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Marianas Trench: Falling in Love With Phantoms
Seconds. It took mere seconds, one second in fact, to fall in love with Marianas Trench’s new album, Phantoms. Love at first sound. Love at first note.
God’s A Rock God! (Sort Of): Louden Swain’s Splitting The Seams
When God releases a new album with his band, it seems somehow inherently necessary for a blog called In Search of Rock Gods to review said album on said blog…
Music Review: Jeff Martin’s Stars in The Sand
So a crazy thing happened a while ago – one of the Facebook Tea Party groups I belong to (The […]
Ellevator: The Rise of New (to Me) Rock Gods
So I had no idea who the opener would be for the Matthew Good and Our Lady Peace concert… no […]
Hopeful Symmetry: A Blakeian Look at U2’s Songs Of Experience
A brilliant, emotional, album preoccupied by death and hope at the same time, U2’s latest album, Songs of Experience draws on the best of William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience.
The Killers Wonderful Wonderful
Music Review: The Killers’ new album, Wonderful Wonderful, is beautiful beautiful. Often deeply personal, this anthology offers the lively post punk stylings associated with The Killers, but leans towards a more haunting, emotional album.
U2 September: The Kind of Trouble I Enjoy
This September feels like International MONTH of U2! Or at least it is starting out that way with two new U2 songs, radio and tv interviews supporting the release, the return of the Joshua Tree Tour, and, for us Edmonton-based fans, a little film called Rattle and Hum.
Duran Duran Appreciation Day
So inspired by the Duran Duran concert was I, that I went out and bought their latest album Paper Gods, quickly followed by more from their back catalogue. In honor of Duran Duran Appreciation Day, here is my review (love affair) with Paper Gods, Thank You, and All You Need Is Now albums.
Rock Symphony: South Africa’s The Parlotones
I seem to have a thing for Rock Gods who end up blending their music with symphony orchestras… I’ve already […]