Monthly Archives: February 2011

Villagers – Becoming a Jackal

Here’s a wonderful live acoustic version of Villagers’ hit “Becoming a Jackal,” released on the debut full-length with the same name early last year. The album, a solo endeavor from Irish singer/songwriter Conor O’Brien, made quite a splash over in … Continue reading

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City and Colour – Boiled Frogs

What the perfect thing to do when you’re feeling bummed out? Why, listen to sad music, of course! City and Colour is my go-to guy for that fix, along with the Red House Painters.The very talented Dallas Green, recording and … Continue reading

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Young Liars – Echoists

Here’s the first track off of the debut EP from local Vancouver group Young Liars, released last Thursday. They’ve created a seamless electropop sound with great vocals and dreamy electronics that are guaranteed to thrust this EP into summer anthem … Continue reading

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The The – Uncertain Smile

Here’s a great song by a great old band – The The. This was the third UK single from this London based post punk band and was released in 1982. The group, who are still actively recording and performing in … Continue reading

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Tame Impala – Solitude is Bliss

Finally, some really good music coming out of Australia again. Tame Impala, old highschool friends from Perth on the West Coast, have revived psychedelic rock with their debut album Innerspeaker, released last summer. The album was a huge success and … Continue reading

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Piper Davis – Academics

            Here’s a shout out to one of my favorite (formerly) local artists, Piper Davis. Her unique electro-blues jams are sure to make a splash this year, as she’s just released a self-titled EP this … Continue reading

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Poor But Sexy – Hotter Than A Poptart

Man, these guys are throwing down some good old fashioned FUNK! This Washington, DC group have created a unique, groovy sound that anyone who likes fun and has decent taste in music will enjoy. Reminds me a bit of the … Continue reading

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