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,...

Vinyl

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...

The New Music Radar

Heron

Pennsylvania-based ambient Post-Rock band Heron have released their debut album You Are Here Now.  The band "plies a particularly entrancing brand of instrumental rock...

Crushed Stars

Tearjerker

Music Reviews

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...

LIVE

Joncro/Poor You Split EP – Review

It’s no secret amongst anyone that knows me that I love my local music. And...

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...

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...

LATEST POSTS

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...

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...

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...