Review Of “The Darcys” By The Darcys

Toronto based four-piece The Darcys make atmospheric rock music that pushes musical boundaries.Somewhere between rock and shoe-gaze, the first of a three album record deal with the Arts & Crafts label is a dreamy release put out just in time for winter listening.

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Cate Le Bon Shares New Single

Inspired by her fathers impeccable record collection (The Velvets, Neil Young, Pavement) Cate Le Bon packed her things and began gigging extensively across the…

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Harvest Festival

Burk’s Falls, On September 16-18 By Sarah Ferguson The location for Harvest Festival is a source of inspiration for alien InFlux and Promise promoters…

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Review Of Ceremonials By Florence and The Machine

t’s a wonderful notion that a quirky young woman from Camberwell in South East London, who still lives with her mum, has become a world conquering pop star. Florence Welch is the enigmatic redheaded whirlwind at the helm of her machine and after the overwhelming success of debut LP Lungs, the collective have produced their sophomore album Ceremonials.

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Review Of “Felt” By Nils Frahm

As the World Series heats up in October, finally a soundtrack has been bestowed upon us from a German pianist/composer, or at least it has for me. When I was young I was a die-hard Mets fan (living in Vancouver, Canada) which meant one particular year (1986) I had the pleasure of witnessing a great run to they had to the World Series. Unfortunately at that time, being in October, very deep into my piano practicing regimen, this usually coincided at the same time the games were on.

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Review Of “Fuck Death” By Blackout Beach

The title of Carey Mercer’s latest album, Fuck Death, wasn’t born of brash punkiness. It was inspired by the title of a Leon Golub painting, one the vast amount of disparate elements, artistic and otherwise, that influenced the shape of this three-years-in-the-making record. Mercer mentions Michael Herr’s book on the Vietnam war as one of the works that stirred him, alongside Kraftwerk albums and Iraq.

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