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Cold Outside Reveiw

Cold Outside Reveiw

Fans of guitar tone have a lot to learn about Bill Johnson. His fourth album, Cold Outside should be the one that has this Vancouver Island native flying high above the radar, finally. Ripe with an abundance of select tracks, Johnson proves... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Author: Eric Thom
Published by: Penguin Eggs
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
Top 10 Albums of 2012

Top 10 Albums of 2012

2012 was a great year for ska and reggae music. We've produced a list of what we feel are the top 10 albums that were the best of the genre in 2012.

Posted: Mar 24, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) The Slackers, The Beatdown, Less than Jake, Jimmy Cliff Resource(s): D'Arcy Briggs
Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

A review of Everybody Left's Season One (2009 - 13) compilation album. Posted: Jun 2, 2015
Author: Zev
Published by: The Indie Blender
In this Article Artist(s) Everybody Left Resource(s): Outer City

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent - by Dave Harris Let me preface this review by saying I’ve known Summer since she was barely out of her teens and coming out to sit in or jam at various venu... Posted: Mar 2, 2016
Author: -By Dave Harris
Published by: FaceBook
In this Article Artist(s) Summer and The Sinners, Ross Damude, Brian Hay

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles Wartime Love Song Steeped in sweet melancholy and lyrical charm, Wartime Love Song, the second album by Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles, enchants its listeners with an extended-concept love so... Posted: Jun 23, 2009
Author: CJ Leon
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Corbin Murdoch & The Nautical Miles
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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
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

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

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
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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes
In this Article Artist(s) Derek Miller

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

LAND- Self Titled

It's a rare occasion when an album captures me with such force on the first listen and keeps me rapt until the closing note, but this one takes the prize. In fact this is one of the best albums i have ever heard. Rob Nicholls and Galen Rigt... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Author: Nate Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) LAND
THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone Acetate God bless Billy Hopeless & the Halos. They’ve earned their entry into that category that bands like Motörhead, AC/DC, & The Ramones (the Holy Trinity of Rock) fit into – you always know wh... Posted: Aug 20, 2008
Author: Kyle Antivenin
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Halos
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