Vancouver’s Hey Ocean! wanders the pop landscape, subverting subgenres with stumbling, momentary bouts of genius.
Admiral Fallow presents deep and introspective sounds on Tree Bursts In Snow.
If the last 10 years are any indication, Ladytron has some serious staying power.
Canada’s Great Lake Swimmers play superbly crafted and surprisingly stirring folk rock built around Tony Dekker’s gentle, expressive tenor. “Lost Channels,” the band’s fourth album, is a collection of diverse but uniformly strong songs with instantly hummable melodies, contemplative lyrics, and gorgeous vocal harmonies that may leave you wondering if you’re listening to a new album or a lost classic.
Old Crow Medicine Show Big Iron World [Nettwerk Records] There’s something about a banjo or harmonica that makes you want to dust off the overalls, roll a cigarette, grab a kitchen utensil, spoons perhaps, and join a jug band. Old …