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t was a hard day for the music community and Canada as a whole when legendary singer Gord Downie passed away this October, so the interest around his final album was reasonably high. With 23 songs to show, this record from the Tragically Hip frontman is a solid goodbye record […]
Coke Machine Glow is a rich, haunting collection that reveals both the public and private selves of one of Canada’s most enigmatic musicians. In poetry that is urban, gritty and political, as well as romantic, nostalgic and whimsical, Downie allows us a glimpse inside his world. With his acute and […]
Battle of the Nudes is the second solo album from Gord Downie, lead singer and chief lyricist of Canadian superstars The Tragically Hip. From the wistful opening track “Into the Night,” to the bouncy single “Pascal’s Submarine,” Downie’s poetic vision focuses on both the real and the imagined. Battle of […]
Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced a reissue of their classic album ‘Fever To Tell’ reissue while also sharing an unreleased track called ‘Shake It’. The New York band’s debut album ‘Fever To Tell’ was released in April 2003 and celebrates its 15 year anniversary next year.
2011 release from the critically adored Americana/Bluegrass singer/songwriter. The Harrow & The Harvest, Gillian’s first album in eight years, is an all acoustic affair containing 10 new songs. The album was produced by David Rawlings and recorded at Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville, TN.
Songs of Experience is the companion release to 2014’s ‘Songs of Innocence’, the two titles drawing inspiration from a collection of poems, Songs of Innocence and Experience, by the 18th century English mystic and poet William Blake. Produced by Jacknife Lee and Ryan Tedder, with Steve Lillywhite, Andy Barlow and […]
When King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard announced their plan to release five full-length albums in 2017, it was a potential sign that the increasingly prolific Melbourne, Australia seven-piece had lost its instincts for self-editing. Sketches of Brunswick East, the third full-length the band has released over the last six […]
“My Morning Jacket, the Kentucky rock band Jim James has fronted since 1998, are known for their line in eclectic cover versions, having paid homage to everything from Erykah Badu’s Tyrone to Elton John’s Rocket Man. As if to cement his dedication to the art, James’s first move as a […]
The Graveyard and The Ballroom” is the first album by A Certain Ratio. Originally released in 1980 this album has been a collectors’ item ever since it’s initial release on cassette-only by Factory Records ( see New Order,Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, Joy Division)
Kohti Tuhoa’s debut was considered by many as the most exciting hardcore punk record out of Scandinavia in ages. Their sophomore album Pelon neljäs valtakunta is constructed from similar building blocks but with the band’s sound taking a step further towards genre classicists such as Discharge and Disorder, not to […]
Limited green colored vinyl LP pressing housed in a gatefold sleeve. Formed from putrefying remnants of The Germs, The Consumers, The Bags, The Gun Club, and The Screamers among other L.A. punk outfits, 45 Grave were arguably the first American Goth/deathrock band and inarguably one of the best. Fronted by […]
Kenny Dixon Jr’s ‘Forevernevermore’ was his third album and is perhaps his definitive opus – a pure, deep, late night Detroit classic that has birthed countless immitations since its release in 2000. It really is pretty definitive – and it holds up beautifully almost 20 years later, from his take […]