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X-Men: Apocalypse – Movie Review

X-Men: Apocalypse – Movie Review

X-Men: Apocalypse – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy 20th Century Fox   The X-Men film series have had an interesting timeline, going back and forth between the past and future. The successful franchise has even spawned an underground [...]

May 30, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Ottawa’s Halfsleeper dropping fire in the capital

Ottawa’s Halfsleeper dropping fire in the capital

Today is a good day where I am! The sun is shining, my sciatica pains are in remission, and the new Halfsleeper joint is blaring, T-G-I-F am I right? After playing a few shows last fall Halflseeper are hitting Spring full-force, [...]

May 27, 2016 Album Releases, New Tracks2, Ottawa, Ottawa bands, Post Rock, Progessive
Alice Through the Looking Glass – Movie Review

Alice Through the Looking Glass – Movie Review

Alice Through the Looking Glass – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Walt Disney Studios Tim Burton’s journey into Alice in Wonderland six years ago was more of a sequel to Lewis Carroll’s cherished book, rather than a straight [...]

May 27, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Tomás Doncker and the True Groove All-Stars announce summer tour dates

Tomás Doncker and the True Groove All-Stars announce summer tour dates

“If you are the big tree, we are the small axe, sharp and ready, ready to cut you down” – The words of Bob Marley ring truer each year as the powers that officiate us continue to push their own agendas and [...]

May 26, 2016 Blues, On Tour, Top News
Bitter’s Kiss – Love Won’t Make You Cry – Album Review

Bitter’s Kiss – Love Won’t Make You Cry – Album Review

Bitter’s Kiss is the pseudonym championed by Chloe Baker, backed instrumentally by her father and producer Michael Baker. Love Won’t Make You Cry is eight songs of soft pop music, done with the passion and practice that can only be [...]

May 26, 2016 Album Reviews, Indie, Pop, Uncategorized
3bubble & J. Gray – Live From The Pentagon – Album Review

3bubble & J. Gray – Live From The Pentagon – Album Review

On Live From The Pentagon by 3bubble & J.Gray, the two giants of the genre clash and corroborate to make a record that is musically monolithic. Produced by Dope Boyz, Mantra and AllArounda, the sound is just as much Bone Thugs-N-Harmony [...]

May 25, 2016 Album Reviews, Hip Hop, R&B
Jack Of None – Who’s Listening To Van Gogh’s Ear? – Album Review

Jack Of None – Who’s Listening To Van Gogh’s Ear? – Album Review

Most bands lock into a sound, only ever switching gears between albums, but there are some adventurous enough to do that on the album. On Who’s Listening To Van Gogh’s Ear? the new LP from sibling outfit Jack Of None, the band [...]

May 25, 2016 Album Reviews
The Nice Guys – Movie Review

The Nice Guys – Movie Review

The Nice Guys – Movie Review Rating: B+ (Very Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures The buddy cop movie is the type where teaming up two actors with great chemistry is actually more important than the central mystery. The Nice [...]

May 25, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Post Death Soundtrack – The Unlearning Curve – Album Review

Post Death Soundtrack – The Unlearning Curve – Album Review

  Post Death Soundtrack’s newest LP The Unlearning Curve takes familiar sounds and vibes and combines them in a way you have never heard, nor felt, before. With members living literally across the country, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, this is [...]

May 23, 2016 Album Reviews, Electronic, Pop, psychedelic, Toronto, Toronto bands
Darcys – Miracle – Single Review

Darcys – Miracle – Single Review

Armed with a new sound, Toronto duo Darcys are back. Their last album Warring, which was released almost three years ago, and earned them nominations for the Juno’s Alternative Album of the Year and the 2014 Polaris Music Prize, gained the group a [...]

May 23, 2016 New Tracks2, Pop, Toronto, Toronto bands, Uncategorized
High-Rise – Movie Review

High-Rise – Movie Review

High-Rise – Movie Review Rating: C- (Below Average) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Soda Pictures Sometimes one reaches a film where it’s time to acknowledge it is not made for them. Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise is such a film that seeks to draw the [...]

May 20, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – Movie Review

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – Movie Review

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – Movie Review Rating: B+ (Very Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Universal Pictures Comedy sequels are a tricky egg, since a good chunk end up retreading the same ground as their predecessors. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising again features [...]

May 20, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
The Angry Birds Movie – Movie Review

The Angry Birds Movie – Movie Review

The Angry Birds Movie – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Sony Pictures Some may sniff at the idea to adapt a smart phone game with a simple premise into a feature-length motion picture. However, Angry Birds’s birds vs. [...]

May 19, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Roger Roger – Fairweather – Album Review

Roger Roger – Fairweather – Album Review

Sibling groups can deliver magic, especially harmony and synergy-wise, as seen recently in bands like Haim. This is certainly true of Winnipeg’s Roger Roger featuring the titular Roger siblings. Madeleine and Lucas Roger’s debut Fairweather mixes country, rock and some great [...]

May 17, 2016 Album Reviews, Folk, Winnipeg bands
Money Monster – Movie Review

Money Monster – Movie Review

Money Monster – Movie Review Rating: B (Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Sony Pictures It’s fitting that Jodie Foster direct Money Monster, as this represents the 1990s star vehicle she would have probably starred alongside Mel Gibson back in the day. It’s [...]

May 12, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES

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