Tag Archives: 2011

The Weeknd – Echoes of Silence

Well Shit… It managed to drop before New Years’. Abel Tesfaye had promised 3 mixtapes in 2011 and with only 10 days left in the year, rumours that it wouldn’t drop this year were in the air. I thought he … Continue reading

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Some thoughts for 2012 from Bolster Your Holster

Listening to music is a game of give and take. Music puts you in a certain mood, you venture off in that mood and as it changes you want to listen to something else, which in turn changes your emotions … Continue reading

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Prince – Live in Edmonton, December 13, 2011

Yeah, that was awesome. I just found another piece of confetti in my shirt and the concert ended almost two hours ago. I don’t think a concert can really top the spectacle that Prince pulled out at Rexall tonight. He … Continue reading

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I was only for to die beside

Justin Vernon seems to be the busiest man in music lately. But when he isn’t doing collaborations with Kanye West, Gayngs, Volcano Choir or any of the other recent projects, he is the lead part of Bon Iver. A few … Continue reading

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Calgary Folk Music Festival 2011 Lineup Revealed!

Over the past couple months the Calgary Folk Music Festival team has been leaking one artist a week who will feature in the 2011 festival. We’ve learned that Joseph Arthur, The Felice Brothers, The Head and the Heart, Lightning Dust, … Continue reading

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Does it feel like a trial? Does it trouble your mind the way you trouble mine?

I’m enjoying this trend of new National songs coming out every month. I hope we see a few more by the end of the year. The newest, released today, is called ‘Exile Vilify’ and is from the soundtrack to the … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2011 – Edmonton Edition

April 16 is Record Store Day 2011 throughout the world and tonnes of limited exclusives will be hitting the shelves for one day where vinyl geeks of all walks of life go out and support their local, independent record dealers. … Continue reading

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