Dirt Cannon – Tough Love

October 9, 2014 Jesse Gainer 0

Making a sophomore record is a a tricky bit of witchcraft, especially when your first effort was really well received. Dirt Cannon‘s first full length, Get Beaten, was a breath of beer soaked, riff-tastic fresh air. […]


U-Boats – Self Titled EP

October 7, 2014 Jessica Valiquette 0

The new three-track EP from Swedish group U-Boats starts off with the a song called “Twist of a Kiss”. This song gave off a very cool, fun, rock vibe, one we haven’t heard much of since the mid-nineties. […]


Black Hi-Lighter – Looks and Lies

October 5, 2014 Syd Ghan 0

Listening to Black Hi-Lighter is kind of like waking up at an 80s pop rock festival where, for some reason, Green Day is playing, except Billy Joe Armstrong has been replaced by David Bowie. They’ve […]


Mad Parish – Procession

October 3, 2014 Scott Andrews 0

Heavy metal ain’t easy. It comes with a regulated list of pre-requisites: technical proficiency, excellent musicianship, flamboyance, massive stage presence, high quality equipment and studio access, plus the appropriate homage to esteemed lineage: Dio, Rainbow, […]


Hadi Adel – Monotask

September 24, 2014 Angie Radczenko 0

I’m going to try a different approach for this review on Montreal trip hop artist Hadi Adel… The demos consist simply of Side A and Side B, and flow in a steady stream, so going […]


Past Haunts – Others

September 23, 2014 Syd Ghan 1

I’m obsessed with Cape Town, South Africa’s Past Haunts. I don’t think I’ve ever been this excited about a screamo record. There are so many great things to say about their latest release, Others, that it’s […]