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Canadian Music Week 2014 :: the Indies

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hollerado performs at the Indies during CMW 2014. On the last evening of Canadian Music Week, I walked into the packed Sirius XM Indies at the Kool Haus in the midst of the [...]

newsies: Born Ruffians release new video

November 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Indie rockers Born Ruffians released a new video for their latest single, ‘Permanent Hesitation’. The video, directed by Ron Eyal and Eleanor Burke, uses an [...]

The Half-Year Review

July 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

2013 has been a terrific year for music thus far, and it is only the start of July. Both in regards to Canadian music, as well as American and International music, this year [...]

Born Ruffians :: Birthmarks

May 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

After releasing two singles (album opener ‘Needle’ and the dreamy ‘With Her Shadow’), in late March, Born Ruffians released their third album, Birthmarks, last month. [...]

Born Ruffians :: ‘Needle’

March 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Born Ruffians recently released another single off of their forthcoming album, Birthmarks. ‘Needle’ is simplistic. Lalonde’s low vocals create a sombre [...]

Born Ruffians :: ‘With Her Shadow’

February 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

While Luke Lalonde’s solo venture satisfied my own desire for more Born Ruffs, the band recently announced that they would be releasing their fourth album, Birthmarks, on [...]

Luke Lalonde :: Rhythymnals

November 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Born Ruffian’s frontman, Luke Lalonde’s solo album Rhythymnals is an outstanding collection of songs with beautiful, abstract melodies, and striking lyrics. Luke began [...]

Born Ruffians & The Elwins

November 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

This photo was borrowed from:! Earlier this month, Born Ruffians and The Elwins played a show to a full house at The Casbah in Hamilton, Ont. It [...]