By Tyson Moll, Feature Photo via Cara Robbins/Pitch Perfect PR Foxygen want you to believe that their fourth album Hang is a “cosmic California death game of highway chicken”; a limbo between life and death. Hang is taking a rather maximalist approach. In this, it departs from the psychedelic-folk of previous albums, such as 2013’s acclaimed We are … Continue reading
By Alex Ryu, Feature Photo via Team Rock Track Trek is an irregular retrospect review of forgotten tracks of various genres that deserve a second viewing, with an analysis that describes why it deserves so. Track Trek is written by Alex Ryu. When and how do you remake or extend an original piece for the … Continue reading
By Grace Guimond, Feature Photo via Old Gray Bandcamp Slow Burn is the kind of record that never should have to be written. Slow Burn is the kind of record that everyone hopes they will never have to write, that no one ever wants to have to write–– except for when the pain becomes so … Continue reading
By Arman Adel, Feature Photo via one in ten words When bassist Jimmy Tony stepped onto the stage proclaiming, “F**k Trump,” you knew Dilly Dally was ready to hit the audience hard. Front woman Katie Monks stepped up to her mic screaming “CAN’T YOU RELATE TO IT?!” From that point on, the room was hers. … Continue reading
Story and Photos By Kalina Nedelcheva Lee’s Palace was a dreamt up transcendental realm, filled with lush harmonies and echoing cords. Temples has seen definite growth in popularity, and with good reason, from the last time they played in Toronto at the Horseshoe. Their new single “Certainty” shared many of the characteristics of Sun Structures, but … Continue reading
By Gwen Reid, Feature Photo via EW Since their formation in 1992, Modest Mouse has burned brightly, releasing influential, poignant music that comforts souls and dances in eardrums. I started my love affair with the band when they played a live set on the television drama The O.C. at the bar where Seth Cohen worked. … Continue reading
by Kalina Nedelcheva Hello to all of your tortured souls, I poured my heart and soul for you to conduct a mix of the dirtiest bass lines, the sexiest solos, and the loudest drums. This is as low as it gets, enjoy! PS: Midterms suck.
By Aviva Lev-Aviv It’s time to honour some of the fierce ladies in rock, past and present. In a primarily male-dominated scene, it is not always easy for women to establish themselves as tough rockers that are just as legitimate as their male counterparts, but these gals have worked hard to successfully do just that. … Continue reading