The New Music Radar

Silver Rose

During the Spring and Summer months of 2015, Carla Sariñana spent 6 months living in Los Angeles. It was here that the Silver Rose...

Baby In Vain

Formed while still at school, Lola Hammerich (vocals/guitar), Andrea Thuesen (vocals/guitar) and Benedicte Pierleoni (drums), aka Baby in Vain,  have grown to become one...

Beautiful Nothing

Musically, an eighties ignited sphere of driving electronics, thick, grimace-inducing bass lines and soaring, dissonant guitar lines that would speak to the Pixies in...

Dead Leaf Echo

Brooklyn's Dead Leaf Echo is a music/art collective that released their debut LP, Thought and Language, in 2013.  Their newest EP Strawberry Skin, was...

No Kill

No Kill is Jamie Cogar and Andrew Trouwborst, an indie-alternative "loud and lo-fi" duo from Brooklyn.  They have a sound reminiscent of Beach House...

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...

Music Reviews

The Foreign Resort Canadian Tour: Feature / Review and Pics

Think about foreign resorts. For many, a budget escape from the office grind. For others, something to be avoided, for reasons moral or cultural....

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...

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...

Joncro/Poor You Split EP – Review

It’s no secret amongst anyone that knows me that I love my local music. And although I live in Toronto, that doesn’t limit me...

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...

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

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...

An Interview with Zoë Howe, Music Writer and Author of Upcoming...

By Jacqueline Howell As a mostly music site, Zoë Howe's work and voice in music journalism has been an inspiration and served as a guide...

LATEST POSTS

The Foreign Resort Canadian Tour: Feature / Review and Pics

Think about foreign resorts. For many, a budget escape from the office grind. For others, something to be avoided, for reasons moral or cultural....

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...

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 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 -...

Mixed Up

At the end of the first vinyl age, a thing we called just records, then, The Cure's Mixed Up was the last record I...

Satellite of Love

  "Satellites gone, up to the skies. Things like that drive me out of my mind." The lyrics are just nothing, almost impressionistic. But in Lou...

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...

Best Music We Heard in 2016

2016 was a great year for Indie and live music for us. We covered a lot of live gigs, as many singles and albums...

Joncro/Poor You Split EP – Review

It’s no secret amongst anyone that knows me that I love my local music. And although I live in Toronto, that doesn’t limit me...