Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Tribe Called Red “We Are the Halluci Nation”

A Tribe Called Red

We Are the Halluci Nation

[Radicalized; 2016]

Rating: 8.5

You are more likely to hear  about the Cleveland Indian’s battle with the Chicago Cubs in the World Series than you are to hear about The Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s protest of the North Dakota pipeline. Really, it isn’t that surprising. For over 400 years, Native Americans have been treated as second class citizens, their cause often ignored or quickly dismissed. With their third album We Are the Halluci Nation, the Canadian DJ trio called A Tribe Called Red are unwilling to sit idly by while the injustices of colonization continue to wreak havoc on indigenous people of North America.

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Year of the Bowie: Episode #7

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In this episode of Year of the Bowie, we take a close look at the Berlin sessions and Bowie’s new found focus on fatherhood. We also begin to see the influence he would have on an entire decade of music.

Check it out HERE or better yet, subscribe the podcast on iTunes or Sticher (search: Year of the Bowie).

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Alex Cameron “Jumping the Shark”

Alex Cameron

Jumping the Shark

[Secretly Canadian; 2016]

Rating: 9

We are all flawed humans. All of us. Donald Trump. Hilary Clinton, and yes, even Ken Bone. Celebrity provides us all with an outlet to judge others without fear of repercussions, but in the end, we all have our own crosses to bear. Instead of taking aim at fame, Alex Cameron decides to expose the mundane flaws of all of us: the business man, the drunk, and the dude living in his parents’ basement.

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BDWPS Podcast: Episode 51

In this episode of BDWPS Podcast we check out some of the best metal albums to come out in 2016, including Russian Circles, Kvelertak, Pallbearer, Cough, and Subrosa. We also take a look at the documentary “I Am Thor” and listen to another track from Bob Dylan’s “Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan”.

Check it out HERE or subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher (search: BDWPS).

Tracklist:
Russian Circles “Mota”
Kvelertak “1985”
Pallbearer “Over & Over”
Cough “Haunter of the Dark”
Subrosa “Trouble Cells”
Thor “Lightning Strikes Again”
Bob Dylan “Talkin’ WWIII Blues”

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