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Weaves

Toronto’s Weaves has unleashed a shotgun blast of glimmering guitar-rock with its new self-titled debut out on Buzz Records. It’s a delightful EP from the four-piece, with six stylistical...
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Run River North

These are well-crafted songs that sound good. That is a fact. Another simple fact is that the boy/girl harmonies, violins and mandolins flow through these folk-pop songs with a beauty and crescendo t...
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Teeth Dreams

In an era of sub-sub-sub genres, there’s something to be said for a band just trying to make a good, affecting rock ‘n’ roll record. Not finding it necessary to bring unconventional...
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Martel

Slowly emerging through a dense fog, you can barely define a lighthouse, when a squeeze-box dirge summons you from the safety of dry land to join souls lost many fathoms from the shoreline. As prolog...
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Teledrome

Calgary’s mad musical genius Ryan Sadler has crafted an epic, synthesizer-fuelled LP in Teledrome’s self-titled debut. Teledrome is the long-awaited follow-up to the group’s 2012 Do...
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Close to the Glass

Don’t fuck around with this record. Be sure that whatever device you use to listen can support the incredible depth of sound that is woven together for your pleasure. The patience of presentati...
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We All Say

From the fertile fields of Guelph, Ontario come the Folk, whose shotgun approach to music misses more than it hits. While it’s laudable for the Folk to try and make an album full of songs styli...
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1992

Hana Vave’s 1992 is a surprisingly self-assured debut from the Calgary four-piece. Clocking in at just under 15 minutes, this three-track EP channels early-’90s shoegazers like My Bloody ...