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November 29th, 2022

A look back at the GAMIQ 2022

November 17th, 2022

Milk & Bone unveils a metaphoric music video for the song Object of Fun

Milk & Bone
November 16th, 2022

Täbï Yösha signs to Bonsound

Täbï Yösha
November 8th, 2022

Magi Merlin and Fernie team up to unveil the entrancing R&B single DOLLA BILL

Magi Merlin
November 3rd, 2022

ADISQ 2022: a look back at the Premier Gala and the Industry Gala

November 2nd, 2022

Sophia Bel unveils the ethereal trip hop ballad Shades of Blue and announces the release of Anxious Avoidant Deluxe

Sophia Bel
November 1st, 2022

Lisa LeBlanc on tour in the Maritimes this winter

Lisa LeBlanc
October 28th, 2022

Milk & Bone returns with Chrysalism, their much anticipated third album!

Milk & Bone
October 26th, 2022

Milk & Bone denounces the male gaze on their catchy new single Object of Fun

Milk & Bone
October 13th, 2022

LUMIÈRE is opening for Clara Luciani in France

October 6th, 2022

The 2022 GAMIQ nominations

September 28th, 2022

Sophia Bel opens up about her mental health on Serotonin, a new acoustic pop-punk ballad

Sophia Bel
September 22nd, 2022

2022 ADISQ Nominations

September 16th, 2022

Milk & Bone unveils a music video for the power ballad A Little Better Every Time and announces a series of Canadian dates

Milk & Bone
September 8th, 2022

Pierre Lapointe presents a music video shot at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; a remarkable event in the history of the Museum.

Pierre Lapointe
August 26th, 2022

Jonathan Personne releases his third solo album

Jonathan Personne
August 17th, 2022

Milk & Bone covers Pomme’s On brûlera and reimagines one of their songs for Spotify Singles

Milk & Bone
August 11th, 2022

Claudia Bouvette presents an Apple Music Home Session

Claudia Bouvette
July 28th, 2022

Milk & Bone releases the single Movies and announces the details of their upcoming album Chrysalism

Milk & Bone
July 14th, 2022

Chiac Disco makes the Polaris Prize Short List

Lisa LeBlanc

Magi Merlin makes an unapologetic debut with Free Grillz, her first single via Bonsound

Today, Magi Merlin makes her unabashedly loud debut with Free Grillz. After courting a cult following with her underground EPs Drug Music and On My Way to the Listening Party, the enigmatic Magi Merlin (pronounced MADGE-eye) is stepping into her moment with this new track, produced with longtime collaborator and beatsmith Funkywhat.

Menacing, icy, and above all, unconcerned with your approval, Free Grillz finds Magi Merlin showing off her vocal arsenal in a sensuous and confident rapping style paired with a wistful hook. With this track, the self-described “cheeky nihilist” makes herself clear : she wants to start a ruckus. Combining jazzy scats, raps, and breakbeats together in her musical cauldron to address issues like generational angst, fake friends, the casual racism of white suburbia, and the happy thrills of hedonism, while also reflecting on the mundanities of everyday life.

Directed by Walid Jabri, the music video for Free Grillz shows Magi in an intimidating, cold and yet utterly captivating light. Proudly flaunting her grillz, she embodies the daring attitude of the song and mesmerizes viewers in an array of red hues and fast moving shots. From motorcycle rides, to blowing off a boring guy and mosh pitting, Magi keeps us on our toes as she references the dark fast-tracked fame lifestyle in the lyrics.

After landing major gigs last summer (Osheaga performance, opening for Lido Pimienta at Contre-Courant to name a few), Magi Merlin earns another milestone as she is set to make her festival debut in the United States with a series of showcases at SXSW next month. See below for all upcoming performances.

Tour dates
March 9 | Brooklyn, NY - Purgatory
March 16 | Austin, TX - SXSW - M for Montreal showcase at Swan Dive
March 17 | Austin, TX - SXSW - Range Magazine showcase at Lucille
March 18 | Austin, TX - SXSW - Space Agency showcase at Hotel Vegas
March 31 | Montréal, QC - Le Ritz - co-headline with Isabella Lovestory