Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue One year ago, Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland formed Whitehorse, a collaborative project that debuted with a self-titled EP. Thankfully, they didn’t wait long to follow up that strong effort with another
Rating: 3 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue For Paolo is the latest effort from Calgary’s Woodpigeon, and for it, the listeners get everything they would expect from the harmony-rich band. The flip side to that coin is that they don’t really get anything they wouldn’t expect either.
Rating: 3 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue For The UK’s James Morrison, his third release The Awakening is an attempt at something of a personal re-emergence. Following the recent passing of his father, the subject matter revolves largely around that topic.
Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue The Place I Left Behind is the latest record from Saskatoon’s The Deep Dark Woods, and their first since signing to Six Shooter Records. Regarded for more than living up to their name when it comes to the tone of their music, their dark alt-country continues to develop [...]
Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue Whitehorse is the latest project from Canadian music scene frontrunners Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland. And the first time the couple has packaged themselves together under a collective band name, rather than working together on each others solo projects.
Rating: 3.5 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle is regarded as one of the premier songwriters out there today. And as added weight to this statement, it is nothing short of astonishing that he is able to consistently back it up, given the volume of albums he releases.
Rating: 3 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue Lucinda Williams’ diverse musical nature is her second-greatest strength, next to her voice. Her ability to shift seamlessly between country, folk, rock and the blues has defined her musical career.
Rating: 3.5 / 5 Reviewer: Trent Depue For his fourth record, KMAG YOYO (And Other American Stories), it’s business as usual for Texas native Hayes Carll. Highly regarded for his blend of country, rock and blues, Carll continues to impress and build on his reputation as a top tier singer/songwriter.