maple Ridge, BC’s Hilary Grist contributes Tomorrow is a Chance to Start Over.

R&B enthusiasts can check out the cool grooves of Sean JonesWaiting for Midnight. He’s from Toronto.

EPs this week are out from Swift Current, SK’s Colter Wall. He does Americana, and Imaginary Appalachia is his debut.

Miracles, continuing its concept for doing songs in motel rooms releases the latest Motels ***** with featured singers Xavier Cafeine, Mara Tremblay, and the aforementioned Simon Proulx.

Calgary country crooner (and actor!) Wes Mack delivers a self-titled 4-track record.