Albums

Triggers – Self-titled

Usually when a band is described during a review as one that “wears its heart on its sleeve,” I stop reading. With few exceptions, this phrase is reviewer shorthand for contrived, overly-emotional music whose subject […]

Albums

Endast – Thrive

It takes a fair amount of guts to choose a band name that means “Enduring.” One either suffers from an excess of hubris or possesses a single-minded determination to live up to the moniker. Montreal’s […]