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New Music: Julie Aubé’s ‘Joie de Vivre’ Is An Ode To Acadian Culture

Julie Aubé’s ‘Joie de Vivre’ is not just force of soul and psychedelia, it’s an ode to Acadian Culture. Imagine a meeting between Alabama Shakes and Janis Joplin, except sung in the signature twang of Acadian French, ornamented with the kaleidoscopic jangle of early Francois Hardy and finally, caked in a layer of constant guitar propulsion. Picture this and you have a fairly good image of New Brunswicker Julie Aubé’s latest solo project. Continue reading New Music: Julie Aubé’s ‘Joie de Vivre’ Is An Ode To Acadian Culture

New Music: Deep Fryer’s ‘Rockin’ Right Hard’ Is Greasier Than A Bucket of Dixie Lee

Surfacing after an extensive bath in the uncleaned grease traps that lie in Fredericton hardcore act Deep Fryer is their new EP Rockin’ Right Hard. A product that leaves you with the same feeling of overindulgence as the Dixie Lee chicken on the cover, only with less regret, and you sweat out the calories instead on consuming them. Continue reading New Music: Deep Fryer’s ‘Rockin’ Right Hard’ Is Greasier Than A Bucket of Dixie Lee

New Music: LYLM Releases Action Packed EP ‘In Under Fourteen Highly Concentrated Minutes’

From Saint John rock staple Little You, Little Me comes a 13-minute EP jam-packed with high energy and memorable melodies. In fact, the name of the EP says it all: ‘In Under Fourteen Highly Concentrated Minutes.’ Continue reading New Music: LYLM Releases Action Packed EP ‘In Under Fourteen Highly Concentrated Minutes’

New Music: Gun Jr. Get Noisy On ‘The Shakes’

What began years ago as a solo effort for Jordan Doucet evolved from a few guitar and piano tracks into one of the heaviest punk albums of the 2017. That’s exactly what Halifax’s Gun Jr. did on their new album The Shakes, which came out Friday, October 13th, and to do that, they needed to get messy. Continue reading New Music: Gun Jr. Get Noisy On ‘The Shakes’

New Music: Rawlins Cross Break Seven Year Hiatus With ‘Rock Steady’

For nearly thirty years, Rawlins Cross have proven they can hold their fans’ attention. After a seven-year hiatus, the excitement around their newest album, ‘Rock Steady,’ has grown to incomprehensible proportions. That’s not hyperbole either; we’ve seen the numbers, and it has left us wondering, “Who are Rawlins Cross, and where did they get an army?” Continue reading New Music: Rawlins Cross Break Seven Year Hiatus With ‘Rock Steady’