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DiSC of the WEEK: The Wooden Sky, Let’s Be Ready.

DiSC of the WEEK: The Wooden Sky, Let’s Be Ready.

I don’t think of the title of the new album from The Wooden Sky as a directive. For me, Let’s Be Ready is a prayer. As the Toronto-based band embarks on the next chapt...

PREMiERE: Das Rad “Land of Nod”

PREMiERE: Das Rad “Land of Nod”

“Like a nuclear poison,” reads Das Rad‘s press release for their debut album Radiation, in reference to their acerbic and punk and heavy metal mash up sound. Th...

PLAYLiST: Gone But Not Forgotten

PLAYLiST: Gone But Not Forgotten

  This time next week, the Summer of 2014 will be like the 10 artists featured in Quick Before It Melts’ first ever SoundCloud PLAYLiST: gone but never far in our memor...

DiSC of the WEEK: Blackpaw Society, Lessons In Leisure Volume 2

DiSC of the WEEK: Blackpaw Society, Lessons In Leisure Volume 2

There’s not much point to putting an About page on your website if the only description you’re willing to give about your band is “Genetically modified cats and d...


Reviews

  • QBiM SPiNS: Prairie Cat, Who Knows Where to Begin?
    QBiM SPiNS: Prairie Cat, Who Knows Where to Begin?

    I can’t remember whether I saw “bummed out” as a descriptor for Prairie Cat‘s sound in a press release or someone else’s writing, but it fits the ton...

  • QBiM SPiNS: Octoberman, What More What More
    QBiM SPiNS: Octoberman, What More What More

    With each new Octoberman album, principal songwriter Marc Morrissette impresses me more and more. Fifth record What More What More delivers Morrissette’s familiar folk-inf...

  • QBiM SPiNS: Arkells, High Noon
    QBiM SPiNS: Arkells, High Noon

    Hamilton ON’s Arkells third long player High Noon is a sun-kissed, bleached out afternoon delight that already feels like an ode to boisterous youth and remember-back-in-t...


PREMiERE

PREMiERE: Das Rad “Land of Nod”
PREMiERE: Das Rad “Land of Nod”

“Like a nuclear poison,” reads Das Rad‘s press release for their debut album Radiation, in reference to their acerbic and punk and heavy metal mash up sound. Th...

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NEW MUSiC

NEW MUSiC: Wormwood, Microdot EP
NEW MUSiC: Wormwood, Microdot EP

  London ON electro-experimentalists Wormwood released a new Ep earlier this month on Austin-based label Punctum Records. Microdot is the first of a series of new EPs the duo...

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LiSTEN

LiSTEN: Venus Sans Fur “TheHardWay”
LiSTEN: Venus Sans Fur “TheHardWay”

TheHardWay by Venus Sans Fur The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt is a book by David Giffels that takes an insider’s journey through the American...

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iNTRODUCING

iNTRODUCiNG: Make Haste
iNTRODUCiNG: Make Haste

What’s in the water in Dundas ON?  The hometown of Caribou‘s Dan Snaith has now produced another electronic artist, TK Dallman, aka Make Haste. His latest EP, Unr...

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ViDEO

ViDEO: Pony Girl “Golden Children”
ViDEO: Pony Girl “Golden Children”

I inexcusably dropped the ball on blogging about Pony Girl when they released their debut album, Show Me Your Fears a year ago. It’s a kaleidoscopic art-rock revelation, e...

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