Anthony Leclair

Staring Into Nothing – Power

I have to say that it’s been quite some time since I’ve reviewed a band so definitively political. It’s kind of refreshing in a strange sort of way. Regardless, when...


Jason Vitelli – Head Above Tide

  I have to be totally honest here. When I first heard the wonderful piano intro of Jason Vitelli’s latest album ‘Head Above Tide‘ I did sincerely not expect a...


Andrew Reed – If All The World Were Right

If you’re looking for a dulcet dose of positivity then Andrew Reed’s latest album ‘If All The World Were Right‘ might just be the new album you’ve been looking for....


New Row Talks About Waging War

Not two days ago I published a review of ‘Waging War‘ the upcoming album of Toronto-based band New Row, set to drop on the 25th! I was lucky to get...


Kamryn Marie – Second Best

Cards on the table, right away. I’m not a huge fan of either pop or EDM…especially not EDM. Nor am I even much a fan of country. Now, why would...


Green Knuckle Material – Renaissance

“We have created our own unique sound and style of music that really is unlike anything else.” Well, I have to say that Green Knuckle Material has certainly created their...


Big News About The Littlest You Project

  Just over a year ago, during the holiday season, Swept did a cover on what was then the harrowing history of and budding beginning to the Littlest You Project. You...


Matt Venuti – A Rare Gem

If you think that there’s no way there could be such a thing as a mystical-esoteric-hippie-jazz artist, then you clearly haven’t heard Matt Venuti before. This guy has got some...


Moreira – Fin del Deseo

If you’re looking for an incredibly ambient, electronic yet simultaneously engaging album of gut-wrenching emotion, then you must check out the latest release from Moreira, ‘Fin del Deseo‘ (End of...


Luca Bash – Keys Of Mine

  If you’re up for a jazzy album that will definitely funk you up at the same time, then you need to check out Luca Bash’s latest album ‘Keys Of...


$175K Raised To Build Toronto’s First Shelter for Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Do remember that organization that put up that controversial and maybe slightly misleading billboard about spousal abuse towards men? Well, if not, that organization is the Canadian Association for Equality...


Ivan Beecroft – Whatever

When I received this new album to review, I swore that I had heard the name Ivan Beecroft before. Indeed I had. Searching back through the many music reviews on Swept...


Keilan Creech – Honey Waits

If you’ve been looking for the perfect album to lay down to and just disappear into the ether, then look no further. Keilan Creech’s latest album (RELEASED TODAY) ‘Honey Waits‘...


#AssToClass

Even as I sit and write this article, Wynne’s Liberals have failed to pass legislation to get Ontario college teachers back to work. There will now be a 1 pm...


Ontario College Teachers And Students Left Out In The Cold

It’s now been nearly a month that the students and teachers of Ontario colleges have been left out in the cold by the college administration. Searching for better pay, more...


Sunbathers – Honeysuk

Wow! That’s the very first thing I said when I started listening to the latest single from the Sunbathers entitled ‘Honeysuk‘. Actually, that’s a lie. The very first thing I...


Devereaux – Kapowski

The electric funk persona Devereaux has just released a “taste” of his eccentric work in the form of the funktastic 90′s throwback track ’Kapowski‘. I managed to snag a brief interview...


Free Willy – Remember The Alamo

Cards on the table, I have to admit that I am really not a country fan. True, I do like some bluegrass and I’m a big fan of folk, but...


Von Strantz – Apple of Your Eye

Typically I’d be able to dish on just what genre of music I’m covering and compare indie artists to whatever groups they took influence from, but it’s not so easy...


It’s Just Craig – Dark Corners

I must say that ‘Dark Corners‘, the latest album to come from the self-purported Americana/Goth Country artist It’s Just Craig, AKA Craig Helmreich certainly has a bit of strange throughout it. There’s just...