Albums

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Bravestation – 2010 EP

September 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Since the release of Bravestation‘s latest EP, the Toronto four-piece band have received a substantial and impressive amount of buzz and are being compared to artists such as Foals, Local Natives, and Yeasayer, to name...

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The City Streets – The Jazz Age

July 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

The City Streets opens their latest (third) album, the Jazz Age, with grand ambitions. In a recent interview, singer Rick Reid states, “It’s our big rock record about failure (among other things) and it’s meant...

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Brett Caswell‘s new album, A New Balance, is a sure-footed escape from the past. Announcing his intentions with the near perfect opener, “When It Rains,” and seemingly caught in an unexpected emotional downpour, Caswell struggles...

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Wintersleep — New Inheritors

May 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wintersleep‘s new album, New Inheritors, stealthily snakes to life with a snyth and a murmur. The melancholy then quickly winds its way up to full blown arena rock, but there are aftereffects that don’t sit...

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The Pack A.D. – We Kill Computers

May 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

British Columbia is on fire. Trading the blues for Runaways’ style pop glamour, the Pack A.D. emerge a little flashier and heavier on the eyeliner. While they once sounded like the Canadian answer to the...

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Forgiveness, proclaims this rock record. The song “Water in Hell” alludes to this with vaguely political disquiet. But what am I to make of forgiveness as a theme, when the just-mentioned song sits side by side...

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