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BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE - " Hug Of Thunder "

There are seventeen people in Broken Social Scene. Each contributed to the band’s fifth and most recent album, Hug of Thunder, and each was on “relatively equal footing” during the album’s writing, recording, and mixing, according to co-founding member… 1,466 more words


Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder (2017)

After a seven year hiatus, Toronto supergroup Broken Social Scene reconvened to record Hug of Thunder, their fifth release. “The gang is all here” is a most fitting expression for this as 18 musicians are credited on the album including all the usual bigger name suspects such as Kevin Drew, Brendan Canning, Emily Haines, Feist, etc. 135 more words

Album Reviews

#7 - Hug of Thunder

Much like Florence + the Machine in Britain, Broken Social Scene remain purveyors of bombastic maximalism in an era of popular music more often characterized by restraint. 524 more words


Never Been Wrong - MPT 2017 Playlist #1

“Never Been Wrong”

As promised here’s the first of 5 playlists looking back at some of my favourite songs of 2017:

The Paranoid Style


20. “Rake It Up” – Yo Gotti, Nicki Minaj

If you’re going to make a strip club anthem, you might as well go all out. Make the trunk rattle. 174 more words

Five indie-rock comebacks ranked from most to least disappointing

If you were born anytime between the years 1982-1997, there’s a decent chance your favorite band came out with an album this year. There’s also a decent chance that album wasn’t any good. 532 more words