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.
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.
While their overall performance style still has an air of youthful formality, the raw talent exhibited by these musicians cannot be denied.
Emmett McCleary is of the opinion that it’s much easier to write a sad song than a happy one, though you might not catch it right away in his intricate, snappy tracks.
Philadelphia’s Alex Giannascoli has released his much-anticipated sixth full-length release, Rocket, and it is as murky and expansive as ever.
It took them about 23 hours to reach North America from Melbourne, but for a week now Quivers has been taking Canada by storm with classic Aussie optimism.
Field of Love is a vibrant jungle of synth and vocal harmonies with an overarching theme of pleasurable love; the album comes just in time to usher in Montreal’s great thaw.
I can think of nothing better to do than gaze out of a window at the snowy deluge from the comfort of my home, with Fog Lake’s Dragonchaser playing on loop in the background.
I ventured up to Le Dépanneur Café in the Mile End a few weeks ago to chat with Molly Drag (née Michael Hansford) about his upcoming album, Whatever Reason.
Run the Jewels are not known to sugar-coat or present their lyrics on a bed of roses, and on RTJ3 they are as blunt and sharp-tongued as ever.
We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service provides the nostalgic sound of the OG Tribe with some new perspective.
How could these low-fi leaders of the Midwest emo scene, now approaching middle-age, deliver the same je ne sais quois melancholia reflected in the average twentysomething?
Self-reflection takes time as does a good self-reflecting album, and Basia Bulat knows this better than anyone.