Monthly Archives: February 2011

Review – “Where We Come From” – Johnny Tango

Reviewed by Laura Stanley There must be something in the water in British Columbia because Johnny Tango is another talented up-and-coming west-coast band, showing their diversity in their debut full-length album, Where We Come From. A fuse between classic rock … Continue reading

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Review- “Young Youth EP”- San Sebastian

reviewed by Michael Hamilton seems to be churning out good bands as of late. San Sebastian is the next name you should take note of. This three-song EP stays quite true to its name and is filled with youthful energy. … Continue reading

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Review- “Apparent Flatness”- Dolly Shot

reviewed by Michael For a trio from Toronto these guys sure know how to bring the funk and fun. Dolly Shot could sound equally at home in the seventies as they do now. They’re very, very upbeat- more so than … Continue reading

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Review- “Repeat Offender”- Peter Elkas

reviewed by Michael If you’re into the Canadian indie scene you probably won’t need much of an introduction to Peter Elkas. But just in case you don’t know him, here’s a brief intro. Elkas was the front man of the … Continue reading

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Review- “Pitch Pipes”- Jean-Paul de Roover

reviewed by Michael You may recall a while back I reviewed Windows and Doors by Thunder Bay musician Jean-Paul de Roover. He’s now got a new EP with songs from that album done a cappella. The result of his endeavour … Continue reading

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Review – “Little Goodbye / Doom Beach” – Reversing Falls

Reviewed by Laura Stanley Montreal based band, Reversing Falls, show off their fuzzy guitar sounds and catchy hooks in their two song E.P., Little Goodbye / Doom Beach. Produced by both the band and Mark Lawson, known for working with … Continue reading

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Review- “Winter EP”- Kuato

reviewed by Michael At first glance, the Winter EP may not seem like much. After all, it’s only three songs. But wait- those three songs total over 30 minutes of music. What you can expect from this band’s latest offering … Continue reading

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Review- “Space Duel”- Techromancer

reviewed by Michael One part Woodhands, one part Crystal Castles and several parts awesome is the best way to describe Techromancer, an electro-pop duo from Victoria, B.C. Every once in a while there comes a real hidden gem and this … Continue reading

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Review – “The Last Of Our Mountains” – Mike Edel

Reviewed by Laura Stanley Across the West Coast, to a bottom floor apartment, and some heart breaking love songs in between, Mike Edel has released his first full length album and it’s a must hear. Originally from Linden, Alberta, Edel … Continue reading

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Review- “Echoes of the Atmosphere”- Hello Bella

reviewed by Michael I’m going to be completely honest here- I wanted to say that I hated the first full-length LP from Sarnia, Ont.’s Hello Bella. But I had to reconsider this opinion. No matter how much I try to … Continue reading

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