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WiN: José Contreras CD

July 14th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on WiN: José Contreras CD

WiN: José Contreras CD

To WiN a copy of José Contreras’ self-titled debut CD, subscribe to Quick Before It Melts’ mailing list. * indicates required Email Address * Contest closes Friday, July 18, 2014, at 11:59 pm.

July 31: TV Freaks w/ Northern Primitive & more

July 3rd, 2014  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on July 31: TV Freaks w/ Northern Primitive & more

July 31: TV Freaks w/ Northern Primitive & more

    Thursday, July 31 at 8:00pm Quick Before It Melts and IndoorShoes presents:  TV Freaks with Northern Primitive & More Detour Music Hall, 88 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, ON $10 IN ADVANCE8:00 PM | ALL AGES | LICENSEDTickets available at Rock Universe, 73 St.Paul St, St. Catharines, ON, starting July 5, 2014 Online: www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/625801

NEW MUSiC: Prairie Cat “No Bedroom”

June 12th, 2014  |  by  |  published in New Music, Uncategorized | Comments Off on NEW MUSiC: Prairie Cat “No Bedroom”

NEW MUSiC: Prairie Cat “No Bedroom”

“Is it possible that something can be modern and yet not have dance beats?” asks Mounties‘ Steve Bays, and in answer to his own question, he wholeheartedly pointed to Vancouver artist Prairie Cat and his soon-to-be-released LP, Who Knows Where To Begin?. We can all sample the modern-but-not-dancey sounds of the new disc on August 5, 2014, […]

WiN: The Dirty Nil @ Detour Music Hall March 28, 2013

March 7th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on WiN: The Dirty Nil @ Detour Music Hall March 28, 2013

WiN: The Dirty Nil @ Detour Music Hall March 28, 2013

Who: The Dirty Nil, with The Beverleys, The Re-Bops, and more TBA. Why:  Dundas’ favourite punk rock dudes return to St. Catharines to celebrate the release of their new EP, Smite, with an all ages/licenced show. Bring your muffs, ’cause It’ll get loud, especially with new friends to QBiM The Beverleys on the bill, along side The Re-Bops, and more […]

Songs: 2103 Part 5

December 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Lists, MiXTAPE, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Songs: 2103 Part 5

So that’s that for another year, then? It’s been a wild 2013, as some of these songs will attest, and here’s to a healthy, happy 2014 to you and yours, filled with all kinds of good things for your ears, your eyes, your heart and mind. I’m taking a little break.  Now don’t get your […]

NEW MUSiC: Doomsquad “Ovoo”

November 28th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on NEW MUSiC: Doomsquad “Ovoo”

We have to wait until February to hear Kalaboogie, the debut full-length from Montreal- and Toronto-based Doomsquad, but a cosmic collage of sights and sounds is available right now: “Ovoo” is the latest single and video released by the siblings Blumas (Allie, Jaclyn, and Trevor).  The video, directed by Chris Boni, is a sinister and […]

DiSC of the WEEK: Spoons • Stick Figure Neighbourhood

November 4th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week, Uncategorized | Comments Off on DiSC of the WEEK: Spoons • Stick Figure Neighbourhood

DiSC of the WEEK: Spoons • Stick Figure Neighbourhood

For all the 80s nostalgia and and revivalism that’s going on lately, that seminal decade of my youth still feels like it has been encased in a formaldehyde-filled jar, clearly visible through refracting glass, distorting our memories about what we thought was cutting edge and cool.  As a kid of the 80s, I can laugh […]

LiSTEN: The Marvelous Beauhunks • “Where Are You Now?”

October 8th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on LiSTEN: The Marvelous Beauhunks • “Where Are You Now?”

Remember “Fantasy Merry-Go-Round”?   I totally do, and am kind of psyched that The Marvelous Beauhunks are around again making music.  The video features an appearance by a young lady named Defne, whom you’ll be hearing about on these pages soon.   CBC Music: The Marvelous Beauhunks Facebook: The Marvelous Beauhunks Twitter: The Marvelous Beauhunks […]

Young Galaxy // Ultramarine

September 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Young Galaxy // Ultramarine

Of all the Polaris Prize 2013 short listed albums, Young Galaxy‘s Ultramarine is the one the one that I’ve written the most about this year.  It’s feels like I’m flogging a dead horse taking another go at it, having run out of new things to say and new angles to explore.  In fact, in prepping […]

Whitehorse // The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss

September 16th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Whitehorse // The Fate of the World Depends on This Kiss

Like peanut butter and chocolate, sunshine and sand, Starsky and Hutch, some things just go better when they’re together.  Not that separately these persons, places and thing are slouches, but side by side they compliment each other in a way that other pairings never achieve. Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland have always been stars in […]


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