Liquid Diet by Chaotically Zen

It’s important to dig deep into inspirational resources when trying to create a vintage sound. That’s exactly what Summerside, Prince Edward Island band Chaotically Zen...

Peanut Butter by Joanna Gruesome

Peanut Butter and Joanna Gruesome, or, as I think of it, PB+J, is the second full-length release from the Cardiff Noise-Pop group Joanna Gruesome. A...

Mnemonics by Grave Pool

  By Dave MacIntyre Grave Pool’s sophomore album “Mnemonics” is a peculiar trip down memory lane.  The peculiarity lies in the fact that the music is...

Surf By Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment (Chance the Rapper)

“Work with your friends”, exclaimed Chance the Rapper just days before Surf dropped. The album is from Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment, but,...

10 Essential Records from the Summer of ‘95

Depending what age you were in 1995, the year left a different impression on you.  For me, the only thing I recall is going...

Deep In The Iris by Braids

Albums that manage to just barely escape the flavour-of-the-week sound are ones that are special. Not only because they infect you, but also due...

Pool by Porches

"The quiet ones are who you should worry about." An acquaintance once told me this so I could acknowledge the dangers of both extroverts...

Dealer by Foxing

Foxing are a young alternative rock band hailing from Saint Louis, Missouri that evolved out of the crumbling of well-loved local post-rock band Hunter Gatherer....

The musical poetry of Canada: Great Lake Swimmers; Mark Martyre

Did you know you can disappear into a million-dollar Tom Thomson painting steeped in Canadiana, our history, and rugged beauty? Escape the threatening snow...

BLAJK – Good Liars EP and Tour

BLAJK's "Good Liars" is the newest release in Synth-Pop, ahead of their late spring Canadian tour which ends with a flourish at Bestival Toronto June...

Evoke by Snowday

A lot can change in a year. Toronto ambient music duo Snowday know this well.  After releasing their debut album As We Travel last...

The Agent Intellect by Protomartyr

The devil, in their Sims-esque hijinks, comes in many colours. Obviously, there is the bright red one with the tail, two horns, and a...