Tag: hard rock

David Nance Group – ‘Peaced and Slightly Pulverized’ (album review)

David Nance Group – ‘Peaced and Slightly Pulverized’ (album review)

Peaced and Slightly Pulverized by David Nance Despite releasing albums for nearly a decade, the eclectic David Nance remains one of America’s most underrated and unheralded singer-songwriters. He is also one of the country’s most prolific, as he is constantly releasing LPs, EPs, and singles. Eventually, people will recognize the Omaha, Nebraska-based artist’s talents much like the folks at Trouble […]

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The Matinee ’18 August 17th

The Matinee ’18 August 17th

The Matinee ’18 August 17th edition is a blustery affair – for the most part anyway. Raging rockers, hip-shaking pop anthems, and one dazzling ballad fill up the mini-playlist. We begin, though, with the return of one of the great singer-songwriters of the past decade. Kurt Vile – “Loading Zones” (Philadelphia, USA) RIYL: Kurt Vile The biggest surprise yesterday came […]

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Diarrhea Planet – “Turn to Gold”

Diarrhea Planet – “Turn to Gold”

At some point, the gents of Diarrhea Planet will grow up. Whether they want to or not, their bodies will start breaking down due to their frenetic and physical live shows. Maybe they will change their name in the process or their musical choices. This is not the time, however, to think about those possibilities, but rather we should enjoy […]

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Encore – Murder (Episode 1)

Encore – Murder (Episode 1)

Welcome to Encore, our first podcast series. The whole idea of this first bunch of podcasts is to show off some serious Canadian talent, organized into thematic episodes. We’ll have shows featuring many well-known and lesser-known Canadian acts, each episode based on a theme such as “Blue”, “Wave”, “Sex”, etc. Today, by luck of the draw, our first episode is […]

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Big Dick – “Disappointed”

Big Dick – “Disappointed”

Big Dick are an Ottawa-based duo who have found their inspiration from classic big muscle-ridden punk rock. Their name was adapted from the NoMeansNo song of the same name (though they could be talking about any number of Dicks out there). Still, NoMeansNo is a relevant touchstone for their style. It’s not as dextrous as NMN, but the power, intensity and […]

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