Monthly Archives: March 2011

Review- “New Age”- The Albertans

reviewed by Michael The Albertans couldn’t have picked a better album title for their first LP. While “new age” brings to mind predictions of 2012 and magick and tarot cards, it can also be seen as a reference to something … Continue reading

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Audible Hoots: The Crackling

With yesterday’s review of the great Keep Full Ambitious you’ll probably want to hear what makes this album so great. The song you can take a listen to is called “The Three of You.” Enjoy!

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Review- “Keep Full Ambitious”- The Crackling

reviewed by Michael Moving from drums to lead vocalist and guitarist turned out to be a great move for Kenton Loewen. Loewen has been known previously for drumming for several acts, including Dan Mangan and Mother Mother. It was with … Continue reading

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Inlet Sound Releases “The Peculiar Disappearance of Marion Bojangles” Music Video

Capturing snow, friends, fun, and great music, check out Inlet Sound’s video for their song, “The Peculiar Disappearance of Marion Bojangles.” From a Hamilton band that is on the brink of making it big, the video, beautifully shot on a … Continue reading

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Review – “Close Your Eyes and Listen” – Locomotive Ghost

Reviewed by Laura Stanley A lead singer with a smooth and sultry voice paired with a mix of both an alt-country and alt-rock sound, Locomotive Ghost delivers a satisfying EP entitled, Close Your Eyes and Listen. Written primarily on the … Continue reading

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Review – “Slumber Party EP” – Falklands

reviewed by Madeleine Cummings *note: An incorrect version of this article appeared on March 24 Despite recently releasing the full-length Think About It in September 2010, Edmonton’s Falklands is back with a handful of highly-polished tracks that are sure to … Continue reading

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Review- “…the dogs bark at echoes.”- Mike Procyshyn

reviewed by Michael With such a strange album title I was expecting a very weird solo debut from Mike Procyshyn. It’s actually pretty accessible in both tune and theme. Procyshyn sings with a country twang to his voice although his … Continue reading

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Review- “Transistor Sister”- Shotgun Jimmie

reviewed by Michael While this album by Shotgun Jimmie may seem like a lot at a staggering sixteen tracks, it’ll be over before you know it. And then you’ll be playing it over again. Shotgun Jimmie (or Jimmie Kilpatrick) has … Continue reading

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Review – Raleigh – Amberhaze

Reviewed by: Jeff McAllister After spending so long on the sunny shores of Singapore, winter’s got to come as a shock. And that’s the exact vibe one gets when listening to Raleigh, the second release by Amberhaze (otherwise known as … Continue reading

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Review- “Will to War and Wreck It”- Cigarettes

reviewed by Michael Cigarettes is probably the most suitable name for Brad Casey and his music. It was chosen by Casey for its double-meanings: it can mean cool or uncool, and it can also mean acceptance or revulsion. The image … Continue reading

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