Monthly Archives: September 2009

Review: “Balconies” – The Balconies

Reviewed by Allyssia I’ll admit it: sometimes I judge a book by its cover. Don’t judge me. Sometimes it leads to the discovery of something remarkable. This was definitely true with the eponymous LP from The Balconies, an Ottawa pop-rock … Continue reading

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Review- “All Nations”- Acres and Acres

Reviewed by Michael I’m not sure as to classify this group as folk or country, I think they lie somewhere in the middle. Whatever genre disctintion they fall under, this Halifax band is pretty neat. It is mainly the vocals … Continue reading

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Review: “Remind Me The Reason I Came” – Make Your Exit

      Reviewed by Allyssia     Released last week, Remind Me The Reason I Came is the newest EP from Make Your Exit, a Toronto rock outfit. Packaged in an envelope that almost too pretty to open (Seriously, … Continue reading

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Video Review- “Burnout”- Ox

The album cover is provided here, and the review is actually in video form this time. I apologize for the sound cutting out here and there.  The songs I mentioned at first were the songs “Burnout”, “Prom Queen” and “Unknown … Continue reading

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Review- “Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees”- Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees

Reviewed by Michael After reading a short biography of this band and listening to their self-titled debut album, I realized that they kick a whole lot of ass. And I bet seeing a live show would just prove that comment … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Make Your Exit

By Allyssia After meeting with Jeff Buckley, Mike “Skidboot” Denby, Mike Dellios, Mike Thomson (yes, there are three Mikes), and Oliver Pauk from Make Your Exit at AKIN Collective, an affordable workspace for artists founded by band Dellios and Pauk, I … Continue reading

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Grayowl Concert Alert > Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

By Backdrifter Plenty of good stuff happening in T.O. this week, and your access to it is right here on the Grayowl Concert Alert. Without any further ado, here it is: Thursday Sept. 24: A Horse and His Boy [http://www.myspace.com/ahahb] … Continue reading

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Review- “Heart Attack”- Woodhands

Reviewed by Michael After months of searching, I was finally able to get my hands on the debut album of Toronto electro-rock duo Woodhands. After listening to the album once, I felt a trifle let down, perhaps because of how … Continue reading

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Review- “Only During Thunderstorms”- Paper Moon

Reviewed by Michael What a breath of fresh air it was to listen to this. Matt Henderson and Joel Plaskett make wonderful, wonderful music but Paper Moon had a really great upbeat tone to most of their album which boosted … Continue reading

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