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Review – “Skyote” – Skyote

reviewed by Laura Stanley  Vancouver band Skyote are outwardly not trying to impress anyone and yet they are impressive. I’m sure there’s a bunch of bands out there who are “cool” and say they’re not trying to impress anyone and just … Continue reading

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Review – “Wardenclyffe” – Night Terrors

reviewed by Chris Matei There’s a sense of unease about Wardenclyffe, the so-called “demented brainchild” of Matthew Beech and David MacKinnon. Perhaps it’s the fact that many of the songs on this record originated from collected found-sound recordings and musty … Continue reading

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Review – “Calm Your Body Down” – Dorothea Paas

reviewed by Laura Stanley “Calm down” is an obnoxious phrase thrown at women usually by men, paired with an eye roll, attempting to invalidate their thoughts or feelings. It is The Worst and above all an insult. In her brilliantly … Continue reading

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Review – “Pin Up” EP – Pin Up

Review by Chris Matei Montrealers Pin Up hearken back to a certain sound, but not that of of the retro Betty Grable archetype conjured by their name: rather, they trade in the slick power chords and punchy drums of late … Continue reading

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Review – ACAB Rocky / Molly Drag Split

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt I love split releases. The combinations of tracks dictate a shared space between artists, a collaboration that can be as artificial or as thematically organic as the groups desire. Like a fresh August breeze, relieving the … Continue reading

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Review – Arecibo – ART THIEF

review by Chris Matei Arecibo, by Vancouverites ART THIEF, shares its name with one of the world’s largest radio telescopes: a massive white eye staring out of the middle of a Puerto Rican jungle at the ionosphere and the vastness … Continue reading

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Review – “Sludge” – Fantasy Creeps

reviewed by Jack Derricourt Here come the fantasy creeps They’re all around you . . . -Uncle Bob The sludge is strong with this one: Fantasy Creeps, forged in Victoria, BC, and given breath by way of the internet wizards. … Continue reading

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