Albums

Today, Teenage Kicks released their newest album Be on My Side. The album has six tracks to get your rock and roll motor running. Starting strong, first track “Setting Son” has a great intro that...

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En Route with Royal Canoe

February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

When you think about the prairies, what immediately comes to mind? Banjos? Miles of wheat? Country music? Forget those stereotypes. Manitoba rockers Royal Canoe are challenging the norm of what some may think folk and...

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Shouting for Honheehonhee

November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Oh November…each year you curse us with plunging temperatures, darkness at 5 P.M., and that final rush of work before the holiday season. However, this year, November has given us Montreal-based band Honheehonhee‘s debut album,...

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Thankful For The Darcys

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s Thanksgiving Day – I’m running around trying to make my first turkey dinner and play host to a large group of people in my tiny Toronto apartment. Needless to say, stress levels were running...

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Yukon Blonde Does B.C. Proud

October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Man, Yukon Blonde did this British Columbian proud. Even better, this Kelowna-ite was positively beaming after listening to the band’s latest EP, Fire//Water. Yukon Blonde is one of a few B.C. bands really shining this...

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Hello Steve Gates

September 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

I have a confession. Please don’t tell my boyfriend…but I have completely fallen in love with Steve Gates after listening to his debut EP, Hello Jesus. On some debut albums, the sound of the artist...

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Parks & Rec – Seeds Grown Here

September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Parks & Rec was one of the first bands I ever reviewed for The Take Media. Their tunes are memorable and different than what’s circulating around these days. It’s very clear what they’re all about,...

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Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune

September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dan Mangan‘s latest release Oh Fortune is everything you would expect it to be; filled with gentle melodies that ring of maturity and lamentation. Plus, of course the showcase of a variety in it’s instrumentation....

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(Inlet) Sound of the Fall

September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Whenever I get my hands on a new album, I immediately head out for a walk. Some might find this weird. But when it’s you, the city and the music, it causes one to focus...

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The Meligrove Band — Shimmering Lights

September 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Catchy riffs and foggy vocals lines are in abundance at the very beginning of The Meligrove Band‘s fourth release Shimmering Lights, and only increase as the LP progresses. The Toronto-based band have made yet another...

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