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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 11

Metro West – a current affair

Nice vaporwave cassette for all you slowed-down funk junkies.


Radd Ron – Succesful Musician

Over a dozen mysterious weirdo electronic pop cassettes turned up at the shop this week. Come by and grab one for free! Not available for purchase online, in-store only!


Mount Maxwell – Only Children

Spaced-out and refined ambient IDM from West Coast. Cavernous and peaceful.


Moss Harvest – Ferric Memory

Dark, dense and earthy ambient textures from the East Coast. Dreary and intimate noise.


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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 10

Britt Elise – Dove

Wintry lo-fi acid folk melodies dangling in the wind, like a charm hanging from an old branch.


ROY – s/t

Local psychedelic super group. Sounds like getting stoned and cropping your favourite shirt.


Volur – Psychopomp

Haunting baroque doom metal. Wouldn’t be surprised if the members of this band have secretly been alive for over a thousand years.


Night Light Tapes – ARCHIVE_3077

Lo-fi ambient compilation from Pennsylvania. Sounds for when you can’t sleep and decide to take a walk before the sun comes up.


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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 9

Harakiri – Alchemy Choir

Psychedelic math rock. Weird riffs and vocal harmonies soaked in reverb.


Fiebertraum – Tears in the Morning (VHS)

Dreary ambient vaporwave soundtrack on VHS, sounds like a relaxing nightmare.


Luge – Tall is just a Feeling

It’s difficult to head-bang to Luge if you’re a first time listener. Jazz punk for metal heads who secretly love pop.


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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 8

Aalbers – F

A meditation on minimalist ambient grooves, originally created for a contemporary dance event.


Haze – Internet Explorer

Chinese vaporwave birthed from the ashes of dated early 90’s technology.


Mem Aleph – Mukqs

The house music playing in the club scene in your favourite Playstation 1 RPG game.


Letters of Acceptance – 3

Light and refined pop rock with psychedelic undertones. Opening theme for your weekend.


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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 7

Man Meets Bear – Shadow Falls, Echoes Juniper

Delicate, ethereal folk music that bleeds in and out of ambient sounds. Feels like drifting in and out of sleep alone on a train, on your way to meet someone you love but haven’t seen in some time. Beautiful album art by Petra Glynt.


The Fact – Demo 2019

Extra heavy mid-tempo Toronto hardcore courtesy of Homie Shit Magazine. If your life is missing that bit of extra ‘ommphf’ or whatever.


Sore Eyelids – Avoiding Life

Shoegazey emo from Gothenburg, Sweden. Lots of hazy, bending guitar riffs and sustained reverb drenched vocals.


No Colour Blue – S/T

Beautiful ambient collaboration between local electronic artists Castle If and Saturn City. Long and soft drone. Super relaxing, good for meditation if you’re into that.


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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 5

Labradoodle – Life is Better

Local weirdos take you on a fantastical voyage. Temperamental indie pop. Children’s music for adults.


Short Bloom – People Patterns

Local DJ, producer and performer Sachin Mohindra sculpts delicate electronic ambient music. There is a strong house music influence tying all these experimental and pop sounds together. Meticulous dance music for your soul.


Nico Paulo – Wave Call

Nico (originally from Portugal) has been living in Toronto and releasing elegant, dreamy folk pop that will take your breath away. Catchy and heartbreaking, huge recommendation.


valyri – home, for the first time

Experimental and intelligent sound arrangements. Blending harsh noise and ethereal lo-fi ambient. Highly unpredictable and engrossing.


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Dupe Shop: Staff Picks – Volume 4

Rewilding – Rain Patch

Rain Patch is a mystical collective of experimental, instrumental songs. A patchwork of electronic, acoustic and found sounds all recorded in the Alaskan wilderness. Sounds like if Broadcast moved to a cabin in the woods for 8 months.


Kadaitcha – Tar

Kadaitcha is an industrial ambient artist from Ukraine who explores the organic elements of noise music.


Oariana – A Pear on the Wind

One of our favourite releases from Ingrown Records thus far. For fans of the intersection between ethereal bliss and disorienting chaos.


Wingclipper – Future Vintage

A love story between a man and his MPC1000.