All posts by Cory Stumpf

  • Review – The Neighbourhood Watch

    Album: Lost in Bloom Release Date: February 4, 2021 Genre: alt-rock indie folk I’ll admit, I hadn’t known much of Toronto’s The Neighbourhood Watch prior to listening...

  • Review – Julie Neff

    Album: Over It Release Date: January 27, 2021 Genre: indie pop Raised in Guelph, Ontario, it wasn’t until adulthood that Julie Neff made her full...

  • Review – David Newberry

    Album: As Far Away As You Can Go Without Coming Back Release Date: October 23, 2020 Genre: folk-rock It had been a while since Toronto’s David...

  • Review – The Dirty Nil

    Album: Fuck Art Release Date: January 1, 2021 Genre: rock/punk Be warned, future albums of 2021: The Dirty Nil have set the bar quite high already. Released...

  • Review – Cancer Bats

    Album: You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1 Release Date: December 18, 2020 Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Acoustic, Metal This is some of the heaviest...

  • Review – Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar

    Album: The Reckless One Release Date: November 20, 2020 Genre: blues/soul/rock Emerging loudly and dazzlingly melodic from Toronto, here’s something guaranteed to stimulate. The Reckless One exudes...

  • Review – Hawksley Workman

    Album: Less Rage More Tears Release Date: October 25, 2020 Genre: pop rock I think I could pick Hawksley Workman out of a vocal lineup any day....

  • Review – Yukon Blonde

    Album: Vindicator Release Date: November 13, 2020 Genre: Indie Rock What a dreamy album! Vindicator can be poppish, sometimes rocking, occasionally even a bit funky. Soaring synths,...

  • Review – Donovan Woods

    Album: Without People Release Date: November 6, 2020 Genre: Folk Listening to the latest by Donovan Woods, one is bound to get at least a little...

  • Review – Rube & Rake

    Album: Leaving With Nothing Release Date: October 16, 2020 Genre: Folk Rube & Rake’s new album is what you might expect, but could only really...

  • Review – Countermeasure

    Album: Guest Sessions Release Date: September 11, 2020 Genre: Vocal/Easy Listening A vocal group comprised of 13 members might seem a bit ambitious in the...

  • Review – Sameer Cash

    Album: This City Release Date: September 11, 2020 Genre: alt-folk Someone check Sameer Cash’s sleeve; I think he left his heart on it. With This City, the...

  • Review – Satellite and the Harpoonist

    Album: Satellite Man Release Date: September 4, 2020 Genre: alt-folk-blues don’t know about you, but I sure like a well-constructed supergroup. Satellite and the Harpoonist is just...

  • Review – Ron Hawkins and the Do Good Assassins

    Album: 246 Release Date: August 28, 2020 Genre: Rock Ron Hawkins is without a doubt prolific. On top of his work as a producer, since...