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Thursday, September 1 2011

Tommy Stinson: One Man Mutiny

One Man Mutiny is a showcase for former Replacement Tommy Stinson’s skills mining disparate genres of music, from the blues to jangle pop to country.


Sunday, August 14 2011

The Great Book of John: The Great Book of John

Essential listening for anyone with even a casual interest in either Wilco or Radiohead.


Sunday, July 31 2011

Brian Keenan: Today This Year

Today This Year is a crackling statement – or, at least, it starts out that way.


Tuesday, June 28 2011

Witches: Forever

After being mesmerized by Forever, you'll get the sense that this trio might just be one of the best-kept secrets in the American indie scene today.


Thursday, June 16 2011

Buffalo Tom: Skins

Skins is a shadow of Buffalo Tom’s glorious early ‘90s peak with all of the edginess filed away, but that’s to be expected.


Tuesday, June 7 2011

Country Mice: Twister

There is a ragged glory to the sounds of Country Mice’s debut album, Twister, and the flannel factor flies ferociously.


Monday, June 6 2011

The Wooden Birds: Two Matchsticks

Two Matchsticks is a confidently assured collection of 12 songs that work extremely well together in a consistent, even, and oak varnished form.


Monday, February 28 2011

The Rural Alberta Advantage: Departing

When all is said and done, if Departing doesn’t make the Polaris Music Prize shortlist this year, I will quite handily eat my toque and take a New Year's Polar Bear plunge into the sub-zero temperature of the nearest river.


Monday, January 31 2011

David Lowery: The Palace Guards

This long player, while being a little short on David Lowery's traditional roots rockin’ rave-ups, once again showcases his deadpan wry wit and country rock-tinged songwriting.


Paper Aeroplanes: The Day We Ran Into the Sea

Paper Aeroplanes offers up cute, sunny, acoustically-strummed folksy country-pop with a Celtic tinge.


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