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Teenage Kicks - Spoils of Youth

Teenage Kicks – Spoils of Youth

April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Who else was on the emotional and confusing roller-coaster of the Teenage Kicks chronicles of 2011-2014? Jeff left, Pete was hurt, Pete decided to go on without him, yet we all remember that heartbreaking seemingly...

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The Belle Game is an excellent example of a band with a sound, the kind of sound that makes them recognizable from only the opening ether of a song. An unintended consequence of a band...

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Raine Maida

Raine Maida – We All Get Lighter

March 12, 2013 | 1 Comments

Let me preface this review by saying that you should listen to this album. We All Get Lighter by Raine Maida is a wonderful and fascinating work by a man with a singular amalgam of...

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Wildlife - On the Heart

Wildlife – …On The Heart

March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

“We put our hearts into making this thing, completely, with all the violence and romance we could muster.” – Wildlife I’ll always remember how I felt the first time I heard Strike Hard, Young Diamond,...

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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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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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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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