From Allmusic If you grew up in the ’70s, you’ve already heard JOY‘s second full-length album, Under the Spell of JOY. It was bleeding through the walls of your older brother’s room, being played at earsplitting volume on a mid-priced stereo while he and his buddies fired up both his black light and the bong he thought Read more about Joy – Under the Spell of JOY[…]
From Allmusic If you have a grand desire to take on the world and want a suitable indie rock soundtrack, Brill Bruisers will certainly do the trick, and if this isn’t the best effort to date from the New Pornographers, it most certainly doesn’t disappoint.
From the Exclaim Much of the music on Sukierae is close in spirit and mood to Tweedy’s work with Loose Fur, a Wilco side-project that released two albums of often mysterious avant-rock in the mid-2000s.
From Sputnikmusic Spoon remains a band untethered to trends and narratives, beholden to nothing more than their own indelible sound, something that stretches back decades and remains distinctively elusive.
From the Exclaim Cory Branan is perhaps best described (even if it’s a cliché, and more than a little cumbersome) as a songwriter’s singer-songwriter. He writes impeccable, evocative, insightful lyrics and pairs them with no frills Americana formulas that fit like an old pair of boots.
From Consequence of Sound Ryan Adams can be seen as an emotionally mature take from an artist who is able to think in terms of career, able to look beyond selfish reasons for creating art, and able to give fans something that can be both pleasant to listen to and enjoyable to perform on a nightly basis. Read more about Ryan Adams – S/T[…]
from the 405 The Physical World confirms everything we’d hoped for: DFA still know how to produce unstoppable energy, they still know how to push a bass guitar to its full capacity and they still know how to inject tonnes of fun into not just their product, but the wider spectrum of music itself
From No Ripcord Following last year’s acoustic-based Sleeper, Segall’s newest release is an ambitious 17 tracks, all of which combine 60s pop sensibilities with contemporary psych flavors and dissonant embellishments.
Black Buffalo and Rockwell Records are stoked to announce we have hooked up with the Halifax Pop Explosion again to present the latest installment of the Halifax Record Fair on Oct 25,2014. We have a new location this time. We will be setting up at the Halifax Music Co op, located at 2158 Barrington St, We are now accepting Read more about Halifax Record Fair[…]