Monthly Archives: May 2010

Review- “Latin”- Holy Fuck

reviewed by Michael I think we can all agree that Latin is the sound of a more mature Holy Fuck. While songs like “Super Inuit” or “Jungles” in the past might have completely overwhelmed first-time listeners of the band, Latin … Continue reading

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Review- “The Waiting”- Royal Wood

reviewed by Michael Guelph, Ontario’s Royal Wood and his piano are back in full force with The Waiting. It’s a great selection of both powerful piano ballads and even a few upbeat numbers. Funny enough, I don’t think a piano … Continue reading

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Review- “The Glass Box EP”- Elephant Stone

reviewed by Michael After the release of their debut The Seven Seas (an album that made the long-list for the 2009 Polaris Prize), the Montreal psychedelic-rock group returns with The Glass Box EP. The EP doesn’t sound too different from … Continue reading

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Champ and the return of Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club recently announced their new album Champ is being released June 8, and is now available to pre-order in a variety of formats and packages. One of them comes with a baseball tee. The band from Newmarket (now … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the two new Arcade Fire singles

reviewed by Daniel The first audible peek into what Montreal’s Arcade Fire have been up to since their last offering (2007’s  Neon Bible) has finally arrived.  The Suburbs/Month of May 12” single has made its way onto the Internet, offering … Continue reading

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Review- “Long, Long, Long”- Long, Long, Long

reviewed by Michael I don’t even know where to start talking about this one. Halifax’s Long, Long, Long have released one of the coolest (or strangest, depending on who you talk to) albums this year. Their music is what I … Continue reading

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Review- Lo-Fi for the Dividing Nights- Broken Social Scene

reviewed  by Daniel In conjunction with their new album, Broken Social Scene have also issued the 10-track EP titled Lo-Fi For The Dividing Lights.  An album of short soundscapes created during the recording process of Forgiveness Rock Record.  As noted … Continue reading

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Review – “Hold Back Light Show” -Winhara

Reviewed by Michael G With the combination of upbeat synth-driven songs, and powerful pianobased ballads,Winhara’s first album Hold Back Light Show doesn’t disappoint. Many of the songs leave you with more than just a catchy tune stuck in your head. The … Continue reading

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Rising stars in the Canadian indie world

by Michael Since starting this blog in August of last year, I have always kept track of the acts I’ve reviewed and see how much bigger they’ve gotten since I reviewed their music. I can’t say that they got bigger … Continue reading

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Review- “Oh Deer”- Adrienne Pierce

reviewed by Michael While it may take a few minutes to adjust to her voice, Adrienne Pierce does make a pretty good pop album. A line from her album closer “Telescope” is still repeating through my head. The singer-songwriter, originally … Continue reading

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