Shoegaze, Noise and Dream Pop

Lend An Ear: Shoegazers We’re Listening To – Part 25

Part 25!  It's hard to believe that almost 2 years ago, we posted the very first Shoegazer playlist on Step On Magazine.  Since then, we've discovered...

Lend An Ear: Shoegazers We’re Listening To – Part 24

It doesn't seem that long ago that we created our very first Shoegazer playlist and now here we are at number 24!  The renewed...

Lend An Ear: Shoegazers We’re Listening To – Part 23

Searching high and low through the SoundCloud galaxy we bring you the 23rd installment of the Shoegazers we're listening to.  This list of gaze,...

The New Music Radar

Drab Majesty

While inherently guitar-driven music in the vain of The Chameleons or Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Drab Majesty's sound is often nuanced by ethereal washes...

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Music Reviews

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...

Sciflyer – The Age of Lovely, Intimate Things [Revised Edition]

Sciflyer: The Age of Lovely, Intimate Things Elephant Stone Records - 2016 Sciflyer’s 6-track EP, The Age of Lovely, Intimate Things  is a reissue of...

Tim Muddiman and The Strange – Paradise Runs Deeper

Paradise Runs Deeper, the debut full-length record by Tim Muddiman and The Strange, is an impressive construct of alternative rock songs that have the...

LIVE

In Photos: Night Owl Fest at The Silver Dollar Room

Photos from 2016's Night Owl Fest at the Silver Dollar Room, Toronto. All photos by contributing...

Peter Hook & The Light Live in Toronto

Peter Hook & The Light at the Danforth Music Hall, Tuesday November 29, Toronto Peter Hook...

Kristin Hersh in Manchester: Louder than Words, Gorilla & a Personal Journey

  Words & pictures by Adam Hammond "I'm not a creative person," protests Kristin Hersh. It's a...

Purple Love Balloon: Shiiine On Weekender Wrap & Photos

Reflecting on 72 hours.  Our Shiiine On Weekender Diary. Story by Jacqueline Howell & Dave...

Echobelly: Anarchy & Alchemy at Shiiine On Weekender

Story by Jacqueline Howell, Photos by Dave MacIntyre Shiiine On Weekender (landing in mid-November for its...

FILM

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...

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Tom Hardy’s Taboo: Shovels and Keys, and a Man Back from...

TABOO – Episodes 1-3 Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm  Starring Tom Hardy A crowd in London, circa 1814 gathers to bury a man everyone knew, but it seems, who...

Reflecting on a Lifetime Love of Music and Two Years Running...

I’ve loved music for as long back as I can remember.  When I was around 9 or 10 years old, my mom would buy...

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...

  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...

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...

Lend An Ear: Shoegazers We’re Listening To – Part 26

A new year, a new name, a new look, and a new Shoegazer playlist!  Disarm's 26th playlist highlighting the best Shoegaze, Dream Pop, and Noise...

2016: Our Year in Music

First: we want to wish all of our readers, visitors, friends, collaborators, contributors, patient interview subjects, festival friends and fellow music lovers a very...

Best Music I Heard in 2016

We asked our friend in music for his opinion on the best music he heard/saw live/ bought in the past year. Here is his reflections on the music...

Let’s Ride. Right On. Right On.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CQLAhNlbfQ As we change our name (I know, I know) we must do a little send off for the old name. Because. We named our site/mag...