Tag Archives: 2011

SLED ISLAND – CALGARY – JUNE 22 – 25 – BE THERE!

Calgary has really taken off in the last few years when it comes to Alberta music festivals. In recent years their Folk Music Festival has decided to take an opposite approach to the more popular Edmonton one and recruit acts … Continue reading

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The water’s clear and innocent: Radiohead – The King of Limbs

We’ve been listening to it for over a month, but today is the day that The King of Limbs finally drops at record stores everywhere. As odd as it seems I still don’t know where I stand with it. Radiohead … Continue reading

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And you are the stars I navigate home by… Elbow’s Build a Rocket Boys!

Elbow really reached me with their last album The Seldom Seem Kid. Wait. Elbow really reached me with the song ‘Station Approach’ from their album Leaders of The Free World back in 2005. That song found me in England and … Continue reading

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We’ve been running a sleepless run, We’ve been losing our exits, one by one

This came as quite a surprise today. The National, as recognized over the last two years on this blog as my favourite modern band, released a new single from the soundtrack to the film Win Win. The track is called … Continue reading

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PJ Harvey – Let England Shake

I must admit that I’ve never really appreciated PJ Harvey. Sure I’ll listen to her new stuff as it comes out, but I’m not sitting there salivating on release day to hear what she’s been up to. It’s just not … Continue reading

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The King of Limbs is almost here… new Radiohead on the way

It’s not often that you get to wake up and find out that in less than a week you’ll be listening to a new album by Radiohead. But when that day comes, it’s awesome. On February 19th Radiohead will be … Continue reading

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Okkervil River – Mermaid

This week saw the release of a new Okkervil River single entitled ‘Mermaid’. It contains two tracks that, in my opinion, revitalize the Okkervil spirit of their earlier works. After two somewhat disappointing albums these two new songs recall the … Continue reading

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