Captivated songwriting and presentation, local musician Colin Fowlie writes about Vic Horvath’s performance at Living Roots Festival.
Having seen Joyful Noise perform live and having had a fantastic time doing so, I leveraged the substantial power and influence afforded me as a volunteer reviewer for CHSR to have an early listen to the band’s debut EP “Cocoloco“. Firstly, let’s get the technical details out of the way. Cocoloco is a 5-track collection
God of War Review. God of War is nothing short of a masterpiece when it comes to video games. Everything in this game leaves a huge impression on me, this includes, game play, writing, graphics, story, character progression and everything else on the table. Kratos makes his return on the ps4 this time; we have
Developed by the team behind Brothers a Tale of Two Sons, Hazelight studios brings a new title featuring co op mechanics that I have never seen in a game before, and it could not have been done any other way. A Way Out tells the story of two different characters, Leo a short-tempered common criminal
Toronto’s Adrian Underhill just released his debut album “CU Again”, and took the time to chat with Bondo about the record, his start in music, plus what he’s listening to at the moment.
Toronto’s Adrian Underhill‘s new album CU Again blends together pop and R&B sounds to create some chill, smooth, baby-making jams. Working with famed producer Kindness, who has worked with both Solange and pop Goddess Robyn, added a subtle electronic element to the record which gives some tracks a little funk undertone, even disco-esque at times.
Once referred to as stoke folk, Fernie BC’s Shred Kelly are set to release their 4th album February 16, 2018 via Germany’s Devil Duck Records. And while Shred Kelly‘s sound is definitely rooted in folk music with banjos and ukuleles at the core, their new album Archipelago is immersed with electric guitar, synth, and even
Montreal’s Milk & Bone are back with their sophomore album, released February 2, 2018 via Bonsound.
Toronto’s Born Ruffians are back with their 5th studio album, Uncle, Duke, & The Chief; their first with the original trio since 2013’s Birthmarks, which was my first introduction to the band. Creating a nostalgic rock sound soaked in reverb, the beginning track Forget Me was inspired by the passing of David Bowie, making the
Finally, Bondo picked her favourite 2017 releases!
The Hypochondriacs quickly etched their mark as a staple band in the Fredericton music scene long before their debut album was released. And we mean long. In 3/4 took what felt like a lifetime to come into fruition, but as they say all good things are worth waiting for. Their press release says “The Hypochondriacs resurrect classic country
There is so much amazing music being created in our own backyards. CHSR wants to help highlight some of the albums/EPs being submitted to their Music Department! Erin Bond, aka Bondo, current CHSR Station Manager, has been a musicoiphile her entire life. She was introduced to CHSR back in 2011 when a friend mentioned a
Toronto, Ontario band Speaker must be named after the things they destroy. Their new album “Murder and Create” provides a new incarnation of their sound where they strip themselves of any traces of the traditional structures of hardcore. The band plants their feet in the perfect head-space to do what they do best, which
Now I am sure most of you folks know by now that I ain’t too shy about letting people know what kind of games I play. So back in 2015 when these ol’ bones decided to exchange my hard earned dollars for a game called Hand of Fate by a studio named Defiant Development I’ll be the
The potty mouth 4th graders, Cartman, Kyle, Stan & Kenny are back. Matt Stone and Trey Parker bring us another adventure in the video game world rather than on the small screen. Does the new installment in this franchise hold up as well of the first one? Let us find out. South Park the fracture
Before I venture much further down the road of producing content for CHSR in the form of “Music Reviews” I feel that there is an elephant in the room that needs to be addressed. It has been brought to my attention (but not to my surprise) that my writings are skewed towards the positive in
Talion is back in a continuing adventure in the land of Mordor. Following the events of Shadow of Mordor, Monolith Productions and Warner Brothers brings us Shadow of War. Does Shadow of war rule middle earth or should it have been burned and destroyed along with the rings? Let us find out. Story: The
The warm rasp of Jessie Brown’s dangerous blend of fuzzy rock is a soundwave grown from the roots of the best power singers in history. With the lungs of Janis Joplin and the range of Freddie Mercury, Brown has been captivating audiences, both big and small, filling the spaces that remain with her
Synthesis is our first look at Moncton tech-death band Psychotropy. The band is composed of vocalist Noah Arsenault and Metal Bukkake founders Jonathon Lurette and Chris Doucet. The track is a perfect representation of what the metal community on the east coast enjoys, wave after wave of blasts and the vile, finger-breaking riffs of
Bondo kinda really likes the new record from Halifax’s Floodland.
Knack 2 Review. Studio Japan & PlayStation brings us another adventure featuring the lovable relic hero in the Knack series. Created by the very talented team over at studio Japan and directed by Mark Cerny. Is Knack 2 a proper sequel, or should it have just remained a one hit wonder? Let us find
You can catch Morohubu here in Fredericton on Saturday, October 7th, playing alongside local instrumental masters, Joyful Noise. The show goes down at the Grimross Brewing Company at 8pm. Head on out and congratulate these guys on a job well done.
Team 17 & Mouldy Toof Studios bring us The Escapists 2, a top down strategy game. You must escape many scenarios; like a prison for example. There are many ways to escape a prison, but that is not all you do. Following a schedule and protocol is necessary to keep out of trouble. There are
Naughty Dog brings us a lengthy DLC, from the Uncharted series featuring a story following the events of Uncharted 4 with Chloe and Nadine. You take control of Chloe in this case; as she is on the hunt for the Tusk of Ganesh, and tries to beat a war lord by the name of Asav.