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3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week

Check out brand new music from Brother Neil, Muneshine and Animal Type.

Check out brand new music from Brother Neil, Muneshine and Animal Type

Check out brand new music from Brother Neil, Muneshine and Animal Type. 8:38

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 and Big City Small World on Saturdays, with your guide to what's new and exciting in Ontario music.

Here are this week's picks:

Brother Neil: Off My Mind

Brother Neil's Off My Mind is from his upcoming album Away Avenue Away, and it's exceptionally slinky, memorable jazz.

The horn section here is truly phenomenal, too. The best advice I can give is stop reading this sentence and just go listen to it.

Muneshine (feat. The Darcys): Full Throttle

This tune could lead the soundtrack for a massive 80s action film. It's like this would just play in the background behind a young Tom Cruise when he's walking around.

Just throw on Top Gun on mute and play this instead. See?

Animal Type: Rubberface

I find this Animal Type tune interesting because it lets you really hear a band in its formative stages.

There's some obvious talent here, especially on the vocals — and there's tightening up that still needs to be done, for sure. 

But you can really hear the start of something interesting.

GTHA listeners can catch Adam on Big City Small World on Saturdays at 5 p.m. ET, on 99.1 FM. Listeners across the rest of the province can hear him on In the Key of C at 5 p.m.

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

About the Author

Adam Carter

Reporter, CBC Hamilton

Adam Carter is a Newfoundlander who now calls Hamilton home. He enjoys a good story and playing loud music in dank bars. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamCarterCBC or drop him an email at adam.carter@cbc.ca.