Take a Dive into the Sounds of Shore Acres Drive
Feb11

Take a Dive into the Sounds of Shore Acres Drive

Take a Dive into the Sounds of Shore Acres Drive By Carly Wedding Listening to Shore Acres Drive (link) is like revisiting the early 2000s without having to be subjected to the awful fashion and awkward vernacular of the  era. The three-piece Ithaca, New York act’s debut EP Middle of Nowhere brings to mind the sounds of bands from the early millennium like Weatherbox, The Early November, and Say Anything, all the while appealing to...

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Interview with Lily & Madeline
Feb10

Interview with Lily & Madeline

Lily & Madeline By Veronica Kirk Lily & Madeline (link) have come onto the scene rather quickly, but with full force. Recently discovered by the notable indie label, Asthmatic Kitty (home to Sufjan Stevens), the duo of sisters have garnered critical acclaim across the board from high profile outlets such as Teen Vogue and NPR alike. Their new sophomore album, Fumes, is out now, and proves to be a masterpiece from beginning to...

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A Chat with Glen Check
Feb09

A Chat with Glen Check

GLEN CHECK By Puma Simone South Korean indie duo Glen Check (link) is rapidly gaining prominence worldwide with their visually stimulating performances and lively electro pop. Comprised of singer and guitarist June-One Kim and synthesizer player Hyuk-Jun Kang, they debuted in 2011 with the release of their “Disco Elevator” EP. Glen Check accepted our interview request and graciously answered questions about the band…...

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An Interview with Night Club
Feb08

An Interview with Night Club

Night Club By Serenat Kivilcim Here we go with another arousingly edgy pop experience with Night Club (link), the 90’s throwback pop duo, comprised of vocalist Emily Kavanaugh and producer Mark Brooks. Their music is sex to the ears, exhibiting the sensual and sweaty aura of a pulsing 1990’s night club. Black on the Canvas had the opportunity to interview Night Club about life in and away from the band… INTERVIEW How...

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Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love
Feb06

Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love

Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love By Enrique Mendoza The “new Sleater”,  as my roommate and I have called it since it’s announcement and highly anticipated album, is once again a satisfactory product. No Cities to Love, clocking in at about 32 minutes, proves that Sleater-Kinney still has the innate capability to create a stellar masterpiece like they did with The Woods ten years back. With catchy riffs and insightful lyrics in...

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