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Reviews:: Twin River Rough Gold

Reviews:: Twin River Rough Gold

Appropriately named, the debut EP from Vancouver’s Twin River is a shimmering nugget nestled deep in the river bank, waiting for a prospector’s discovery and jeweler’s loving touch. The four songs have rough edges (not to get all Randy Jackson, but Courtney Ewan’s vocals are a bit pitchy at times and Andy Bishop’s guitar dominates [...]

Reviews:: No Sinner Boo Hoo Hoo

Reviews:: No Sinner Boo Hoo Hoo

Colleen Rennison has the type of voice that makes you speak in cliches or reference artists usually identified by one name. Whiskey soaked. The Mississippi. Janis. Etta. Those are the easy and overused terms you get any time a big voiced female howls over bluesy riffs, but Colleen’s case, they fit like skinny jeans… or [...]

Shop Local:: Soho Ghetto

Shop Local:: Soho Ghetto

It’s almost too easy to overlook local bands with bigger expectations and accessible sounds. When you consider the lo-fi noise and punk scenes are booming and we’ve had the Celtic folk/bar room poet market cornered for years, it’s easy to see a ton of shows without ever hearing a note of music that seems destined [...]