The Jersey punk band’s fifth album employs their infrequently used weapon: ballistic folk with traditional arrangements. more

Mar 6, 2018 4:45 PM Album reviews

The Toronto-based singer/songwriter has created mobilized many of the city's most underrated musicians to create a stunning, detail-rich album about violence more

Feb 27, 2018 12:44 PM Album reviews

For their fifth album, the long-running Toronto indie rock band got some chill more

Feb 23, 2018 1:41 PM Album reviews


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The Toronto band's impressive debut album is urgent and visceral, but a slow burn more

Feb 20, 2018 12:59 PM Album reviews

Eye To Eye, the first LP from Toronto's Steven Foster and his band, fixes stadium grandiosity onto dense, idiosyncratic guitar pop songs more

Jan 30, 2018 11:20 AM Album reviews

On I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life, Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner confront climate change and white privilege over complex electro rhythms more

Jan 25, 2018 11:09 AM Album reviews

The Toronto band has crafted one of the best local debut albums of the year more

Nov 7, 2017 4:38 PM Album reviews

The French-Cuban twins merge tropical rhythms, lush vocals and story-rich lyrics on their soul-searching new album more

Oct 30, 2017 11:03 AM Album reviews

The Toronto trio's fourth full-length elevates its nostalgic, longing songs with outstanding musicianship more

Oct 25, 2017 2:53 PM Album reviews

With an incisive take on the complexity of desire, anxiety and confusion, Annie Clark captures what it's like to live in this present more

Oct 11, 2017 2:39 PM Album reviews

Choir Of The Mind finds the Metric singer clear-minded and resilient in the face of sadness more

Oct 4, 2017 6:30 AM Album reviews

The Toronto-based group’s second album is rough around the edges and better off for it more

Sep 6, 2017 4:13 PM Album reviews

The former Young Rival singer's self-titled album is idiosyncratically crafted and nostalgically familiar more

Aug 17, 2017 1:03 PM Album reviews

But the Katie Crutchfield-led band's fourth record feels under-written and over-performed when considered alongside many of the great recent reissues from grunge-pop’s heyday more

Aug 10, 2017 1:28 PM Album reviews

An ironic, irreverent tone renders some songs frivolous, but Everything Now comes in for a smooth landing by the end more

Jul 19, 2017 4:15 PM Album reviews

But don't let that fool you into thinking the songs on third album And The Magic Of Horses are simplistic more

Jul 13, 2017 3:50 PM Album reviews

The Toronto singer/songwriter's debut full-length album is fuzzy, toe-tapping, summery Canadiana more

Jun 21, 2017 12:23 PM Album reviews

The French band's sixth album comes stocked with deck-shoegaze, nu-yacht rock and disco jams more

Jun 7, 2017 11:42 AM Album reviews

At a time when DIY sometimes suggests the heedless jettisoning of any frills, the Montrealers are refreshingly fussy overachievers more

May 31, 2017 2:29 PM Album reviews