Album Reviews

Album review: Evil Ebenezer – The Penguin EP

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July 10, 2012
Evil Ebenezer - The Penguin EP

Title: The Penguin Artist: Evil Ebenezer Label: Camobear Records Released: May 2012 In One Word: Inspired Later this July the world will be gripped with Batman-fever again when The Dark Knight Rises opens...
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Album review: Regina Spektor – What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

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July 2, 2012
Regina Spektor - What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

Title: What We Saw From The Cheap Seats Artist: Regina Spektor Label: Warner Released: June 2012 In One Word: Uplifting The last couple of weeks I’ve been immersed in...
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Album Review: Azealia Banks – 1991 EP

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June 26, 2012
Azealia Banks - 1991 EP

Title: 1991 EP Artist: Azealia Banks Label: Interscope/Polydor/Universal Music Canada Released: 12 June 2012 In One Word: Underwhelming “I’mma ruin you, cunt.” When you first hear “212”, that’s the line that jumps out. In...
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Album review: Kimbra – Vows

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May 30, 2012
Kimbra - Vows album artwork

Title: Vows Artist: Kimbra Label: Warner Bros./Warner Music Canada Released: 22 May 2012 In One Word: Sophisticated Kimbra, the New Zealand artist most recognized for her supporting singing role in Gotye’s  “Somebody That I Used To...
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Album Review: Stone Iris – Illuminations EP

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May 29, 2012
Stone Iris - Illuminations

Title: Illuminations Artist: Stone Iris Label: Self-released Released: 15 May 2012 In One Word: Transcendent It might not be clear upon first listen, but Stone Iris’ new EP, Illumination, is actually an incredibly important...
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Album review: Brocade – Like You Were Here

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May 27, 2012
Brocade - Like You Were Here

Title: Like You Were Here Artist: Brocade Label: Self-released Released: November 2011 In One Word: Grower Music is like breakfast cereal. Some varieties can give you instant gratification with the snap, crackle, exploding-sugar-on-the-tongue...
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Album review: Japandroids – Celebration Rock

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May 22, 2012
Japandroids - Celebration Rock

Title: Celebration Rock Artist: Japandroids Label: Polyvinyl Record Co. Released: 5 June 2012 In One Word: Exhilarating Japandroids have little use for subtlety; simple straight-forwardness is their ideological foundation. Hence, their uniform black-and-white single and...
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Album review: Rita Wilson – AM/FM

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May 16, 2012
Rita Wilson - AM/FM

Title: AM/FM Artist: Rita Wilson Label: Universal Music Released: 8 May 2012 In One Word: Pleasant I so wanted to dismiss this album release as just another Hollywood actress making their dilettante foray into music....
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Album Review: PS I Love You – Death Dreams

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May 10, 2012
PS I Love You - Death Dreams

Title: Death Dreams Artist: PS I Love You Label: Paper Bag Records Released: 8 May 2012 In One Word: Refined With their 2010 debut, Meet Me At The Muster Station, Kingston, Ontario’s...
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Album review: Rikers – Islands

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May 9, 2012
Rikers - Islands

Title: Islands Artist: Rikers Label: Warner Music Canada/Anthem Released: 17 April 2012 In One Word: Self-proclaiming  If I was stuck on a desert, Yellowknife island, I would love this shit. However, I’m not at all. Nor...
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