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

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...

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...

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

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 an Indie Magazine

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 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...