Album Reviews

Album review: Go For The Eyes – Six Through Twelve (CMW)

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March 21, 2013
Go For The Eyes - Six Through Twelve

Title: Six Through Twelve Artist: Go For The Eyes Record Label: Indie Release Date: March 2013 In One Word: Intense From the Alberta mountains has risen an album that music lovers of all genre will adore.  Six Through Twelve, the newest album from Calgary’s Go For the Eyes, is an intense collaboration...
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Not another album of the year list

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January 6, 2013
Japandroids - Celebration Rock

Top albums of 2013: Japandroids – Celebration Rock Trust – TRST The Men – Open Your Heart Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania Lana Del Ray – Born To Die Ceremony – Zoo Dirty Projectors – About To Die Django Django – Django Django Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon Father John Misty – Fear...
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Album review: Citizen – Young States

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November 12, 2012
Citizen - Young States

Title: Young States Artist: Citizen Record Label: Run For Cover Records Release Date: 23 October 2012 In One Word: Snivelling Southern Michigan/Northern Ohio based rock band Citizen have just released their debut album Young States and are now hitting the road with a headlining tour  in November. (They just played Toronto and Ottawa at...
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Album review: JD and the FDCs – Recognise

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November 2, 2012
JD and the FDcs - Recognise album artwork

n.b. Music Vice’s new writer Markus, a German in Canada, reports. Please bare this combination in mind to understand the somewhat broken English… Title: Recognise Artist: JD & The FDCs Record Label: Delerict Records Release Date: 2 August 2012 In One Word: Solid JD & The FDCs is rock´n´roll made in the United Kingdom....
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Album review: Inlet Sound – The Romantics

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October 20, 2012
Inlet Sound - The Romantics

Title: The Romantics Artist: Inlet Sound Record Label: Independent Release Date: 16 October 2012 In One Word: Calming Ontario’s very own folk-pop group Inlet Sound, have released their new anticipated album The Romantics. Released on October 16th, the album is calming and refreshing to hear, and reaches right up to the ranks of...
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Album review: Bob Dylan – Tempest

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October 4, 2012
Bob Dylan - Tempest album artwork

Title: Tempest Artist: Bob Dylan Record Label: Columbia Release Date: 11 September 2012 In One Word: Deathly The debate over whether or not song lyrics are literature has probably been going on since the Canterbury Tales. Last year PEN New England initiated an award for lyrics as a literary form separate from poetry,...
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Album review: Carly Rae Jepsen

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September 28, 2012
Carly Rae Jepsen - Kiss

Title: Kiss Artist: Carly Rae Jepsen Record Label: Universal Music Release Date: 18 September 2012 In One Word: Uplifting Carly Rae Jepsen releases her new album Kiss. If you couldn’t get enough of her singles “Call Me Maybe” and “Good Time” ft. Owl City, then you’re in for an uplifting treat. Placing third...
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Album review: The Killers – Battle Born

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September 26, 2012
Killers - Battle Born album artwork

Title: Battle Born Artist: The Killers Record Label: Universal Music Release Date: 18 September 2012 In One Word: Alike American-rock band The Killers are back after 4 years with their new album Battle Born. It being the year 2012, the music scene has changed. Bands have evolved mixing with different genres. Many...
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Album review: Stars – The North

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September 21, 2012
Stars - The North album artwork

Title: The North Artist: Stars Record Label: Universal Music Release Date: 28 August 2012 In One Word: Solid Stars are one of my favourite contemporary Canadian bands. I own three of their previous releases, because I really like their ability to write and perform songs with a decidedly retro eighties sound....
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Album review: Thought Beneath Film – Detours EP

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September 5, 2012
Thought Beneath Film - Detours

Title: Detours Artist: Thought Beneath Film Record Label: Independent Release Date: 31 July 2012 In One Word: Exuberant Life is full of ups and downs, love rocks until it’s lost and then it burns. Some people can dance above the grey and find a way to express themselves through art: Hamilton, Ontario...
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