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Month: August 2012

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Slow”

Slow by Twin Shadow Although I am definitely a fan of music that provides an uplifting, motivational boost, sometimes that just won’t satisfy your mood. Given that moods shift drastically, it can be beneficial to have varied go-to’s when in need of finding the right song for the right moment. When I reach a state where optimism just won’t cut it,… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Skint & Demoralised

An Interview with Matt Abbott of Skint & Demoralised! For years now I’ve had the love for a certain band who brings happiness to any scenario, addictive tunes to my ears and catchy beats to my feet! I don’t know how they do it, but each of Skint & Demoralised‘s songs are amazing. The attribute… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Big Deal

An Interview with Big Deal! There is a certain album that has been playing non-stop in my house. And when I say “non-stop”, I mean anytime someone has their players on, Big Deal has a track appearance! Their album Lights Out delivers completely divine and magnificent tracks that we cannot get enough of. The duo’s comprised… Read More ›

Let Me Introduce You To… Our Fold

I’m always trying to find more music that makes me feel good or reminds me of a good time, and is a song that family, friends and I can sing along to. I’m quite glad I came across Our Fold, because this four-piece from Bolton, UK really transport me back to when I was younger,… Read More ›

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Troublemaker”

Troublemaker by Beach House With an upcoming show October 13th at Toronto’s Kool Haus, I anxiously awaited the release of Beach House’s Bloom. After being hooked on Teen Dream and having played my CD so many times it skips, my standards were set high for the next batch of songs. Thankfully the album in no… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Frank Turner

Not only did he perform at the Olympics opening ceremonies, but hot off playing the Reading and Leeds Festival, Frank Turner took the time to answer some questions in an interview with me! After his concert in Toronto I happened to enjoy Frank’s music even more than before.  Since I didn’t have the chance to… Read More ›

Monday, August 20th, 2012: Singles Playlist

A lot of the time we want a solid playlist where we can sit down, read or draw, and not have to get up to change a track. We found that singles tend to make excellent candidates for this mood! Here are some singles where the band’s song is so strong and addictive it will… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Frankie & the Heartstrings

An Interview with Frankie & the Heartstrings! There had been many times where I heard these charismatic, lively and catchy tunes being blasted through my sister’s door. It got to the point where I needed to discover who these tracks were coming from, and I’m so glad I did! Frankie & the Heartstrings write highly… Read More ›

You’ve GOT to Hear This: “Pink Bullets”

Pink Bullets by The Shins There are many ways by which a song can be great. Sometimes we have criteria that guide our beliefs, while at other times it’s simply a matter of momentary mood that guides our taste. We can crave songs like we crave food, or get sick of them from overindulgence. Sometimes,… Read More ›

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ The Twang

An Interview with The Twang! This band is one I’ve been listening to from the start. When I was younger, I used to sit on my bed with these gigantic headphones and play Two Lovers over and over. Now I find myself doing the same, a little bit older, only I’m blasting their new song… Read More ›