Category Archives: Grayowl Reviews

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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Review – “Dead Soft” – Dead Soft

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt Dead Soft have been a source of pure entertainment for what feels like half a decade now. That’s a long time in Canadian indie music. The Vancouver three piece are heavy, introspective, airy, and always guitar-laden. … Continue reading

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Review – “Unrest” – Make Haste

reviewed by Elena Gritzan The first striking thing about Make Haste’s new EP is the portrait on the cover. It’s too bad for Joseph Bloore that re-taking unflattering photos was more challenging in 1850! The look of angry disgust on … Continue reading

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Review – “High Noon” – Arkells

reviewed by Michael Thomas Despite living about an hour away from Hamilton for my entire life, it wasn’t until last year that I finally visited the city. Until then, all I thought about when I thought of Hamilton was factories, … Continue reading

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Review – “Flagellation Honey” – Expwy

reviewed by Michael Thomas Well, shit. This is it. This is the last Expwy album ever. Whether Matt LeGroulx is going to focus on Galaxius Mons or do something is unknown, but either way, as Expwy he’s done a hell … Continue reading

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Review – “Lessons in Leisure Vol. 2″ – Blackpaw Society

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  Enigmatic and reclusive bands start to become a staple of indie Canadian music if you spend enough time with it, tying in to our national inclination to avoid attracting to much attention to ourselves if we … Continue reading

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Review – “Boiled Egg” – The Unbelievable Bargains

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt Jason Pierce, the leader of Spiritualized as well as psych-oddity buddies all over the world, stated that his favourite psych rock artist was Buddy Holly. Now, Pierce was trying to make a point that the genre … Continue reading

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Review – “Being” – Mozart’s Sister

reviewed by Elena Gritzan It’s almost hard to believe that Mozart’s Sister’s debut album was only released this week. She’s been intensely on my radar since the appearance of her first three-song EP a few years ago. While a previously … Continue reading

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Review – “Kind Forest EP” – Alexia Avina

reviewed by Laura Stanley  I dream of living in a large home, ideally with three stories, that doesn’t fit in with the rest of the street. Transported from a different era, the outside architecture is just the beginning of its quirks. … Continue reading

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Review – “Who Knows Where to Begin?” – Prairie Cat

reviewed by Michael Thomas Sometimes you look for a complex and challenging album, but sometimes one that doesn’t act like something it’s not is equally as nice to hear. Prairie Cat is definitely the latter, and has released a playful … Continue reading

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