Vancouver

Self Taught – No Fear (Figured Out)

I’ve been meaning to post this video for a while, but today is the perfect day to finally get around to it. The sun is finally out here in Halifax, which maybe/hopefully means spring might finally be in the air, and the laid back vibe of this song (from Self Taught’s recent album Feast of(…)

Favorites-of ’13:: The Shilohs So Wild

Favorites-of ’13:: The Shilohs So Wild

Wearing an influence on your sleeve can be a dangerous branding… just ask anyone with Chinese characters or a tribal armband. For The Shilohs, one of the most buzzed about Vancouver bands to hit the scene in years, their dedication to crafting shimmering pop nuggets worthy of the bands from ’60s and ’70s is more(…)

Tor – Drum Therapy

Tor – Drum Therapy

It’s really quite pleasing when an album you’ve been anticipating for a while ends up exceeding your expectations. Vancouver producer Tor makes really good instrumental, downtempo/hip hop-influenced music, and I’d been supremely impressed each and every time we were sent some of his work. But I’d been waiting a while (a couple years maybe) for(…)

Moka Only – Airport 6

Moka Only – Airport 6

Goodness me, the production on Moka Only’s new album Airport 6 is god-damn delightful. I mean there’s plenty to like about the prolific Vancouverite’s latest release (I’m not even going to attempt to count or figure out how many albums in he is), but that’s the thought I kept coming back to as Moka’s velvety(…)