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Features

Monday, December 22 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.


Wednesday, October 29 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.


Tuesday, October 28 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.


Monday, October 27 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.


Thursday, February 2 2012

Slipped Discs 2011 - Part 3: From Real Estate to Youth Lagoon

The three-day 2011 edition of Slipped Discs -- where we feature great albums that missed our Best Albums of 2011 -- concludes with the smart hip-hop of the Roots, indie greatness from Real Estate and Youth Lagoon, blasts out of the UK from WU LYF and We Were Promised Jetpacks, and many more.


Reviews

Tuesday, September 9 2014

Sloan: Commonwealth

Sloan changes things by giving each member a side of a double-vinyl record. It works.


Wednesday, May 11 2011

Sloan: The Double Cross

Power pop veterans celebrate 20 years of service with another expected solid album.


Thursday, March 25 2010

Sloan: B-sides Win: Extras, Bonus Tracks, and B-sides 1992-2008

Indestructible Canadian power-pop institution unleashes a sprawling rarities compilation that's as chaotic as the band's 20-year career.


Wednesday, June 11 2008

Sloan: Parallel Play

The venerable Canadian power-pop band follows up its 30-track double-album with a collection of songs that gets back to basics with renewed energy.


Tuesday, January 2 2007

Sloan: Never Hear the End of It

Onward to infinity... the melodies and rock-star poses never stop, and neither do the emotions.


Blogs

Tuesday, September 30 2014

20 Questions: Sloan

After over 20 years in the game, Sloan's Andrew Scott contributes a hell of an epic to the band's new "multiple-solo project" album Commonwealth and tells us of why he ended up stealing so many USA license plates in his time.


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