2013

Friday Fun:: Goodbye!

Friday Fun:: Goodbye!

Ha, actually, goodbye seems a little melodramatic, so let’s call it more of a “so long for now”. As you may have heard, the Ack and I are putting our beloved Herohill out to pasture. It’s a bitter-sweet decision to be sure, and I encourage you to read the Ack’s post from last week announcing(…)

Favorites-of ’13:: Dog Day Fade Out

Favorites-of ’13:: Dog Day Fade Out

Many moons ago, I was an obsessive jets to Brazil/Jawbreaker fan. There was something about Blake Schwarzenbach’s words that I connected with on a very deep level. In 2003, the band released their final record (the fabulous Perfecting Loneliness) and on first listen, the end results were jarring. When you considered the raw sound and(…)

We Were Lovers - Islands

As we are currently experiencing a reprieve from the full onset of winter with Spring like temperatures in Halifax, I thought it appropriate to post this video from We Were Lovers, which is a beautifully shot homage to days spent outside in blissful, carefree sunshine. It’s also rather topical because this Saskatoon based duo of(…)

Relic - Golden

Relic – Golden

I alluded to this the other day, but regardless of how you view our country’s largest city (as someone who lived there for seven years, I’ve seen both sides of the coin), there’s no denying Toronto’s place as the cultural epicentre for a great many things. One of these things is hip hop, and there’s(…)

Listen Up:: Sandro Perri How Will I? (Sing Leaf remix)

Listen Up:: Sandro Perri How Will I? (Sing Leaf remix)

Considering how unique the sounds and textures Sandro Perri explores, it’s surprising how well his creations lend themselves to reinterpretation. Impossible Spaces was a beacon of light, shining brilliantly through the fog, and thankfully musicians are still inspired by the sonic collages Perri offers. This time out, Sing Leaf - a.k.a., David Como - puts(…)