Articles by Olivia D'Orazio

Mark Martyre releases his best album yet

April 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rivers by Mark Martyre Mark Martyre wrapped 2017 with the release of what I’ll boldly call his best album yet—Rivers. The 10-track record blends his signature pensive [...]

Take a trip with TOVI’s debut single

January 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

“89 San Francisco,” the first single by Red Deer’s latest electropop outfit TOVI, is a real trip. It opens strong, with a deep, throbbing bass and muted drums. The [...]

The best independent Canadian records of 2017

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

As junk as 2017 was (“dumpster fire of a year” is the term most frequently used), it did have one amazing outcome: reigniting my love for independent music. Last year saw [...]

Moon Tan at Indie Week 2017

November 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

I had been waiting several years (years!!) to see Winnipeg’s Moon Tan live. After too many missed gigs, I finally found my chance on the opening night of Indie Week. Moon [...]

The Empty Page at Indie Week 2017

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was about to leave the Indie Week Launch Party when I saw a sticker The Empty Page had dispersed around the Hideout. It said the Manchester-based band played 90s-inspired [...]

Scalene at Indie Week 2017

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

We were lucky to see Brazilian rockers Scalene at Indie Week this year. The fivesome are fresh off their Rock in Rio festival run, and certainly didn’t play down the energy [...]
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