Voivod – Target Earth

Now, here’s a weird one. As with the last post, this concerns a band that has, in various forms, been around me for a long time. Unlike the artists of the previous missive however, this is a group that doesn’t bring on warm, fuzzy angry feelings of youthfulness: ooh no, this is a band that appeals to the scientific curiosity in me, growing and expanding independently and more often than.. Read More

Tyranahorse – Garbage Bears

I’ve always been very fond of Canada – not really sure why this has been the case for as long as it has, but I suppose it’s that allure of “being somewhere else but looking a bit familiar. Albeit much bigger and with bears in it” mixed with a whole host of favourite bands and good friends.  I even went there once on a strange whim that became a romantic.. Read More

Bionic – Deliverance

“…everyone has a soundtrack whether they know/like it or not…”   In amongst all the new stuff going on (including those which so far sit unopened in front of me), I’d been neglecting those little – and not so little – gems which is more than a tiny bit remiss of me as it was all that music that got me to write all this nonsense in the first place… Read More

Sunday Whatever

Unintentional Canada Special! Not sure how this happened, but there you go.  From that lovely bit at the top of America, it’s always a pleasant surprise to hear music from Canada as it always seems to be that teensy bit different to anything that anyone else is doing at the time.  Maybe it’s the way that a lot of these artists and records are funded (lots of Governmental assistance, which.. Read More