Tag Archives: Indie

Review – “So Long” – Glory Glory

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  There’s a decidedly polished sound to Glory Glory’s second EP, So Long. Although, since the Halifax band claims early, humble beginnings dating back to 2006 and boasts the mixing talents of Justin Gerrish (Vampire Weekend, The … Continue reading

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Review – “I’m Alive, You Are the Whole Creation, Let Our Frequencies Rise” – Grizzly Waves

reviewed by Jack Derricourt It’s not every day an artist chooses to describe their album as “Honest songs about existence.” That’s a pretty metaphysical statement, the kind of thing that stops you spreading the peanut butter on your slightly stale … Continue reading

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Review – “Dreamer” – Jody Glenham

by Eleni Armenakis  Vancouver’s Jody Glenham took a big step when she recorded her latest EP, Dreamer. The songstress boldly went to LA for a month after connecting with producer Raymond Richards (Local Natives, The Parson Red Heads) via Twitter. … Continue reading

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Review – “Little Sway” – Crissi Cochrane

by Eleni Armenakis  At 24, Crissi Cochrane has already amassed an impressive list of accomplishments. She was part of the energetic Gamma Gamma Rays for two years while maintaining her own solo career, including an appearance on Rich Aucoin’s We’re … Continue reading

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Review – “Human Bodies” – Human Bodies

by Eleni Armenakis  Toronto’s ensemble act Human Bodies is back with their follow up to Continue with a self-titled seven track album. The eclectic experimental band seems no closer to settling down than they did in Grayowl’s review of their … Continue reading

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Review – “Ice Storm” – Rival Boys

by Eleni Armenakis  It’s hard to imagine anyone getting anything done during the ice storm/blackout that literally took Toronto by storm only a couple of months ago. Which is probably why it’s even harder to imagine Rival Boys putting together … Continue reading

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Review – “Quallunaat/Odemin” – WHOOP-Szo

by Eleni Armenakis WHOOP-Szo is no stranger to Grayowl Point, having been featured three times before. Frontman Adam Sturgeon is the mainstay of the band, leading the current incarnation of Kristen Palm, Gnathan and Starr Campagnaro in a double album, … Continue reading

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Review – “Someday, The Moon Will Be Gold” – Kalle Mattson

reviewed by Laura Stanley  Ottawa, by way of  Sault Ste. Marie, musician Kalle Mattson has released four records (three full-lengths, and one EP) in the past five years. It would seem likely that such a burst of creativity would waver … 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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Review – ” Phantoms & Friends EP” – Old Man Canyon

reviewed by Laura Stanley  Travel to the depths of Old Man Canyon and what do you find? Hearty folk songs made with a warm tonal palette and lyrics that have hints, as the first track suggests, of their own wisdom … Continue reading

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