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Hot off the press, The French Press impresses

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever’s 2016 debut Talk Tight delivered indie pop tunes that, despite their engaging, surf-pop brightness, came off as incomplete; a bit...

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The Red Turtle shows us what animated movies could do if...

Michaël Dudok de Wit’s The Red Turtle is perhaps the most inventive animated movie I’ve seen all year. That might not be selling it too much given that the year’s just getting under way and I haven’t really seen any other animated movies, but I guarantee that The Red Turtle will at the very least be unlike most other major animated releases.

Little Wild blast back onto the scene with BODIES

Abbotsford’s resident rockers are back from an almost four-year-long release drought, and they’ve brought new music with them. “Weeks,” the first single Little Wild released...

Hot off the press, The French Press impresses

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever’s 2016 debut Talk Tight delivered indie pop tunes that, despite their engaging, surf-pop brightness, came off as incomplete; a bit...

Soundbite: Loans – Self Loaning

Abbotsford punk / hardcore outfit Loans’ debut record Self Loaning is a short but comprehensive overview of the energy and potential in the band. Loans...

The Courtneys II is a little II fuzzy

Following the grand tradition of straightforward garage rock / pop outfits, The Courtneys’ latest record is full of jangly, not-quite-pop hooks and lollipop-sweet harmonies....

Mostly Autumn’s Sight of Day makes no sense

How do you follow up a masterpiece? In the case of Mostly Autumn's Sight of Day, it seems you don't even try to capture...

Whitney’s debut brings life back to country-tinged folk

Whitney’s Light Upon The Lake is one of the strongest debuts I’ve heard in a while. And somehow, it gets away with doing something...