Category Archives: Grayowl Reviews

Review – “Future States EP” – Future States

reviewed by Anna Alger Montreal indie rock band Future States have released their self-titled EP, which was recorded at St. Matthew’s Church in Timmins, Ontario. The five piece have toured the album around southern Ontario since forming about a year … Continue reading

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Review – “Second Sight” – Hey Rosetta!

reviewed by Laura Stanley  Hey Rosetta!’s lead singer and songwriter Tim Baker has a knack for summarizing everything that’s going on around you. Personal struggles, ongoing news stories, or whatever is causing the highs and lows of life, Baker crafts all … Continue reading

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Review – “Backseat Bingo” – KIM GRAY

“Why is Red?” asks KIM GRAY on his solo project Backseat Bingo. The project, recorded by Drew from Dead Ghosts, is written and performed by Trevor Kim Gray (of Skinny Kids), with some help from Skinny Kids bandmate Nicholas Creamore … Continue reading

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Review – “SXD_EP” – Saxsyndrum

reviewed by Michael Thomas The ever-occupied Saxsyndrum have pulled an OutKast with their new EP on Art Not Love. As the band’s name implies, saxophone and percussion are the two main instruments featured in their music, as played by David … Continue reading

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Review – “Bass Lions” – Bass Lions

by Eleni Armenakis  If you’d looked over Bass Lions’ bios before listening to their music, you wouldn’t be at fault for expecting some bone-shaking beats to come vibrating out of your speakers. But the band’s proclamations of their love for … Continue reading

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Review – “Whispers In the Wind” – The Unquiet Grave

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt Doom folk: a genre that sounds like a movie title. Canadian gothic: another genre, which threatens parody, but comes out wholehearted upon further inspection. Think Neil Young’s Dead Man soundtrack. And now, think The Unquiet Grave. … Continue reading

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Review – “Revenge” – Port Juvee

reviewed by Anna Alger Calgary’s Port Juvee have released their debut EP, Revenge, a rollicking show of their garage influenced rock. The group have a knack for creating real jams, evidently drawing influence from bands like The Strokes and fellow Calgarians, … Continue reading

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Review – “Preconscious EP” – Marble Pawns

reviewed by Elysse Cloma Indie dream pop psych rock band Marble Pawns of Victoria, B.C. reached out to us with their hypercool Preconscious EP. Preconscious is the home recording project of Marble Pawns’ front man Graeme Clarke, the product of “slaving away hours” in … Continue reading

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Review – “32X” – Dream Jefferson

reviewed by Michael Thomas It’s been a long while since Dream Jefferson began hinting at their full-length album. Now, finally, the time has come, and 32X has finally dropped onto the world. During a live set a while back, front … Continue reading

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Review – “Progress” – Ryan Carr

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  With two mandolins, five guitars and a stunning 26 harmonicas to his name, it seems like Toronto musician Ryan Carr is quite the collector. But for someone who obviously deals in quantity, the sometimes busker has … Continue reading

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