Tuesday, August 26 2014
Thou Or I Or Both is a thrilling start to what looks to be a promising career.
Pick this up if you like some blues with a sense of adventure.
Monday, August 25 2014
With just some minor tweaks and refinements, Elephant Stone could very well just be a band that is going to go places far and wide.
Make no mistake, folks: Vow is wow, and your speakers may never the same after playing this.
Chicago garage-pop siblings deliver the goods, but will leave you hungry for more
Thursday, August 21 2014
Emily and the Complexes practically skip over genres, and that's what makes them so interesting.
This virtually instrumental electronic album is a delightful and immersive listening experience.
You Will Eventually Be Forgotten boasts some solid craftsmanship, which is quite endearing, but also has some wretched singing, making the proceeding seem rather average at best.
Wednesday, August 20 2014
Migrations of Glass is a great record, one with as much control as wild abandon, as much structure as borderlessness.
This is a band that just wants to ride a certain lazy feeling, the kind of thing you can down beers to on your back porch.
If you’re looking for something that’s one-of-a-kind in Canadian indie rock, Tara Beier is definitely worth hearing.
Tuesday, August 19 2014
With their debut, Ark Life craft a gorgeous folk rock album steeped in Americana and soul.
This single is proof that there’s still some life in the concept of the double A-side yet, and it's definitely worth a listen.
Sure, We’re All Young Together’s coy naïveté is a put-on, but it’s not too cloying a put-on for this 36-minute, 10-track set.
Monday, August 18 2014
Unabashedly channeling the spirits of ABBA and ELO, Music Go Music return with a huge, hooky dance pop delight.
The EP is ramshackle at best, which is either its most endearing quality or its greatest liability, for all of the songs were recorded in one take.
If you love the blues, and love getting grimy and dirty, this is the perfect encapsulation of the genre for you.
Thursday, August 14 2014
This is a double album par excellence, and confirms that Sassparilla is a band of real mastery of multiple genres.
Shines' music is far too relaxed and blasé to really make an impact.
These five songs are gems and leave one wanting to hear what may come next.