Cherry Glazerr: I Don’t Want You Anymore [Album Review]

Cherry GlazerrI Don’t Want You AnymoreSecretly Canadian [2023] Clementine Creevy, also known as Cherry Glazerr, describes her fourth record, I Don’t Want You Anymore, as a “mature” album. This reference primarily relates to her personal growth rather than being a reflection of the record itself. This statement holds true in both the musical and lyrical … Read more

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Cool It Down [Album Review]

Yeah Yeah YeahsCool It DownSecretly Canadian [2022] Returning to recording nine years after their last album, Mosquito, NYC’s Yeah Yeah Yeahs are back with a brief 8-track album acting as if nothing has really changed, and the dance floor is calling. Formed in 2000, the arty punk/dance rock trio – Karen O on vocals and … Read more

Whitney: SPARK [Album Review]

WhitneySPARKSecretly Canadian [2022] SPARK represents Whitney’s third album of originals and fourth LP overall with 2020’s cover record Candid. The Chicago duo of Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek have continued to evolve their warm 70’s soft rock sound and with each album have taken a bigger musical step forward. SPARK for sure highlights this expansive … Read more

Porridge Radio: Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky [Album Review]

Porridge RadioWaterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The SkySecretly Canadian [2022] The power of song is always something you hear people say but you can go searching far and wide sometimes to find music that really touches your core. Well, welcome to Brighton’s Porridge Radio and their third long player, Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The … Read more

Porridge Radio – “Back To The Radio” [Video]

UK-based band Porridge Radio are one of the most vital new voices in alternative music, having transformed from DIY darlings to a Mercury-nominated tour de force for their 2020 album, Every Bad, in the space of less than a year. Today, they announce their third album, Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky, out May … Read more

Faye Webster: I Know I’m Funny haha [Album Review]

Faye Webster I Know I’m Funny hahaSecretly Canadian [2021] Atlanta-based, singer-songwriter Faye Webster got the biggest boost to her career when the first single from her new album, “Better Distractions,” found its way onto former President Barrack Obama’s 2020 end of year playlist, earning the song national and international attention. Smartly, the 23-year-old leads off … Read more

Current Joys – “American Honey” [Video]

Current Joys – the project of Nick Rattigan – unveils new single/video “American Honey” from its forthcoming album, Voyager, out May 14th on Secretly Canadian. An avid consumer of cinema, a visual artist as much as he is a musician, Rattigan’s music is tactile, its imagery and sonics conceived simultaneously. This is visualized in the … Read more

Jason Molina: Eight Gates [Album Review]

Jason MolinaEight GatesSecretly Canadian [2020] Eight Gates is the last collection of solo studio recordings Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia, Magnolia Electric Co.) made before he passed away from complications related to alcoholism in 2013. Honestly, you really can’t listen to this record without getting a bit somber as this short 9 song record puts a … Read more

Whitney: Candid [Album Review]

WhitneyCandidSecretly Canadian [2020] Whitney really does seem like a band made to release a covers record. Especially, when most of the music business has been on shut down, so a record like Candid even makes more sense. Whitney has already released two records full of that warm 70’s radio ready soft rock sound so when … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

TFN is excited to offer up another three artists to check out this week and we think we have quite the diverse trio. Out of Portland, you can get your full on punk out with Era Bleak, then from Montreal the fantastic vocals from Le Ren will carry you forward while the indie emo from … Read more

Whitney: Candid (Clear Blue Wax | Limited Copies)

Covers have long been an integral part of Whitney’s ethos. Ever since the band first formed in a Chicago apartment in 2014, tackling songs by the Everly Brothers, Allen Toussaint, and more played an important part in the songwriting process for their breakthrough 2016 debut Light Upon The Lake.  Since then, their takes on NRBQ’s “Magnet” … Read more

Porridge Radio: Every Bad [Album Review]

Porridge RadioEvery BadSecretly Canadian [2020] What started out as a bedroom project from singer Dana Margoiln has quickly evolved into a much bigger indie band sound of what Brighton’s Porridge Radio is today. On the band’s sophomore record, Every Bad, the group delivers everything they have to offer and then some, one intense song at … Read more

Whitney: Forever Turned Around [Album Review]

Whitney Forever Turned Around Secretly Canadian [2019] Who: Chicago’s Whitney return for their sophomore record after 2016’s Headphone Approved Light Upon The Lake. Sound: Whitney bring back the warm 70’s soft rock sound that has a modern flare like Real Estate, Bon Iver and Iron & Wine. TFN Final Take: Three years is a long … Read more