Monthly Archives: December 2010

Review- “Paper Hearts”- Tyler Shea

reviewed by Michael Out from Halifax is the latest singer-songwriter trying to get your attention. His name is Tyler Shea and he cites Joel Plaskett as one of his influences- an interesting inspiration considering the two seem to bear some … Continue reading

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Grayowl Point’s 2010 Year in Review

by Michael 2010 has been an exciting year, in that this is the first full year of Grayowl Point’s existence. Lots has happened since January 1, 2010 rolled around. One of the first releases reviewed in 2010 was the Novels … Continue reading

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Review- “Iconoplastic”- Ben Everyman

reviewed by Michael With such snappy wordplay as an album title and a name like “Everyman” you may be thrown for a loop. What you will discover is that you won’t find many better lyricists than this guy. That isn’t … Continue reading

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Review- “The Fires Of”- The Fires Of

reviewed by Michael If I had to describe Toronto band The Fires Of in one word, that word would have to be “joyous.” The six-piece band actually bears a sonic resemblance to The New Pornographers- there’s a large sense of … Continue reading

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Review – “The Courage, The Strength, The Wisdom, and Doubt.” – Waiting For Sunday

reviewed by Backdrifter “The Courage, The Strength, The Wisdom, and Doubt” is a 12-track reminder of the power of honest words, acoustic guitar and the discreet badass bass riff, from Vancouver folk-rock outfit Waiting For Sunday The album gets off … Continue reading

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Best of Parliament’s Choice 2010

Since there aren’t a heck of a lot of December album releases there won’t actually be a Parliament’s Choice pick for December. This post will help to alleviate this by posting the greatest answers we’ve gotten to each of our … Continue reading

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Jon Janes’ Top 10 Canadian recordings of 2010

Jon Janes, otherwise known as the Mountains and the Trees is just as much a fan of Canadian music as he is a Canadian musician. Here are his top ten albums in no particular order: Basia Bulat- Heart of My … Continue reading

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Review- “Let the Sparks Fly”- Christopher Dignan

reviewed by Michael It’s been a while since I was able to hear some good old-fashioned rock and roll, so listening to Toronto one-man show Christopher Dignan was refreshing. As it turns out, the album wasn’t just refreshing due to … Continue reading

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Review- “All That I Regret”- Eaux Neaux

reviewed by Michael Though Eaux Neaux (pronounced like “oh no”) from London, Ont. is an electronic one-man act, you’ll most likely remember him for his very, very poignant lyrics. That’s not to say that Taylor Everett’s electronics are boring. His … Continue reading

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Review- “Young and Old”- Harlan Pepper

reviewed by Michael Harlan Pepper should definitely be added to the list of talented musicians coming out of Hamilton, Ont. alongside Arkells and Young Rival. This rather young band is showing that they’ve got some serious skills in crafting music. … Continue reading

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