The Vancouver musician was so impressed by the recent NASA discovery that he spent a weekend writing music for each of the planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system.
Whether it’s a battle of the bands, a freestyle rap clash, or duelling jazz saxophonists, everybody loves a good musical contest.
Very rarely does a local record stick out as a world-class example of the genre—which makes up-and-coming four-piece Maiwah’s debut offering even more remarkable.
The six-song mini-set comes off with a bit more urgency than last year’s Mustang Law effort.
Impeccable musicianship, cleverly layered compositions, and a lot of heart make guitarist Tom Wherrett’s music both adventurous and accessible.
There is something sublimely haunting about cellist Mark Bridges’s work.
Making a sequel can be tricky, something the Courtneys know all too well.
We may still be doomed, but you won’t feel that way after listening to Themes for Dying Earth.
Impeccably crafted and expertly recorded as it is, this disc isn’t for everyone.
The album contains a satisfying breadth of mindfully arranged Americana instrumentals that perfectly suit the artist's vocals.
The three-track EP proves that the artist can produce quality work at lightning speed.
The four songs on this EP are spare and spacious, comprising a few layers of (mostly) guitar and vocals.
At its core, the album is a full-fledged love letter to the power of old-school thrash.
Formerly known as the Bumpin’ Uglys, the group is a driving force in the lives of its members.
The rapper’s final release in his 2016 collection captures everything that’s unique about his recent sound.
The harpist's captivating music is easy to apprehend, yet possessed of an emotional strength that invites repeated investigation.
The local label's latest highlights some of the most hyperactive songs of the year.
Bruce Wilson's latest is the result of trying to re-create a lost journal that apparently documented a heap of tough times.
Though rarely seen, the titular figure from the Evaporators’ new Ogopogo Punk LP is one of B.C.’s most high-profile living legends.
Time and space are generally in flux for the guys in Japandroids.
Change is important, and that’s something Debra-Jean Creelman seems to have seized upon with her Railtown Sessions Volume 4.
It’s been a long, strange trip for the group since its 2011 Juno Award win.
You won’t mind Momma pinning these Mi’ens to your ears.
It’s a challenge not to bring up Godspeed You! Black Emperor when describing The Wise Prefer to Perish.
If you’ve got an ounce of nostalgia in your soul, run right out and buy yourself this for Christmas.