diamond mind

ReVue: Diamond Mind / Blank Tape EP

Diamond Mind Blank Tape (Independent) Four stars The Blank Tape EP is only blank in the same way that Diamond Mind’s namesake precious stone is clear: translucent at a glance, but immensely stu...
Jean et Béatrice // Epic Photography

Artifacts Mar 26 – Apr 1

Jean et Béatrice / Until Sun, Apr 5 (8 pm) Beatrice has posted an ad in the paper: a reward to anyone who can free her from a self-imposed solitude on the 33rd floor of an apartment complex. She has ...
music-ba

New Sounds: BA Johnston, Shit Sucks

BA Johnston Shit Sucks (Mammoth Cave Recording Co) Four stars It’s kind of silly when you think about it: with Weird Al as notable exception, most musicians who peddle humour get invalidated fr...
Frank Zotter in A Night in November // Ami Farrow

Serca Festival digs into Irish culture

Throughout its location-hopping five-year existence, the Serca Festival has structured its celebration of Irish culture mostly around its theatre element. There have been other components, too—some f...
purity ring

ReVue: Purity Ring / another eternity

Purity Ring another eternity 4AD Three Stars As it often is in retrospect, it’s easy now to understand how all the ingredients for Purity Ring’s ascendance—from Edmonton-made curiosity to...