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The Free Label – M.I.A EP

By Samuel Stevens

Release Date: May 29, 2020

Genre: Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop

Label: Independent

Toronto based, genre defying, and self-described boyband supergroup, The Free Label, have continued to solidify their musical path with the release of their second EP, M.I.A. The EP’s eight tracks hit you with numerous amounts of positive vibes, if it’s from The Free Label’s endless catchy lyrics, or their at times melodic, groovy, experimental, genre defying, and electrifying sound leaving you with what might be the soundtrack to your summer. The Free Label originally formed in 2017 as a funk cover band, before evolving into what you may know them as now, a multi-instrumental powerhouse comprised of four charismatic Canadian boys: Josh Daniel (vocals), Mathew Fantini (bass, vocals), Malik Mungo (guitar, vocals), and Cole Méndez (keys, vocals), who all sing and rap, in addition to playing their respective instruments. M.I.A was entirely self-produced by The Free Label, however it was mixed and mastered by Gabe Galluci, who has previously worked on albums from Shawn Mendes and Francesco Yates, to name a few.

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Winnipeg Jazz Fest @ The Cube

By Samuel Stevens

Over the last several years Winnipeg Jazz Festival  has hosted free concerts in Old Market Square at The Cube. Consisting mostly of Winnipeg talent, the festival does also have touring acts from around the globe partake in the free festivities. This years Jazz Fest runs from June 14th to June 24th. Over the 11 day festival, 10 days feature free live music at The Cube.

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