Synth-hooks and catchy choruses – a fragile voice and heartfelt lyrics, blended together unexpectedly to mask the tender core of heartache, with a cheerful outer shell. With this, Greg Bevis, […]
While other places had crappy weather and even snow I made my way with the AC to Flashbacks in Kelowna, BC. This is a city that has a ton of local talent and even more pass through including some pretty big names. Airbourne, The Glorious Sons and Flash Lightin’ were on the bill for the night. This was an early show and I got to the doors and was able to talk to a few of the fans. I myself was there to see The Glorious Sons since I had a sneak peak of their new album while most said Airbourne. Though I have to say the Glorious Sons came and impressed.
This month’s album cover pick is the somewhat controversial cover of Slaine’s somewhat controversial album The King of Everything Else. As I mention in my review of the album elsewhere In Septembers Vandala Magazine(page 13), Slaine is firing on all cylinders with this record and his ability at crafting dark narratives and soundscapes and peppering them with his well honed and gritty flow, has never been more impressive than on King.
Review By Dustin Griffin – RATING 5/5 Dragons From September 2014 Vandala Magazine READ MORE ARTICLES I’ve never been to Ireland. Never been to Belfast or to Dublin. But Celtic music always paints […]
Slaine’s an interesting figure in that he’s probably known by two different crowds for two different things. On the one hand he is, as of late, a sort of go-to for large, intimidating thug’s in Boston-set crime flicks.
Review By Darian Magee – 4.5/5 Dragons From August Vandala Magazine – READ MORE REVIEWS HERE Under the recommendation of a friend, I grabbed my noise canceling headphones and hunkered down for the night […]
Review By Darian Magee – 4.6/5 Dragons From Julys Vandala Magazine – READ MORE REVIEWS HERE Under the pseudonym of Henry Miller, young musician Callum Beckford is conquering a variety of genres spanning […]