Interview – Five Alarm Funk

Photo Credit: Maggie MacPherson One of the most eclectic live bands in Canada has returned to wow us once again with their high energy and contagious rhythms with their sixth studio album Sweat. Five Alarm Funk, an eight member strong gang of musical deviants based out of Vancouver, is about to embark on their seventh […]

Review – Hearing Trees

Album: Puppets Release Date: March 7, 2017 Download Genre: Rock For their short, simple, straightforward 3-song EP Puppets, Winnipeg’s Hearing Trees took over a bar in January and recorded the three tunes live hoping to capture the raw essence of the performance. What they got was an elegant sound with rough edges, like a well-loved […]

FINN to release EP entitled, Godsend

Winnipeg’s smart-pop quintet FINN is set to release a new EP titled Godsend on March 24. They have recently put out a lyric video for the title track and if the song is any indication the EP will be definitely be something you’ll want to get your hands on. The band will be setting out […]

Review – Vikings

Album: Animal Kingdom Release Date: March 10, 2017 Download Genre: Pop-Synth Lovers of bands such as MGMT, Young Blood, and The Arcade Fire may enjoy the light, upbeat sounds of Vikings’ new EP, Animal Kingdom. Based out of Winnipeg, this 4-piece band blends together old-school new wave with modern dance beats to make a cheery […]

Review – The Real McKenzies

Album: Two Devils Will Talk Release Date: March 3, 2017 Download Genre: Celtic Punk Celebrating a landmark twenty-five year career, The Real McKenzies are back with their 10th album, Two Devils Will Talk, and it’s a doozy. From the very opening track “Due West” this album grabs you by the scruff of the neck and […]

Whitehorse Announces New Album with video “Boys Like You”.

From their upcoming fourth album, Panther in the Dollhouse, due out May 12, 2017, comes Whitehorse’s new single “Boys Like You”. A slick video filmed by award-winning Edmonton filmmaker Trevor Anderson, the video crackles through a conversation between a man and a woman as they go from green rooms, to video shoots, to a live […]