Category Archives: CD Review

Minotaurs – Weird Waves

Minotaurs – Weird Waves

I have to start off this review with a short story. I told my girlfriend I was going to a review a party in the Junction to see a Band called Minotaurs. She jumped up and said, I saw them perform and Gord Downie came out and played with them, it was a great show!… Continue Reading

Kelly Prescott – EP

Kelly Prescott – EP

When Kelly Prescott opens up her mouth to sing, you instantly understand she was born to sing Country music. She is the third generation of musical talent. Not only does she grasp the essence of the Country sound, both new and old school, it truly feels Canadian. Her new EP, Hillbilly Jewels, is full sounding… Continue Reading

Johnson Crook – EP

Johnson Crook – EP

Let me put this into perspective right away. When you want to start a business, the number 1 rule is location, location, location. If you are in a band called Johnson Crook your number 1 rule is Harmony, harmony, harmony. Johnson Crook just released their self-titled EP, and it should garnish plenty of attention. It… Continue Reading

Getting the fuzzy Royal Treatment

Getting the fuzzy Royal Treatment

One of Toronto’s favourite stone rockers, Royal Fuzz has come out with an  EP, Foxfuzz. This hard rocking band is known for their cool gimmicky recordings with each recording having an animal on the cover with the word fuzz right after it. Other recordings consist of:Foxfuzz, Tigerfuzz, Falconfuzz, Cobrafuzz, Rhinofuzz, Gorillafuzz, Sharkfuzz and Mammothfuzz coming… Continue Reading

Mike Todd – Good Man

Mike Todd – Good Man

Is Mike Todd a good man? Well you are just going to have to buy his CD and find out. The first song, “Liar”, is an in your face and waving your finger kind of song. It has harshness with a ring of a Paul Carrack in there. The overall vibe of Mike Todd is… Continue Reading

Marillion – FEAR

Marillion – FEAR

Marillion’s 18th release is not for a top 40 newbie trying to discover the new pop song, even though Marillion has hit the charts with solid numbers throughout Europe. This political album is filled with despair and loathing, anger and a lot of WTF moments that  happen within this inspection  into a dystopian lifestyle. There… Continue Reading

Drumhand – Contretemps

Drumhand – Contretemps

Drumhand is a Toronto based band that utilizes the full spectrum of percussion. They have a world sound that travels to places like Africa, South America, Cuba and India. Their jazz influenced polyrhythm can flow free and easy or take you on a journey of intense flavor and provocative meditation. This is a band that… Continue Reading