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Chelsea Grimm

Breadth of emotion is tough for any musician trying to construct a release, especially when confined to a five track EP. For many musicians, it…

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Skye Wallace

Something Wicked is a decent listen. To even the most untrained ear, the attraction of Skye Wallace’s music is obvious. Between her incredible range and…

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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…

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Co-op

Co-op’s eponymous album opens a few drum beats from cacophony. At its outset, the dissonance in “What Is Said” is jarring. However, subsequent iterations of…

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Cheap High

Cheap High has been described as both a punk and a post-punk band, and truthfully, it is both. Subterranean Suburbia successfully marries the two genres,…

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Zoo Strategies

A few weeks ago a friend of mine suggested that “Welcome to the Black Parade,” the 2007 hit from My Chemical Romance, was our generation’s…

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Duotang

When I heard that Duotang was releasing a new album, my first thought was “that two-piece band that I saw on MuchMusic when I was…

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Dumb

Good news everyone, Dumb came out with a new album! And this time they’re emulating art rock idols, Parquet Courts, in full force. For instance,…

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FOONYAP

In FOONYAP’s “Woolf & Plath,” she sings, ”A lady ran into the woods / She swallowed darkness / Returned to mud.” As the words flow…