Published Mar 28, 2011If you're feeling musically out of touch, fret not: Click Hear has been on top of all the latest steams, downloads and videos. Courtesy of our weekly roundup, here are some of the highlights.
First up, Toronto's rightly hyped the Weeknd has offered up the stellar House of Balloons mixtape. Packed full of sex, drugs and some downright killer production, this easily stands as one of the year's best debuts so far, hipster, Top 40 or otherwise. On the other side of the Toronto music scene, purist rock'n'rollers Teenage Kicks are getting set to release their debut EP, Rational Anthems, and have dropped the video and download for the lead track "Brooklyn Bridge."
Next, no one does it like Vancouver-based human serviette, Nardwuar. He recently caught up with Lil B and Odd Future during SXSW, and shocked them with his knowledge of their past and personal lives. And of course, both these vids are hilarious.
Sloppy seconds never seemed to be Snoop Dogg's style, but this week the track "Eyez Closed" from his upcoming Doggumentary album leaked and it seems this old dog doesn't want to learn anymore tricks. The track, which was intended for Kanye's last disc My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, was reworked for Snoop but seems to land short, save John Legend's soulful singing.
With Nines Types of Light set to be released April 12, TV on the Radio have also released a few teaser tracks and now a video for "Will Do." And finally, we have Waterloo, ON electro unit Kidstreet and the EP, X, which you can stream in its entirety.
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