03 April 2016

2015’s Hidden Gems: Part 2

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Hello again, and welcome to the second instalment of this spotlight series on some things you probably missed from last year. Today I bring you Kodak to Graph, the stage …

01 March 2016

2015’s Hidden Gems: Part 1

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Hello My Entertainment World! I’m brand new here, and I’m very excited to share my passion with other music junkies. In 2015 I managed to get through over four hundred …

08 January 2016

The Good Feelings Are Spreading Like Wildfire

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One of my favourite music teachers once observed how challenging it can be to write music with a positive tone. Personally, I’ve never tried my hand at it, but I …

04 January 2016

2015, a Musical Review

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Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Courtney Barnett has a way with words. Freewheeling and deadpan with a heavy Melbourne drawl, Barnett delivers …

12 November 2015

Upcoming: Marlon Williams by Marlon Williams

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February 19th 2016 on Dead Oceans Records Pre-order Marlon Williams: CD, LP & ltd tan vinyl Download on iTunes Amazon Support your local independent record store “Hello Miss Lonesome”, the …

09 November 2015

Modest Mouse’s Strangers to Ourselves: Nice Try

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Let me tell you, Modest Mouse was my high school jam. I remember so many hours spent in the car, driving to and from school, rocking “Paper Thin Walls” like …

24 October 2015

Simone Denny: The Stereo Dynamite Sessions, Vol. 1

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It may come as a surprise to find that Stereo Dynamite Sessions, Vol. 1, just released in Canada on October 16, 2015, is the debut solo album from Simone Denny. …

16 October 2015

Heather Christian and the Arbornauts: Cabinet

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I was thinking of what to write about for this week, when I suddenly remembered an Amanda Palmer recommendation that I heard awhile back on some talk radio station (OK, …

21 June 2015

EP Release: Simcoe’s Self-Titled Debut

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Release Date: June 12 2015 Upcoming Show: Smiling Buddha, July 3 Buy the EP & Name Your Price Simcoe is the eponymous first EP release from the Toronto-based indie music makers …

08 April 2015

National Poetry Month: To Pimp a Butterfly

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Editor’s Note: For six years running, contributing author Zach Adler has spent the month of April putting out a poem a day. By turns earnest and wry, these poems are …

07 April 2015

What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

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“We know you built your life around us…but we had to change some,” Colin Meloy admits freely on the mostly tongue-in-cheek opening track of his band’s seventh album. It has …

19 March 2015

Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves

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Released 3/17/15 This is a rough outing for the once great – or at least inimitable – Modest Mouse. Strangers to Ourselves is the band’s first proper LP in eight …

22 November 2014

Recently Released: Lily Lambert – So Far

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You know how your parents tell you to get a real job – meaning, something like a doctor or a lawyer and not as a musician or artist? Lily Lambert …

22 August 2014

Just Released: Karl Wolf – Stereotype

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“It’s my fifth studio album and I’m pretty excited about that,” says Karl Wolf of his new release, Stereotype. “This album is a little different.” “This album goes in a …

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