by Ryan Sorensen
Blues Druid is the debut LP from Satanic Rights, a lo-fi, garage/punk rock band from Winnipeg. Released by the indie Transistor 66 Records, the album follows up on the heels of their 2015 self-titled EP release. After three years, I am happy to say this collection of songs was a devilishly good time, and well worth the wait. Continue reading “Album Review :: Satanic Rights :: Blues Druid”
by Neda Masoomifar
Local Winnipeg producer F.C Coconut released his newest album, Coconut Island in early May. This album is around 38 minutes long, and despite each track having its own variety and differences, they all flow perfectly to create a relaxing and stimulating album. Continue reading “Album Review:: F.C COCONUT :: Coconut Island”
Interview by Ryan Haughey
Photo by Abi Reimold
On October 22nd, Real Love Winnipeg is hosting a show featuring a wonderful lineup at The Handsome Daughter. Chicago’s Advance Base makes a stop in Winnipeg to promote the newly released and beautiful Animal Companionship. Along for this leg of the tour is the band Friendship, a low-wave dark-pop group from Philadelphia.
Heading up the ensemble is Dan Wriggins, who I had the chance to chat with about Friendship’s new music, live set, and touring experiences. Continue reading “Friendship”
by Kaitlyn Emslie Farrell
Birthday Tapes have announced their second compilation album appropriately titled Birthday Wishes Vol. 2. Featuring Seventeen artists, many of whom are local, Birthday Wishes Vol. 2 provides a wide range of steady pop and shoegaze. This is a mellow album, there’s no way around that. So if you’re looking for something to pump you up, try another route. If you’re looking for a soothing array of blended melodies, electronic tones, and whispered vocals, then slap this in your tape deck. Continue reading “Birthday Tapes :: Birthday Wishes Vol. 2 :: Review”
Winnipeg’s beloved DIY record label, Birthday Tapes is back with Birthday Wishes Volume 2. A 17 song compilation album featuring artists from all over Canada and the US. The album features lo-fi pop gems from some of Winnipeg’s most buzzed about bands including iansucks, House Panther, and notme as well New York’s Thanks for Coming. Birthday Tapes has shared a sneak peak of the album with Lounge Fm’s “Slumber Party”. Check out the mellow and catchy tune below. Birthday Wishes Volume 2 is out on Cassette and digitally on January 13.
Animal Teeth’s debut album depicts an upwards spiraling path of a band to the apex of an indie rock mountain. Continue reading “Animal Teeth – Me & You”