Key artists, key tracks, influences, peers, context: (almost) every song mentioned in Hearts on Fire
Some tracks have been lost to the digital sands of time. Some are available only on (fully authorized) Bandcamp pages or (entirely unauthorized) YouTube links; seek those out yourself. If your preferred streaming service is not one of these three, try something like Soundiiz to duplicate the playlists.
Chapter 5.1: 2nd Acts and 90s Survivors (Sarah Harmer, the Weakerthans, Joel Plaskett):
Chapter 6: From Blown Speakers (New Pornographers, Destroyer, Tegan & Sara, The Organ):
Chapter 9: Now More Than Ever (Royal City, the Constantines, Hidden Cameras, Owen Pallett):
Chapter 10: Country in the City (Corb Lund, Be Good Tanyas, Kathleen Edwards, the Sadies):
Chapter 12: Ain't Nobody Can Hang With Us (Kardinal Offishall, K-OS, Swollen Members, Saukrates):
Chapter 13: Must You Always Remind Me? (Nickelback)
Shh. Enjoy the silence.
Chapter 16: Drunk Clowns of the Victorian Era (Hot Hot Heat, Wolf Parade, the Unicorns, Black Mountain):