Wilt :: Ruin

By Chris Bryson

Music has always been an expression of the self and a space for reflections of the world around us. Wilt’s third album Ruin is defined as an intended concept album, one that their Bandcamp page describes as encompassing “the frailty of man and explores the feelings death, forgiveness, shame and guilt. Inspired by Cormac McCarthy’s The Road.” Wilt’s Ruin, follows a similar path. Continue reading “Wilt :: Ruin”

Raine Hamilton :: Night Sky

By Matt Harrison

Soft violin gently starts this album with the soothing hum of singer Raine Hamilton over top of it. Before you can fall into the melody, the violin turns to a jagged sort of snap and the story of Night Sky begins to unfurl. As the same song, “Starlight”, carries on, the acoustic folk sound offers vibes akin to wandering through a forest, the intervention of light a hopeless wish.  Continue reading “Raine Hamilton :: Night Sky”

Action Bronson // Live @ Greenroom 08/15

Review by Ryan Reyes

Photos by Khammy Phanthavong

Somehow, someway I find myself climbing the winding staircase of the Greenroom. Ah yes a rap show. An Action Bronson rap show. This mountain of a man with the best rap handle this side of Snoop Lion has been generating much buzz in the rap world as of late. Yes, he may often sound like that MC whose name rhymes with Fishface Trilla and yes, he was a respected gourmet chef before he became a rapper. Continue reading “Action Bronson // Live @ Greenroom 08/15”

Buck 65 + Rob Crooks // 07-14-12 // LIVE @ Pyramid Cabaret

Buck 65 @ The Pyramid

By Andrew Mazurak

Buck 65 made his way through town an enlisted Winnipeg’s Rob Crooks and Edmonton’s Colleen Brown who helped Buck with their endearing cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Who By Fire”. Here’s some photos and we’ll have a review to follow in our upcoming August/September issue out August 9th, which is also the same day as our second Stylus Launch Party at the LO PUB featuring pretty much everyone from NO LABEL COLLECTIVE!!
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