La Louma makes complex pop music sound effortless, and combines her classical training, her DIY punk ethos, and pop sensibilities to create an album confident in its clashes.
If you weren’t dancing and singing along at the Alvvays concert on Friday, you were missing the entire point.
If people are complaining about the lack of “old-school” music in the modern day, then it’s clear they have not heard about Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.
Dan Bejar’s nuanced and complex production style is present in all its glory.
Schott embodies the saying “Less is more,” choosing to use sustained notes and hypnotically repetitive sequences to create a vast soundscape.
Deerhoof have always incorporated a variety of different musical genres and styles and on Mountain Moves it appears that they are ready to up the ante.
A call to stand up and dance in spite of the cloud of hopelessness that seems to have enveloped the world.
Awe-inspiring and fun, hitting an eerie fever pitch while compelling you to dance.
A revival of the Van Horne Viaduct seemed to me like a great idea.
Despite the slightly disappointing “summer” weather, the festival-goers and locals alike came through on a collective promise to make the fifteenth FME a fête to remember.
This Montreal show was the third in a series of just five North American tour dates for Cult of Luna, where, with Christmas’ help, they’ve been performing Mariner in its entirety.
Soft Sounds is a mature album, one that manages to be catchy, heartbreaking and entrancing.
The audience that night was full of Sonic Youth lovers who had come to see a living legend.
Solid proof that punk rock is alive and well in our fair city.
The work of the Montreal-based group Best Fern is not foreign to this blog — their self-titled EP, which was released around the end of the summer in 2016, stayed on CKUT’s charts.
I couldn’t have picked a better way to celebrate America’s birthday.
While their overall performance style still has an air of youthful formality, the raw talent exhibited by these musicians cannot be denied.
The concert was been an exclusive peek into another world, Licht’s performances like bedroom renditions of the best rock songs never written.