Tag Archives: Montreal

The Evolution of Apes & Androids

In an age where stylistic repetition and rampant commercialism appear to outweigh creativity and individualism in contemporary music, discovering an artist who tackles the beauty of innovation both in the studio and during live performances is a rare treasure. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Sugar Oaks Go Picking for Red Grapes in the City

Appropriately in sync with the luminous setting of their originative Orlando, Florida, The Sugar Oaks produce a form of indie-pop that is reflective of amiably warm summer days, with their breezy melodies and lush instrumentation being wildly reminiscent of the … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #20 to #11

———————————————————————————————– 20. The Field – From Here We Go Sublime With the excess of charming indie-pop generating from his native Sweden, Axel Willner likely took a slight risk in choosing the stylistic vein of his solo project, The Field. Though … Continue reading

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Ride the Bran Van 3000

It would be appropriate to say that Bran Van 3000 have been one of the most subtly successful groups of the past few years. Their songs have been displayed in a countless number of movies, television shows, and assorted adverts … Continue reading

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Montreal's Delicious Code Pie

Code Pie are a self-professed band of geeks. Apart from the fact that several of the band’s members hold careers in the technology field, the lively six-piece was initially formed through an internet ad. Yet, nowadays such aspects seem hardly … Continue reading

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Hail Social Makes Dancing Seem Fun Again

Hail Social are one of those bands that you can throw comparisons around all day for. Their eclectic mixture of synth-pop, post-punk, and most other genres with an included dash is both highly engaging and infectiously melodic, spurring some of … Continue reading

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Graham Van Pelt Builds a Miracle Fortress

As hip as it may be to list ambiguous names as primary influences, there are usually two extremely popular bands who are labeled as major influential factors by the majority of contemporary artists. Miracle Fortress is one in an infinite … Continue reading

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