No one can hold a candle to Thom Yorke, but if we had to call out a
Canadian counterpart, wed nominate Patrick
More orchestral than electronic, the music by the falsetto Montrealer
and his bandmates has that same atmospheric, inventive and emotive
qualities that we love about Radiohead. His first album Close to
Paradise received critical acclaim, the coveted Polaris Music Prize
and play on Greys Anatomy, and his follow-up Wooden Arms,
written while touring the globe, doesnt disappoint.
With a weirdly whimsical track named for the classic Maurice Sendak’s
children’s story Where the Wild Things Are, who wouldnt be
Download Wooden Arms ($9.99) on iTunes.