ION Mix Tape Series | Pat Lok - House of Love

It has been awhile since we have done a mix tape series, and with summer here we decided that now would be a good time for one. This time we teamed up with Pat Lok to bring you House Of Love. Hope you enjoy it.

Diamond Rings | Free Dimensional out Oct 23rd

Exactly two years ago we had John O, AKA Diamond Rings, in our fashion editorial for the music issue. So we were pretty excited to hear that he is finally releasing his second album, Free Dimensional, October 23rd on Secret City Records.

Chin Injeti | Peoples Mixtape [audio]

We love a mixtape, and lucky for us Chin Injeti has just done one. The inspiration for this project, the people that inspire Chin and the people that he inspires. With features from David Banner, Jay Electronica, Talib Kweli, The New Royales, Bishop Lamont, Jasiri X, Moka Only, Shad, Maestro, Skratch Bastid, Kyprios, Chace Infinite, Krondon, Zaki Ibrahim, as well as two young rising artists from The Hastings Set; Sophia Danai and Omar Khan, this mixtape has pretty much something for everyone.

The Raveonettes | She Owns The Streets [Audio]

We have had a long relationship with The Raveonettes. They have been on our cover and they played the ION Magazine 8 year anniversary party. Now The Raveonettes have a new song out "She Owns The Streets" from their upcoming album Observator, out September 11th on Vice. We couldn't be happier.

Christopher Smith X Andy Dixon | Pillars and Pyre (remix)

The Christopher Smith track, “Pillars and Pyre" has been remixed by fellow Vancouver musician/visual artist Andy Dixon. The track has a perfect dancey vibe that will get your weekend off to a great start. Check it out below. Smith’s new album, Earning Keep, hits streets August 28 via Boompa.

Polaris Long List just announced

Today the announcement for the Polaris Long List happened in Vancouver. Here is the list for 2012 in alphabetical order. Congratulations to all the artists.

ION X Green Couch X NXNE | The Matinee

Get familiar with the guys from alt-country band The Matinee. They are just one of the bands that we will be presenting at the ION Magazine and Green Couch showcase at NXNE on June 13th, at the Gladstone Ballroom. You can catch them at 9:45 PM

ION x Green Couch x NXNE | Sidney York

Sidney York is one of the talented acts that ION and Green Couch will be presenting at our NXNE showcase. You can catch them at 11:15 PM on June 13th, at the Gladstone Ballroom.

Die Antwoord | Baby's On Fire (official video)

Die Antwoord have just released their latest video Baby's On Fire. Read the interview with Yo-Landi Vi$$er and Ninja from when they were on the cover of issue #66 here.

Metric's Synthetica | Full album stream

Metric has just released an audio stream of their fifth studio album, Synthetica, so that fans can have a listen and share the album via Soundcloud. The album release date is set for June 12th. Enjoy.


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