Tagged: Toronto

Down I Go – ‘Mortals’ EP *Pre-order*.

Down I Go – Stockholm/Toronto/Chicago. Artwork credit – Elliott Elam. Down I Go are a band that (as numerous other reviews of their work will tell you) gleefully defy attempts at catagorisation, and with good reason – their back catalogue is a diverse and some might say challenging affair, incorporating some of...

The Elusive and Abstract Cares and The ‘Coping Strategies’ EP.

Cares – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic Music, from it’s earliest beginnings to the present day, comes in a bewildering variety of forms, with sampling and synthesis opening up pathways for musicians that often simply aren’t possible in the analogue realm. What sets apart Cares latest EP, Coping Strategies, however, is it’s...

Midday Swim and The ‘Climbing Out Of Caves’ EP.

Midday Swim – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cover photo credit: Aboyning Photography – Click Here. Canada in my own opinion is an absolute Well of vibrant and diverse musical talent. You can find a link to all we have covered from the absolute expanse of a country – Here – but...

Fresh Picks: Knifey.

Knifey – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cover photo credit – Michael Mangov. I’ll start by stating that I’ve just added these guys as my new favourite Canadian exports. Also on the list The Flatliners, Trailer Park Boys and Burt Cummings (yes, that’s his name). To date the band have but a...

Slow Death Lights – ‘Slow Death Lights’ In Review.

Slow Death Lights – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Down and dirty, gloomy, melodic and inviting Stoner Rock. We’re done, review over. If only it was that easy… We are gathered here today to witness a dissection of the brand new album from Toronto bluesy-Stoner Rocker four-piece, Slow Death Lights. The eponymously...

Fresh Harvest #4.

Black Tree Suns – Plymouth, England, United Kingdom. Imagine a hybrid between the tried and tested Grunge of Alice In Chains or Pearl Jam and the moody melodies and sharp riffage of Stone Sour. Imagine calm drum beats, mellow guitar riffs, sweet little harmonies and pain stricken vocals. This is...

Fresh Harvest #2.

VACAY – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photo credit – Mark Klassen. Starting off todays Fresh Harvest we have Toronto singer-songwriter VACAY and his latest single ‘Shoes’. Now I know what you’re thinking and no, it isn’t another catchy Pop-song about feeling your best in your new pair of kicks, rather a...

Fresh Harvest #1.

Editor’s Note: As Musically Fresh is operated in the spare time of it’s majoritively part-time staff, we are almost always inundated with requests. This is no bad thing, but it can make it difficult to find the time to feature everything we are asked to and that’s unfortunate. So to...

Lampshades – The ‘In Media Res’ EP.

Lampshades – Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sometimes life is beautiful, but let’s face it, most of the time it sucks. That’s what makes the sunsets so pretty, and love so grand, because eventually everything ends. This is what Toronto natives Lampshades are saying with their phenomenal one of a kind In...