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Album review: Monks of Mellonwah – Neurogenesis EP

May 7, 2012
Monks of Mellonwah - Neurogenesis EP artwork

Title: Neurogenesis Artist: Monks of Mellonwah Label: Self-released Released: 24 May 2012 In One Word: Underwhelming I don’t care who the engineer on your album is and I’m sure 99 per cent of the music–listening  population agrees. Sure, you may end up with a professional sounding recording but ultimately, what makes...
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Ani DiFranco at the Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto – Concert review

April 23, 2012
Ani DiFranco at Fremantle Arts Centre, Western Autralia - photo Danny Crombie, Music Vice

Ani DiFranco back in 2009 when we last reviewed her, Down Under… my my, aren’t we international? The Gig: Ani DiFranco Where: Winter Garden Theatre, Toronto, Canada When: 21 April 2012 In One Word: Powerful Saturday night marked two key milestones in my musical education. Firstly, and most importantly, I was...
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Album review: Of Monsters and Men – My Head is an Animal

April 14, 2012
Of Monsters and Men - My Head is an Animal

Title: My Head is an Animal Artist: Of Monsters and Men Label: Universal Music Released: 3 April 2012 In one word: Believe I’ve had a long-standing love affair with Icelandic bands and their music; The Sugarcubes in the ’80s, Bjork in the ’90s and Sigur Ros from 1999 through most of...
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Album review: Kevin Myles Wilson – Businessman EP

April 6, 2012
Kevin Myles Wilson - Businessman EP

Title: Businessman Artist: Kevin Myles Wilson Label: Orange Lounge Recording Company/inDiscover Recordings Released: March 2012 In One Word: Soul “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose  By any other name would smell as sweet” William Shakespeare Kevin Myles Wilson, by any other name would make sweet music. Now...
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Album review: Oberhofer – Time Capsules II

April 2, 2012
Oberhofer - Time Capsules II

Title: Time Capsules II Artist: Oberhofer Label: Universal Music Canada Released: 26 March 2012 In One Word: Bright Oberhofer are an indie band with an unfortunate name. Front man and primary songwriter, Brad Oberhofer is the band’s eponym. I get the reason behind the name but it’s not as listener friendly...
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Album review: Paul Weller – Sonik Kicks

March 30, 2012
Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks

Title: Sonik Kicks Artist: Paul Weller Label: Universal Music Canada/Yep Roc Records (US) Released: 26 March 2012 In One Word: Versatility Paul Weller has had a few musical reincarnations. Because of this, there is a tendency to compare his new releases with his previous body of work. I choose to pretend...
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