And the Oscar goes to …

Max Comeau's look at the five Original Musical Scores Nominated at this year’s Academy Awards When I was a teenager in the ‘90s, before The...
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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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OSCAR – The Happy Londoner

As soon as the song Sometimes starts and you hear Oscar's voice, you go: "OMG he sounds so much like Morrissey!" Oscar's music is much more happy and...

HOT HOT HEAT – The Final Cut

It's an exciting and upbeat album that Montreal-based (but formed in Victoria in 1999) band Hot Hot Heat has delivered with this eponymous record,...
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LANA DEL REY – Lost in Melancholy

Lana Del Rey is a persona. Most pop stars are. At RREVERB, we don't care what musicians do or wear outside the studio or behind the scenes. We put...
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MEN I TRUST – Perfect Beauty

For guys and gals who miss the cool loungy feel of the late 90s that bands like Morcheeba used to infiltrate in our bodies, here's Men I Trust. This...

Remember the pre-weird BJÖRK?

To many ears, the Icelandic elf always has been weirder than your average rocker, but in the early days of her solo career, she still created pop...

ZZ WARD – Less Guitar More Legs

Talented Southern singer songwriter and guitarist ZZ Ward is back with a 4-song EP in which she shows a more danceable angle of her music. Her first...
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DURAN DURAN’s SynthPop Disco Vibe

DURAN DURAN came out with yet another album. I'll be honest with you, I hadn't even payed attention to them since the early 2000's. And even then,...

What happened to TAME IMPALA ?

Australian youngsters forming Tame Impala have finally launched their long-awaited follow-up album to their successful “Innerspeaker” and...
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DOE PAORO: New Album due Sept. 25

(News release from Anti-Records) - “The best of what humans and machines can bring out in each other” is how NPR Music described Doe Paoro’s...
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DJANGO DJANGO, Born Under The Buzz

Don't be mistaken. Django Django isn't a gypsy cover band. Based in London, they are a cool indie pop rock band that has an obvious melodic talent....
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DEBBIE TEBBS’ catchy new wave tunes

Montreal-born musician Debbie Tebbs produced a few months ago a pretty cool album with catchy electro pop songs (like Up!) with a little help from...
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No more sparkle in MADONNA’s voice

Unlike millions of people around the world, I've never been a fan of Madonna's music. Mostly because I've always found that her success was in large...
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The Best POP Songs of 2014 Playlist

POP has bad press. For many, it isn't a "noble" style. They find it commercial, and cheezy. Made to sell. But not ALL pop music is bad. There are...