Track Review :: Anthony OKS “TBA”

by Nigel Webber

Anthony OKS has achieved certified banger status with “TBA.” OKS, a member of long running Winnipeg hip-hop group the Lytics, has a new single from his solo project that features his brother and fellow Lytic, Andrew O. The beat for “TBA,” produced by Paalsh, is driven by a pulsing bass guitar riff, allowing OKS’ vocals to reinforce the urge to head nod. Continue reading “Track Review :: Anthony OKS “TBA””

SUUNS

by Zoe Lebrun

The subgenre of art rock is generally described as being music that involves challenging, avant-garde, unconventional, or experimental musical elements. By this definition, one could come to the conclusion that Suuns is practically the epitome of modern art rock. With the release of their LP Felt, recent music video for their song “Look No Further”, and upcoming Canadian tour on the way, we talked to guitarist Joe Yarmush, to find out more about this intriguing group. Continue reading “SUUNS”

Album Review :: Saltwater Hank :: Stories From the Northwest

by Kaelen Bell

There are rare moments when it seems that every hippie you’ve ever met was right; that time really is a construct, man.

That it’s all in your head – that the past and the present and the future and every minuscule, incomprehensible halfway moment exist at once. That you can touch the air beside your face and brush against uncountable realities. Continue reading “Album Review :: Saltwater Hank :: Stories From the Northwest”

Interview :: Rae Spoon

by Jen Doerksen

Rae Spoon’s new LP bodiesofwater comes out on the twentieth anniversary of the first show Spoon ever played, and ten years after the release of their break-out album superioryouareinferior. As a non-binary person, Rae is no stranger to having an identity that doesn’t fit societal and legal structures. Like bodies, water is regulated and increasingly commodified, despite being fundamental to life. On this, Spoon’s ninth album, they explore their common ground and connections with the ocean surrounding their Vancouver Island home. Continue reading “Interview :: Rae Spoon”