Archive for the ‘Album Reviews’ Category

CocoRosie – Tales of a GrassWidow

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Another album review written by my helpful intern Sebastian L’Arrivée. CocoRosie’s latest release, Tales of a GrassWidow, is somewhat different from the bands past efforts, in that there is a strong, if dark, story flowing throughout. The songs follow an overt structure and there’s significantly less reliance upon shocking the audience in the way that […]

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Foals – Holy Fire

Posted on March 4th, 2013 by by Lisa Lagace

Happy Monday, friends! Today’s post comes to you from one of my amazing interns, Sebastien L’Arrivée. He will be helping with the new album portion of the website along with writing reviews of albums we both think deserve some praise and critical discussion. Hope you enjoy! It’s hard to tell what to expect from U.K. […]

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Best Albums of 2011

Posted on January 15th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

2011 was one amazing year for music, especially here in Canada where there was an incredible amount of wonderful releases. It made narrowing down this list to just 10 records incredibly hard. All of these records inspired me in some way over the year, along with many others that didn’t quite fit into my top 10. Here […]

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Teenage Kicks – Rational Anthems

Posted on May 13th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

I recently came across Teenage Kicks through some brilliant marketing they did on Record Store Day, giving away a free 7 inch vinyl single at Criminal Records and Sonic Boom. I grabbed it, being familiar with the Undertones song of the same name,  so I thought it might be worth checking out. Also, it was […]

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Sloan – The Double Cross

Posted on May 10th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Sloan’s tenth album in twenty years (aptly titled The Double Cross) hit stores this week and I’ll just say right away, this is my favorite Sloan album since Navy Blues. It’s that good. I feel like Canada mostly forgot about Sloan for the past decade, and I’ll admit I haven’t been crazy about many of […]

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