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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

Time For Action

Formed in Manchester in January 2017, Time For Action's influences include The Damned, Sex Pistols, The Jam, The Prodigy, Fugazi, SLF, Discharge, Campag Velocet,...

A Victim Of Society

A Victim Of Society is a Lo-fi project, formed in 2011 by Vagelis Makris and Fotis Ntouskas in Athens, Greece. They have opened for...

Silent Forum

Silent Forum are an Indie-Noir five piece from Wales. Their influences include bands such as The Sound and The House of Love. Their second...

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

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...

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...

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...

LATEST POSTS

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...

Marlon Chaplin: CMW Review & Interview

Marlon Chaplin made his mark on Canadian Music Week with two shows (at Supermarket and the delightfully atmospheric new home of The Hideout). Playing...

The Wedding Present: Essential Detours & the 2017 Live Experience

The best of our modern rock music is not made from the wish-fulfillment posturing of an Oasis, or the detached irony of so much...

The Foreign Resort Canadian Tour: Feature / Review and Pics

Update: The Foreign Resort can next be seen in Denmark, Germany and The Czech Republic from late May (with Dead Leaf Echo) and into...