29 July 2014

Moanin’ at Midnight – The Howlin’ Wolf Project

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Straight up blues with an electronic chaser – that’s the winning combination of Tomás Doncker with his Tomás Doncker Band in Moanin’ at Midnight – The Howlin’ Wolf Project (independent …

24 June 2014

Seun Kuti: A Long Way to the Beginning

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My people are coming for what’s ours Going all out ‘cause it’s now or never, ‘breakin’ the chain, we gon’ sever… In the world of North American pop music, ‘being …

23 May 2014

From Glasgow with Love: Hello Creepy Spider

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Sometimes everything just comes together at the right time, as it seems to be unfolding with Scottish punk duo Hello Creepy Spider (Matt Johnston, Stef Watt), whose album I Don’t …

16 May 2014

Wye Oak – Shriek

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It’s been three years since we heard from Jenn Wasner & Andy Stack. 2011’s Civilian wasn’t necessarily a major commercial but it found success after The Walking Dead featured its titular track. …

15 April 2014

Kelis – Food

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It’s hard not to slip a bad pun or two into a piece about Kelis‘ new release Food (out on British indie label Ninja Tune – April 22, 2014). The …

02 April 2014

The Band Called FUSE: Impossible Dream EP

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Artists have a tendency to show their roots whether it’s the music that inspired their current love for music or the nations that raised them. The Band Called FUSE hails from a …

15 March 2014

St. Vincent – St. Vincent

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Annie Clark is not your normal artist. Every album has worked itself into this great little niche she’s been carving out where the music is challenging yet invasive. Debuting withMarry Me back …

04 March 2014

Montreal’s Experimental Rock Duo: MaicaMia, des era

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MaicaMia’s second album, des era (released on January 28) was recorded in the group’s native Montreal and at their own studio last year.  The group’s core consists of Maica Armata …

15 February 2014

Matt Webb: Right Direction

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Vancouver native and lead guitarist of Marianas Trench, Matt Webb just released his latest solo EP Right Direction on February 4 (Get it on iTunes) and he’ll be on the road in …

03 February 2014

Mighty Mystic: Concrete World

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Available at iTunes and on the music player on his website. In the dead of winter, I can’t help but react favourably to a dose of anything tropical; a hypnotic bass line …

22 January 2014


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I found an invitation to check out Adreena’s new indie direction in music in my email a few weeks ago. By the time I’d gotten around to checking it out, …

07 December 2013

Childish Gambino – because the internet

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“enjoy” That’s what Donald Glover tweeted when his newest release because the internet leaked last night. There’s been a whole lot of hullabaloo circling around the rapper or the comedian or even maybe the …

08 July 2013

El-P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels

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Hungry artists are fan’s best friends. El-P & Killer Mike may not be household names but they make waves with every release. El’sCancer 4 Cure was a great effort from the alt hip hop artist …

27 June 2013

Kanye West- Yeezus

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“Holy shit.” That’s what came out of my mouth when I got through this album for the first time. I simply muttered that under my breath, took my headphones off, …

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