Michael Gaither – Hey Karma

June 15, 2017 Shawn Thicke 0

8/10 Not everyone gives a shit about lyrics. For some, they just don’t make or break a song. For example, my brother once believed that Lynyrd Skynyrd was singing “Sweet home, Dalai-Lama” and it didn’t […]


Orchards – Pilot EP

January 14, 2017 Jordan Hodgins 0

6/10 Montreal based Canadiana quartet Orchards, recently launched their debut Pilot EP in December of 2016. Comprised of members Kaitlin Smith, Rob Malo, and Jean-Michel Chartier, the band comes together to invoke a bluegrass-folk-pop feel […]


Juliana & Jesse – In Time

December 6, 2016 Shawn Thicke 0

9/10 There is just some music that is best suited for travel. Only some artists know how to truly capture the excitement of a plane taking off, a scenic train ride, or a dysfunctional road […]


Don Gallardo – Hickory

October 27, 2016 Aaron Deck 1

5/10 Have you ever been frustrated by something because it was one flaw away from being perfect, but said flaw was large enough and so grating that it singlehandedly ruined the experience? If you never […]


Dusty Tucker – The Northstone

August 10, 2016 Angie Radczenko 0

5/10 Rock: check.  Groovy: check.  Mind blown: well, not quite. While the added element of country made for a cool mix, Dusty Tucker‘s first LP The Northstone (after releasing some EPs in the past) left […]


Rodeo – Dust Bowl

July 11, 2016 Richard Brunette 0

1/10 It took me a few minutes into listening to Danish-instrumentalists Rodeo’s Dust Bowl to realize that I wasn’t listening to an album as much as I was listening to a demo to showcase their […]


Cale Michael – Melody in Memory

May 26, 2016 Dave Tone 0

3.4/10 Cale Michael rose from the ashes of his previous bands’ demise to write, record, and release Melody in Memory, his first solo EP. Hailing from Carstairs, Alberta, Michael aims to mesh alt-country and folk-punk […]


North Hill – Sons of Stave EP

April 3, 2016 Jesse Gainer 0

5.5/10 Truly good records are the product of creative concepts brought to life through masterful execution. Whether the music in question is brain-bending prog-metal or dumb-as-dirt punk rock, the quality of the ensuing product comes down to the […]


Torero  – Torero

December 16, 2015 Ben Massicotte 0

6/10 Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Torero is a seven-piece, rock/alt-country band that just released their self-titled debut album. After a name change and almost two years of paying their dues and honing their sound on […]