January 18, 2011 will be the drop/release date for the long awaited full-length of Native Speaker by Braids. Now they are in high demand since being signed to Kanine Records in the USA and Flemish Eye (Home to Chad VanGaalen) in Canada. I am revisiting a review from August 29, 2009 on their EP called …
Second album review in 2011. Checking out Destroyer‘s Kaputt and it won’t be dropped until January 25, 2011.
Evening Hymns – Dead Deer [Music Video]
This is probably my first show to attend in 2011. It was at the Avant-Garde Bar. Playing was: The Jon Cohen Experimental JF Robitaille Loon Choir It was a pretty interesting night of music. Ranging from pop-rock (Loon Choir), acoustic folk (JF Robitaille) to experimental (Jon Cohen). Here are the rest of the photos [flickr-gallery …
Found out today that my favorite band Ruby Coast released a B-side from the upcoming full-length “Whatever This Is”. The b-side is called Sister which is free to download on their Bandcamp site.
Long Long Long is a track on the White album by The Beatles. Now it is a Halifax band that takes the name. Not sure if they got it from that song? Anyways this band will be joining Braids on January 21st in Ottawa (Facebook Event).
Reversing Falls is a Montreal band that I really want to checkout in 2011. Which should have been reviewed in late 2010 but got too busy with the holidays and best of list.
Young Galaxy – Shapeshifting [Review]
For those who follow the Montreal band The Dears. Feels like members who used to be in the band seem to leave and make their own band. You may have noticed an ex-member named Jon Cohen. He has his band called The Jon Cohen Experimental. The band released an album called “Behold”. Its ten track …
Since the holidays are well done. I received this email about this San Francisco band called Silver Swans. Apparently they saw my music chart and noticed Beach House‘s holiday track in it. They just released a holiday track called Holidays.