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The April Fools Childrenhood

Low Colour is entirely saturated. The latest release from The April Fools Childrenhood — the solo project of the folk duo Leave’s David Cowling —…

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Puritans

Swerving Lines is energetically morbid. Puritans’ debut release nestles nicely into the alternative/post-punk/gothic genres. With influences from artists like Billy Talent and David Bowie, Swerving…

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Shhh

“What do I do next?” asks Megan Arnold, the London, Ontario-based artist behind Shhh, on the third track of her latest EP, Be Quite. This…

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Little Sprout

The members of Little Sprout seem shy. Other than the fact that they just won Shindig (amazing) and that two of the members met on…

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Witchstone

Misery is a dread that pulses like a second heart. Excruciating, it is the slow twisting of a screw. In order to craft unremittingly heavy…

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Local Creature and Alien Boy

Into the shadows we go. Into the smoke of a burnt and blasted tree. This album deserves no name. The music bears every name and…

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Mi’ens

Math Rock duo Mi’ens certainly make an impression with their latest release, Challenger. True to this sub-genre of indie rock, Mi’ens’ drummer Evan and guitarist…

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Anchoress

First thing’s first: Go to Anchoress’ bandcamp and download this album. It’s free, for one thing. What else do you need to know? Well, I’ll…

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Immerze

Too often, Vancouver is overlooked as a hub for talented hip hop artists. Unlike the 6ix, which has enjoyed unprecedented attention thanks to the success…