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Robert J. Kemp – Warmer Now – Album Review 

Robert J. Kemp – Warmer Now – Album Review 

Released on July 1, Robert J. Kemp’s Warmer Now is a catholic venture into the world of electronic ambiance. This 8-track EP is the latest composition from Kemp, following up a long line of homegrown musical endeavours. Written and recorded in a [...]

August 19, 2016 Album Reviews, Electronic, Hamilton Bands, Indie, Post Rock, shoegaze, What's Hot
Hell or High Water – Movie Review

Hell or High Water – Movie Review

Hell or High Water – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy VVS Films Sometimes, a simple cops and robbers story will do the trick. Director David Mackenzie crafts exactly that with Hell or High Water, but it doesn’t portray [...]

August 19, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Kubo and the Two Strings – Movie Review

Kubo and the Two Strings – Movie Review

Kubo and the Two Strings – Movie Review Rating: A- (Great) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy eOne Films With only four films, Laika has established itself as a noteworthy maker of stop-motion animation. There’s a darkness surrounding all of their films, but also [...]

August 18, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Holly Montgomery – Leaving Eden – Album Review

Holly Montgomery – Leaving Eden – Album Review

There are so few lead singers who play the bass anymore that its even more refreshing coming from a solo artist. On Holly Montgomery‘s Leaving Eden she mixes her Linda Perry-style vocals with amazing bass-lines on an album that crafts [...]

August 15, 2016 Album Reviews
Florence Foster Jenkins – Movie Review

Florence Foster Jenkins – Movie Review

Florence Foster Jenkins – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy eOne Films It is a genuine belief from some people that everyone is talented and the key is trying to figure out how to nurture that and bring it [...]

August 14, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Chrystyna Marie – Loaded Gun EP – Album Review          

Chrystyna Marie – Loaded Gun EP – Album Review          

Singer-songwriters always have something that sets them apart, a quirky sound, lyrics that make jokes within a melody, and for some it comes down to a commanding voice. On Chrystyna Marie‘s new EP Loaded Gun she calls upon ears with [...]

August 13, 2016 Album Reviews, Canadian Music
Pete’s Dragon – Movie Review

Pete’s Dragon – Movie Review

Pete’s Dragon – Movie Review Rating: C (Average) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Walt Disney Studios With Disney’s recent decision to make new films inspired by their back catalogue, it makes sense to remake their 1970’s output. A period of transition for the [...]

August 12, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Randy Aloysius – Yesterday (Part 1) – Album Review

Randy Aloysius – Yesterday (Part 1) – Album Review

On Montreal’s Randy Aloysius’ new album Yesterday (Part 1) there’s a sense of joy, a sense of sorrow, and thankfully a great sense of talent. Mixing parts Barenaked Ladies parts Old Crow Medicine Show, some trumpet and a singer songwriter [...]

August 9, 2016 Album Reviews
Sausage Party – Movie Review

Sausage Party – Movie Review

Sausage Party – Movie Review Rating: B+ (Very Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Sony Pictures Sausage Party deserves to be celebrated, if only for the audacity of the idea and that a major studio was willing to bankroll it and give it [...]

August 9, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Federico Balducci – Cause à Effet – Album Review

Federico Balducci – Cause à Effet – Album Review

Suicide is a difficult subject to broach, but art has an ability to give perspectives on subjects that might otherwise get swept under the rug. In Boston artist Federico Balducci’s instrumental album Cause à Effet he takes inspiration from some [...]

August 8, 2016 Album Reviews
Suicide Squad – Movie Review

Suicide Squad – Movie Review

Suicide Squad – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Warner Brothers Pictures With so many comic book movies focused on superheroes, the possibility exists for a refreshing blockbuster with villains as the focus. Suicide Squad and director David Ayer [...]

August 5, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Hamilton’s Profaner wins 2nd place at Wacken 2016

Hamilton’s Profaner wins 2nd place at Wacken 2016

Hamilton’s Profaner wins 2nd place at Wacken 2016 Hamilton, ON’s PROFANER conquered the 2016 WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA competition this past June beating out over 100 bands from across the country to be the ‘One Band To Rule Them All’ [...]

August 5, 2016 Metal, What's Hot
Turning Virtue – A Temporary Human Experience – Album Review

Turning Virtue – A Temporary Human Experience – Album Review

With heavy pop-rock, the line between catchy and a feeling of authenticity is often a narrow one to navigate. On Turning Virtue‘s latest release A Temporary Human Experience they swerve along this line as they hone their craft and by [...]

August 4, 2016 Album Reviews
Indignation – Movie Review

Indignation – Movie Review

Indignation – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Elevation Pictures Indignation feels like the product of two films strung into one. First, it’s the story of a Jewish university student in the 1950’s, trying to go through his school [...]

August 4, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Tod Hughes – Time Slow Down – Album Review

Tod Hughes – Time Slow Down – Album Review

There’s a stronger lyrical demand on singer-songwriters, with less grandeur behind the music and tones cleaner the pressure is high. Tod Hughes manages this pressure on Time Slow Down mixing parts country and Sam Roberts to craft an album that [...]

August 3, 2016 Album Reviews

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