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NME review
21.07.14

Powerful Canadian two-piece return gallant and ambitious on their third album

Spotinews recomendation
23.07.14

Evening. I just got back. Here is a quick update. I’ll be back tomorrow with more updates. Enjoy PS I Love You! (Genre: pop/rock.) (UK version here.) PS I Love You – For Those Who...

NME review
23.06.14

Fugazi loving noise punks show the potential to lead a new generation

NME review
17.06.14

Katie Stelmanis continues her streak of dark, danceable releases

Punk News review
03.06.14

Here is a list of just some of the things that Fucked Up has achieved in its mere 13 year existence: released a double concept album, won the Solaris Music prize, played on stage...

Clash review
12.06.14

A gloriously savage return…

NME review
09.06.14

Navel-gazing rarely gets as exciting as the Toronto punks' fourth

Under The Radar review
03.06.14

While Fucked Up may be referred to most often as a punk band, even a hardcore punk band, each of their last few albums poked a few holes in that envelope. Sure, Damian Abraham...

Punk News review
03.06.14

I don't usually like breaking the fourth wall and writing in the first person, but I'm going to give a small peek behind the looking glass. There's a super-secret, private group...

Under The Radar review
27.05.14

Owen Pallett has had a good year—he helped Arcade Fire compose the score to the film Her, and he's embarked with the band on a globe-trotting arena tour for Reflektor. That output...

The Quietus review
30.05.14

With In Conflict Owen Pallett cements his name as one of a select few contemporary solo artists who reconcile technical ability with a non-purist approach to pop songwriting and...

Spotinews recomendation
28.05.14

Hi. From a very recent Spotify update: the well-received new album by singer-songwriter Owen Pallett. Enjoy! Owen Pallett – In ConflictFiled under: 2014, Singer-songwriter

NME review
27.05.14

US indie's violinist-for-hire adds hints of sci-fi to the gothic aura of his fourth solo record

Insound review
20.05.14

Less than a year after releasing Birthmarks , their fourth studio album, Toronto’s Born Ruffians are set to release it as a deluxe edition. The two-disc set includes the original...

Punk News review
02.05.14

It seems like 2014 is shaping up to be an amazing year for ska with an abundance of stellar new releases properly representing the genre. Bands new and old are delivering some...

Spotinews recomendation
02.05.14

Morning. The new album by Pink Mountaintops is a good one. Genre: rock. Enjoy! Pink Mountaintops – Get BackFiled under: 2014, Rock

Insound review
29.04.14

Shrink Dust is the fifth album by Calgary, Alberta's Chad VanGaalen. The album is, in Chad's view, a country record. It is also partially a score to Chad's soon-to-be released...

Under The Radar review
22.05.14

At this stage in the game, we sort of know what to expect when Calgary homebody Chad VanGaalen puts out a new album: woozy, spacious, acoustic-based tracks that cut beautiful...

NME review
03.05.14

Disturbing melancholic freak-folk from the Canadian musician

Punk News review
29.04.14

Chad VanGaalen is a family man, but artistically seems to be haunted by inner demons. He has two bands with his kids. A hardcore band called Crocodile Teeth & The Snugglers and a...

Punk News review
04.04.14

The Bare Minimum is a four-piece punk band that has been playing shows around the Ontario area for a few years now. I firmly and staunchly believe Ontario is one of the current...

The Line of Best Fit review
25.03.14

An immensely strong record and an alternate sonic dimension you can spend a lifetime exploring.

Spotinews recomendation
01.04.14

Morning. The new album by Timber Timbre was a wonderful surprise. Genre: folk/rock. Read some positive reviews and enjoy! (US version and version for users in AT, CH and DE should...

NME review
31.03.14

Taylor Kirk goes film noir on abrasive new effort

NME review
24.03.14

The quartet find it hard to shake the "Canadian Strokes" tag on their fourth album

Under The Radar review
02.04.14

Take a time machine back 10 years. Tokyo Police Club's Forcefield would have fit right in. Pop music fiends would stick the lead single, "Hot Tonight," on their mix CDs, right...

The Line of Best Fit review
17.03.14

Broken Social Scene's de facto frontman steps out on his own with an admirable confidence.

Under The Radar review
14.05.14

Kevin Drew has always operated as the leader of the pack, governing a large group of friends he also called bandmates for the past decade. His band, Broken Social Scene...

Clash review
02.04.14

A concrete mixer full of ideas…

NME review
24.03.14

Broken Social Scene's founder finds new life in this second solo venture

The Line of Best Fit review
17.03.14

The Toronto band's third album finds them intricately crafting their larger-than-life sound to illustrate internal conflict in a means that, while a tad monosyllabic, is nothing...

Punk News review
10.03.14

The acoustic punk movement has been running strong for quite some time now. Front runners such as Chuck Ragan and Tim Barry have been expanding the musical horizons of fans from...

Punk News review
04.03.14

I feel that in writing a review for a new Comeback Kid album, it is paramount to address the obvious. Sometimes when people feel your first offering is always your best one, it...

Punk News review
27.02.14

When I think of Canadian music, songs by Sum 41, Silverstein, Alexisonfire and J-Biebs storm and congest my mind. Although I know north of the border is capable of conceiving acts...

The Line of Best Fit review
09.02.14

Alan Davey journeys into the strange, beautiful and sometimes menacing otherworld of Picastro.

NME review
19.02.14

The Toronto group's latest effort is one for wonky indie afficionados only

Punk News review
30.01.14

Pop-punk done right. Not often is that formula well executed. I'll vouch though that 2013 broke this trend with some kickass records. State Lines and Stickup Kid pop to mind. Now...

NME review
27.01.14

The Hidden Cameras’ defiant sexual politics are still vital

The Line of Best Fit review
21.12.13

The Deep Dark Woods hone their craft and embark on a sonic adventure with Jonathan Wilson at the controls.

The Line of Best Fit review
23.12.13

The Deep Dark Woods hone their craft and embark on a sonic adventure with Jonathan Wilson at the controls.

Insound review
03.12.13

Dan Bejar writes: It was 2013. The English language seemed spent, despicable, not easily singable. It felt over for English; good for business transactions, but that's about it...

NME review
16.12.13

On Five Spanish Songs Destroyer trades the pastel-hued soft-rock of ‘Kaputt’ for burnished acoustic guitar jams

NME review
25.11.13

He’s got things to say, and these things are mostly: I’m horny, I’m getting old, I drink too much

Insound review
19.11.13

Montreal-based producer Mike Silver, aka CFCF, has announced the release of Outside , his first full LP since 2009's beat driven Continent , which is set for release November 5th...

Resident Advisor review
06.11.13

It would be easy to lump in My Favorite Robot with Art Department and their label, No.19 Music: both are based in Canada, both started in 2008, both have, on occasion, released...

Under The Radar review
29.10.13

A Spencer Krug piano album-it had to happen sometime. In truth, the indie rock canon Krug's been mining over the past decade always seemed ill-fitting for his spectral croon. His...

The Quietus review
28.11.13

Following last year's superb, seismic collaborative album, With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery, recorded with Finnish krautrockers Siinai, Spencer Krug, man of many guises - he’s...

Spotinews recomendation
01.11.13

Hi. The new album by Moonface (singer-songwriter Spencer Krug) is rather beautiful. Enjoy! Moonface – Julia With Blue Jeans OnFiled under: 2013, Singer-songwriter

Spotinews recomendation
01.10.13

Hello again. The latest album by The Sadies is pretty darn good. Genre: alt-country rock. Enjoy! The Sadies – Internal Sounds Filed under: 2013, Folk, Rock

Insound review
01.10.13

Brendan Canning, one of Broken Social Scene’s founding members, has announced the release of a second solo album You Gots 2 Chill. Slated for release on October 1st, this will be...

Insound review
30.09.13

Tall Tall Shadow follows Basia’s 2007 debut album Oh, My Darling . Basia has toured in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia, sharing the stage with artists including The...

Spotinews recomendation
30.09.13

Good morning friends. The new album by singer-songwriter Basia Bulat arrived to Spotify this morning. Enjoy! (US version here and version for BE, LU and NL here. Basia Bulat...