Monthly Archives: February 2012

Album To Check Out: Lambchop – Mr M

Lambchop is the musical group led by Nashville-based Kurt Wagner along with a rotating cast of musicians. The group combines the best bit of alt-country with folk and soul into its songs. Mr M is the 12th album of its … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Polica @ The Old Rock House

Polica bought its brand of sexy, autotuned jazzy R&B to the Old Rock House last night. Led by singer Channy Leaneagh, Polica had two drummers and a bassist pushing the beats with a backing module providing the melody. Channy was … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Soko – I Thought I Was An Alien

Soko is French actress and musician Stephanie Sokolinski. Back in 2007, she released an EP, Not Sokute, that contained a song that became a massive hit in Europe. It’s easy to see why the song I’ll Kill Her became a … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Zola Jesus w/ Talk Normal @ The Luminary

Last night brought the first concert of the year for me and with it came Zola Jesus and her brand of operatic goth at the Luminary Center for the Arts. And what a start it was. Having seen Zola Jesus … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Tashaki Miyaki

Tashaki Miyaki, despite what the moniker suggests is not a musician from Japan. Rather (and in a brilliant stroke of band name marketing), they are a boy-girl duo from Los Angeles. The sound of Tashaki Miyaki evokes nostalgia and a … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Trust – Trst

Trust is the dark electronica project of Toronto-based duo Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski (you may recognize her as the drummer for Austra).  The band specializes in creating gothic electronic dance music, for which Trst is their debut record. If … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Memoryhouse – The Slideshow Effect

The music that Toronto-based ambient-pop duo Memoryhouse creates exists in the far-edge recess of your mind. There’s a hint of warmth longing and romantic nostalgia within the songs. They remind you of the first time you held hands walking through … Continue reading

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