Monthly Archives: June 2011

Review- “New Times in Black and White”- Raleigh

reviewed by Michael For just a trio, Raleigh certainly weaves some very complex music on their debut album New Times in Black and White. The listen can get very intense and very surreal as the band throws compositions at you … Continue reading

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Review- “By the Back Stair”- Banded Stilts

reviewed by Michael Here’s yet another band to add to your “pretty folk band” list. And just because they’re another band to add to your list it doesn’t mean they’re not worth listening to. Banded Stilts excel at the mellow … Continue reading

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Review- “Secrettes EP”- Secrettes

reviewed by Michael Secrettes are a fairly new band in the Toronto music scene, having just formed in 2010. However their debut EP hints that this band has a full idea of how they want to sound. This EP is … Continue reading

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Review- “From Shipwreck”- Joshua Weresch

reviewed by Michael This record from piano singer-songwriter Joshua Weresch is truly the image of a DIY album. He recorded it in his own living room and played on his maternal grandmother’s 110-year-old piano. As I listen to mostly full-band … Continue reading

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Free Music Friday- June 24, 2011

Here’s a look at this week’s free music we found around the net, with a “summer sampler” theme: Bonsound- The Summer Mixtape!- Nos amis at Bonsound, the Montreal-based PR firm, have released a free mixtape with some awesome tunes from … Continue reading

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Review – “Has Been Defeated” – Foxwarren

reviewed by Laura Stanley  During a search for Saskatchewan-based musicians for my friend and fellow Grayowl Point writer, Madeleine Cummings’, trip to the great Canadian prairies, I came across Foxwarren.  A collaborative effort from Avery Kissick, Dallas Bryson, Darryl Kissick, … Continue reading

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Review- “Wrong Note Music”- Sister Jack

reviewed by Michael You may recognize Andrew Murray from the band English Words. You may not know he’s got another band called Sister Jack. The band released its debut album, Wrong Note Music, a little over a month ago. Clocking … Continue reading

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Review- “MAPS EP”- Megan Bonnell

reviewed by Michael Take note Canada: Megan Bonnell may be the female equivalent of Patrick Watson. Bonnell has just been signed to Nevado Records, home of Bahamas and Yukon Blonde, and she’s already showing major potential with her debut four-song … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Charlotte Cornfield

by Laura Stanley The Montreal Mirror has already called singer/songwriter Charlotte Cornfield “The next it-girl of folk-rock.” Music injected with passionate songwriting and a classic folk soul, Cornfield is set to release her first full-length album later this year. Last … Continue reading

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Review- “Shirts vs. Skins”- Graham Wright

reviewed by Michael It’s good to know that there will still be awesome music around should anything ever happen to Tokyo Police Club. Graham Wright has written an infectious record that you should not miss for any reason whatsoever. Not … Continue reading

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