Canada Day Top 10


To celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday we asked ten Canadian artists/influencers to share with us their favourite Top 10 Canadian-made songs! Enjoy all the Canadiana!

Nous célébrons le 150e du Canada avec une liste bien spéciale : nous avons demandé à dix talentueux artistes canadiens de partager avec nous leurs 10 chansons canadiennes préférées ! Ô Canada, terre de musique !


Rough Trade: High School Confidential
Headpins: Don’t It Make You Feel Like Dancing
Lee Aaron: Metal Queen
Toronto: Your Daddy Don’t Know
Jane Siberry: Mimi On The Beach
Martha And The Muffins: Echo Beach
Austra: Beat And The Pulse
Joni Mitchell: California
Buffy St Marie: Universal Soldier
Honey Cocaine: Babysitta

“You need to let me have 11 songsI have to add.”

National Velvet: Sex Gorilla


Leonard Cohen: The Stranger Song
Trans-X: Living on Video
Maestro Fresh Wes: Let Your Backbone Slide
Men without Hats: Safety Dance
Gowan: A Criminal Mind
Nelly Furtado: Say It Right
Plastikman: Spastik
Grimes: Oblivion
Corey Hart: Sunglasses at Night
Gonzales: Overnight

Robert Alfons [TR/ST]

Bishop Morocco: Last Years Disco Guitars
Venetian Snares: Winnipeg is a Frozen Shithole
Matthew Good Band: Apparitions
Crystal Castles: Suffocation
Mozart’s Sister: Mozart’s Sister
Serial Joe: Mistake
Skinny Puppy: Assimilate
Gowan: Moonlight Desires
Carol Medina: Tell me you love me
Sarah McLachlan: Angel

Photo by: Santiago Felipe

Jeremy Shaw

Leonard Cohen: If It Be Your Will
Images in Vogue: Lust For Love
Jerk With a Bomb: Slang of the City
Wavestation: Reeling
Spoons: Nova Heart
Skinny Puppy: Smothered Hope
Buffy Saint Marie: The Big Ones Get Away
Headgear: Believer’s Goodbye
Rational Youth: Close To Nature
Neil Young: Harvest Moon
Art Department: Without You
Sloan: I am the Cancer

Had to pick 12!

Photo by: Alex de Brabant

Betti Forde [#entertainment/Stink Mitt]

Rough Trade: All Touch
Leonard Cohen: Closing Time
Raggadeath: Dance with the Devil
Peaches: I Feel Cream
Bif Naked: I Love Myself Today
Maestro: Let Your Backbone Slide
Spoons: Nova Heart
Tanya Tagaq & A Tribe Called Red: Sila
Wagbeard: TNT
Gino Vannelli: Wild Horses
Honorable Mention: Stink Mitt: Camel Toe

Patti Schmidt [MUTEK]

Deja Voodoo: Vegetables
Sandro Perri: The Mime
Akufen: In Dog We Trust
Destroyer: I Want This Cyclops
David Kristian: Syameese
The Mole: Fat’s Edit
Sarah Davachi: Feeler
The Barcelona Pavilion: New Materiology
Skinny Puppy: Dig It
John Oswald: DAB

Anthony Galati [NVA]

Leonard Cohen: Master Song
Tim Hecker: Blood Rainbow
Skinny Puppy: The Second Opinion
Psyche: The Saint Became A Lush
Grimes: Oblivion
Gonzales: Gentle Threat
Bruce Haack: Man Kind
Junior Boys: So This Is Goodbye
Mathew Jonson: Marionette (The Beginning)
FUSE: Nitedrive
Nelly Furtado: All Good Things (Come To An End)

Tranna Wintour

Anne Murray: Shadows in the Moonlight
k.d. Lang: Summerfling
Bif Naked: I Love Myself Today
Caveboy: Something Like Summer
Miquel Brown: So Many Men, So Little Time
Dragonette: Easy
SoulDecision: Faded
Patsy Gallant: Sugar Daddy
France Joli: Breakaway
Alanis Morissette: Hands Clean

Dickey Doo

Men Without Hats: Pop Goes The World
Tapps: Burning With Fire
Lime: Angel Eyes
Gino Soccio: Remember
Peaches: Boys Wanna Be Her
Claudja Barry: Take it Easy
Joani Taylor: You, Y’look Good
Dirty Beaches: She’s 17
Trans X: Living on Video
Azari & III: Hungry For The Power

Quanah Style

A Tribe Called Red: Sisters
Kiesza: Giant in My Heart
Peaches: Fuck the Pain Away
Danny Dymond: Feel Like Me
Alessia Cara: Here
Boy Pussy: Unisex
Scarlett Bobo: Break My Heart
Weeknd: Can’t Feel My Face
Thunderheist: Jerk It
Azari & III: Reckless with your Love

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