Matthew Barber & Justin Rutledge: Live in Montréal


Matthew Barber and Justin Rutledge have taken up residency in Montréal to perform live musical accompaniment for the Segal Centre’s theatrical staging of the Graduate under Andrew Shaver’s direction. This weekend, Matthew Barber spoke to La Presse about the duo’s original music written for the play, carrying the torch of haunting and organic folk songs from the infamous Simon & Garfunkel soundtrack.

On Friday August 22nd, Matthew & Justin will be performing two live shows at the Upstairs Jazz Bar [Tickets available here].

Pink Mountaintop’s “New Teenage Mutilation” Live Music Video


Pink Mountaintops discreetly revealed the live music video for “New Teenage Mutilation” from the 2014 release Get Back, out now on Outside Music in Canada and Jagjaguwar in the U.S.

Director Annie Hardy of Full Psycho Records compiled live footage of the band, offering a psychedelic glimpse at the miscreant happenings of suburban North Hollywood.

Pink Mountaintops are performing live in Los Angeles on Saturday August 23rd at FYF Fest, and will be on tour in the UK and Europe starting August 28th, full tour dates below.

New Music Video: Jill Barber’s “Broken for Good”


Released today on USA Today in the States and CBC Music in Canada, we are proud to present the new music video for Jill Barber’s “Broken for Good”, the lead single from her new album Fool’s Gold released this summer on Outside Music.

Ante Kovac directed “Broken for Good” at the historic Great Hall in downtown Toronto, marking the second collaboration between him and Jill following their work on the video for the title-track from 2008′s award-winning album Chances. Jill speaks to how Kovac pushed her to deliver an emboldened performance:
“The song is written from the point-of-view of someone who has been hurt, but is not going to go down without a fight. I love that the director Ante Kovac has had me alone in the spotlight for much of the shooting of this video because it’s a really vulnerable place to be. That’s how it feels when you’re heart is broken – nobody is feeling it with you. It’s an isolating feeling and you have to overcome it. You have to fight back.”
Choreographer Mark Samuels (whose work includes Missy Elliot, Kelis, Mariah Carey, and Cam’ron) led 6 supporting dancers to contribute to the sultry and sexy tone of the video.
Check out the full video at the following links, and stay tuned for an exclusive “Behind-the-Scenes” video produced by Outside Music, to be released this week. Jill will be on-tour in the United States this fall:

Click for Tour Dates below.