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Archives for August 2015

Talib Kweli

“Fuck the Money” (ft. Cassper Nyovest) (video) Veteran rapper Talib Kweli offered up his latest album Fuck the Money earlier this month, and now the title track has been given the video treatment.   The song features Cassper Nyovest and Kweli trading verses on the perils of a consumerist approach to life, and the new

Nick Ferrio

“At My Window” (video) In Nick Ferrio‘s “At My Window,” the Canuck folk songwriter sings about “a couple of slobbering friends of mine.” In the accompanying video, we get to meet one of those slobbering friends. The clip shows Ferrio walking through the forest with a very happy-looking dog. Once they arrive at a lake,

Himalayan Bear

‘No Golden Kingdom’ (album stream) Vancouver Island-based singer-songwriter Ryan Beattie has played with the likes of Frog Eyes, Chet and Kathryn Calder, but he’s also been making music as Himalayan Bear for years now, He’s just about ready to reveal his latest LP No Golden Kingdom, but before it officially arrives, Exclaim! is streaming the

Protest the Hero’s Original Lineup Reunite for “Kezia 10th Anniversary” Tour Details

Following some buzz built up around a leaked tour date in Edmonton, Canadian prog-metal players Protest the Hero have officially unveiled plans behind a special, 10th anniversary tour in support of their 2005 debut full-length, Kezia. The act used their webpage and social media avenues to confirm the fall trip, which will be a cross-Canada trek.

Chrissie Hynde Criticized over Rape Comments

In Chrissie Hynde‘s new memoir, the Pretenders leader details a harrowing experience in which she was sexually assaulted by a member of a motorcycle gang when she was 21. Now, this has stirred up a controversy, as the songwriter is being criticized for placing the blame of sexual assault on the victims. When discussing the

Jenny Hval

The Cobalt, Vancouver BC, August 28 7 Following the dreamy downtempo pop of Jagjaguwar’s Briana Marela, whose sound is somewhere between Fake Tears and the Casket Girls, Norway’s Jenny Hval was a sight to behold in a pink and blonde wig and beige jogging suit. She was partnered only by a dude who tweaked her

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