Category Archives: Grayowl Reviews

Review – “We Are Not Here OST” – Clara Engel

reviewed by Michael Thomas Toronto’s Clara Engel is a highly prolific musician, and her dark, dramatic music is a wonder to take in. For her latest project, however, she’s gone a little simpler—but no less haunting. She provided the soundtrack … Continue reading

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Review – “Secret Midnights” – M. Mucci

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt What do you stare at as midnight closes in on you? Is it the moon, shining out like a beacon for your late/early yearnings? Or maybe your pillow — a sweet comfort in the harshest night. … Continue reading

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Review – “All Signs Point To Yes” – Dave Monks

reviewed by Laura Stanley All Signs Point To Yes excels because of its simplicity. Like his bandmate before him (Graham Wright), Tokyo Police Club member Dave Monks writes quick and catchy songs that are not covered by the band’s usual treatment … Continue reading

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Review – “2015” – Everything is Geometry

reviewed by Michael Thomas Long distances can be tough on bands, especially in Canada, but it seems to have worked out swimmingly for Everything is Geometry. Kristjanne Vosper lives in Vancouver and Ken Holiday lives in New Brunswick, but that … Continue reading

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Review – “Key Change” – Mocky

reviewed by Anna Alger The Lumsden, Saskatchewan born shapeshifter known as Mocky continues to diversify his storytelling with the part instrumental, orchestral, acoustic, and catchy vocal-led songs of Key Change. There are songs in the realm of jazz here too, … Continue reading

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Review – “Perish The Thought” – Betty & Veronica

reviewed by Elysse Cloma Quirky bands are the spice of life and electro-pop band Betty & Veronica is extra spicy. Their easter egg blue-coloured website is graced with the image of an adorable kitten centred on the landing page and … Continue reading

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Review – “I Get the Feeling Central” – Tough Age

reviewed by Michael Thomas What angle is there to start this review on other than “this is awesome”? It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what Tough Age are going for on their latest album, but that’s fine—most listeners will be too … Continue reading

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Review – “Couldn’t Save This” EP – Terra

review by Chris Matei Terra are a post-punk trio/touring foursome hailing from Medicine Hat, AB. The cover of their Couldn’t Save This EP is equal parts feral energy, curious optical illusion and stark, strange intensity. This palette reflects across the … Continue reading

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Review – “Gloo” – Slow Girl Walking

reviewed by Jack Derricourt Pounded pure by wet metal, sheet shirking shivers glad-given and shorn for all ears. No I haven’t been huffing glue. I’ve been huffing Gloo, the new EP by Edmonton shoegazers Slow Girl Walking, and trying very … Continue reading

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Review – “Sarah + 1: A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan” – Delilah

reviewed by Anna Alger Delilah coaxes listeners into her heart with smooth vocal stylings on new EP, Sarah + 1: A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan. The Toronto based singer has chosen her most loved Vaughan covers to perform, and her … Continue reading

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