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Chris Matei

Chris Matei is a recent graduate (in History) of Queen’s University. When not writing words on the internet, he can be found somewhere among the green parts and the glass parts of Vancouver, British Columbia. His personal website is


Tuesday, November 30 2010

Alain Johannes: Spark

Johannes' debut solo disc is both a profound personal meditation and an eye-opening trip to the rich, here-be-dragons corners of the songwriting map.

Monday, November 15 2010

The Gertrudes: Dawn Time Riot

More than anything, this album is the sound of an old city colliding headlong with the potential of a new era.

Thursday, September 9 2010

Dan Sartain: Dan Sartain Lives!

The Alabama rocker delivers a third album mixing punchy rock 'n' roll spark with a dose of creeping dread.

Tuesday, August 31 2010

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: Let It Sway

On their third release, these indie rockers with a name straight out of 1999 have found just the right balance between nostalgia and new ideas.

Sunday, May 2 2010

Slow Club: Yeah So

Moving folk-pop? Jangly rock? Sheffield duo Slow Club try their damndest to juggle both (while dodging comparisons to certain candy-coloured Detroiters) on their debut LP.

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