Tag Archives: canada

Are Our Gods Best? Ruminating on Emay’s New LP, Ilah

Often we treat records as developments to an artist’s career or a response to their previous work. It’s become a game of would-you-rather: Contra or Vampire Weekend? Visions or Art Angels? We expect each new release to explain who they are as succinctly as the last. With Emay’s newest album Ilah, now is the time to […]

Close Talker
Hot Band Alert: Close Talker — watch new video for gorgeous song “Burnstick”

Canadian indie rock quartet, Close Talker have shared the official video for their euphorically melodic “Burnstick”. With a penchant for arranging gorgeous soft indie rock melodies with deep lyrics, Close Talker have definitely grabbed our attention. Although most of their songs have a poignant tone, it’s their soaring melodies and lush harmony that truly shines. […]

"Vancouver Skateboard Week" Officially Declared

As Go Skateboarding Day quickly approaches this Sunday, June 21st, the city of Vancouver has gone ahead and stepped it up a notch. Mayor Gregor Robertson officially declared the week of June 15 – 22, 2009 as “Vancouver Skateboard Week.” Talk about a big ups for skateboarding and coming from Canada of all places. As […]

Propaghandi Live Show Review – Glass House, Pomona

23 years and counting, Canadian political punkers, Propaghandi, still gots it! They’re show at the Glass House (Pomona, Calif.) last Friday, May 29 was off the hook! The venue was filled, and definitely not with your average hipster teens, (that’s for sure — but the new Fox Theater had a swarm of  them). I think […]