Released in late March of 2021, Duly Noted is TUNS' second full album and first new music since 2018. The band is labeled as a "Canadian indie rock supergroup" on their Wikipedia page, as it consists of Mike O'Neill of The Inbreds, Matt Murphy of The Super Friendz, and... Chris Murphy of Sloan. So, now you know how I got here. Putting my Sloan … Continue reading [Album Review] TUNS | Duly Noted
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[Editor's note: This review was originally published on Dec 30th, 2020 for BuriedOnMars.com] B sides win 1992-2008 was originally released in digital format in 2010 as a collection of “extras, bonus tracks, and b-sides.” Now, the release is getting the vinyl treatment! As the original was a 16 track set that covered 16 years, the … Continue reading [Album Review] Sloan | B Sides Win VOL.1 1992-1997
[Editor's note: This review was originally published on Oct 11th, 2019 for BuriedOnMars.com] This was my third time seeing Sloan perform live. The hook this time is they were performing favourite Sloan album, Navy Blues in its entirety. The show was at The Rose, a performance theatre with seating for just under 900 people. Brampton, … Continue reading [Concert Review] Sloan | Brampton (Oct 10th, 2019)
[Editor's note: This review was originally published on May 21st, 2018 for BuriedOnMars.com.] I had been on the hunt for a vinyl copy for Sloan's new album, 12 after streaming four of its tunes on YouTube. The sucker had been sold out everywhere I looked, but last night I was able to score one at … Continue reading [Album Review] Sloan | 12