Olenka & The Autumn Lovers

Quick Hitters:: Olenka & The Autumn Lovers It’s Alright 7″

Quick Hitters:: Olenka & The Autumn Lovers It’s Alright 7″

Three songs, eight minutes. Given those statistics, you’d probably assume It’s Alright was some sort of gritty rebirth for Olenka & The Autumn Lovers. Instead, the new 7″ showcases exactly why the Polish / Canadian chanteuse charms listeners with every note she sings. The title track swirls with Eastern European influence; strings and the smokey(…)

Best-of ’11:: Folk Songs of Canada Now

Stories told, songs sung. It’s simple this history of ours. Tales of murder, pain, love and loss are written daily and forgotten instantly, but the best are passed from generation to generation like currency, land or genes.   In a time where the public is more consumed by those that find and hoard to fuel(…)

herohill vs. Gordon Lightfoot: Turning Back The Pages Of My Sweet Shattered Dreams

So “hear” it is. The result of months of hard work from some of our favorite bands across this nation (and even a special cameo from one of our favorite American outfits). Basically, the idea was simple: Pay tribute to a Canadian legend on Canada Day. Oh, and get some free content for the blog(…)

Favorites-of 2010:: Canadian LPs (20-11)

On with the show. To be fair, I would bet there are records that should have been in the Top 30 that slipped outside so I could give some shine to bands I love that are making big strides, but from twenty to number one, we have heavy hitters and top shelf efforts. So sit(…)