Even in Canada, Vancouver tends to do things its own way.
The city stands apart, with the local creative scene fostering a deeply individual outlook. We Are The City make billowing, headily inventive music, with second album 'Violet' winning cult acclaim.
Embarking on their third album, the material was self-produced in the back of a bike shop in East Vancouver, and it's an inspired return.
Clash is able to premiere 'Keep On Dancing' and it marries the innocence of Animal Collective, say, to a surrealistic synth jammer.
Check it out now.