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Trelliswork

            The wind in my hair is an old friend. The seasons like neighbourhoods acquaintances met departures regretted. There is a price to pay for...


Christina Rubino – Godspeed & Guns

New York based, indie folk-rocker, Christina Rubino has just released a powerful single about the deep, dark depravities of our shadow selves, and the torment and abuse from which these...


The Old Neighbourhood

The old neighbourhood is lovely this May morning, white light blue sky flood new greenery coarse bark winding staircases wrought iron railings weathered brick and stone old creviced faces new...


Matt Townsend – The Drifter and the Dream (Part 1)

North Carolinian folk artist, Matt Townsend, having previously released an EP and LP, and been featured on a compilation album with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, is working on a new...


no:carrier – Broken Rainbow

  It’s been too long since last I listened to Portishead and Depeche Mode, but my goodness, I don’t need to go back through all of their music when I...


Galen James – Big Blue Mixtape

Galen James…wow. James, a multi-genre dynamo, has released his ‘Big Blue Mixtape’, full of hits from his incredible music career, recorded by one Doug Messenger, guitarist for Van Morrison (which...


Death Cookie Soup Press Anniversary Party

For over a year now, Death Cookie Soup Press has been “weirding out Toronto” with their clandestine, subversions through art, music, poetry and literature: pulling from out of the underground,...


Eric Frisch – The Light Ahead

Toronto-born, New York-based pop-rock artist, Eric Frisch has just written, recorded, produced, and released his second full-length album. A set of music videos has been recently put out on You...


Max Fite – Shake It On Down

Hailing from L.A. and just coming out of The Rattle Room Studios in Burbank, California, to drop their debut EP ‘Shake It On Down‘, Max Fite have hit the ground...


Phil Gammage – Used Man For Sale

Back from his Euro tour, Americana-blues man, Phil Gammage has wasted no time in putting out a new album. His eighth now, ‘Used Man For Sale‘, has just dropped, and...


The OMUMO Records Sampler

From America’s capital, emerges fairly new record company OMUMO, and starting in on their third year they have released a label compilation featuring seven of their diverse artists. Founder and...


The Human Darts – Explicit Thoughts

I’ve heard this Tampa rock group, re-imagined from the tail end of the 70′s, likened to Green Day, and Sum 41…I most certainly disagree. One of the first vibes I...


Kivanc Kilicer – Devil’s Thought

This is why I love my job: I’ve heard it said that it’s risky to create dark and earnest art in places like Turkey, and I am overjoyed to have...


Sluka – Introversions

Granting my wish to have an epic 80′s feel with a magically modern, and sometimes macabre twist, out in the world today, world renowned Christopher Sluka, ten albums in, has...


New Row – The Day That Never Ends

Happy Halloween everyone. I’ve got something scary for you today: I’ve been introduced to a band that makes me look at Toronto fondly…and not only Toronto, but Toronto’s horrifying twist...


The Spiders – Election Day

Jersey-based, alt rockers The Spiders are pushing their latest single: a socially conscious, and unfortunately comic tune, aptly named ‘Election Day‘. The upcoming 2016 American election has everyone reeling with...


Glenn Meling – Minnesota

I have to admit, right from the start, I did not expect the spacey, alt, funk pop-rock I got from Glenn Meling’s third and latest album ‘Minnesota’. Having been previously...


TALIA – Thugs They Look Like Angels

Between opening for Soul Asylum in L.A. this past summer, and their slated opening for Nashville Pussy in France come 2017, Parisian punk trio TALIA has just dropped their third...


Chrystyna Marie – Loaded Gun

The power of Chrystyna Marie’s voice is astounding, and unsuspecting. Always happy to cover some Canadian-born music, I’ve had the privilege of reviewing Marie’s latest EP, ‘Loaded Gun’. After working...


Bryan Deister – Spines of the Heart

Global Music Award winning, Berklee College of Music scholarship student Bryan Deister has unleashed a behemoth of an album, called ‘Spines of the Heart’. I would love to break this...