Cassie Ford

Record Store Day!

Today was Record Store Day! Record Store day began in 2007 as a way to celebrate independent record stores all over the world. Special vinyl and CD releases are made exclusively for this day, and record stores tend to have little parties inside the stores while you shop. Sloth was handing out whiskeys to people as the walked in and… Read more →

Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi revealed on Twitter today that his fifth album will be titled Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven. Last month, Kid Cudi released the track “Love” which was recorded during the Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven sessions. No release date for the album has been issued. Read more →

Ondine – Lower Dens

Lower Dens have released a new single from their upcoming album Escape From Evil. It’s beautiful, as usual. This is the second single from the album – To Die in L.A. was released in January. Escape From Evil is expected to be released on March 31 in North America on March 30 everywhere else.   Read more →

Alvvays at the Gateway!

The show was amazing, what more can I say? I did my best to get a few photos:             As you can see, I was challenged by my vertical limitations…             I have a legitimate excuse this time for not bringing a real camera: you are not allowed without a pass! Read more →

Mas Ysa

Mas Ysa is the stage name of Thomas Arsenault, a Montreal-based musician. His first EP Worth was released earlier this year. He combines cryptic lyrics with moody music and the end result makes you want to cry. Every song is a builder. This song got a lot of play on my iPod early in 2014. It came up on random today and… Read more →


Alvvays is great. They have that revamped 60’s girl group sound that has been so popular of late, but they do it better. The lead singer, Molly Rankin is an actual Rankin Family descendent. Wow. Their debut album, which  was produced by local darling, Chad VanGaalen, was released in July. Alvvays is fun and cool and they will be playing at the… Read more →

Run the Jewels 2

Run the Jewels released their second album, Run the Jewels 2 at the end of October and it’s awesome. I played it three times, back-to-back just this afternoon. Here’s a track: Run the Jewels was in Calgary in August ( I did not get to go ) And Killer Mike was here on his own in June for Sled Island 2014: Read more →