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KEN MODE Release "Absolutely Not" Video

Canadian noise trio KEN mode have premiered the new video for their track “Absolutely Not” at Noisey. Taken from their new split with Chicago progressive sludge purveyors… 36 more words

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Best of 2015: Jeremy’s List

I have a love/hate relationship with best-of lists. On the one hand, it’s cool to see them as snapshots, moments in time where certain music, films, TV shows or books truly resonate on the same frequency as our lives and thus hit us in just the right place in the gut. 1,337 more words

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Best of 2015: Billy Myers of The Glorious Rebellion

As we continue to draw closer to the end of the year, the next featured band in our Best of 2015 series comes to us from Orlando, Florida. 393 more words

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Random Start: KEN Mode - “I Just Liked Fire”

After random start, I was going to listen to my 2015 playlist so that I could start putting together my best of list. Looks like even random shuffling thinks I should get started on that. 54 more words

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Killing Your Darlings: KEN Mode

When I started this feature I decided to review a single album rather than the entire backlist of each artist.  But upon opening up a Bandcamp page presenting an artist’s entire back catalogue, without having to spend a penny before knowing if I like what I’m going to hear…well, I revised my approach. 1,586 more words

Random Start: Onelinedrawing - “Stay”

Starting the day with one of my favorite Onelinedrawing (Jonah Matranga) songs is perfect after a late night involving one of the top 5 loudest shows I’ve ever been to starring KEN Mode.

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Photo Gallery: KEN mode + Fuck the Facts + WTCHDR + Life Against Death at Hindenburg, Vancouver (12 September 2015)

The best shows always seem to happen in a blur, with every successive band raising the bar and exceeding expectations. Vancouver’s Hindenburg saw just that with KEN mode’s “Huge Success Tour” stop on Saturday: locals Life Against Death set the tone with their high energy and humour, followed by WTCHDR’s earnest hardcore (vocalist Chris delivers his lyrical tirades with genuine angst), the bastardized-grindcore whirlwind of Fuck the Facts, a welcome comedic interlude from Garret Jamieson, capped off with KEN mode’s kinetic post-punk noise rock. 81 more words

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