The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Goes To…


… the enigmatic post-rock instrumental of Montreal’s Godspeed You! Black Emperor for their 2012 masterpiece ( and my twentieth favourite album of 2012) Alleluia! Don’t Bend! Ascend! I have championed it since it was shortlisted.  They’re not an easy band- twenty-minute noisy instrumentals that mix freestyle jazz and Can (the band) wonk is a tough sell … More The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Goes To…

ALBUM REVIEW: My Bloody Valentine “mbv”


My Bloody Valentine’s 1991 seminal master work Loveless  is one of my all time favourite albums. The ultimate album of a new genre, the apex of the shoegaze scene, MBV’s second album was exciting and fresh, ground breaking and fearless, even if it was rumoured to almost bankrupt the Creation label. We fans of the British … More ALBUM REVIEW: My Bloody Valentine “mbv”

Happy New Year!


Hello dear reader! Another year has flown by and I am pretty sure it was not as miserable as my mind made it out to be.  Despite the self-inflicted torture of unrequited love I have decided to mire myself in, I found happiness amidst the anguish. It was a fabulous year in music, and 2013 … More Happy New Year!