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IF QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS PICKED THE 2015 POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE

June 11th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Lists | Comments Off on IF QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS PICKED THE 2015 POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE

IF QUICK BEFORE IT MELTS PICKED THE 2015 POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE

  On Tuesday, June 16, the 10th edition of the Polaris Music Prize kicks into gear by unveiling the 2015 Long List of 40 albums selected by a crack-pot team of over 200 jurors as representing the best music that Canada offered up in the last 12 months.  I can call them crackpots because I count myself […]

03/20/15: THE HIGH DIALS, SUUNS and JERUSALEM IN MY HEART, STARS, ARIANE MOFFATT, NOW AND ON EARTH

March 20th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Video Playlist | Comments Off on 03/20/15: THE HIGH DIALS, SUUNS and JERUSALEM IN MY HEART, STARS, ARIANE MOFFATT, NOW AND ON EARTH

03/20/15: THE HIGH DIALS, SUUNS and JERUSALEM IN MY HEART, STARS, ARIANE MOFFATT, NOW AND ON EARTH

The High Dials “Echoes and Empty Rooms” from the album In The AM Wilds (Fontana North) Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart “Gazelles in Flight” from the album Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart (Secret City) Stars “Trap Door” from the album No One Is Lost (Soft Revolution) Ariane Moffatt “Debout” from the album 22h22 […]

QBiM Q+A: THE HIGH DIALS

February 5th, 2015  |  by  |  published in QBiM Q+A | Comments Off on QBiM Q+A: THE HIGH DIALS

QBiM Q+A: THE HIGH DIALS

Over the course of five studio albums, The High Dials have seen a rotating cast of band members come and go, but founders Trevor Anderson and Robbie MacArthur have always been at the heart of the band’s timeless, pop sound. To mark the release of their fifth album, In The A.M. Wilds, Trevor Anderson allowed himself to […]

THE HIGH DIALS In The A.M. Wilds

February 2nd, 2015  |  by  |  published in Discs of the Week | Comments Off on THE HIGH DIALS In The A.M. Wilds

THE HIGH DIALS In The A.M. Wilds

GET IT AT:  iTunes  Life in sunlight and daytime is dictated by purpose. We move about our cities and towns with determination, and destinations in mind. There’s always somewhere we’re trying to get to. But in the night, during those darkest hours of the day, we pursue escape in all its forms. Down the neck of a bottle […]

THE HIGH DIALS “On Again, Off Again”

December 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Premieres | Comments Off on THE HIGH DIALS “On Again, Off Again”

THE HIGH DIALS “On Again, Off Again”

The close of any year always comes with a lot of looking back on what was, but as the new year inches closer, my thoughts turn more towards what looking ahead at what’s to come, so it’s fitting that for what will be one of the last regular Quick Before It Melts posts of 2014, we […]

NEW MUSiC: The High Dials • Yestergraves EP

December 13th, 2013  |  by  |  published in New Music | Comments Off on NEW MUSiC: The High Dials • Yestergraves EP

NEW MUSiC: The High Dials • Yestergraves EP

Montreal PQ’s The High Dials have been around for 10 years already, building a fan base that counts E Streeter Little Steven Van Zandt among its numbers, and garnering plaudits from mainstream media press and bloggers alike. It’s been awhile since I featured them here (back in 2008 for the Moon Country LP), but it’s high time I […]


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