3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week

Check out new music from Gelax, Taylor Knox and Heart Attack Kids.

Check out new music from Gelax, Taylor Knox and Heart Attack Kids

Gelax has released a brilliant new track called 'Life.' (Gelax/Facebook)

Every day, musicians write, record and release new music in Ontario — so each week, we're bringing you some of our favourites.

Music columnist Adam Carter is on CBC Radio One's In the Key of C on Saturdays, with your guide to what's new and exciting in Ontario music.

Here are this week's picks:

Gelax: Life

Gelax's latest, Life, has such a Garbage vibe. The vocals are especially reminiscent of Shirley Manson's best work.

Between the undulating percussion and that whistled refrain, this track will take no time burrowing deep into your brain.

Taylor Knox: City at Night

City at Night is emblematic of what makes good power pop so much fun.

This chorus is simple, elegant, and endlessly catchy.

Heart Attack Kids: Do What You Do

Heart Attack Kids' Do What You Do unabashedly worships at the altar of the riff, and is all the better for it.

There's nothing quite like a fuzz pedal and an amp up on bust.

Want your new track to be featured on In the Key of C? Email adam.carter@cbc.ca with a link for consideration. 


Adam Carter


Adam Carter is a Newfoundlander who now calls Toronto home. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamCarterCBC or drop him an email at adam.carter@cbc.ca.