It’s the 90s turn to make their resurgence. The evidence is all around us: acid-washed-mom-jeans, neon spandex, crop tops, and the ever-loathed fanny pack. But this is the price we are willing to pay if it means the re-popularization of the grimy 90s music we will always cherish. The 90s brought us Nirvana, Letters to Cleo, The Smashing Pumpkins, and countless other favourites. Nearly two decades later, Weird Lines are following in these noble footsteps with their self-titled LP. Continue reading New Music: Weird Lines’ ‘Weird Lines’
A story of perseverance reminiscent of Markita Andrews, Jared Lutes’ musical career is a testament to the old adage, “and if I can do it, anyone can—as long as you believe in yourself!” Coming from humble beginnings as an oldest son in Moncton, New Brunswick and proving his steadfastness through such challenges as vocal chord surgery and muscle tension dysphoria, Lutes has come out on top with a string of awards culminating in his recent win of ‘2015 Solo Record of the Year’ at the MusicNB Awards. All of this has led to his fifth and most recent release aptly named ‘The Rest Of Your Life’.
Head-bopping is never a bad thing, unless you have neck problems. Dillon Ryan’s Hindsight‘s newest release, ‘Anxiety Love Song’ is not merely catchy; it’s contagious. So put on your neck brace, and get ready to dance. Continue reading New Music: Dillon Ryan’s Hindsight’s ‘Anxiety Love Song’
The Bonner brothers are probably best known for their individual additions to New Brunswick’s music scene as the drummer for Right Shitty (Pat Bonner) and the guitarist for Cellarghost (Colin Bonner). Bad Noise, a short film created through Flourish Festival’s artist residency, is their first joint effort. Continue reading The Bonner Brothers Present Short Film ‘Bad Noise’
Fredericton’s Queen Street is home to a variety of home-grown shops. Bakeries, boutiques and bookstores dot the neighbourhood with charm, making it a cultural haven for pedestrians who are anything but. Those with an eye for art and a taste for culture will soon be benefiting from what will complete Queen Street’s trifecta of galleries: Gallery on Queen. Continue reading Fredericton’s Newest Art Gallery Set To Open Saturday