Canadian, Classic Rock, Garage, Hardcore, Music, Watch

[WATCH] THE MOTORLEAGUE – OH, HOW THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN

No Comments 23 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Atlantic-flavoured rock from The Motorleague. Plus, you can download the actual game if you want!

Acoustic, Blues, Canadian, Classic Rock, Concert Reviews, Folk, Jazz, Music

THE JESSICA STUART FEW, WEST MY FRIEND @ SOLSTICE CAFE (Victoria, BC) 7/19/2014

No Comments 20 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

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There is nothing finer than spending time in the funky confines of the Solstice Cafe on a lovely Victoria summer evening. Nothing, that is, unless you add some terrific music by two of Canada’s classier acts. Continue Reading

Canadian, Classic Rock, Pop, Watch

[WATCH] BORDEEN – BROKEN BONES

No Comments 19 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

Hooky power pop from the Newmarket sibling trio. “Broken Bones” is the new single from their 2013 self-titled debut album.

Blues, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Under 2000

[LISTEN] Shoestring Bourbon – Shoestring Bourbon

No Comments 17 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Good, old-fashioned, straight-ahead, smoky Southern blues/rock.

Canadian, Classic Rock, Folk, Listen, Pop

[LISTEN] MINDIL BEACH – LOVE LIKE MINE

No Comments 15 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Mindil Beach Markets recently shortened their bench (losing founding member, Daniel Kingsbury) and shortened their name (now it’s simply Mindil Beach). How does all that affect their sound? You be the judge. Check out their latest, a rollicking, fun number called “Love Like Mine”.

Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Pop

[LISTEN] ZEUS – MISS MY FRIENDS

No Comments 12 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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The latest from Zeus is poppier than we’re used to, but it’s bubbly and infectious nonetheless. “Miss My Friends” is released ahead of their new album ‘Classic Zeus’, due out in September.

Blues, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Psychedelic, R&B/Hiphop, Under 2000

[Listen] Deep Sea Gypsies- Peatt Road

1 Comment 10 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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Good god, y’all! Just take a listen to the Deep Sea Gypsies’ blend of rock, blues, psychedelia, with some hip-hop thrown in for good measure. Keeps the spirit of the late ’60′s alive, but it’s fresh and contemporary at the same time.

Blues, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Under 2000

[LISTEN] SUNHAWK – THE SHE-SNAKE SHUFFLE

No Comments 10 July 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan
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We were slow on the uptake on this one, but it is too good to pass up. “The She-Snake Shuffle” is classic rock with a swampy blues edge, but that description hardly does it justice. It’s a sly number that gets under your skin, and just when you are feeling comfortable the boys of Sunhawk throw you some curves just to make things interesting.

Alternative, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Under 2000

[Listen] Redanda – Reverse Tranny Club EP

No Comments 29 May 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

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Are you craving some rock n’ roll? Redanda‘s Reverse Tranny Club might help a tad with that. The band from down the QEW (aka Hamilton) deliver some gritty rock in this 5 song EP, that pairs vintage guitar play with Alex Turner-esque vocals. The output? Kind of music that might make you mosh one second and then sway with a drink in your hand the next. The band is bound to cause some ruckus during NXNEYou can STREAM the EP below.

Acoustic, Alternative, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Psychedelic

[Listen] Diamond Mind – Better Alone

No Comments 09 April 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

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Ever caught yourself humming a song after just one listen? And yes, I know you felt bad because you were singing the chorus for “Timber”. Well, set your guilt aside, and check out “Better Alone”, courtesy of Edmonton’s Diamond Mind. The chamber-pop quartet have the Beatles-esque holistic pop soaking in rich harmonies a la Beach Boys. Their songs could be the background score to a glorious sunny day playing a friendly game of beach volleyball. .. yeah summer can’t get here soon enough!

Alternative, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music

[Listen] The Folk – We All Say

No Comments 15 March 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

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Toronto-Guelph based The Folk has delivered their debut full length We All Say. What does they sound like? A schmorgesborg of different eras of rock’n roll coming together; 70′s classic rock to 2000′s alt-rock like Smashing Pumpkins with hint of Sloan as well. Does that make sense?

The band will be touring the country for the next few weeks. You can stream the album below.

Canadian, Classic Rock, Garage, Listen, Music, Punk

[LISTEN] GEYSER – SELF TITLED EP

No Comments 11 March 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

geyserepcoverOh Sudbury, hope you can endure all this love! Second band from the ‘Big Nickel’ city that has caught our attention is Geyser. Their debut Self Titled EP, due for release on April 1 (no jokes there!), has rad 1960-70s garage/post-punk influences. According to the band’s Bandcamp, where the record is streaming for free, the songs were ‘recorded one Saturday night in August in an old diner’. Wish I sounded this good in an old diner!

Canadian, Classic Rock, Garage, Grunge, Listen, Music

[LISTEN] LIGHTMARES – SOUP

No Comments 11 March 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

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Sudbury is becoming the go-to-scene if you are looking for nostalgic rock. First, it was The Almighty Rhombus! You can add Lightmares to that list as well. For the fans of Violent Femmes, Stooges or The Replacements, the trio’s in your face energy and rock with recklessness will make you wanna do radical things like bob your head violently!

Stream ‘Soup’, off the upcoming release Lightmares are Rich and Educated. While you are at it, check out their Violent Femme’s cover of ‘Add it Up’. Me oh my! I wanna cause a ruckus now!

Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music, Psychedelic, Watch

[Watch] Bend Sinister-Teacher

No Comments 24 February 2014

by Nilabjo Banerjee

West-coast progressive-rock favs Bend Sinister premiere video for their fan-favourited single “Teacher”, off the upcoming release Animals due March 11. The band enlisted the help of a very important source, the fans, to help decide whether to shoot a video for this or a much poppier ‘Fancy Pants’. The feedback leaned towards the former, and voila!

The lads are in town at Horseshoe March 20!

Alternative, Canadian, Classic Rock, Listen, Music

[Listen] Glass Ampp- Half Empty

No Comments 20 March 2013

by Tiana Feng
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For those looking for some classic style rock n’ roll, Toronto’s Glass Ampp play the Velvet Underground tonight at 11pm. Stream their new EP Half Empty below.

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