SYNTH: Leo Kalyan, 'Golden Age'

Each week, staff from CBC Music, Radio 2, 3 and CBC regions across the country collect songs they just can't get out of their heads [Songs You Need to Hear—SYNTH], and make a case for why you should listen, too. Press play below and discover new songs for your listening list.
Here's mine (via

When you’ve spent an afternoon in the sizzling summer sun and you jump into deliciously cool water, this is what you will hear: Leo Kalyan's “Golden Age” from his latest EP, Silver Lining. Is it dream pop? Is it lo-fi funk? Synesthesia? I don’t know, but I promise this will be the most refreshing track you hear all summer.