Tag Archives: Halifax indie

Review- “St. Joseph’s Mechanical Penthouse”- Adam Mowery

reviewed by Michael Thomas If I could apply the album title to Adam Mowery, it would be called Adam Mowery’s Songwriting Factory. From what I can see, Mowery is a fairly prolific songwriter out of the Halifax area and his … Continue reading

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Review- “Onetwotree/Sisters”- Walrus

reviewed by Michael Thomas What is most surprising about Onetwotree and Sisters, two three-song EP’s from Walrus, is that the recordings manage to be barely there and all-present at the same time. Let me explain: the music that Walrus, two … Continue reading

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Review- “Paper Beat Scissors”- Paper Beat Scissors

reviewed by Michael Thomas The name of this new act by Tim Crabtree deserves some thought for a moment. At the first level, the act name seems to be a name designed to mess with logic. In rock-paper-scissors, scissors usually … Continue reading

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Review- “We Have Made a Spark”- Rose Cousins

reviewed by Michael Thomas It turns out that Steve Gates’ A Bee In Her Mouth and Rose Cousins’ We Have Made a Spark have more in common than a release date and Cousins helping out Gates with his album. Both … Continue reading

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Review- “Mad Bits”- The Just Barelys

reviewed by Michael Thomas What makes art-pop “art-pop”? I don’t know the exact answer to that, but if I had to give a definition I’d say “You’ll find it in Mad Bits.” The title is apt; not only do a … Continue reading

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Review- “AQL”- GIGAS

reviewed by Michael Thomas When looking at this album’s artwork, it’s hard to get a read on what this Halifax band is all about. The artwork suggests something industrial, and AQL certainly has an industrial quality to it without a … Continue reading

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Review – “Don’t Reach Out” – Long Weekends

by Adria Young Long Weekends released their new 7” EP Don’t Reach Out at Gus’s Pub on Friday, January 13th. OoOoh. Spooky. I waited for Freddy Kreuger all night. Halifax’s garage pop threesome follows up Warmer Weather and “Shame on … Continue reading

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