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Music Analysis From a Modern Perspective

Top 25: Albums of 2016

1) Leithauser + Rostam – I Had a Dream That You Were Mine 2) Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool 3) Operators – Blue Wave 4) Pinegrove – Cardinal 5) … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Great Album Art: LCD Soundsystem – This is Happening

We’ve long said that the best album covers are ones that capture the music they represent. On the cover of his final LCD Soundsystem album, you have James Murphy at … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top 20: Albums of 2015

We might not be too active at the moment, but we haven’t stopped listening to new music. Without further ado, a list that probably doesn’t look like many others: 1) … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sing Leaf

The recording project of David Como, Toronto’s Sing Leaf have been described as ‘atmospheric’, ‘hypnotic’, and ‘swoony’, which are especially appropriate descriptors for latest single Do Right, off recently released … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Evolution of the Bargain Bin

When the CD was introduced in 1980, it was viewed as the future of physical music. As with any technology, the general public was a bit slow to adopt the … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview: The Small Glories

Partnered for a performance at the Winnipeg’s West End Cultural Centre’s 25th anniversay, Cara Luft (The Wailin’ Jennys) and JD Edwards (JD Edwards Band, Dry Bones) “stole the show.”¬†Due to … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Rachel Heart

Tom Wilson once described singer-songwriter Rachel Heart‘s voice as one “that comes off the fields of Southern Ontario, haunts Highway #6 (the Mystic Highway). Beautiful and honest.” One of Norfolk … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment