Thursday, June 23, 2011

Artist: Magneta Lane, Album: Gambling With God, Song: Lady Bones

Magneta Lane are a 3pc band from Toronto, Ontario.  They are Lexi Valentine, Nadia King and French.  This all girl group has a melancholy rock and roll sound.  They started playing together in 2003 and were signed immediately to Paper Bag Records.  They released their debut EP, The Constant Lover, in 2004.  Thanks to the medium of video and tireless touring, the band has built a strong following for their music over the last seven years.  They followed up their EP with their first full length in 2006 and it was produced by the Canadian electronic duo, MSTRKRFT (see blog 9/7/10).  Gambling With God is their third release from 2009 and it finds the band with a new label, Last Gang Records.  They went back to Jon Drew, the producer they worked with on their debut EP.  He has worked on some great releases from The Arkells, Tokyo Police Club and Fucked Up.    Lady Bones is the fantastic lead single from this album.  Magneta Lane have played shows across Canada, the U.S., Europe and even Japan.  You can follow them at  They just released a new single with video that can be seen on their website and appear to be recording at the moment.  You can watch the video for the song, Lady Bones, on You Tube (  The album, Gambling With God, is available from Itunes.  Thanks for reading and enjoy!