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VARIOUS ARTISTS >> Adopted Friends Vol.06

January 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Album Reviews | Comments Off on VARIOUS ARTISTS >> Adopted Friends Vol.06

VARIOUS ARTISTS >> Adopted Friends Vol.06

Even an introvert like me can understand and appreciate the power of belonging to a community. Growing up in elementary school, community always referred to the people living and working in close proximity to us. The digital age as redefined the word, broadening the idea of communities like an extended family tree across generations and miles. […]

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 1

December 21st, 2015  |  by  |  published in 2015 in Review, Lists | Leave A Comment »

QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS’ FAVOURITE SONGS: 2015 Pt. 1

As has become an annual tradition at this time of year for Quick Before It Melts, we present the first volume of 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 […]

TEENAGE KICKS • “Don’t Lie To Me”

May 11th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Singles | Leave A Comment »

TEENAGE KICKS • “Don’t Lie To Me”

“We’re no longer a band,” declares Teenage Kicks‘ Twitter profile, but the final instalment of their Singles Club begs to differ.  Brothers Pete (vocals, guitars) and Jeff (bass, vocals) van Helvoort sound on point on this piano-infused barroom brawl of a track. It’s sure to go down a storm when Teenage Kicks plays their very last show on […]

LiSTEN: Teenage Kicks “Houdini”

January 24th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Singles, Video Playlist | Leave A Comment »

They’ve been named checked here a few times, but today marks Teenage Kicks‘ first feature post on Quick Before It Melts, and they’re making their debut in style. “Houdini” is the first single from the brothers van Helvoort’s (Pete and Jeff) full length debut album, Spoils of Youth.  According to their website, it was a hard-fought battle to […]


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