Albums

Rogue Diplomats – Whiskey Picnic

October 16, 2017 Danielle Kenedy 0

6/10 Whiskey Picnic,  the latest release by Irish folk band Rogue Diplomats, is simply a trip into the history of Ireland. Despite being filled with traditional Irish jigs and humour, this record could have used a […]

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Venus Rising – Happy Daze

August 17, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

5/10 Think about your hero. Think about the person who inspired you to try and live your dreams. You know one thing that the people we all thought of have in common? They all had […]

Albums

Velvet Black – Orleans

June 29, 2017 Syd Ghan 0

9/10 On their debut effort Orleans, Quebec City natives Velvet Black find the right balance between sexy and soul to create a pop record that is as sombre as it is smooth. Each song bursts […]

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Harfang – Laugh Away The Sun

June 16, 2017 Jesse Gainer 0

8/10 Before diving into the dreamy details of this debut full-length from Quebec City folk-indie outfit Harfang, I’d like to thank Bucketlist  for assigning me a record that precludes me from plumbing the abyssal depths of Thesaurus.com to find additional […]

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Morgan Barrie – North

April 28, 2017 Brian Charles Clarke 0

6/10 North by Morgan Barrie is an equally folky and noisy experiment and makes for a sort of bold debut. Barrie’s voice acts as a sonic constant throughout the record which has the advantage of […]

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Soggy Beard – Self-titled

April 11, 2017 Aaron Deck 0

5/10 In this week’s installment of reviewing albums, I was given the task to tackle a band in the vein of folk-punk. Crusty vocals, acoustic guitars, antique violin lines, root bass notes, and almost not-there […]

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Cruel Wonders – Gentle Doom

April 10, 2017 Joey Beaudin 0

7/10 Sorrowful, deep, contemplative, melodic, and dark are some of the words that came to mind when listening to the debut album Gentle Doom by Cruel Wonders. This duo is a collaboration of Tamar Singer, […]

Folk

West of Mabou – West of Mabou

February 23, 2017 Shawn Thicke 0

8/10 St. Patrick’s Day is soon upon us, and you know what that means; drinking, more drinking, WAY too much drinking, and, of course, Irish drinking songs. I can’t think of a better album to […]