Megan Landry describes herself as an outsider who turned to music and art to express herself in an unconventional, yet satisfying way.
While so many young artists struggle to cultivate a unique musical identity that will stand out from the rest, there are others who can’t be bothered by the charade of it all and simply perform from the heart, letting their raw emotions do all the talking.
Portland, Oregon has a reputation of producing some of the weirdest acts and artists around (if not the weirdest people in general) that somehow still find a way to capture our attention and hearts.
Tacachale Chamber Orchestra is a Florida band that can only be described as absolutely adorable with a touch of sass. In the same vein, their new...
Vibrating Universe is a Progressive rock art group inspired by a wide array of artists, from the likes of Bowie, Pink Floyd and The Beatles to modern day artists like The White Stripes and Nine Inch Nails. The minds behind this album have spent five years recording this double album titled “Birth Of Truth”.
Do you remember what you were doing in the summer of 2008? Reflecting on events from eight years ago is interesting because not enough time has passed to create a sense of nostalgia.
A nine-track album Divinity Dropout, released April 2016, is delivered by Canadian-born musician Curtwood Bearsman currently living in Australia. As a listener, it’s not very often...
Before June 12th at the Montreal Bell Centre, my experience with Tame Impala was limited at best, with “Elephant” seeing decent radio play on my favourite alternative rock station (99.9 The Buzz, if anyone is curious).
Five-piece rock band Blind Revision presents their four-track EP Fight or Flight, released in August of 2015. The album starts off with a seven-and-a-half minute track,...
Without hearing a note of Ronjo V’s recent EP Ronjoism, listeners can get a sense of what the music will be like just from the EP’s...
I’m a firm believer that just because a work of music seeks to establish a melancholic tone does not inherently make it drab and banal as...
It seems as though there has been a renaissance of honesty in the past few years. All over pop culture, artists in many different mediums have been lauded for honest portrayals of the raw reality of everyday life.
It’s easy for music fans in any genre to tell the difference between lyrics that have purpose and those that might have been an afterthought in the songwriting process.
Folk music is one of those genres that seems set in its ways. It is steeped in such a rich history and clearly defined sensibility that, although its lyrical material evolves with the times, the music itself is more difficult to expand on for modern musicians.
I should begin by noting that not everything is amiss in Monroe Park’s self-titled EP. Some intricate guitar sections appear with relative consistency in the tracks, such as the riveting acoustic sections in Track 5, “Sunsets and Chruchbells” and the interesting electric sections in Track 1, “My Crane Maggie”.
Krystal Seed, or Paul Pusey who is behind this project, has produced a fabulous gift for his wife in the form of a song, 142. Many people have done it, and more will in the future. Love is probably the most sung theme of all times. And how not to sing about its praise or pain?!
While music’s inherent involvement with politics has been increasingly obvious over the past century, there is still a tendency, especially within the dark ambient industrial-leaning pop/electronica scene..
New Jersey is never short of new and interesting music, and Red Black Red are no exception to the rule. An alternative rock group with a...
Have you ever wondered what early Soundgarden with a post-grunge twist would sound like? Then look no further than Backwater’s latest album: The Unholy.
Irish singer/songwriter Andrew Carr came out of the the rural village of Donegal, Ireland with a hope of sharing his love of indie music with the world. At 18 he moved to London to study music, but has not lost his Irish roots that have influenced his style so much.
E-Mute, short for Electronic Mute but stylized as E-Mute, is a band primarily consisting of vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Theo Mak. Released in 2015, “I Can Pay For It: A Collection of Songs for the Current Political & Socio-economic Crisis” is a five-track album with a voice that captures the attention of listeners from a wide range to not only enjoy the alternative rock sound but also reflect on the messages E-Mute is expressing through his music.
Ill-Advised is the name and Parkway Divides is the game, a 12-track album that showcases the musical prowess of creator and performer Harry Metzler.
80’s aesthetic synthesizers, anthemic guitars, and slick vocals over a pulsating bass line and a steady drum pattern all swirl together to sound like a cut yanked straight out of a cult action movie, all while maintaining radio-friendly sensibilities for today’s music.
There are songs with deep grooves, and then there’s Ogris Debris’ “See The World.” The Vienna duo’s latest release on the Austrian label Affine Records is an unrelenting, pulsing jaunt into musical worlds unknown.
“Ghost of Who I Used to Be” is the first Danger Bang! single from the mind of Justin Robinson out of Monterey, CA. Featuring the hypnotic vocals of Andrea Button Pisani, Danger Bang!