Albums

Zef Racek – Pop Ululation

October 30, 2015 Courtney O'Hearn 0

7/10 Zef Raček is the alias of Jozef Raček, singer/songwriter of recently disbanded Montreal pop folk trio Harvest Soon. Pop Ululation, released in August 2015, marks his fifth Bandcamp release under this moniker (a collection […]

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Sarah Segal-Lazar – Two if by Sea

October 15, 2015 D. Niko Holmes 0

10/10 Sarah Segal-Lazar sings beautifully, ushering in the autumn with mellifluous musical poetry, “searching for answers of belonging, both in the world and in oneself.” Two if by Sea is a glimpse of the sky through […]

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Eriksen – Unravelled

September 30, 2015 Danielle Kenedy 0

8/10 For me, the albums that stand out are the ones that evoke feeling. I hate emotion and tend to repress it, so when a band or album triggers something real, it sticks out for […]

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Desert Hounds – Hang On

September 10, 2015 Ben Massicotte 0

5/10 Desert Hounds are a four-piece band hailing from Lake Elsinore, California that blend elements of rock, bluegrass, country, and folk on their debut full-length album, Hang On. Although it is not specified who does […]

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Five Minute Major – Black Sheep

September 1, 2015 Brian Charles Clarke 0

5/10 Black Sheep, the debut full-length from Montreal’s acoustic quartet, Five Minute Major, is the definition of folk-punk-by-numbers. A big part of the genre’s overall charm is its familiarity and Five Minute Major embraces this […]

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Adam Hill – Old Paint

August 1, 2015 Ben Massicotte 0

5/10 Adam Hill is singer, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist who was born in Ohio and now resides in Squamish, BC. His fifth album Old Paint is an all acoustic 12-song collection of traditional folk pieces […]

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Laura Joy – Between Our Words

July 25, 2015 Franca G. Mignacca 0

7.5/10 From the very second that Chicago artist Laura Joy’s latest folk-pop album, Between Our Words, begins playing, anyone who is listening will be reeled in, expecting a smooth and amusing little set of songs. […]

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Lisette Xavier – The Leap EP

May 27, 2015 Gigi 0

7.3/10 Lisette Xavier’s soft and husky voice carries over the melodic sounds of a piano to draw you in and hold you hostage as you listen to the first track on, The Leap, her first […]