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Sunday, December 16 2012

The Best New Artists of 2012

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.


Thursday, December 13 2012

The Best Noise-Rock of 2012

To paraphrase Frank Zappa, rock isn’t dead. It just smells funny.


Tuesday, December 4 2012

The Best Canadian Albums of 2012

From extraordinary singer-songwriters to blistering punk, experimental electronica to shimmery pop, this list demonstrates something of the breadth of talent, and the range of possibilities being explored in Canadian music today.


Monday, December 3 2012

The Best Indie Rock of 2012

Here's a confession: It was hard to define what the term "indie rock" meant in 2012. But this list takes a shot by reemphasizing the "independent" in "indie rock".


Reviews

Wednesday, October 17 2012

METZ: METZ

It’s not everyday that a band comes along sounding equally like the Jesus Lizard and the Jesus And Mary Chain. The volatile style of this debut shines bright like a Molotov cocktail at the moment of impact, perfectly complementing the teeth-grinding nihilism of our desperate times.


Blogs

Thursday, October 18 2012

METZ Is Going to Be Huge! Jill Barber Saves Gilligan!

Neither of the statements in the headline is true, not really. But both have the air of truth about them, which, in rock ’n’ roll, is often enough.


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