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PREMiERE: WINDFALLFOUND • “Soaring (Pulling For The Heavens Pt. 1)”

PREMiERE: WINDFALLFOUND • “Soaring (Pulling For The Heavens Pt. 1)”

“Our goal is to create the soundtrack of possibility,” say St. Catharines, ON-based sextet WindfallFound of their ambient, unfiltered instrumental music. “The ef...

QBiM Q+A: THE ACORN

QBiM Q+A: THE ACORN

For the last five years, Rolf Klausener wanted to do anything but make music as The Acorn, but even though the paths he chose to explore in that time seemed to be far from the sol...

PREMiERE: AMBER EDGAR • “Good Will Rise”

PREMiERE: AMBER EDGAR • “Good Will Rise”

“One moment I was in a recording session — singing and playing a guitar into microphones — and then suddenly I was sprinting into oncoming traffic while attempting to r...

PREMiERE: DANA SIPOS • “My Beloved”

PREMiERE: DANA SIPOS • “My Beloved”

Songwriter Dana Sipos originally hails from Yellowknife NT, but she’s been on a musical journey that’s taken her to places and spaces you can’t find on any conv...


Reviews

  • DIGITS • Get Through
    DIGITS • Get Through

    There’s an interesting parallel between Digits’ new album Get Through and the Pet Shop Boys’ Actually. Both are sophomore albums of sophisticated synth pop with an almost sup...

  • ROLEMODEL • Claire EP
    ROLEMODEL • Claire EP

    What started out as RLMDL, a solo project for Toronto musician/producer Jordan Allen, is now a fully formed four-piece trading under the name ROLEMODEL. Allen called his early wo...

  • THE ACORN • Vieux Loup
    THE ACORN • Vieux Loup

    Rolf Klausener is a masterful biographer. You only need to look to The Acorn’s 2007’s Glory Hope Mountain as evidence of how he creates exquisite musical narratives, using his ...


PREMiERE

PREMiERE: WINDFALLFOUND • “Soaring (Pulling For The Heavens Pt. 1)”
PREMiERE: WINDFALLFOUND • “Soaring (Pulling For The Heavens Pt. 1)”

“Our goal is to create the soundtrack of possibility,” say St. Catharines, ON-based sextet WindfallFound of their ambient, unfiltered instrumental music. “The ef...

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NEW MUSiC

DOG IS BLUE • She’s Lying EP
DOG IS BLUE • She’s Lying EP

It’s been a spell since we last heard from Paul Watson and Laura Heaney, aka Dog Is Blue. Since releasing their 2011 EP Tortoise, the pari have been busy making both noise ...

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LiSTEN

DESTROYER • “Dream Lover”
DESTROYER • “Dream Lover”

How highly anticipated has “Dream Lover”, the new single from Destroyer been? All it takes is a quick scan of the comments tagged to the SoundCloud post of the track...

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iNTRODUCiNG

THE YOUNG NOVELISTS
[photo: Jen Squires]

Toronto-based folk rockers The Young Novelists recently released their sophomore album, Made Us Strangers, and while they’re a new name on Quick Before It Melts, the band...

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LiSTS

2015 NEW MUSiC PREViEW
2015 NEW MUSiC PREViEW

photo: John Carey Every year-end comes with a perfunctory look back at the 12 months that were, but when the corner turned on 2015 a week ago, I set my sights firmly on the month...

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