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Tuesday, October 20th, 2020  

Gord Downie

Away Is Mine

Arts & Crafts

Oct 20, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Fittingly enough, Gord Downie’s final encore doesn’t find the Canadian icon playing the hits.  More

Oct 19, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

The rise of beabadoobee (real name Beatrice Laus and also known as Bea Kristi) is a typically odd story of Gen Z stardom. More

Oct 19, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Siv Jakobsen has built an impressive canon of deep-diving mellow artistry over the last few years, but A Temporary Soothing is her finest album to date. More

No Joy


Joyful Noise

Oct 16, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

In a world where the omnipotent algorithm demands instant attention-grabbing earworms, Motherhood, the new album from No Joy (the project of Montreal-based artist, Jasamine White-Gluz), is a body of work that makes demands of the listener.  More

Oct 16, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Austin’s Duncan Fellows have been kicking around and have remained unsigned going on seven years now. With a handful of EP’s and a 2017 full-length, Both Sides of the Ceiling, it was never quite certain if the quintet was gaining traction or at risk of disappearing into the mists. More

Oct 15, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

After playing with The Nerves and The Breakaways in the late ’70s, Paul Collins broke out on his own with The Paul Collins Beat (initially known simply as The Beat).  More

Oct 15, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

The music of Hey, King! is, in many respects, a response to tragedy. The duo of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Natalie London and her partner and percussionist Taylor Plecity was formed in the wake of London’s battle with Lyme disease.  More

Oct 14, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Bee Thousand was Guided By Voices’ first masterpiece. Alien Lanes, released a year later in 1995, was its second. Now the album is being reissued on beautiful green and purple vinyl for Matador Records’ Revisionist History project, which has seen equally seminal albums from the label’s history reissued on vinyl.     More

Hannah Georgas

All That Emotion

Brassland/Arts & Crafts

Oct 14, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Before working with Taylor Swift on her critically acclaimed “surprise lockdown” album Folklore, Aaron Dessner (The National) had already began working with Canadian musician Hannah Georgas on her fourth album, All That Emotion. More