Megan Bonnell – Magnolia

Magnolia, Canadian artist Megan Bonnell’s sophomore album, is powerful in its vulnerability. Each track plays like a vignette into the exciting, heart-breaking, and ground-shifting...

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...

Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness

Having been five years since the release of Austin, Texas post-rock outfit, Explosions in the Sky’s last stand-alone album, many seamed to fear all...

Damien Jurado – Visions of Us on the Land

Wim Wenders' film Paris, Texas comes to mind when listening to Damien Jurado's Vision of Us on the Land. The Seattle-based indie rock artist...

Lost Son – Self-Titled EP

There is this great dilemma that a large number of younger musicians and even a few established ones face in their careers. I am...

Essential Cuts: Pearl Jam’s Inside Job

A long, slow introspective opening....a gentle awakening, careful and considerate, softly feeling for a thread of honesty. The intro to Pearl Jam's 'Inside Job'...

Jesu / Sun Kil Moon Collaboration

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek brings up the topic of Charlie Sheen briefly within his collaborative effort with Jesu, which is funny enough considering...

Long Way Home by Låpsley

One of the worst slights one can give Låpsley is to call her Adele 2.0. For one, this York artist has not reigned apocalyptic...

Hayden Calnin – Cut Love Pt. I

The immense globalization of music has inarguably damaged the traditional music industry. Yet it has also built an entirely new forum that resides upon the...

Hard Settle, Ain’t Troubled by Donovan Woods

Toronto-based folk singer Donovan Woods has built himself one hell of a career based on a concentration of brutally honest lyrics that have always...

The Great Detachment by Wintersleep

Intellectual Madame de Staël once said "One must choose in life between boredom and suffering." If Wintersleep were to make their decision, they would...

Night Thoughts by Suede

Hi.  My name is Phil, and I was a Suedeaholic. During Suede’s initial run, I was not only a fan of their music, I also...