Review: The Posies – Solid States (Lojinx)

Given the irregular appearance of studio records from long-running American power pop treasures The Posies, every new release tends to be a highly-anticipated celebration for both the band and its fans. Sadly, the time leading up to the making of…
Review: Andy Shauf – The Party (Arts & Crafts)

The Party, the third outing from Saskatchewan songwriter Andy Shauf, basks in an intimacy akin to reading your friend’s diary: You know you shouldn’t be poking your nose where it doesn’t belong, but there is just something so compelling about…
The MusicNerd Q&A With Chris Colepaugh

As we approach the official halfway point of 2016, the year has already proven to be a monumental one for Moncton musician Chris Colepaugh. Earlier this year, the lifelong Metro resident released RnR, the latest full-length effort from his long-running…
Jesse Cook Covers New Ground With One World

It’s been more than 20 years since guitarist virtuoso Jesse Cook hit the Canadian music scene with his refreshing world-inspired sound. But even with the benefit of an international fanbase, numerous awards, and nine studio albums, accounting for more than…
Robert Ellis Confronts Hard Truths With New Album

With last week’s release of his self-titled fourth album, Americana singer-songwriter Robert Ellis has asserted himself as one of the genre’s most underrated voices. Ellis’ new record is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2014’s The Lights From The Chemical Plant,…