Tag Archives: indie pop

Review – “Sightlines” – Steve Benjamins

reviewed by Anna Alger Newcomer to the Toronto scene, Steve Benjamins, packs a honey voiced punch – or more of a gentle blow – with the eclectic pop featured on his latest EP, Sightlines. Sightlines is direct from the get go, … Continue reading

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Review – “Word On The Street” – Dany Laj and The Looks

reviewed by Christian Patrick Mark my words: Expect big things from Dany Laj and The Looks in 2015. And I say this with the full knowledge that 2015 is already half over. About to head out on a 25-date Canadian … Continue reading

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Review – “It’s Decided” – Andy Kim

reviewed by Anna Alger Pop veteran Andy Kim is back, having collaborated with indie hero Kevin Drew on his new record, It’s Decided. The album is heavily influenced by the sound of Broken Social Scene, which compliments Kim’s robust vocals. … Continue reading

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Review – “Waiting for Words” – Dante Hadden

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  For his particular blend of indie and folk (with possibly just a touch of pop) Dante Hadden is making good use of the handful of influences he cites. The 19-year old Vancouver singer/songwriter captures essences of … Continue reading

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Review – “Dayliner” – Dayliner

reviewed by Elysse Cloma Dayliner is a four-piece indie band hailing from Nova Scotia, who “write pop songs for psychopaths”. Psychopath or not, if you dig bands like Guster or Pedro the Lion, you might enjoy listening to Dayliner. Their … Continue reading

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Review – “Historical Tumblers” – Twin Library

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt I want to pick apart the name of Edmonton band Twin Library; I want the title of the group to reveal some Victorian wisdom, some ghostly hint behind the magic of Dorian Gray. But that’s me … Continue reading

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Review – “Wet Denim” – Wet Denim

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  Until Halifax’s all-female four-piece Wet Denim released their self-titled debut album, it was unlikely the idea of drenched jeans would ever elicit a positive response. But thanks to the poppy, keyboard-driven release by these Haligonians, there’s … Continue reading

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