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Puzzlehead

Puzzlehead’s collection of garage-punk angst can be a challenge, but by no stretch is the album unlistenable. Rather, it gives the impression of containing two…

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MF Shabazz

From Brooklyn to Vancouver, independent rapper Aktu El Shabazz’s The Nigga Tapes is a cool-headed force marrying influences from both coasts. Released under the moniker…

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Cruel Sport / Nice Apple

Cruel Apple Nice Sport at its core is an homage to the minimalistic pop of Beat Happening and Eric’s Trip. Yet, Cruel Sport and Nice…

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Gesture

“Were we to undertake an exhaustive self-scrutiny, disgust would paralyze us…” -E. M. Cioran Any time spent reflecting upon social interaction inevitably convenes upon gestures,…

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Woolworm

If you have ever wanted to dance on someone’s grave, Woolworm’s recently released LP Deserve to Die might make for the perfect soundtrack. The 10-tune…

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The Belle Game

There is a theory that a band’s sound grows as the venues they play grow in size, height, and splendour. Artists who begin their careers…