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Ryan’s Top 30 Albums of the Last 10 Years (2004-2014) Pt. 3 of 3

It’s come to this. Since I’m usually on about something completely ancient, I’ve decided to compile a rough list of my favourite albums over the last ten years. I’ll warn you, there are thirty of them altogether and they span a few different genres. The list is presented in absolutely no particular order. While I’m sure I could… Read More ›

Ryan’s Top 30 Albums of the Last 10 Years (2004-2014) Pt. 2 of 3

It’s come to this. Since I’m usually on about something completely ancient, I’ve decided to compile a rough list of my favourite albums over the last ten years. I’ll warn you, there are thirty of them altogether and they span a few different genres. The list is presented in absolutely no particular order. While I’m sure I could… Read More ›

Ryan’s Top 30 Albums of the Last 10 Years (2004-2014) Pt. 1 of 3

It’s come to this. Since I’m usually on about something completely ancient, I’ve decided to compile a rough list of my favourite albums over the last ten years. I’ll warn you, there are thirty of them altogether and they span a few different genres. The list is presented in absolutely no particular order. While I’m sure I could… Read More ›

4 Artists To Nap To

Music is not only the ever-present waking soundtrack to my menial activities, I also tend to play albums with the specific intention of carting me off to sleep. It has become more challenging to listen to music while trying to sleep lately, as I’ve taken the committal jump of sharing sleeping space with another. However,… Read More ›

MUSIC VIDEO: The Autumn Portrait’s “Ghost”

ABOUT GHOST “Ghost” is the latest music video from Vancouver native Freddie Mojallal, a.k.a. The Autumn Portrait. The location of this video may seem familiar to a lot of Torontonians – after experiencing a broken heart, Freddie relocated to Toronto to connect with his listeners through his sincere songs of loss and heartache. Filmed in… Read More ›

REVIEW: Flyleaf – Who We Are (2013)

I was heartbroken when Lacey Sturm announced her departure from Flyleaf late last year. I believe it was late in 2005 when I heard the band via the American station 103.3 The Edge (I was working twelve-hour night shifts close to lake Ontario and could listen if my car was parked in the right place). I seem to… Read More ›

CONTEST GIVEAWAY: Celebrate Canadian Indie Music @ Steam Whistle Brewing’s UNSIGNED!

Steam Whistle Brewing will be hosting UNSIGNED #27 on Friday, November 29, and we are invited to join the party! But, of course, the party would not be the same without you, so we have one awesome prize package to give away. The prize package includes: 2 tickets to the show Refreshment tickets Steam Whistle goodies… Read More ›

MUSIC VIDEO: Womb – Baby Don’t Love Me

ABOUT WOMB One stormy day, Lighting Hopkins and Django Reinhardt stole a time machine-caravan from the mucky creeks of Gypsy-Rhythm. This time machine-caravan was driven by a stoned mule into the future to meet Jack White and the ghost of Cab Calloway. It was never known exactly what occurred when the union of these people… Read More ›

Recently Arrived to Planet Earth: Delta Will “It All Glows” Review

Imagine (just for a minute…humor me please) that you are an alien recently arrived to this beloved planet of ours. You know no one, and everything about this new world is so overwhelmingly different than what you’re used to.  For one thing, there’s this thing called gravity that keeps you from flying aimlessly through the… Read More ›

MUSIC VIDEO: The Bedroom Hour – Slow Motion Cinema

Many of us have come face-to-face and have had our lives shattered by cancer. Whether you have lost a loved one or have battled the disease yourself, it forces us all to reflect on our vulnerability to time and encourages us to recognize the beauty of life. The Bedroom Hour’s “Slow Motion Cinema” is a… Read More ›

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