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Derek Miller CD Review

Derek Miller CD Review

Derek Miller The Dirty Looks Arbor I try to balance the good and bad in my reviews, even if I'm not into the style. I don't like saying it, but the sophomore album from Ontario's Derek Miller thoroughly sucks. It sounds like a bar band... Posted: May 6, 2008
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Derek Miller
The Clips - Matterhorn

The Clips - Matterhorn

Unfamiliar Records. The scene has been hit by the sharp sounds of a new five piece: The Clips. The debut album Matterhorn is made of raw, electric energy mingling among melodies. Lyrically, the album is freeform, created strictly from wh... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Amelia Mackenzie
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Clips
BLACK MOUNTAIN CD Review

BLACK MOUNTAIN CD Review

BLACK MOUNTAIN In The Future Jagjaguwar When I hear Stephen McBean’s slowly-picked A-minor guitar intro for “Stormy High,” I’m almost tricked into thinking it’s a cover of “Hell’s Bells,” but then the swing-time Black... Posted: May 6, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue Mr. Johnson jumped into view as a nominee for Guitarist of the Year in 2006. This Victoria-based bluesman jammed onstage after the Awards Show and left behind a couple of impressive CDs. This new one is even... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: John Valenteyn
Published by: Toronto Blues Society : Maple Blues News
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson
THE BICYCLES – OH NO, IT’S LOVE! Fuzzy Logic

THE BICYCLES – OH NO, IT’S LOVE! Fuzzy Logic

CD REVIEW The Bicycles’ Oh No, It’s Love is not the kind of record that warrants a large, wordy review filled with pretentious journalistic nit-picking. The fact of the matter is simple: Oh No, It’s Love is filled to the rim with h... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Spencer Perry
In this Article Artist(s) The Bicycles

Camille Miller CD Review

Camille Miller Somewhere Near the Truth Independent Camille Miller’s voice is the centerpiece of this recording. A finely honed instrument that's passionate, soulful, and downright riveting, without being overbearing. Camille's song... Posted: Apr 29, 2008
Author: Mark Bignell
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Camille Miller, Camille Miller
Red Hot Lovers – s/t

Red Hot Lovers – s/t

The Red Hot Lovers had their cd release party and last show ever on the same night. Talk about rock stars. I would be worried about doing that based on the fact that you might end up with a box of cds in your closet. Hopefully this doesn’... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Red Hot Lovers
Album of the Month: July, 2013

Album of the Month: July, 2013

Each month we pick one record to hold the title of "Album of the Month." This month we take a look at Early Reggae by The Revivers.

Posted: Jul 24, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) The Revivers
CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

Crop Circle may have taken their name from the controversial 70’s phenomenon, but they have also managed to contribute to a more recent enigma: the earworm. Traditionally, this little beastie takes the form of a trite pop song (think Ms. ... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Author: Edward Dinsley
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Crop Circle

Minto CD Review

Lay it On Me Self-distributed Waa-BOOM! With an album title ripped from frontman Ryan Hoben’s muscleman tattoos, indiefolkrocksters Minto punch it open with sludgy dirge, “New Bones” – formerly a chooglin’ alt-country number i... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO
ELDORADO Suitcase

ELDORADO Suitcase

Redcat Records Some say country-rock died with Gram Parsons premature passing in 1973, casual fans say it’s when the Eagles sold-out and recorded Hotel California, but almost everyone can agree that just as quickly as it came – it w... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Author: Spencer Perry
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) eldorado

Stolen Organ Family Band - ALBUM REVIEW

The Stolen Organ Family Band Horse Treats (Indie) It pays to have an open mind in this business of writing about music and putting it to press, especi... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Stolen Organ Family Band
Anion Tape Review

Anion Tape Review

Find someone who thinks tapes aren’t cool and I’ll shove my Sony Walkman up his bum. Tapes are still rad and this Anion tape is no different. It’s red in colour and resembling the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack cassette tape ... Posted: Apr 9, 2010
Author: Dennis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Anion

Orit Shimoni Bitter is the New Sweet

With her fifth album release on April 1 and Western Canadian tour dates throughout April, Orit Shimoni’s Bitter is the New Sweet opens up an exciting new chapter in the life of one Canada’s most brilliant and lyrically impactful vocalis... Posted: Apr 2, 2015
Author: Matt Hanson
Published by: Beatroute Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Orit Shimoni
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