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Best Music of 2015: #5-1

20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 5) Sleater-Kinney “No Cities To Love” – No Cities To Love Sleater-Kinney’s return from a ten-year hiatus is remarkable not just for the … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2015: #10-6

20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 10) Viet Cong “Bunker Buster” – Viet Cong When Calgary post-punk quartet Viet Cong dropped the rough mix of “Bunker Buster” in March, … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2015: #15-11

20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 15) Beach House “Sparks” – Depression Cherry “There’s a place I want to take you” sings Victoria LeGrande on the superbly-titled Depression Cherry. … Continue reading

January 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2015: #20-16

Sigh. For the second straight year, I could scarcely keep track of my bills, business papers, and kid’s birthdays in 2015, let alone write bi-weekly reviews for my languishing labor … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

To Pimp A Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar – album review

To Pimp A Butterfly is a marvel of bi-polarity, a force field of simultaneous attraction and repulsion. It invites you to come in, grab a seat, and have a meaningful … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit – Courtney Barnett – album review

Courtney Barnett estimates she’s had twenty panic attacks since entering adulthood. It’s the sort of detail that’s acutely incongruous with her music, a wry, lazy blend of punk, folk, and … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Viet Cong – Viet Cong – album review

It’s difficult when the expectations placed on one band are the unfulfilled promises of another. Calgary quartet Viet Cong will always be known as the group that arose from the … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment