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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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Review – “All Empires Fall” – The Red Daggers

Reviewed by Jack Derricourt We live outside an age of black and white. Things are no longer in stark relief, but felt in shades. Greek and Roman statues are now understood to have been painted various, bright colours, not produced … Continue reading

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Review – “Mirror Test” EP – The Fiscals

reviewed by Chris Matei Newmarket, ON’s The Fiscals continue a now well-entrenched tradition of lyrical, guitar-driven pop rock of a particularly Canadian style on their Mirror Test EP, following somewhat in the footsteps of bands like Zeus and Hollerado (both of whom … Continue reading

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Review – “Astrophobia EP” – Marble Pawns

reviewed by Jack Derricourt When you look into the night sky, do you hear music? Do the stars reverberate for you privately with tones and tempos? Yeah, me neither. Thankfully, Victoria B.C’s Marble Pawns has taken some time away from … Continue reading

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