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BRUCE COCKBURN – The Great Friend

Bruce Cockburn is a legend in Canada. Successful singer-songwriter who started his career back in 1970, his body of work comprises of 25 albums which...
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BING & RUTH – Escape

Bing & Ruth is a musical and conceptual project led by pianist David Moore. As a former student of The New School of Jazz in NYC, Moore wishes to...
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HA HA TONKA – The New Model

Formerly known as Amsterband up until 2007, Ha Ha Tonka is a band originally formed in West Plains, Missouri in 2005. They renamed themselves after...

The Soft Panache of GRIZZLY BEAR

It's been a little while since the hype years of Grizzly Bear. I remember, back in 2005 or 2006, when the Brooklyn-based band were filling the city's...
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THE WAR ON DRUGS – Continuity

The long-awaited follow-up to The War on Drugs' breakthrough album "Lost in the Dream" finally arrived on August 25, 2017, after intensive touring...
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LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – Living the Dream

Wow, now here's a great album! And what a great comeback for LCD Soundsystem, who went on hiatus in April 2014! There are lots of Bowie and Byrne...

HOMESHAKE – A Breath of Fresh Air

Smooth grooves, minimalist beats, layers of melodies on the keyboards and a lazy and softly singing voice are the ingredients found on the aptly...
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The Cool Life of LONDON O’CONNOR

Great lo-fi synths and a cool lazy voice welcome you on "O∆" (pronounce “Circle Triangle”), the latest release from NYC via San Diego-based...
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LOCAL NATIVES – Gems of Silver Lake

The music scene of Los Angeles has nearly as vibrant a history as it's film industry. The endless list of musicians embody all sounds imaginable and...
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WE ARE MONROE – Zone Out

We Are Monroe represent a part of that unique indie rock sound that has been a part of Montreal before Arcade Fire amassed critical success and what...
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JENN GRANT – Soothing the moment

Jenn Grant is the type of singer-songwriter that can surprise her audience with different types of songs. She can take a soft folk approach, like she...
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SPOON – Life’s Surprises!

2014's "They Want My Soul" was supposed to be the last Spoon album ever. The Austin, Texas-based band's leader Britt Daniel had announced it, and...

BRIDGET KEARNEY – Groovy baby

Accomplished bass player and backing vocalist for Boston’s acclaimed soul-pop outfit Lake Street Drive; Bridget Kearney steps out on her own for...
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ELISE TROUW – Young & Gifted

YouTube sensation and 18 year-old talent from San Diego Elise Trouw has made a name for herself as an emerging star online with homemade videos that...
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PRIESTS – Veni, vidi, vici.

Imagine a band fronted by Chrissie and Siouxsie sharing vocals, Hooky on bass and a supporting cast capable of delivering...

THE CAIRO GANG – Wrapped in Velvet

California-born musician Emmett Kelly plays with a lot of people. From Ty Segall to Bonnie “Prince” Billy to Joan of Arc and Japanese musician...
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STING Sees The Light

Sting is a great musician. It's easy to be impressed by his amazing career, from his days in The Police (1977-1984), which hailed itself as one of...
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The Many Faces of RUST EDEN

Yet another great Montreal band that reached my ears thanks to the Xmas List of Poulet Neige! Rust Eden is a cool indie rock band that takes the time...

JESCA HOOP – An Old Soul…

Tom Waits says of Jesca Hoop: 'She is like an old soul, like a black pearl, a good witch or a red moon. Her music is like going swimming in a lake at...
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THE BROOKS – The Real Stuff

Right from the start, Montreal-based band The Brooks make it clear they've got the funk! And it ain't cheap. The first seconds of Funkyshit highlight...
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SOLANGE – The Centre of Attention

Being the sister of the Diva of soul must not be an easy place to be for Solange Knowles. A bit like Beyoncé's ex-bandmates of Destiny's Child, she...
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MICHAEL KIWANUKA – Personal Drama

One by whom the soul revival arrived in the last few years, Michael Kiwanuka strikes back with an amazing album, that goes beyond soul music. He...
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FUJIYA & MIYAGI – One-Two Punch

Don't you like these 4-song EP's from unknown bands that pop-up out of nowhere with a handful of great songs? Brighton's Fujiya & Miyagi is one...
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JESSE MAC CORMACK – Raw Blues

In an exclusive RREVERB interview in November 2015, music consultant Pedro Barbosa answered “Jesse Mac Cormack” when I asked him, "Which...
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AA – Controlled Chaos

Apart from showing up first in the alphabetical order of band listings, it can be an inconvenient to use “Aa” as a band name. Think of Google...