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Chameleon Technology – Blank Canvas  – Album Review

Chameleon Technology – Blank Canvas  – Album Review

The art of the short but sweet record is the basis for many EPs that aren’t products of the realities early bandhood, and are perfect grounds for punk bands, heck the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ last punk-focused record was 2007’s Is [...]

July 27, 2016 Album Reviews, California Bands
Hashtags and the Modern Band

Hashtags and the Modern Band

If Social Justices Warriors of the new millennium have highlighted any particular facet of the revolutionary digital age, it’s the irrevocable power and potency of the hashtag. The art of the hashtag can be essential to any budding band or [...]

July 27, 2016 What's Hot
Fan jams on stage with Mac DeMarco at Wayhome

Fan jams on stage with Mac DeMarco at Wayhome

Fan jams on stage with Mac DeMarco at Wayhome Dreams do come true and it’s true what they say about luck, it’s only possible when preparation meets opportunity.   No one at Wayhome 2016 was more prepared for an opportunity than [...]

July 26, 2016 Darrells Den, ON Festivals, What's Hot
SakkieFTW – Experiment 1.3.2 – Album Review

SakkieFTW – Experiment 1.3.2 – Album Review

When making EDM, there’s many roads to take, pop, drone, dance-focused to name a few. Many artists often suffer from either being too repetitive or so pop-focused that they lose purists. SakkieFTW tries to find middle-ground through creative exploration on [...]

July 23, 2016 Album Reviews, Electronic, Uncategorized
Star Trek Beyond – Movie Review

Star Trek Beyond – Movie Review

Star Trek Beyond – Movie Review Rating: A- (Great) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Paramount Pictures Upon theorizing what has allowed Gene Roddenberry’s iconic series to have such longevity, some might go for the optimistic vision of the future, while others might say [...]

July 22, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
The Departure – Gateways – Album Review

The Departure – Gateways – Album Review

Post-punk is often regarded as a genre that has a lot of similar sounding bands, especially when it comes to vocals. Salt Lake City’s The Departure do play to the post-punk sound pretty tightly but on their EP Gateways they also [...]

July 22, 2016 Album Reviews
Ice Age: Collision Course – Movie Review

Ice Age: Collision Course – Movie Review

Ice Age: Collision Course – Movie Review Rating: C- (Below Average) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy 20th Century Fox For a series that started so strong with the first Ice Age in 2002, each installment has been a case of diminishing returns. What [...]

July 22, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
East Coast Comedy Revue

East Coast Comedy Revue

Atlantic Canada. The Maritimes. The Cod Belt. Quaint Boston. Land of the Fishwife. Redneck Rhode Island. Whatever you want to call it, the East Coast has a cultural heritage that’s rich in Canadian comedy.  From one-liner slingin’, crowd pleasin’ parodies of commercial fishermen (Jimmy Flynn) [...]

July 21, 2016 Toronto Comedy
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Movie Review

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Movie Review

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Movie Review Rating: D+ (Bad) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Fox Searchlight Pictures The trickiest part about adapting a television series into a feature film is making sure it works for people who have never sat down to [...]

July 21, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
Zonnis – Rise Of The Sheep – Album Review

Zonnis – Rise Of The Sheep – Album Review

Unlike the White Stripes, Victoria, British Columbia’s Zonnis use the married couple aspect of their band to elevate the music, rather than hiding it, creating a dynamic that allows a lot of fun lyricism to mess around with. On their [...]

July 19, 2016 Album Reviews, Alternative Rock
Waiting for Sunday – The Windsor Effect – Album Review

Waiting for Sunday – The Windsor Effect – Album Review

It’s rare for technical bands to also be the quiet ones, but some pull it off. Waiting For Sunday bring a smooth yet brooding sound on their record The Windsor Effect, with songs ranging from a Counting Crows feeling to [...]

July 18, 2016 Album Reviews, Alternative Rock, Uncategorized, Vancouver bands
Tumbler – Come To The Edge – Album Review

Tumbler – Come To The Edge – Album Review

While many bands focus on rock or folk, there’s some that like to meld the two in interesting ways. British band Tumbler play folk that reveals some amazing sonic variety and edge over-time, and on their record Come To The [...]

July 17, 2016 Album Reviews, British bands, Rock
Captain Fantastic – Movie Review

Captain Fantastic – Movie Review

Captain Fantastic – Movie Review Rating: B- (Okay) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy eOne Films It can be tricky reviewing a film that, while technically well-done from a production standpoint, has some confused ideologies. Captain Fantastic seems like it wants the audience to [...]

July 15, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES
 iacon and nano神社 (✪㉨✪) – Spectre – Album Review

 iacon and nano神社 (✪㉨✪) – Spectre – Album Review

Movie scores tell a film’s story through their sound, but what if there was no film to pair them with? Concept albums have done this for years with lyrics, and synth-pop artists like Kavinsky have dipped their toes into the [...]

July 14, 2016 Album Reviews, Electronic
Ghostbusters – Movie Review

Ghostbusters – Movie Review

Ghostbusters – Movie Review Rating: B+ (Very Good) Trailer/Thumbnail Courtesy Sony Pictures The Ghostbusters concept is such a brilliant one, it’s almost surprising there hasn’t been a new film in the franchise since 1989. In tackling this reboot, director/co-writer Paul [...]

July 13, 2016 Movie Reviews, MOVIES

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