Tag: The Besnard Lakes

Various Artists – “Taking It To Heart, Volume One” compilation

Various Artists – “Taking It To Heart, Volume One” compilation

Operators featuring Meredith Graves. Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew. Calgary creative singer-songwriter. Chad VanGaalen. Halifax new/old wave rockers Nap Eyes. Montreal’s psychedelic indie rockers Besnard Lakes. Wayne Petti of Cuff the Duke. The list reads like the lineup for WayHome Music Festival in Barrie or the world-renowned Osheaga in Montreal. Instead, the aforementioned names represent half of the artists on […]

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Weekend Showcase 2.02

Weekend Showcase 2.02

The Weekend Showcase 2.02 returns, summarizing the music we’ve covered from the past week, including albums, singles, concerts, and whatever else. Each article is listed below. Click on the title and you’ll be taken to the post where you can read more about an album or artist. We have then rolled up all this great music into one mega-playlist. It’s […]

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The Besnard Lakes – “A Coliseum Complex Museum”

The Besnard Lakes – “A Coliseum Complex Museum”

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than twelve years since The Besnard Lakes arrived on the music radar with Volume 1, their outrageously underrated debut album. It wasn’t until 2007’s The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse that critics started to take notice of the band’s talent. While the album received high marks from across the music spectrum, […]

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Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition

Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition

The Weekend Showcase November 21 Edition features more dazzling new music, tracks you would have heard during this past week. Some of the songs completely overwhelmed us emotionally, especially after the events of the past two weeks – from Paris to Beirut to Baghdad to Yola, Nigeria and elsewhere. Music, though, is one of the great cures as it calms […]

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Melodic Tonic, vol. 25

Melodic Tonic, vol. 25

All of us at The Revue believe in the restorative power of music to comfort and heal. Today we are taking a break from the usual upbeat fare to share some songs that were released last Friday that may not have received the proper fanfare they deserve. These tunes express our reflective mood as we stand in solidarity with all music fans across the globe. […]

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Weekend Showcase October 17th Edition

Weekend Showcase October 17th Edition

Weekend Showcase October 17th Edition is an upbeat, boisterous playlist. Well, it doesn’t quite start off like that, but it does commence with a song that will make you go “wow”. And after you each of the 29 singles, you might find yourself uttering the expression time and time again. Countries represented include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, Ireland, Sweden, […]

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The Matinee October 15

The Matinee October 15

The Matinee October 15 edition takes off a special seven-song mini-playlist. There’s more of a mix, although some songs lean towards the heavier, harder side. Let’s get started with a personal favorite.     The Besnard Lakes – “Golden Lion” (Montreal, Canada) One of Montreal’s long-time secrets, The Besnard Lakes have for a dozen years taken ’70s rock and spun […]

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Mundo 35 – RevueFest – The Curation of Our Make-Believe Festival

Mundo 35 – RevueFest – The Curation of Our Make-Believe Festival

There have already been quite a few festival line up announcements for this year already, including Bonnaroo, Boston Calling, Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Hangout Festival, New Orleans Jazzfest, and Shaky Knees, and Sasquatch will be coming out in February. The almost complete list for SXSW is out as well, too. If we could curate our own festival, there would no likely not be any massive hype […]

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