Review – The Beaches

By Remington Fioraso

Album – Heights
Itunes Link: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/heights-ep/id873452216
Release Date – May 6, 2014
Genre- Indie Rock

The Beaches is an alternative rock band from Toronto, Ontario. The band is comprised of Jordan Miller, Kylie Miller, Eliza Enman McDaniel, and Leandra Earl. Fresh off a tour in the United Kingdom, The Beaches have announced opening for The Preatures in Toronto on Saturday, June 7th and playing at the Riot Fest Toronto in September. On May 6, 2014, they released their new EP entitled “Heights.”

Although the sound of the EP is reminiscent to the Runaways, the tracks on the EP are crafted with well-written lyrically, good vocals, and instrumentals. They are easy to find oneself singing along to. The tracks that I enjoyed the most were “Strange Love” and “Zsa Zsa”.

If you enjoy the Runaways, Metric, and rock music, I recommend to check out the album. To get a taste of the EP before buying it, I would definitely listen to and watch The Beaches’ video for “Little Pieces”, you can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACOYFsDZ7-U

Rating 4/5

Connect with The Beaches:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebeachesband
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebeaches

Hi Everyone! My name is Remington Fioraso. I am a graduate of the University of the Fraser Valley’s Bachelor of Arts program in Sociology, Anthropology, and Media and Communication Studies. Within my program, I focused on social media, learning about contemporary and classical sociological theory (Including Marx, Foucault, Bourdieu, and Durkheim), and communicating effectively in various modes and for different audiences (including oral communication, business communication, academic writing, entertainment media, and presentations utilizing visual media). Within my program, the question arose for many courses, “What is the relevance in the real world?” Stepping (temporarily) away from being in university, I gained an interest in Latin American development, social movements, and business. Sooner than later, I will be applying for post-grad programs to dive further into LA development and social movements to gain a theory-background in addition to a personal perspective onto the topics. In my free time, I love to travel, consume media, eat, listen to music, and write. Listening to music and writing led to my interest in working with Canadian Beats! I have been a part of the team since April 2014. A few of my personal highlights of interviews include ones with some of my favourite artists – Sumo Cyco, Madeline Merlo, and High Valley. Be sure to connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

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