Category: CDs

CDs reviewed for your pleasure.

SUMMER HEART’S NEW SINGLE ‘FOLLOW’

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It’s not so often that a band’s name truly reflects their sound, but when it comes to Swedish solo pop act Summer Heart (David Alexander), you can expect just that; hazy, sun- bleached tracks that are the perfect anthem to remembering hot July nights filled with skinny dipping and sleeping in….

Norma – “Spectacular Bid”

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No rush. Ten years from their debut single, Norma is about to release their third album. Since the beginning, Norma has been about building big, atmospheric scenery with sounds and music. With the goal to put the listener into another world or a feeling of hypnosis, the trio has been…

Charles Boyd – Mr. Chickenman

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Twenty-three songs on this album. Music all done in the style of Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel and the Beatles. Oftentimes the lyrics are funny while others they can be quite earnest. As is typical with this Torontonian there are some explicit moments.  With Charles Boyd it is always a…

DZ DEATHRAYS Unleash NEW SINGLE + VIDEO ‘SHRED FOR SUMMER’

DZ DEATHRAYS SHRED FOR SUMMER

“Shred For Summer’” starts out like any summer morning, with an almost psychedelic atmosphere, before Shane Parsons’ familiar scowling vocal smacks you right in the guts, reminding listeners of exactly what they came here for. Rounded out by Ridley’s bellowing drum lines, this song is, as advertised, about shredding; shredding…

The Royals Panics – The Royal Panics

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High energy retro rock is what you get once you start listening to The Royal Panics’ debut album. The San Francisco based trio, made up of Grey Hoy on vocals and guitar, Mark Nichoson on bass and Dennis Galway on drums, have honed in on the fact that being melodic…