Fans of artists like Death Cab for Cutie, Freelance Whales and Best Coast can rejoice because on September 30th, Canada’s Stars will be taking the stage at the 9:30 Club, bringing with them a musical catalog over a decade long. In 2001 they gave us Nightsongs and since then they’ve released six albums and five EP’s. […]

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Strange things hide in the back of storage rooms. You never know what you’ll find rummaging in the back through old crates and boxes. Among trunks filled with old memories, next to old department store mannequins, you might even stumble upon a lightbox diorama featuring a battle between tanks and dinosaurs, soundtracked by a Canadian […]

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We’ve been big fans of California Wives since “Blood Red Youth” hit our ears two years ago. Since then the Chicago four-piece has taken big strides towards indie stardom, signing to Vagrant Records this past May. Four months later the band released their debut full-length, Art History, with the label. The album contains plenty of […]

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We’ve already previewed two tracks from Stars‘ upcoming record, The North, in “Theory Of Relativity” and “Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Give It“. The latest song off of the album, “Backlines”, sees the band striding into even poppier territory. For a deceptive five seconds it seems like thick, atmospheric […]

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Canadian indie-pop veterans Stars have released “Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Give It,” the second single off their upcoming album The North. The North is Stars’ sixth studio album, and it’s safe to say the band has mastered its genre of textural, sparkling synth-pop over the past decade. “Hold […]

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Canadian five-piece Stars has been putting out some of the best electronic-tinged indie-pop for years, and their new track, “The Theory of Relativity” is the group’s most electronic-leaning song since the 2003 album, Heart. The first 25 seconds are a full-on EDM preamble, and synth boards and drum machines fill out the rest. As always, […]

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Post-hardcore legends Glassjaw hadn’t officially released anything since 2002’s quintessential Worship and Tribute.  That’s eight years, friends.  To leave one of the most devoted fan bases out there starving for that long is just torture.  But like a twisted abusive relationship, we have been sitting here waiting, hungry for more.  To be fair, over the […]

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