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The Best Albums of 2011

December 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Black Keys – El Camino  Hands down the album of the year, El Camino is the most creative and the most foot-stomping record we’ve seen in a while. The Ohio [...]

Ian Kamau :: One Day Soon

December 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

Although my rebellious spirit is something rather fierce, I must admit – Occupy Toronto did not occupy my mind. Instead, I was running around frantically at work, a [...]

The Broadys :: The Broadys

December 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

The theme of driving, of moving, tends to find its way through the power chords and smooth vocals on the self-titled debut album by Montreal-based trio, The Broadys. The [...]

The Black Keys :: El Camino

December 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Since the October release of El Camino single ‘Lonely Boy’, whistles have been wetted world wide too see what these Ohio natives have packed into what I dare say [...]

Amy Winehouse :: Lioness

November 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

It’s been a few weeks since I last reviewed an album, but now I’m back to take an intimate look at the first posthumous album by the late Amy Winehouse, rightly [...]

The Drums :: Portamento

November 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

A gradual slide from one note to another, this theme is captured on The Drums’ second album with a seamless shift from one song to another. With no immediate single, a [...]

The Noble Rogues :: kin

November 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

If I’m being completely honest, I would start by saying that I didn’t expect much from kin when I purchased the album and was asked to write a review. Perhaps I [...]

Feist :: Metals

November 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

The very qualities that make Leslie Feist such a distinctive pop artist are also the very things that make her too easy to dismiss: Her understated melodies, restrained [...]

Metronomy :: The English Riviera

November 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

Metronomy’s third studio album, entitled, The English Rivera (April 2011), has solidified the bands powerful presence within the indie-electronic music scene. Hailing from [...]

Red Hot Chili Peppers :: I’m With You

September 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

I’m With You, the tenth album by American supergroup Red Hot Chili Peppers, was touted as the big come back of the band. The Peppers have been on a hiatus since 2006, [...]
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