Category Archives: Grayowl Reviews

Review – “The Woods” – Coldwater Road

by Eleni Armenakis  Frequent buskers Coldwater Road must have found the perfect setting for their music when they ended up as part of VIA Rail’s Artist on Board program. The fluid Vancouver band—that sees its numbers fluctuate from three to … Continue reading

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Review – “The Three Poisons” – Elephant Stone

reviewed by Michael Thomas It’s hard to believe that Elephant Stone’s self-titled sophomore album only came out at the beginning of last year. Just about a year-and-a-half later, the Montreal “hindie-rock” band has returned with The Three Poisons, which sees the … Continue reading

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Review – “Spanish Boomerang” – Ambrose

reviewed by Elena Gritzan Montreal’s Ambrose released their debut single “Hourglass Sands” back in October 2013, and now it’s finally time for a debut EP from the duo. It’s fitting that some time has passed, as the EP deals with … Continue reading

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Review – “Idols In The Dark Heart” – Valery Gore

reviewed by Anna Alger Toronto musician Valery Gore is continuing to grow her audience in the wake of extensive touring during the past few years, broadening the appeal of her music with upcoming third studio album, Idols In The Dark … Continue reading

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Review – “Casio Fiasco” – Tyson

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt It’s always a shot in the arm when you hear an established musician take on their first solo album with aplomb. Guelph Ontario’s Tyson Brinacombe has been an integral part of multiple Canadian projects, including the … Continue reading

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Review – “Neuroplasticity” – Cold Specks

reviewed by Michael Thomas On July 31, Cold Specks played an intimate show in Toronto to preview her new tunes, and also gave the audience a window into her thoughts. Seems her soul-laid-bare “doom soul” isn’t something she wants to … Continue reading

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Review – “Coming Down” – Jessica Chase

reviewed by Elena Gritzan Jessica Chase says that writing music is all about being in the moment. She describes the seven songs on her first EP as making her “feel like she’s standing outside in the wind and leaves, and … Continue reading

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Review – “Aging Boy” – Little City

reviewed by Laura Stanley  It’s hard to believe that it has been three years since Little City was reviewed on the blog. Filled with a friendly folk-pop sound, the band’s debut EP, The Going and The Gone, was easy to … Continue reading

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Review – “Reply 1994″ – Korean Drama

reviewed by Michael Thomas The idea of Toronto as a punk hub becomes more viable as the scene expands. The city has already produced top-notch acts like METZ and Pup, but there’s also a growing number of punk bands that … Continue reading

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Review – “Grey Matter” – Chersea

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  Canadian Music Week offered up plenty of gems this year, but one of the most enjoyable finds for me came when I hit up Toronto’s The Rivoli to catch the previously reviewed The Lion The Bear … Continue reading

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