Monthly Archives: January 2010

Review- “Delicate”- Martha and the Muffins

reviewed by Michael You read the title right. This is a review of an album by Martha and the Muffins, and it is new. In fact, this is the band’s first album in 18 years, and this album itself was … Continue reading

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Review- “AllTogetherNow”- Billy Manzik

reviewed by Michael As I began to listen to this I honestly had no idea what to expect. What I got was something far more fun than I imagined it was going to be. Billy Manzik began his music career … Continue reading

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Review- “Maybe God Will Tell Us” EP- Timothy

reviewed by Michael This band from the area of Coquitlam, BC  has claimed on their MySpace that they have “exchanged costumes with existence.” Whether or not these claims are valid, they certainly have a good chemistry as a band, as … Continue reading

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Concert Alert> Jan.23 – Jan.29

by backdrifter Man there’s so much happening in town this week, i won’t even do an intro. Here is your Grayowl Concert Alert, folks: Saturday Jan. 23: Oh No Forest Fires [http://www.myspace.com/ohnoforestfires] @Horseshoe Tavern, 9:30 PM (their LAST SHOW EVER) … Continue reading

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Review- “Postdata”- Postdata

reviewed by Michael If you were to listen to this music without knowing any background you might think you were listening to a melodic, haunting Wintersleep album. And you would be half right. This melodic, haunting album is a side … Continue reading

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Review- “The Years EP”- Memoryhouse

reviewed by Michael Denise Nouvion and Evan Abeele’s new EP may just be putting Guelph, Ontario onto the map for international audiences. The two have been getting really great exposure recently, appearing in Pitchfork among other big music sites. They … Continue reading

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Review- “Machines to Make us Wet”- jenocide

reviewed by Michael Admittedly when I saw this album’s title I raised my eyebrows. But quickly after beginning to listen to this, I was feeling the urge to start dancing, which is hard while sitting in a chair with earphones … Continue reading

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Concert Alert> Jan. 16 – Jan. 22

Grayowl Concert Alert returns for the week of Jan. 16 – 22 to let Torontonians know of the best in indie entertainment in town: Saturday Jan. 16: The Ascot Royals [http://www.myspace.com/theascotroyals] @ Rancho Relaxo, 10:00 PM Jeremy Glenn [http://www.myspace.com/ilovejeremyglenn] @ … Continue reading

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Review- “In a Quiet World”- We Are the City

reviewed by Michael Of all the bands I have listened to since this blog’s inception, We Are the City is probably the most aptly-named band. Their melodic and rocking In a Quiet World could almost be a soundtrack for the … Continue reading

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Review- “Heartland”- Owen Pallett

reviewed by Michael I am going to be different than the others who have already reviewed this album by not saying that even though Owen Pallett has dropped the Final Fantasy moniker he hasn’t lost any of this talent. Though … Continue reading

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