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New Blood mixes Blackfoot history, culture and Peter Gabriel music

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New Music Friday: 8 releases worth your time (09 June 2023)

New Music Friday–the day when most new releases magically appear online and in-store–has arrived once again. While not quite as busy as last week with big names, this gives a chance to dig a little deeper.


1. The Glorious

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Hitting the Books: How music chords hack your brain to elicit emotion

Johnny Cash’s Hurt hits way different in A Major, as much so as Ring of Fire in G Minor. The dissonance in tone between the chords is, ahem, a minor one: simply the third note lowered to a flat. But

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Threats made against Metro Metro Festival organizers: Montreal police

A music festival underway in Montreal this weekend faced losing its liquor license due to security concerns.

Montreal police (SPVM) said threats were made against the organizers of Metro Metro Festival—and the festival itself.

The three-day event, which kicked off

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‘You Can Reach Me If You Try’ EP – Kindelan (Part 2)

I have never reviewed an EP or Album review in two parts before, however, when I wrote the EP review part 1 I thought it was the actual EP. Thanks to Spotify (and I believe that Apple Music and other

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Westenra – Fulford Arms, York – Monday 1st May 2023

This was promoted as a bit of a Goth night bringing together four acts that might bring punters on their way home from Whitby’s Goth Festival that weekend. While we didn’t get one of the headliners of the Goth Weekend

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Kellie Loder, Jah’Mila, Lisa LeBlanc, more win at 2023 East Coast Music Awards

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the East Coast Music Awards, and the first of two award nights took place in Halifax on May 4.

Newfoundland songwriter Kellie Loder was the only musician to come away with more than

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“Brat” – Delilah Bon | With Just A Hint Of Mayhem

Delilah Bon is, in my opinion, a true superhero. She is not afraid of anyone and is precisely the heroine the world needs right now. In the past, I have liked her punk styles, Eminem, and others, but the bottom

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Bluetones (Acoustic) – Fulford Arms, York – Friday 1th April 2023

Many years ago, I saw the Bluetones (at Reading Festival 2000), so I jumped at the chance to see them play an acoustic set at the fabulous Fulford Arms in York. But before we get to them let me tell

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Music Review: Fair Winds & Following Seas – An Ambitious Rendition Of A Zelda Masterpiece – Featured

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Image: ZREO: Second Quest

The music of The Legend of Zelda is as much a part of the series’ identity as any of its characters, locations, and items. Even though the specific arrangements change throughout the series, there are always

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