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See U

See U is fairly restrained in its low end; beats feel like they are coming at you through a stethoscope, but it’s not long before the blips and bloops that scuttle and twitch around the faint, ...
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SimpleComplex

Acronyms is one of Saskatoon’s newest bands, although its members have been a part of the music scene with various other projects. The four-piece’s seven-song debut EP, SimpleComplex, is ...
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Calm Your Body Down

Kingston, ON’s Dorothea Paas’ four-track Calm Your Body EP is reflective, down-tempo rock streaked with melancholy. Standout track “A.D.” shows a more furious side to PaasR...
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Line Traps

Victoria’s Line Traps’ self-titled debut is a lo-fidelity shotgun blast of broken glass served directly to the ears. The group’s brand of vein-popping punk rock—best heard on barn-b...
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Policy

If Policy is looking to establish some fenceposts for a Will Butler solo release—it’s his first his-name record after a decade spent in the Arcade Fire—its parameters prove willfully difficult ...
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Tatooine

With all due respect to the parties involved, it’s pretty safe to say that Blind Mr Jones, which released two full lengths of British shoe gaze before breaking up in 1994, was a minor blip on t...
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15/6/2014

Montréal’s Mands have unleashed a bleak blast of noisy hardcore with its cassette, 15/6/2014. The trio’s latest is a seven-song, 48-minute epic featuring thrashing instrumentation thanks ...
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Your Joyous Future

Music can be the spice of life that leads us to dance and to love. Yet other times it is a twisted and gnarly beast that stalks your fear-riddled bones, slavering as it sets down to eat you alive. Th...