Author Archives: Noah Salo

Cityreal playing at Club Absinthe

Vancouver-based rapper Cityreal will be playing in Hamilton tonight at Club Absinthe along with the Juno-winning act Swollen Members and Hamilton’s own Hi-Cats. Cityreal collaborated with blues singer and guitarist Wes Mackey on his latest LP Good Morning Blues. The … Continue reading

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Boats – A Fairway Full of Miners Review

Boats play darling, sometimes manic, sometimes dreamy electro-pop music. Their arrangements are synth-heavy and full of jangly guitars and simple, danceable drums. Musically they are not dissimilar to other like-minded pseudo-pop groups: Clues and Deerhoof come to mind. Where Boats … Continue reading

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Minotaurs – New Believers Review & Interview

Afrobeat, an African jazz and dance-based music, is not a common genre of choice in the Canadian indie music scene, but for Nathan Lawr, leader of Guelph/Toronto based Minotaurs, it’s the perfect sound. “It has everything I want out of … Continue reading

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Old English – Prose & Kahns Review

Matt Henderson began recording Old English’s debut album Prose & Kahns in his bedroom three years ago. Originally a solo project known as Matt Henderson and the Mouth Breathers, the seven-man group chose a simpler moniker as they got closer … Continue reading

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FUCKED UP Interview

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The Dirty Nil and Northern Primitive Split 7″ out today!

The Dirty Nil are back and keeping it, well, dirty. Today they release a split single with Northern Primitive. The Dirty Nil have produced another fast and heavy romp in “Zombie Eyed.” Similar to past singles like “Fuckin’ Up Young,” … Continue reading

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Let’s get physical

For those of you who like getting your music in the physical way, but who don’t own turntables (like me!) Sonic Unyon has released very limited edition CD printings of the new Young Rival LP Stay Young and Change Of Heart’s There … Continue reading

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