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Man Meets Bear

Deviating from the Indie Folk dalliances of predecessor, Huronian Cadence, Toronto natives Man meets Bear, explore a more spiritual side in their largely instrumental 5th…

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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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Tasha the Amazon

At the tail end of 2016, Toronto artist Tasha the Amazon, a.k.a Perp Vonnegut, dropped her debut EP Die Every Day. Although Tasha has been…

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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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Missing And Murdered

What is the best way to discuss murder? Journalistic investigations often border on the fetishistic. True-crime TV shows (ie. Cold Case Files) and podcasts (ie….

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Dopey’s Robe

Since its release in January, I’ve been really enjoying the self-titled album from Dopey’s Robe. In fact, it’s probably my favourite release so far 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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No Joy

For a good while now, the Montreal alternative duo Jasamine White-Gluz and Laura Lloyd have planned on releasing a string of EPs. And with no…

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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…