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Friday, October 31 2014

Nat Jay - “Just a Little More” (video) (Premiere)

The British Columbia-based Nat Jay is becoming a rising talent in her native Canada, and the tender pop of "Just a Little More" gives a pretty easy reason as to why that's happening.


Thursday, October 30 2014

Four of a Kind: A Breakdown of Sloan’s ‘Commonwealth’

Sloan's jaw-dropping double album Commonwealth strikes a perfect synergy between the band's identity and the collective identities of its members.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

One Chord to Another: A Retrospective on the Records of Sloan

We look through the varied and vivacious 20-year discography of Sloan album by album, charting this underrated group's significant achievements.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Sloan Picks Up Where the Beatles Left Off

Picking up where the Fab Four left off isn't easy, but if one band has done it in the past 30 years, it's Toronto's Sloan.


Monday, September 23 2013

Watch the 2013 Polaris Prize Gala Event Right Here

The 2013 Polaris Prize honors Canada's very best music and the pre-show and Gala Show will begin streaming/broadcasting at 7.00pm Eastern this very day.


Tuesday, July 30 2013

Canadian Royal-ty: An Interview with Royal Wood

Canada's humbly suave songwriter has been hard at work on the fringes of commercial success, just narrowly missing the widespread attention he so clearly deserves. But his glowing pop albums are sure to set alight the hearts of those who take a moment to listen.


Tuesday, June 4 2013

Facing the Path of Time: Alice in Chains Remembered

The sumo wrestler suits are still awesome.


Tuesday, May 28 2013

Imaginary Cities: Fall of Romance

The concoction of two cooperating voices, a great sense of melody and the ability to make everything sound grand doesn't quite deliver what it could, but still makes you want to embrace it.


Monday, May 27 2013

Alice in Chains: The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here

As Alice in Chain's second LP since their reformation, The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, is far more self-assured than its predecessor, finding the quartet with the pressure off, their new dynamics established and Layne Staley’s ghost laid to rest.


Tuesday, May 21 2013

Majical Cloudz: Impersonator

Canadian electro-minimalists Majical Cloudz’ debut for Matador, Impersonator, is the confessional album for the age of austerity.


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