Album Review: Alexia Avina – Kind Forest EP

Written by Sarvenaz Amir-E.

A gentle whisper wakes you from a restful slumber. It follows you into a sunlit kitchen, blends in with the whistling of a kettle, and whirls into your favourite mug, as soft morning light floods in through the windows. Continue reading

Album Review: Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks – “Enter the Slasher House”

Written by Amelia Robitaille.

Avey Tare is back with yet another album to add to his extensive discography, this time alongside Dirty Projectors‘ Angel Deradoorian and Jeremy Hyman, formerly of PonytailAvey Tare’s Slasher Flicks is here to present you with their first effort, Enter the Slasher House. Continue reading

Album Review: Natural Child – “Dancing With Wolves”

Written by Laura Rewucki.

Natural Child landed on our radar with their debut album 1971, a perfect mish-mash of country, rock n’ roll and blues that was sleazy-sexy the same way that drinking beer in the back of a Volkswagen bus with a shaggy haired boy named Garret who smells like dank weed and pheromones is the “right thing to do at the time”.  Continue reading

Listen: Ten and Tracer

By Amelia Robitaille

At the young age of 21, Jonathan Canupp was told by doctors that he wouldn’t live longer than another ten years. He has struggled with illness his entire life, and nearly died over a dozen times. While others may be deterred from productivity after such events and the heavy day-to-day burden of disease, Canupp uses music to liberate himself from his suffering.

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Album Review: Mesa Luna – “Shutting Down” / “Get Going” 7-inch

By Sarvenaz Amir-E.

Oh, Vancouver! Your mountainous land harbours such fertile grounds for– electronic music? Yes, the musicians in the city have been a lot more friendly towards computerized sounds as-of-late, and Mesa Luna is no exception to the growing list.

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Album Review: Timber Timbre – ‘Hot Dreams’

‘Hot Dreams’ is Timber Timbre’s fifth album, released through Arts & Crafts, and is one that has a charming, yet dark and desolate feel. While not an everyday listen, this album is a terrific piece that fits somewhere between a long and lonely desert drive, and a creepy dark film.

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