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10/10 >> DANIEL ROMANO

July 15th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Streaming | Comments Off on 10/10 >> DANIEL ROMANO

10/10 >> DANIEL ROMANO

PHOTO: Matt Williams This month, Quick Before It Melts celebrates 10 years of music blogging and writing by honouring 10 Canadian artists who’ve had the greatest impact and influence on Quick Before It Melts over the last 10 years, and each in their own way have left their mark on our website and our soul. […]

The QBIM ONE HUNDRED >> 100-81

July 7th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Lists | Comments Off on The QBIM ONE HUNDRED >> 100-81

The QBIM ONE HUNDRED >> 100-81

The QBIM ONE HUNDRED: a (totally subjective and up-for-debate) definitive list of the 100 albums that made the decade and have defined Quick Before It Melts. #100-81

DANIEL ROMANO >> Mosey

May 23rd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week | Comments Off on DANIEL ROMANO >> Mosey

DANIEL ROMANO >> Mosey

The year: 2016. While many thousands are rewriting 20th century classics (blatantly or otherwise), some artists aspire to look forward. For an example of this underground breed of artist, we go deep into a home-recording studio in Fenwick, Ontario. Away from the bustling city and the ‘Music Man’ he grew tired of years ago, this location seems an unlikely place to find an artist ahead of, or at the very least, distinctly of his time. But the artist in question is Daniel Romano, and Daniel Romano has never been one to do what others feel he is supposed to, or be (either physically or artistically) where he should be.

03/18/16 Video Playlist >> BLACK MOUNTAIN, HOODED FANG, YOUNG GUV…

March 18th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Video Playlist | Comments Off on 03/18/16 Video Playlist >> BLACK MOUNTAIN, HOODED FANG, YOUNG GUV…

03/18/16 Video Playlist >> BLACK MOUNTAIN, HOODED FANG, YOUNG GUV…

Black Mountain “Florian Saucer Attack”
Greg Laswell “Not the Same Man”
HUMANS “Water Water”
Daniel Romano “Valerie Leon”
Laser “Disco Night Driver”
Hooded Fang “A Final Hello”
The Dirty Nil “Wrestle Yü to Hüsker Dü”
NAYSA “Are You Lonely”
Shotgun Jimmie “Field of Trampolines”
Bond Girls “Hurricane Lovers”
Young Guv “Crawling Back to You”
Paul Bergman “Creeping Charlie”

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 4 & 5

December 24th, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | Leave A Comment »

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 4 & 5

As has become an annual tradition at this time of year for Quick Before It Melts, we present our SONGS compilation for 2015, collecting 100 of our favourite Canadian tracks of the year, zipping them up and making them available for download and your ongoing listening pleasure. As with our annual list of favourite albums, […]

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE ALBUMS: 2015

December 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | Leave A Comment »

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE ALBUMS: 2015

If you’re reading this, it’s time again for Quick Before It Melts’ annual celebration of our favourite Canadian albums of the last 12 months. As is tradition, there’s no rank or grade assigned to the list; these 10 albums, listed in alphabetical order, are the records that made us scream, cream, and dream the most in 2015.

11/06/15 >> DANIEL ROMANO, PHÈDRE, BELIEFS, BEAR MOUNTAIN

November 6th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Video Playlist | Leave A Comment »

11/06/15 >> DANIEL ROMANO, PHÈDRE, BELIEFS, BEAR MOUNTAIN

Stream this week’s ViDEO PLAYLiST on YouTube, and subscribe to all Quick Before It Melts’ YouTube playlists. Daniel Romano “I’m Gonna Teach You” from the album If I’ve Only One Time Askin’ (New West Records) Phèdre “TIVOLI” Beliefs “Leaper” from the album Leaper (Hand Drawn Dracula) Bear Mountain “Hopeful” (Last Gang Records)

DANIEL ROMANO • If I’ve Only One Time Askin’

July 27th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week | Leave A Comment »

DANIEL ROMANO • If I’ve Only One Time Askin’

here’s no cryin’ allowed on If I’ve Only One Time Askin’ (New West Records), unless you’re the unfortunate sod at the tail end of Daniel Romano’s defensive wrath on album opener “I’m Gonna Teach You”.

RE-DiSCOVERiNG >> DANIEL ROMANO • Workin’ For The Music Man

July 23rd, 2015  |  by  |  published in QBiM SPiNS, Re-Discovering | Leave A Comment »

RE-DiSCOVERiNG >> DANIEL ROMANO • Workin’ For The Music Man

Quick Before It Melts is dipping into its archives this summer, throwing back to some favourite records and reviews, and re-discovering lost classics along the way. A version of today’s re-posted review of Daniel Romano’s Workin’ For The Music Man originally appeared on July 28, 2010. I feel for guys like Daniel Romano.  The music industry is fickle, and […]

DANIEL ROMANO • “The One That Got Away (Came Back Today)”

May 13th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Singles | Leave A Comment »

DANIEL ROMANO • “The One That Got Away (Came Back Today)”

Welland ON’s very own King of Mosey, Daniel Romano returns with “The One That Got Away (Came Back Today)”, the first single from his fourth solo album, If I’ve Only One Time Askin’ (July 31, New West Records). Romano is the very epitome of an old soul, and his classic country storytelling is in fine form, his […]


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