All posts by Cory Stumpf

  • Review – Cancer Bats

    Album: Psychic Jailbreak Release Date: April 15, 2022 Genre: hardcore punk The energy on this one is damn palpable. But seven full-length albums (and then...

  • Review – ether and bones

    Album: Snow and the Apple Tree Release Date: April 5, 2022 Genre: folk Here is a rather poignant concept release from BC artist ether and...

  • Review – GRAE

    Album: Whiplash Release Date: April 15, 2022 Genre: alt-pop When it seems like Toronto could not possibly keep putting out such fresh and skilled talent,...

  • Review – Michael Peters

    Album: Have I Lived a Good Life Release Date: February 4, 2022 Genre: folk/country From the municipality of Valemount, British Columbia, comes Michael Peters with...

  • Review – Softcult

    Album: Year of the Snake Release Date: February 4, 2022 Genre: alt rock/grunge/shoegaze/dream pop If you didn’t already start paying attention with Softcult’s debut Year...

  • Review – Ruby Singh

    Album: Vox.Infold Release Date: February 18, 2022 Genre: a cappella From Vancouver composer and producer Ruby Singh comes this eclectic collection of culturally diverse singers,...

  • Review – Les Louanges

    Album: Crash Release Date: January 21, 2021 Genre: alt-pop After snagging, among a slew of other accolades, the 2020 Francophone Album of the Year Juno...

  • Review – Sweet Alibi

    Album: Make a Scene Release Date: January 28, 2022 Genre: folk-roots-pop On Make a Scene, Winnipeg trio Sweet Alibi may not do exactly that in a raucous...

  • From Beginnings to Beats and Beyond: A Career in Music with Mike DaSilva

    Mike DaSilva’s musical roots reach back to a young age. Since handling his first instrument, he’s never stopped seeking ways to learn more about how...

  • Review – Big Wreck

    Album: Big Wreck 7.1 Release Date: November 19, 2021 Genre: rock Everything about the latest release by longtime Canadian-American rock fixtures Big Wreck is on a huge...

  • Review – Birds of Bellwoods

    Album: Album B Release Date: November 12, 2021 Genre: folk Barely clocking in past 12 minutes, Birds of Bellwoods’ Album B is brief but pleasant. With a...

  • Review – John Muirhead

    Album: Traveller Release Date: November 26, 2021 Genre: folk-rock Before even listening to it, there are clues with which to gauge what John Muirhead’s Traveller is all about. First...

  • Review – Alanna Gurr

    Album: Life of the Party  Release Date: October 26, 2021   Genre: folk   On her new album Life of the Party, Guelph singer Alanna Gurr is a vessel of...

  • Review – Pusher

    Album: Stay-At-Home Popstar Release Date: September 24, 2021 Genre: electro-pop The time seems right for an artist like Pusher. On Stay-At-Home Popstar, the Toronto musician channels modern-day...