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Review – “Half Pint Full Heart” – Mip Power Trio

reviewed by Kirsty Chan The Mip Power Trio has the soundtrack for your next road trip covered with their sophomore album, Half Pint Full Heart. The band hails from Smithers B.C., but their latest release covers the full spectrum of … Continue reading

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Review – “Splenda Thief EP” – The Lonely Parade

reviewed by Michael Thomas After releasing an album that was a blog favourite last year, Peterborough’s dynamic trio The Lonely Parade are back with an equally excellent EP that further cements this band’s innate awesomeness. The Lonely Parade, lyrically, are … Continue reading

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Review – “Night Eyes” – Savvie

reviewed by Kirsty Chan Night Eyes could be either the best or the worst soundtrack for Valentine’s Day – depending heavily upon what kind of Valentine’s Day you’re having. Hard alcohol? Dimly lit rooms? Reminiscing about your last failed love … Continue reading

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Review – “KID” – STANDARDS

reviewed by Laura Stanley  Though it probably wasn’t meant to cause this response, the opening line of STANDARDS’ KID EP made me laugh. In the first bar of the title track, STANDARDS’ lead singer, Andre Dupuis, yells, “I’m not a fucking kid … Continue reading

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Review – “The New Wild” – The New Wild

reviewed by Eleni Armenakis  It’s hard to say if two brothers going official with their basement jam sessions constitutes the birth of a young band marking it’s almost-one year anniversary with a debut EP, or if, by virtue of having … Continue reading

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Review – “Truce” – ACAB Rocky

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt ACAB Rocky is Victorian — not in the sense that they recreate the medieval world in fits of opium-fuelled glee, but in the sense that their geography constitutes a large island on the West Coast. I … Continue reading

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Review – “Involuntary Memories” – Plastic Handgun

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt Plastic Handgun possesses a violent intellectualism. His music, bred from the university-besotted streets of Toronto, leaks theories and futurism. The parts that work in the machines of his creation are dense and convoluted — but this … Continue reading

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Review – “Casinos” – Casinos

reviewed by Laura Stanley  Influenced by a teen spirit built on lust, heartbreak, bad choices, and daydreams, Casinos self-titled EP sounds like young adults dodging the trappings of actually adulthood. The Abbotsford B.C. band’s brand of quick-tongue pop-rock is a … Continue reading

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Review – “Forevermore” – Those Gulls

reviewed by Michael Thomas The latest offering from Ottawa’s Those Gulls came out less than a month ago, but it feels like it’s been around a lot longer than that. Perhaps it’s that feeling of pure staying power it has. After a … Continue reading

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Review – “New Teeth EP” – New Teeth

reviewed by Jack Derricourt They call it dance rock, but I think that’s putting it lightly. New Teeth play feisty, gutsy, swooning, tap dancing rock music. The band’s November 2014 EP sounds fresh and ready for the needs of 2015 … Continue reading

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