REFLEKTOR by Chris
Everyone's talking about it - including us. Here's the video for REFLEKTOR, the (amazing) new single from Arcade Fire feat. David Bowie. Can't wait for the album, which is set to be released on October 29th. The band will also be the musical guest on the Saturday Night Live season premiere (Sept 28)! More.
Rotterdam On Fire by Chris
One of our favourite Canadian bands, Hollerado, have released a fantastic new video for the song 'So It Goes'. The song is a tribute to the singer's grandfather, who survived WW2 as a prisoner in the Netherlands after Germany invaded his home city of Rotterdam. It's a great story, great video, and great... More.
The Art Of The Steal by Kelly
Jonathan Sobol's latest film "The Art of The Steal" premieres at TIFF this September, along with Grayson's original score. We are exceptionally proud. More.
The Speed Of Light by Chris
We have quite a few football fans over here at Grayson, so this is always an exciting time of the year for us, just before the new season begins! Also, we get spoiled with amazing new spots from Adidas, Nike, and a bunch other great companies. Here's one from Adidas featuring an LED adorned Leo Messi - kind of... More.
Happy Monday! by Chris
Check out the new video for 'Despair' by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs to help get your Monday started! This is the first music video to ever be shot atop the Empire State Building... an awesome video for the fantastic song off their most recent album Mosquito. Enjoy! More.
From sober to 80 beers in 1 song. Your new favourite song, performed sober or drunk. You choose. More.
The Story Of I by Grayson
Grayson is delighted to have worked with MacLaren McCann on this touching piece for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Canada, an organization that provides permanent families for children waiting to be adopted from foster care in North America. Watch "The Story of I" and download the track below.... More.
Music Relay - 14 Minute Challenge by Grayson
Here's some good old-fashioned fun from the archives. Witness the Grayson Matthews "Music Relay - 14 Minute Challenge". See what 7 writers can collectively produce as they pass the music baton with only 2 minutes each. Special thanks to Shelly Lewis and Alison Gordon for directing and editing this... More.
Patti's Pep Talk by Kelly
Patti Smith gives an inspiring, no-bullshit pep talk. "I've done records where it seems like no one listens to them. Keep doing your work because you have to, it's your calling." That being said, she also gives a defiant "fuck you" to those who see success as something that spoils you as an artist. The more... More.
A Cappella Pulitzer by Rob
The Pulitzer Prize for music has been awarded to Caroline Shaw for her a cappella “Partita for 8”. This is the first time in the competition's 70 year history that anyone has won for composition with unaccompanied voices. And her award-winning voices are called “Roomful of Teeth” – a vocal octet dedicated to re-... More.
Joey Bada$$ Takes Us Back To 1999. by Emery
Joey Bada$$ has been making noise in the underground rap scene/blogosphere for a little while now (you may have been introduced to Joey via Survival Tactics, his collab with the late Capitol Steez); pretty impressive considering he just turned 18 in January. Born in 1995, and even though he was barely 5 when the... More.
Oktophonie by Kelly
Allan Cross deems this "perhaps the weirdest concert of 2013", when describing the last showing of Oktophonie More.
Orphan Black by Chris
We're very excited to announce that the new Space/BBC America series 'Orphan Black', for which we did the music supervision, premiers this Saturday at 9pm! Check it out to hear some great tracks from M.I.A., Young Empires, P.S. I Love You, The Holiday Crowd, and Young Galaxy!From BBC America: More.
You decide... More.