Albums

Destroy Clocks – Reanimalize

May 16, 2015 Dominic Abate 0

8/10 Ottawa’s Destroy Clocks are an interesting band. In their bio, they write that they incorporate elements of jazz, doom, electro, and hardcore. That’s certainly the case on their Reanimalize record. It’s safe to say […]

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Will Weston – Heart of the Order

March 31, 2015 Jordan Hodgins 0

6.5/10 Heart of the Order is the second full-length release by California native and singer/songwriter/guitarist Will Weston, this time supported by a tightly knit, six-man brass and percussion ensemble. Following the release and subsequent tour […]

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Evan Shay – Homeward EP

January 14, 2015 Franca G. Mignacca 2

4.5/10 Several things come to mind when thinking of jazz; cafés, old films, and romance, to name a few. If there is one word that is not normally associated with the genre, nor should it […]

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Pacanomad – Restless EP

December 12, 2014 Jamie Markell 0

I was not familiar with London, Ontario’s Pacanomad until I had been introduced to their debut EP Restless. Upon listening to the album several times, I found singer Chantel Rivard to have a voice similar […]

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Isabelle Young – Sirens

October 26, 2014 Valerie 0

I think it’s time I admit to myself that I am reading and watching too much Outlander…  Not only does my internal dialogue have a Scottish accent, but I’m finding music and lyrics in songs […]

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Jazzotopes – Soulscapes

October 20, 2014 Franca G. Mignacca 0

Growing up in Montreal, it is far from rare to hear a band playing songs in both French and English. Seldom, however, do we see trilingual bands. Founded in 2013, Montreal’s Jazzotopes are an English, […]

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Fear of Noise – Cockroachia

October 18, 2014 Franca G. Mignacca 0

Instrumental albums often have a bad rap in our fast-paced society filled with catchy tunes and meaningless lyrics. Fear of Noise‘s debut EP Cockroachia proves that an instrumental album can be entertaining and even get […]