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The BFG – Movie Review

The BFG – Movie Review

The BFG – Movie Review Rating: A- (Great) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Walt Disney Studios Around the turn of the current millennium, Steven Spielberg was the top contender to direct the first Harry Potter film. Although he turned that down, some glimpses [...]

July 1, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Rockfest 2016 Day One – Nostalgia Edition

Rockfest 2016 Day One – Nostalgia Edition

Another year of Amnesia Rockfest shenanigans has come and passed, and what a year it was. The 11th edition of Montebello, Quebec’s two day festival was jam packed with hugs, tears, fights, and couriously enough, a panda suit here and [...]

June 29, 2016 90s Rock, Canadian Music, Festivals, Indie, Indie Rock, Live Music Reviews, Metal, ON Festivals, Punk, QC Festivals, Toronto bands, What's Hot
Swiss Army Man – Movie Review

Swiss Army Man – Movie Review

Swiss Army Man – Movie Review Rating: B+ (Very Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy D Films The amount of original plotlines are actually quite minimal, as just about every conceivable storyline has been written and filmed in some shape or form. Swiss [...]

June 29, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Eagle I Stallion and Quilla “Get It Right” with new single

Eagle I Stallion and Quilla “Get It Right” with new single

New collaboration by Eagle I Stallion and Quilla, “Get It Right” expresses the ups and downs of the human experience through innovative electronica. Montreal’s progressive trance duo Varti Deuchoghlian and Rafi Bogharian as Eagle I Stallian combine forces with North [...]

June 27, 2016 Electronic, Montreal, Montreal bands
Armonite – The Sun Is New Each Day – Album Review

Armonite – The Sun Is New Each Day – Album Review

Armonite’s The Sun Is New Each Day is an intense release of intricate progressive rock. Armonite is composer Paolo Fosso on keys and Jacopo Bigi shredding the electric violin, featuring Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree) on bass and crazy Dutch drummer [...]

June 27, 2016 Album Reviews, Alternative Rock, Classical, Electronic, International Bands, Post Rock, Progessive
Guy Grogan – Dynamite Bouquet – Album Review

Guy Grogan – Dynamite Bouquet – Album Review

The ninth release from Guy Grogan, Dynamite Bouquet is a crass, noisy indie rock album. The practiced Santa Fe rocker knows how to craft a well-round album. The dynamic sound provides waves of sonic surf breaks and tubular riffage, composition [...]

June 26, 2016 Album Reviews, Indie Rock
Mike Todd at Cameron House in Toronto – Live Review

Mike Todd at Cameron House in Toronto – Live Review

Review by Marcus Medford Photos by Snapd Queen Soulful singers and music have become a rarity on top 40 radio charts in recent years but up-and-coming artist Mike Todd is looking to change that. Affectionately known as “a giant teddy bear” [...]

June 25, 2016 Live Music Reviews, Toronto
Chris Wirsig – The 13 Crystal Skulls – Album Review

Chris Wirsig – The 13 Crystal Skulls – Album Review

California composer Chris Wirsig’s latest instrumental release The 13 Crystal Skulls is as ominous as it is sonically intriguing. In collaboration with no:carrier, the LP was inspired by the notorious legend of the crystal skulls and highlights Mesoamerican themes. “I’m [...]

June 24, 2016 Album Reviews, Electronic
Chords of Truth call to action with new single ‘Wonder’

Chords of Truth call to action with new single ‘Wonder’

Los Angeles based singer/songwriter Chords of Truth’s powerful new single “Wonder” demands change and gives a glimpse of a hopeful world in which humanity is universally cohesive. Listen to the tune below and heed the words of wisdom! “Wonder” by [...]

June 24, 2016 Acoustic, Alt-Country
Night Marcher – Modern Maze – Album Review

Night Marcher – Modern Maze – Album Review

Salt Lake City’s Night Marcher, piloted by Rob Reinfurt, tours the genres of nostalgic rock music from folk to psychedelic on their latest album Modern Maze. The record hears Reinfurt fronting on guitar and vocals with Austin Nicholsen (Leftover Cuties, [...]

June 24, 2016 Album Reviews, Alternative Rock, Blues, Folk, Gospel, Indie Rock, psychedelic, Rock
Hunt for the Wilderpeople – Movie Review

Hunt for the Wilderpeople – Movie Review

Hunt for the Wilderpeople – Movie Review Rating: A- (Great) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy The Orchard It’s always uplifting when a comedic gem appears to lift one’s spirit and showcase the talents of a truly funny individual or group. Hunt for the [...]

June 23, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Azure Marl Void – Archaic Words – Album Review

Azure Marl Void – Archaic Words – Album Review

On Archaic Words Azure Marl Void sings softly while walking with an emotional shtick. The 13-track LP was released on June 7 by the eclectic Texas folk singer and it demonstrates the true power a singer songwriter can release. Azure [...]

June 23, 2016 Album Reviews, Folk
Fall of Knowledge – Silent Majority – Album Review

Fall of Knowledge – Silent Majority – Album Review

Fall of Knowledge’s Silent Majority reeks of their distinctive post-grunge sound with whiffs of defiance and thoughtful rebellion. The debut from Montreal musical machinists was recorded at Toronto’s The Pocket Studios with Mike Turner (Our Lady Peace, Crash Karma), and [...]

June 22, 2016 90s Rock, Album Releases, Alternative Rock, Montreal, Montreal bands
The Neon Demon – Movie Review

The Neon Demon – Movie Review

The Neon Demon – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy D Films There’s a certain segment of the filmmaking community not intent on making films for a mainstream audience and that’s perfectly fine. As long as they still make [...]

June 22, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Totemic – Nightfall – Song Premiere

Totemic – Nightfall – Song Premiere

In a sea of Canadian laptop jockeys all chasing “the dream” the electronic drum and bass music Totemic makes stands out because of the combination of exotic, lax and anxious vibes all braiding together. Incorporating violin at shows during his live mixes [...]

June 20, 2016 Electronic, New Tracks2, Toronto, Toronto bands, Toronto Listings, What's Hot

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