Tag Archives: The Arkells

Midweek Mixdown // Aural Sunshine Awaits

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This week's Midweek Mixdown is a blast of upbeat musical sunshine, as we are still looking for the warm weather, so hopefully these tunes will tide you over until the warmth arrives. Harry Styles - "Sign of the Times" https://youtu.be/L8JWeesN5So Let's be honest for a moment here, I never thought that I would be including… Read More

Top 10 Albums of 2016 // Trev’s List

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Growing up, December was always one of my favourite months as it meant the year-end issues of Rolling Stone, Spin, Blender and the countless other music mags published their yearly lists and picked their favourites from the past 12 months. Sadly, a lot of those publications have either shuttered, or gone to an online-only model.… Read More

Friday Night Soundtrack // Where has July gone?

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Mid-Summer always seems to bring with it a lengthy musical drought, as we are all busy focusing on that elusive "Song of Summer '16", but we seem to miss a bunch of solid tunes in the process. My listening has primarily been radio out of Ontario and BC, with some deep diving into Spotify's seemingly endless pool of… Read More

Summer Festival Season Preview

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The days are longer, patios are busy with patrons, t-shirts are beginning to dominate the weekend daily attire, and there is an all-around pleasantness to people in general. What this means is that summer is right around the corner, which also puts us directly upon the path of the summer festival scene.   (more…) Read More

Jeff’s Favourites of 2014

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And just like that another year has come and gone.  With thousands of albums released over the past year, you would assume that picking albums to make up a list would be an easy task, however when it came time to put my own list together, I found myself in a musical mess.  Where did… Read More

The Run To Greatness (Part 2)

I've decided to skip the rules and explanation of this article and jump directly into the thick of things (you can find the rules back over in part 1). I have to admit that I had a blast putting together part 1 of this article and was happily surprised at the (more…) Read More

The Arkells, Michigan Left, Universal

Recorded at the Tragically Hip’s Bathouse studio, the Arkells’ sophomore effort Michigan Left may in fact be one of the bigger surprises of 2011. It not only bucks the sophomore jinx, but it is also the band’s major label debut. This is an album thatis immediately accessible and a far jauntier (more…) Read More