Music Video: Mike Trask Releases ‘Shock To The System’

God bless the Mike Trasks of the world.  It can’t be too much to ask for – this guy has to be one of a kind and he’s only getting more unique. His full length release of ‘DeRealization’ back in April confirmed what many of us had long been waiting for: peak Traskiness. We’ve since been able to wallow in its glory, and today was only the most recent reaffirmation: his new video for ‘Shock To The System’. Continue reading Music Video: Mike Trask Releases ‘Shock To The System’

New Music: Russell Louder’s ‘Think Of Light’

The first three terms Russell Louder uses to describe their EP on their soundcloud is #BedroomPop, #Experimental, and #self-produced. I won’t lie, I was a little hesitant and a lot skeptical of what I was walking into. There aren’t many artists I can think of who can successfully pull off creating entire songs – that’s writing, recording, singing and producing – completely independent of collaboration or outside help. Imogen Heap is one who instantly comes to mind and then I draw a blank. Continue reading New Music: Russell Louder’s ‘Think Of Light’

New Music: Construction & Deconstruction’s ‘Noli Timere’

In 2013, the world lost Nobel Laureate writer, Seamus Heaney. Reportedly, minutes before his death he texted his wife the latin phrase “Noli Timere”. In English it translates as “Do Not Be Afraid.” Coincidently, 2013 also marked the end of a prolific era of creativity, – five studio albums in six years – for Nova Scotia’s Construction & Deconstruction. Four years later, the dark duo has retuned with a new release titled after the now famous last quote from Ireland’s modern master of poetry. Continue reading New Music: Construction & Deconstruction’s ‘Noli Timere’