Tag Archives: Halifax

Review – “TBH” – New Love Underground

reviewed by Laura Stanley  You should know that it’s taking a lot of effort not to just write “summer jamzzz 2015” as my entire review and leave it at that. But away we go: Members of buzzy bands Mauno (Eliza … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Walrus

by Michael Thomas As I meet up with Walrus a few hours before their NXNE set, Jordan Murphy says “We drove from Rivière-du-Loup.” The previous day they drove from Halifax. He is not saying this as an excuse; this is just … Continue reading

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Review – “Rippling Waters” EP – Ostrea Lake

reviewed by Chris Matei Some albums evoke a particular time period. Others give the impression of a certain mood. Rippling Waters, the soon-to-be-released EP from Halifax, NS trio Ostria Lake, seems to be most strongly influenced by a place. This … Continue reading

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Review – “The Tempest of Old” – Gabrielle Papillon

reviewed by Laura Stanley  There’s something incredibly striking about Gabrielle Papillon’s familiarity. Her music is a mix between Jenn Grant, a bit of Kathleen Edwards, and a dash of The Weepies. And yet, Papillon is not like them at all. … Continue reading

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Review – “My Cold Home” – The Reference Desk

reviewed by Anna Alger Indulge your love of 90s indie rock with the throwback feel of The Reference Desk’s My Cold Home. This is the third release from the Halifax band, who coin themselves as the makers of “crunchy hooks … Continue reading

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Review – “Paisley Days” – Trees Speak Breeze

reviewed by Michael Thomas Paisley Days is an album of transition. Despite the fact that Josh Horner now has a full band backing his Trees Speak Breeze (a minor tongue twister) project, this particular album was the product of 20 different … Continue reading

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Review – “Mauka” – Vogue Dots

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  The buzz around East Coast duo Vogue Dots is almost palpable with Ryan Hemsworth already enlisting an upcoming song from them for his Secret Song series. Which is why it might come as a surprise to … Continue reading

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