Tag: Album Review

ionnalee – MAKING INDELIBLE MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE

A relatively small, but devout group of people woke up on the morning of April 26 in an eager but different state than they found themselves that evening. Making her long-awaited Toronto debut, ionnalee (born Jonna Lee) took to the…

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Your Daily Feel Good – The political punk pop of American High

Today’s Daily Feel Good highlights American High, a Californian quartet with a sound that flirts as a punk-influenced version of the Beach Boys. While they take many of the political leanings of punk bands with a message, they’re reaching through the…

ivoryHAUS’ 8 Tracks of Chill

A common narrative evoked when pondering mountains is the idea of seeking enlightenment through solitude. The hermit who seeks the wisdom of nature to find the deeper answers to life’s questions. Generally, remoteness is what makes this theme compelling. So…

The sultry psych rock of Crooked Flower

Berkeley, California has been the birthplace of many progressive American movements. A home for counterculture, not just visualized as 60s hippies but also through 80s and 90s punk bands such as Green Day, Rancid and Operation Ivy. This tradition of…

Jessica Speziale – The Awakening EP

*header photo by Bobby Singh, FOH Photo The Awakening is a 3 song EP from Toronto rock chick, Jessica Speziale that was released May 4th at The Hideout.  The EP features three songs, The Feels, Wildfire and The Orchid, with…

Listening to Kate Fenner’s Middle Voice

Canada has bred some of the finest female voices decade after decade. Simply working backwards chronologically from Alessia Cara to Joni Mitchell with several dozen in between, all genres and many languages are represented by Canadian women on the international…

New Artist Alert – Jasmine Karimova

  Singer/songwriter, Jasmine Karimova is in the midst of a successful career across the pond. Based in Holland, this 18 year-old of Tajik and British parentage has appeared on the Dutch version of The Voice and was featured in Russian Vogue….

Cinders, Joshua Wordan’s latest ambient trip-hop/indie-pop EP

Not breaking the mold of his previous releases, Atlanta producer and musician Joshua Worden‘s 4th, Cinders (released on Wavematter Records on November 10, 2017) opens with the beat-thick, vocally-meditative Biven’s Arm. This cryptic title blends R & B and trip-hop with a…