Review: Handsome Furs’ Debut Should Boost Hype About Canadian Music
2007 / Music

Review: Handsome Furs’ Debut Should Boost Hype About Canadian Music

With the Arcade Fire hype machine still going strong and media and record label interest squarely fixed on spotting the next big thing from the Canadian music scene, Montreal indie-rock outfit Handsome Furs has released its debut album that seems destined to boost the anticipatory fervor. Continue reading

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Review: Bjork’s ‘Volta’ Has Weird Songs That Are More Accessible
2007 / Music

Review: Bjork’s ‘Volta’ Has Weird Songs That Are More Accessible

After spending years as the butt of jokes and releasing increasingly abstract and difficult albums, Icelandic singing maven Bjork has recorded a new disc that is more immediate than anything she’s done in a decade but maintains the avant-garde experimentation that so often made her a punch line. Continue reading