Articles by

Jessica Salas

TRACK REVIEW: Sylvan Esso remixes PHOX

Funky electropop duo Sylvan Esso just did a lovely remix of PHOX’s song “Slow Motion” and it is so deliciously silky and smooth. Sylvan Esso hails from Durham, North Carolina and is made up of vocalist Amelia Meath and...

ALBUM REVIEW: Yelle “Complètement Fou”

For the third studio album in their multifaceted and diverse discography, Francophones Yelle have gone insane. The title of their new record says it all: Complètement Fou, out tomorrow on Kemosabe Records, literally translates to completely crazy, insane or bonkers, and perfectly describes...

TRACK REVIEW: Yelle “Bouquet Final”

  Francophone electropop powerhouse band Yelle just graced the world with a new single and it is everything that you would expect out of the quirky and lively band. Yelle’s first album, Pop Up was released in 2007 and...

LIVE REVIEW: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ MHoW

Philly’s Clap Your Hands Say Yeah recently saw a change in lineup after the departure of three of its members, but do not fret, they are back as a duo and as good as ever. The band now consists...

LIVE REVIEW: Moonface in Montreal

  During a weekend visit to Montreal, I happened to catch fellow Concordia University Alumni Spencer Krug, a.k.a. Moonface, playing live at La Sala Rossa. Having recently fallen hard for his 2013 album Julia With Blue Jeans On, there was no way I would...

TRACK REVIEW: Sia “Big Girls Cry”

I sometimes forget just how much I love Sia. Then she puts some new music out into the universe and the feels just come flooding back to me. The Australian songstress could really do no wrong in my eyes,...

TRACK REVIEW: Coeur de Pirate “Wicked Games”

Francophone singer/pianist Coeur De Pirate (that’s French for Pirate Heart) recently released a new album of covers of her favourite English songs for the Canadian television show Trauma. Arguably, the best song on the album is her version of a...