Category Archive: BUMP

BUMP: First You Get The Sugar’s Foreign Lands

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First You Get The Sugar‘s Foreign Lands EP has a classic rock foundation with a modern indie rock twist. In some ways, this combination is unoriginal. There’s something interesting about the way they… Continue reading

BUMP: Idie & The Mirrors

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With their ultra girly aesthetic and poppy synth driven sound, Montreal-based sister pop duo Idie & The Mirrors are starting to generate some buzz with the release of their first self-titled EP. At… Continue reading

BUMP: Animal Ethics’ HUMAN RIOTS

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Everything about the the first Animal Ethics full-length, HUMAN RIOTS, is loud. All the song titles are written all in caps. There isn’t a single line sung below a shout. Subtlety is a… Continue reading

BUMP: Constellation Nightclub’s Do You See Me?

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As I may have mentioned before, I’m a sucker for bands that give first-time listeners a clear idea of what their about to hear with only their name. Not only does Constellation Nightclub… Continue reading

BUMP: Forgotten Fix’s Sans Bateau

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Sans Bateau, the latest EP from Montreal’s Forgotten Fix is dark, dance-y and only slightly disappointing. As a listening experience, I was reminded of The Faint’s first record, Media. There are hints of… Continue reading

BUMP: Heavy Medicine Band and Heartcopy

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Last week I attended a show celebrating the launch of Forgotten Fix’s latest EP, Sans Bateau, at Casa Del Popolo. Unfortunately, I had to leave before their set but the band generously hooked… Continue reading

BUMP: dullboy.

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Whenever a band you’ve only heard in a live setting puts out a record, there’s a certain give and take. The debut album by dullboy. is no exception. In a live setting their… Continue reading

BUMP: Boots & Scoops

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Montreal duo Boots & Scoops describes their catchy mix of rap and pop as “music for girls with freckles.” I’m not sure about that definition, though. Their debut EP, Summer2014, is more like… Continue reading

BUMP: A Night of Pop-Punk at Piranha Bar

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Last weekend I went to Piranha Bar for what turned out to be an evening dedicated to pop-punk. As a longtime fan of the genre this was a pleasant surprise. The night opened… Continue reading