Armed with will and determination…and grace, too. Gord Downie, lead of The Tragically Hip, embodies that line from the song Grace, Too. Those words have never been felt deeper than they were these last few weeks as the band takes the stage in multiple cities across Canada for what has been deemed their farewell tour.
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If you’ve turned a radio on in the last year, you’ve probably heard the catchy, electronic sounds of Thunder Bay, Ontario’s Coleman Hell. His song 2 Heads was released in April of 2015 and has reached crazy levels of popularity, sending the 27 year old on tour with artists such as Robert DeLong, Twenty One […]
Blues rock has had something of a resurgence over the past decade with bands like The Black Keys and The White Stripes and now Bleeker have followed in their footsteps with their self-titled EP.
After listening to it, what stands out most is not the music or the lyrics, but its initially misleading title. An Evil That Hides by Heavy Static implied that I would hear a downright morbid tune. My inner Goth was disappointed when a playful glam-rock song hit my eardrums after pressing the play button.
Brutus Begins is a Canadian indie/alt-rock band that is still really fresh with just a three song EP (3P) under their belts so far. Those three songs are pretty great, though and filled with inspiration from some of my favourite alt-rock bands like Cage the Elephant, Rural Alberta Advantage and Born Ruffians.