The New Music Radar

Trü

Described as "sad music for sad people", Trü is a band out of New Jersey that plays noisy alternative rock with just the right...

Neo Noire

Neo Noire mix different styles of alternative rock and post/psychedelic rock with metal.  The band celebrates their very own form of hybrid rock in a...

Marlon Chaplin

Local Toronto rock and roller, and friend to us at Disarm, Marlon Chaplin, is celebrating the 1-year anniversary of his debut EP release Wanderer By...

Mayflower Madame

Mayflower Madame is a psychedelic post-punk band from Oslo, Norway. Their debut album Observed in a Dream was released last year. "Drown" is the first taster...

Audiolepsia

Audiolepsia is an instrumental prog/post-rock band from Barcelona.  Emotive melodies, full force moments, amazing and intense atmospheres. Listen to "Charlotte" Muses by Audiolepsia

Music Reviews

Overlake – Fall

Fall, the sophomore album by New Jersey 3-piece Overlake, follows a simple Shoegaze / Dream Pop recipe.  Add swirly, reverb-drenched guitars, mix in steady...

Thousand Yard Stare – DeepDreaming / StarGrazing Double EP

It may have taken 24 years, but good things come to those who wait.  The lads from (How soon is?) Slough, aka Thousand Yard...

Slowdive: Slowdive – The love and the fight

"Nothing left to lose. Nothing left to fight" are really a person of reason's fighting words. Slowdive's self-titled new album is out today, May 5th, amid...

The Dream Eaters – We Are A Curse

Dream-pop duo The Dream Eaters have just dropped their debut full length album We Are A Curse. Formed in 2015, The Dream Eaters is comprised...

This Modern Hope – Horizon

This Modern Hope is a new, London-based, indie rock project, launched by singer songwriter Rob Payne. The group combines slow, deliberate melodies with delicate...

Shoegaze, Noise, and Dream Pop

Lend An Ear: Shoegazers We’re Listening To – Part 27

There is a hint of Spring in the air today so what better way to welcome the warmer weather than with a soundwash of...

Vinyl

Vinyl Night: Here’s What We’re Spinning (Part 2)

1. Television - Marquee Moon "I recall- lightning struck itself" (Marquee Moon) 2. Broken Water - Drown (Tempest) Broken Water - Drown on Bandcamp 3. Nothing -...

Logan Lynn – Adieu.

Logan Lynn - Adieu Wrapped inside a striking, bleak cover image, carved into blood red vinyl, and with a full page of liner notes explaining...

Vinyl Night: Here’s What We’re Spinning

Vinyl Night: A New Feature from DISARM Editors Dave & Jacquie. We settled in with a Guinness for Dave and Blanche de Chamblay for Jacquie...

Occurrence – The Past Will Live Forever

The Past Will Live Forever by Brooklyn electronic duo Occurrence, embarks on an auditory journey through dark, moody, cyber-landscapes, that stimulate chilly feelings of...

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The Hollywood Bromance is Dead, and True Crime Victims Deserve Better

True Story. It is arguably among the top contenders for absolute worst book (and film) title of modern times. Modern times, because one could see...

Len & Company / This Must Be the Place: Retiring Gracefully from Rock &...

  By Jacqueline Howell By coincidence, I viewed the films Len & Company and This Must Be the Place back to back. It turned out that they...

Liveblogging and Deep Reading A Fave Film: The Witch

By Jacqueline Howell We've covered the tremendous film The Witch on this site before, and like all great pieces of art, one is torn between...

Pop Culture

Slowdive: Slowdive – The love and the fight

"Nothing left to lose. Nothing left to fight" are really a person of reason's fighting words. Slowdive's self-titled new album is out today, May 5th, amid...

Len & Company / This Must Be the Place: Retiring Gracefully...

  By Jacqueline Howell By coincidence, I viewed the films Len & Company and This Must Be the Place back to back. It turned out that they...

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Overlake – Fall

Fall, the sophomore album by New Jersey 3-piece Overlake, follows a simple Shoegaze / Dream Pop recipe.  Add swirly, reverb-drenched guitars, mix in steady...

5 Questions for Elizabeth LeBaron of The Dream Eaters

We recently reviewed We Are A Curse, the excellent debut album from Dream Pop duo The Dream Eaters.  As a follow up to the review, we...

Thousand Yard Stare – DeepDreaming / StarGrazing Double EP

It may have taken 24 years, but good things come to those who wait.  The lads from (How soon is?) Slough, aka Thousand Yard...

In Photos: The Black Angels with A Place To Bury Strangers

Hot on the heels of Slowdive's album release and concert on Friday night, The Black Angels supported by A Place To Bury Strangers, hit our...

Canadian Music Week Round Up

2017's Canadian Music Week (CMW) landed in Toronto at a time when the city's live music, and the state of the city's music venues,...

In Photos: Slowdive Live at The Danforth Music Hall

May 5th, 2017 was release day of Slowdive's fantastic new self-titled album.  You can read our review HERE. It was also the day Slowdive performed to...

Slowdive: Slowdive – The love and the fight

"Nothing left to lose. Nothing left to fight" are really a person of reason's fighting words. Slowdive's self-titled new album is out today, May 5th, amid...

Slowdive Returns: Celebration Week for New Album & Tour

Slowdive is back with a new self-titled release, hotly anticipated by those ear-to-the-ground music journalists who still remember - and are willing to admit...

The Dream Eaters – We Are A Curse

Dream-pop duo The Dream Eaters have just dropped their debut full length album We Are A Curse. Formed in 2015, The Dream Eaters is comprised...