My Sister Ocean embrace Edmonton winters, release new single “The First Snow”

If you’ve ever lived in Edmonton, then you know the city only ever experiences two seasons: summer and winter. One day it’s sunny and 30C, and the next there’s a blizzard outside your window. Now, you can either complain about the harsh prairie winters or welcome them with open arms. Holden Daniels and Eugenio Pacileo, … Continue reading

The prairies are alive with the sound of home

Hello, Edmonton! I’m back for the next couple of days to visit family for Thanksgiving. Although I’d hardly call this cold, barren city a relaxing vacation destination, it’s nice to be back in the place where I grew my roots, especially as a music journalist. I have so many fond music memories here: shows at … Continue reading

Hauntario is hauntingly beautiful

I first listened to The Wheat Pool‘s upcoming album Hauntario two nights ago. I popped in the CD and let it play as I got myself ready for bed. Being an alt-country record dripping with melancholy memories, Hauntario was kind of an odd “tuck-me-into-bed” musical choice. But I have to admit there was something soothing … Continue reading

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