Heavy Rotation

What We're Listening To

Generationals can be favourably compared to Vampire Weekend, but on Heza, the band feels free to reference their heroes while carving forward their own unique flavour of indie rock. Read more.

Jukebox the Ghost has put out one of the best records of 2012 with Safe Travels, a jubilant album that takes risks and surprises without ever dipping into experimentation that makes some people feel uncomfortable. Read more.

Leave Your Love might be remembered as Dan Griffin’s best record. He embodies everything that’s great about that prototypical hipster Canadian sound, but he owns it and makes it his own along the way. Read more.

Foy Vance’s Joy of Nothing is a wonderful record that easily lives up to all of its hype. Read more.

Avenged Sevenfold’s Hail to the King is something of a Black Album-era Metallica rip-off, but I’d be lying if I said that wasn’t a welcome improvement from their old sound — and it’s remarkably listenable to boot. Read more.