Thursday, October 30 2014
Valse 333 is art, accessibly weird and wonderful art, and a real bonbon for those who savour richness in their music.
Looking around for translations of the Portuguese lyrics, I find out that I've been listening to her request kisses from a beer-wet mouth.
Icy beats, glimmering guitar lines, and subtly flowing melodies meld into a chillwave atmosphere on Albany duo's new EP.
Anyone looking for the secret ingredient in maple syrup might want to check these guys out, as, once you boil their music down, it’s pretty sweet.
Monday, October 27 2014
On the band's new EP, Ought proves it is a band without borders, one that can pull in all directions without snapping.
If you’re looking for a sonic adventure, and love the sound and warmth of old analog records mixed in with squelchy keyboard sounds, look no further.
“Skin and Bone” seems to be a good song, but it’s like these remixers were all in the same room, sharing the same ideas.
Thursday, October 23 2014
This group definitely shows that it is in vogue with the times and makes an arresting brand of glitchy music.
Brooklyn singer-songwriter finds solace in reflection with his self-titled full-length.
Former Appliance guy continues solo guitar quest.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
This reissue of the Elwins' 2012 self-released album has multiple reference points in describing its sound, all leading to '70s-style pop.
This album will be of particular interest to those who long for the cold and want to know more about Canada’s Arctic heritage.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
Shenanigans, at the end of the day, is one of the better, if not one of the best, records released on an independent Canadian label this year.
LV, despite its fall release date, will definitely wanna make you Hang Ten, no matter where in the world you are.
Monday, October 20 2014
If you’re looking for something new and dare I say a little dubsteppy coming from an American source, Mosaics will certainly satisfy.
If you ever wished that supergroups could just keep the egos under control, try Jazz Funk Soul.
Honestly, if you listen to this and don’t want to go to one this guy’s concerts, there is something seriously wrong with you.
Friday, October 17 2014
Nashville quartet tackles grandiose indie pop-rock with aplomb across four-song EP.
This is an interesting experiment that doesn’t quite always work, but that probably says more about Beck than it does Royal Canoe.
The Grammar EP winds up being a tasty morsel, but not much more than that.