Category: News / Reviews

[News or Reviews] Backxwash Turns Hip-Hop on Its Head with Masterful ‘God Has Nothing to Do with This Leave Him Out of It’

Backxwash-s emergence as an artist to watch has been as meteoric as it has been prolific. Her string of releases, which includes debut EP F.R.E.A.K.S, follow-up BLACK SAILOR MOON, and debut LP Deviancy, you hear the sound of an artist honing in on their identity and sound. Her music is intrinsically linked to her performance,

[News or Reviews] Edmonton’s Mallory Chipman & the Mystics Obliterate Genre on Shapeshifting ‘Aquarian’

Edmonton five-piece Mallory Chipman & the Mystics whisk their listeners through Aquarian — an unapologetic, constantly shapeshifting, colourful cornucopia of synesthetic sounds. Aquarian has been described as a “genre-obliterating” record that amalgamates Chipman-s professional music career and personal influences. You can experience its infectious genre whiplash in several places, like the transition from the ambient

[News or Reviews] Deerhoof Rediscover Their Scrappy Roots on Apocalyptic ‘Future Teenage Cave Artists’

Last year, Deerhoof celebrated 25 years of existence as a band. For the occasion, the group reissued its first full-length outings: the emergent The Man, the King, the Girl; the scrappy Holdypaws; and the purposeful Halfbird. Over the course of the last quarter-century, the Deerhoof trajectory has seen ups and downs but has always trended in a