Monthly Archives: June 2010

Review – “I’m An Old Believer” – Slow Down, Molasses

By Allyssia I’m not usually a fan of bluegrass and, aside from a few songs by Patsy Cline or The Dixie Chicks, I’m not a big country listener. That’s why I was so surprised by how much I liked Saskatoon-based … Continue reading

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Review- “Co-op Mode”- Royal Canoe

reviewed by Michael This album is the first one in a while that I truly had a lot of fun listening to. The album is from Winnipeg’s Royal Canoe, an idea in the making since 2006 by Matt Peters of … Continue reading

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One-on-One with the Paperbacks

by Michael You may recall earlier on this year that I reviewed the double album Lit from Within by Winnipeg’s the Paperbacks. It got a really good review for its strong lyrical content and range of emotions it inspires. While … Continue reading

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Review- “When You Left the Fire”- The Wilderness of Manitoba

reviewed by Michael The Wilderness of Manitoba neither live in wilderness nor Manitoba, actually having a home base in Toronto. That being said, their name suits them perfectly. This five-piece folk band has constructed an absolutely breathtaking album that makes … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Volcanoless in Canada

by Michael Continuing the circuit of North by Northeast interviews, I had the chance to sit down with Joel Hryniuk and Levi Soulodre from Saskatchewan’s acoustic-based dance-punk band Volcanoless in Canada. You read that correctly- the band uses three acoustic … Continue reading

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Review- “Bliss EP” – Reality Control

reviewed by Backdrifter I recently went to a concert where Mississauga band Reality Control were performing, and found myself given a free copy of their EP, Bliss. I, of course, took it. Since I’d just seen what they were capable … Continue reading

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Review- “Flash Lightnin'”- Flash Lightnin’

reviewed by Michael Toronto has a few bands that have a huge fan following based solely on their live shows, and Flash Lightnin’ is definitely one of those. They’ve finally released their debut self-titled album which is full of rock … Continue reading

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