Thursday, December 11 2014
If you like Japandroids but wish they played louder, harder and faster, Flying Fortress will certainly be the kind of thing to fix you up.
Post-punk outfit Dirt Dress stretches out in all directions on Revelations EP.
This five-track, half-hour live set is an offshoot of the longer album Emmaar.
Wednesday, December 10 2014
From ‘60s garage to ‘70s glam to ‘90s grunge, the band distinctly has its own sound, and that can be heard on their sophomore EP, Ghost Town.
Monday, December 8 2014
This Canadian rap album is stupendous, not just lyrically and stylistically in the vocal delivery, but in terms of what Just Poets do with their sampled material.
Bethan has discovered an intriguing sound that floats along the periphery of the last century on the aptly titled Time Gone By.
Big things are bound to happen for this Ottawa, Ontario, singer-songwriter on the basis of her debut as Gold & Marrow.
All in all, how much you dig Shiran is going to be based on whether or not you like classic hard rock from the ’80s, just with a Djent edge.
Whether or not you like this disc is going to hinge upon how you feel about spoken word/slam poetry.
Friday, December 5 2014
Earl has effortlessly created something artistic and worthy of being the soundtrack to a vernissage.
Thursday, December 4 2014
Is this old school speed metal album entertaining and exciting? Oh hells yes!
This EP, a companion to the band's excellent 2014 full-length record, suggests that lower-fi recordings and ambitious ones are not mutually exclusive.
Wednesday, December 3 2014
Singing of cowboys, ramblers and lovers, Wanted is certainly a top-notch release.
This is an impressive set from Radical Dads, one that feels much bigger than its 16-minute runtime.
Northern Register serves as a much needed reminder that, hey, there’s music being made in Canada’s Arctic.
Places to Hide, perhaps unwittingly, furthers the argument for vinyl’s superior sound quality as the fidelity of Wild N Soft’s competing sides are called into question.
Tuesday, December 2 2014
Radar Brothers' Jim Putnam and Angil's Mickaël Mottet teamed up for this eponymous, collaborative album, and the results are pretty impressive.
Monday, December 1 2014
Restless Nights, Goodbye Heart’s five track EP, is a synth-pop dream.
Saturday, November 29 2014
While the music on the Future States EP is fairly one-of-a-kind, its charms are subtle and don’t quite bowl you over.
Thursday, November 27 2014
Zex blitzes though 10 songs in a half-hour on this record and prove that they’re contenders and not pretenders.