The delightfully off-beat indie pop song “Blu” by Montreal’s Painful Shivers. They describe their music as ‘devotional prom rock’ and I honestly don’t know whether they’re kidding or serious. Whatever.
by Mark Anthony Brennan
It is not easy being a musician anywhere these days, what with CD sales plummeting and fewer record deals to go around. But surely things are even worse for an artist trying to eke out a career in a community like the Comox Valley (on Vancouver Island, BC), which is somewhat removed from any music industry hub? Continue Reading
OK, so we may be slow on the uptake sometimes but we always get around to the good stuff eventually. Amanita Bloom follow up their excellent debut ‘Furniture Music’ with the equally good ‘Neither the Sea Nor the Land’ (yes, I know, it was like ten months ago). “Just Like Skin” is a prime example of their atmospheric dark folk.