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Review – “2015” – Everything is Geometry

reviewed by Michael Thomas Long distances can be tough on bands, especially in Canada, but it seems to have worked out swimmingly for Everything is Geometry. Kristjanne Vosper lives in Vancouver and Ken Holiday lives in New Brunswick, but that … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Kalle Mattson

by Laura Stanley Kalle Mattson is not afraid of success. “For musicians nowadays, especially in indie-rock, saying you’re ambitious about your music is a dirty word. It’s not cool to say you want to be big but I don’t care. … Continue reading

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Review – “I Get the Feeling Central” – Tough Age

reviewed by Michael Thomas What angle is there to start this review on other than “this is awesome”? It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what Tough Age are going for on their latest album, but that’s fine—most listeners will be too … Continue reading

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Review – “Couldn’t Save This” EP – Terra

review by Chris Matei Terra are a post-punk trio/touring foursome hailing from Medicine Hat, AB. The cover of their Couldn’t Save This EP is equal parts feral energy, curious optical illusion and stark, strange intensity. This palette reflects across the … Continue reading

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Review – “Gloo” – Slow Girl Walking

reviewed by Jack Derricourt Pounded pure by wet metal, sheet shirking shivers glad-given and shorn for all ears. No I haven’t been huffing glue. I’ve been huffing Gloo, the new EP by Edmonton shoegazers Slow Girl Walking, and trying very … Continue reading

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Review – “Altona” EP – Altona

reviewed by Chris Matei Vancouver-area alternative/indie rock four piece Altona have been working hard on the local circuit since the release of their single “Old Trees” in 2014, and their self-titled EP (released May 25th, available on iTunes and Bandcamp … Continue reading

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Review – “New Inheritors” – Wintersleep

reviewed by Anna Alger For Throwback Week, I was drawn to the darker, far less easy to sing along to than its predecessor, New Inheritors, by Halifax natives Wintersleep. Pensive strings open the album, leading into understated guitar followed by a … Continue reading

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Review – “July First” – Moss Lime

reviewed by Laura Stanley  What in the world is a Moss Lime? Two things that are green – obviously – or maybe a lime that has rotted into an unrecognizable state. Hilarious name aside, Moss Lime are a surf-punk-rock trio from … Continue reading

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Review – “Dark Glasses” – Dark Glasses

reviewed by Jack Derricourt “Poetry is an unnatural act.” – Elizabeth Bishop When I was younger, I thought musicians came from the clouds. Now that I’m 28, I’ve lived among musicians for years, and seen the world fall apart and … Continue reading

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Premiere: Gold & Shadow – “Search for Sara”

Nanaimo, B.C. band Gold & Shadow are set to release their debut full-length album Torch this fall and we’re thrilled to be premiering the first single, “Search for Sara.” A story of a family’s grief after a mother’s death, Gold & Shadow mirror the … Continue reading

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