Top 5 Songs of the Week: ON-REPEAT – The Beaches, Smino + More

Lots of great music to spotlight this week in our Top 5 that's been "On-Repeat". Canadian band, The Beaches have had a great 2018, having won the 2018 Juno Award for Breakthrough Group and been on tour quite extensively to support their debut album, Late Show. While on the road, the band got inspired by a previous trip to Berlin. The result was the track, "Fascination" that was just released this past week. Panda Bear announced that he'll be releasing his sixth studio album, Buoys, February 8, 2019. The producer/DJ satiates fans with a new

VIDEO: The Beaches Perform “Money”, Talk Formation, ‘Late Show’

For The Beaches, it all began as a family affair. Sisters Jordan and Kylie Miller started playing music together at ages 6 and 7, respectively, and once they moved to grade school they recruited drummer Eliza McDaniel to join their ranks while walking to school one day. Leandra Earl was the next to join when the band was still in high school in the Beaches area of Toronto. Growing up, the band were all fans of fellow Canadian Avril Lavigne, and when crafting their own musical identities they made sure to carry over her swagger and punk