Jon Hopkins – Immunity Review

There’s always been a twist with progressive music. Whether metal, jazz, rock, or electronic, the term applies to any one of these genres. The word ‘progressive’ is defined by, “Happening or developing gradually or in stages; proceeding step by step.” I literally Googled the word and found the definition, and that’s what came up. ItContinue reading “Jon Hopkins – Immunity Review”

Vancouver Folk Music Festival: Sunday

To close off the festival, we encountered the hottest of the three days. It was like a blast of constant heat over and over again for the daylight hours. Nonetheless, we were able to catch some great morning shows and watch the wonderful main stage performances as well. We first watched a workshop with theContinue reading “Vancouver Folk Music Festival: Sunday”

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2013: Saturday

The first of two full days of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival was great. The morning performances on the multiple eight stages showed a wide variety of talent, music. and interesting tidbits that is only found in a folk festival. Starting the day, we visited a stage that compiled multiple singer-songwriters to talk about howContinue reading “Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2013: Saturday”

Vancouver Folk Festival 2013 Friday Preview

We’ve arrived! Touched down right in the heart of Vancouver, and currently residing in the beautiful Jericho Beach. Friday night shows start at 5:00PM and we ar excited to see a wonderful array of local and international talent. We begin with the world-beat ensemble, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars. They’re story is what creates their stardom. As a groupContinue reading “Vancouver Folk Festival 2013 Friday Preview”

MITNG at the Vancouver Folk Festival 2013

We’re heading to the Great White North to attend the 2013 Vancouver Folk Festival, and we can’t be anymore excited! The festival runs from July 19th-July 21st, and we’ll be providing photography, interviews, and written coverage of the entire thing. This year’s lineup has shaped into a wonderful mixture of world music, local talent, andContinue reading “MITNG at the Vancouver Folk Festival 2013”

Mona – Goons (Baby All I Need) video release

The new single from the rising American rock band, Mona, is setting the stage for the rest of their new album. Titled Torches & Pitchforks, it’s expected to drop July 23rd. While the single, “Goons (Baby All I Need)” is quite generic and radio friendly, it’s the music video that stands out. The song plays outContinue reading “Mona – Goons (Baby All I Need) video release”

Arcade Fire announce date for new album

The rumours are true, Arcade Fire have announced their new album with a release date. The title is unofficial so far, but we know the date will be October 29th. They causally responded to a fan on twitter, then out of the blue announced the date, “Thanks. Our new album will be out October 29th”Continue reading “Arcade Fire announce date for new album”

The Dismemberment Plan announce new album

A quick note to readers, get hyped. The Washington, DC indie-rockers have announced their first album in 12 years, titled Uncanny Valley, it’s set to release October 15th. A message from the band’s facebook says, “The Dismemberment Plan is pleased to announce that on October 15, it will release Uncanney Valley, its fifth LP and firstContinue reading “The Dismemberment Plan announce new album”

M.I.A. releases new song, set to release new album

On the brink of a new album, M.I.A. has released the single, “Bring The Noize”. The new release, titled MATANGI, is a follow-up to the 2010 album, Maya. The album failed to reach the success of the great Kala, which was released another three years earlier in 2007 (“Paper Planes” anyone?). The multi-talented British artist seems to haveContinue reading “M.I.A. releases new song, set to release new album”

Kanye West – Yeezus Review

There’s a lot to mention leading up to the sixth album released by the American rapper, Kanye West. The SNL performance, the birth of his first child, the world wide projections, the album artwork. West’s mind is all over the place. I’d also like to remind the public the importance of the album title itself; Yeezus.Continue reading “Kanye West – Yeezus Review”