Tag Archives: Montreal indie

Review- “Bird Eyes”- Wind Up Radio Sessions

reviewed by Michael Thomas It’s always good to hear when a band figures itself out. In the case of Wind Up Radio Sessions, the band had two rows it could go down. The band’s debut album, Red Brick House, showed … Continue reading

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Review- “Thank You”- Hexes and Ohs

reviewed by Michael Thomas Since starting this blog, two broad genres have become much more endearing to me. The first, folk, crept up on me slowly until it became something I couldn’t believe I’d lived without. The second, electronic music, … Continue reading

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Review- “Mak”- Mak

reviewed by Michael Thomas I suspect that this band gave themselves such a simple and elusive name to not let it get in the way of their music. You can definitely hear the influences the band has in their music, … Continue reading

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Review- “Porcupine Hill”- Burrows

reviewed by Michael Thomas Maybe I just love ukuleles and witty lyrics, but Porcupine Hill, the latest album from Montreal band Burrows, was ridiculously charming. Lead singer Desiree Gordon reminded me quickly of Kim Barlow, the Yukon singer-songwriter who does … Continue reading

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Review- “Coming Home”- Arbor Glades

reviewed by Cory McCrindle Katherine Anne Porter had it right.  The American journalist, novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner once said “There seems to be a kind of order in the universe, in the movement of the stars and the turning … Continue reading

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Review- “ECEP”- Ernie Coombs

reviewed by Michael Thomas In short, Ernie Coombs may teach you how to rock again. Ernie Coombs is not a singer-songwriter, but in fact a young band from Montreal who released ECEP, their second EP, in October of last year. … Continue reading

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Review- “Corinna Rose”- Corinna Rose

reviewed by Michael I love folk singer-songwriters. And I’ve said this before, but I’m always astonished at how I can distinguish every act I review from another. The latest folk singer-songwriter to grace the blog is Montreal’s Corinna Rose. In … Continue reading

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Review- “Ben Wilkins”- Ben Wilkins

reviewed by Michael Sometimes the 70’s can be celebrated for more than just disco tunes, as is the case with the debut LP from Montreal singer-songwriter Ben Wilkins. Wilkins’ sound is one that isn’t heard as often in modern music- … Continue reading

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Review- “Calendar”- JF Robitaille

reviewed by Michael There’s always something to be said of an artist who manages to be in near-perfect control of their craft, and that can definitely be said about Montreal solo artist JF Robitaille. Robitaille has quite a bit going … Continue reading

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Review- “Sentimental Gentleman”- Snailhouse

reviewed by Michael When a band is at the top of its form, it’s quite obvious from the outset that you’re in for a good album. Snailhouse has already released five albums and an EP, and their sixth continues their … Continue reading

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