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3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week

It’s that time of the week again – CBC Hamilton reporter Adam Carter is back with his three picks for new Ontario music that you need to listen to. Check out great new tracks from Etiquette, Natalie McMaster and Donnell Leahy, and Blimp Rock.

Check out great new tracks from Etiquette, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, and Blimp Rock

Check out great new tracks from Etiquette, Natalie McMaster and Donnell Leahy, and Blimp Rock. 7:08

It's that time of the week again – CBC Hamilton reporter Adam Carter is back with his three picks for new Ontario music that you need to listen to this week.

Adam is on the air each week on CBC Radio for In the Key of C, hosted by Craig Norris. He'll choose three Ontario bands or artists that are releasing new music for your listening pleasure. Here are this week's picks:

Etiquette: Twinkling Stars

Here's a new track from Etiquette called Twinkling Stars. This duo features Hamilton's Julie Fader and Graham Walsh from Holy F--k.

This is a really solid, smart electro pop track. It's a great mix of droning low synth lines and melodic high ones — and Julie Fader's ethereal voice sits on top of them just right.

This track has just the right amount of tonal menace to make it interesting.

Blimp Rock: Lets All Stay in Tonight

This track is an anthem for introverts and people who are too lazy to put on pants.

It's called Lets All Stay in Tonight by Guelph's Blimp Rock.

This tune is the musical equivalent of choosing Netflix and your couch over going out. The video is worth watching just for the back alley salesman shilling potato chips at the end.

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: The Chase

Lakefield's Donnell Leahy and his wife — the great Natalie MacMaster — are nothing short of masters of their craft.

This tune called The Chase is full of lyrical fiddle playing.

This is about as close as you'll get to two fiddles actually speaking to you.

Thanks for listening this week. You can hear Adam during In the Key of C every Saturday evening at 5 p.m. on CBC Radio. In the Key of C can be heard across the province, except for the GTA. Hamilton listeners can hear this segment in the audio player above.

Are you in an Ontario band and would like to be featured on this program? Send your stuff to adam.carter@cbc.ca for consideration — and like In the Key of C on Facebook.

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