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Canaan’s Corner: Flying the Black Flag

Black Flag is back. I love it. Recently announced, two different versions of the iconic late 70’s/80’s punk outfit are going out on the road. The first of the two is a band that will actually be called Black Flag, featuring founding guitarist Greg Ginn and 1979-era singer Ron Reyes. The band has already announced tour … Continue reading

New Music: The Sunshine Factory – “Marigold, I Know”

One of my favorite local bands down here in LA (That’s Lower Alabama) is shoegaze trio The Sunshine Factory. The band consists of Ian Taylor (lead vocals/guitar), Sally Robertson (bass/background vocals) and Clay Bates (drums). The band has been leaking some of the new material from their upcoming 3rd record, who’s name has yet to … Continue reading

Festival Lineup Breakdown: Coachella 2013

COACHELLA’S LINEUP IS HERE! There is unbelievable excitement going around for the newly announced as of a couple hours ago lineup for Coachella, one of the biggest and most popular festivals in the world. Hosted in the Indio valley in California, Coachella plays out over back to back weekends, with this year’s Weekend one being … Continue reading

Stellar Young Announce Tour, Release Album For “Pay What You Want”

On December 18th, 2012, Stellar Young released their debut full-length album, Everything At Once. The entire band celebrated its release in the PPRAE Turntable.FM room with a digital listening party! Most of the band was at their headquarters, however, one of the members was at his dayjob, but still participated in the discussion and party … Continue reading

Album Review: The Joy Formidable, Wolf’s Law

The greatest part of listening to a band grow right before your very eyes, in my opinion, is hearing the transition between albums. Especially between the first and second album. You leave yourself  with many questions: Will this record sound like the first one? Will it be better? Will it be worse? Will this change my opinion of them? … Continue reading

A post in which Bobo lists albums that he’s excited about coming out in 2013

New year, new music. It’s only the first week of January, so there’s still a lot of time for even more great albums to be announced (or just come out of nowhere like Jeff Rosenstock’s I Look Like Shit did last year), but here’s a list of 11 albums that I’m particularly looking forward to … Continue reading

DJ’s Top Releases of 2012

2012 has left us with a spectacular amount of great music from all over the genre spectrum with some long anticipated and some surprise releases.  Personally, I am very pleased with the past year in music. Much more so than last year.  That being said, here are the top albums that I have found the … Continue reading

Top 12 of 2012

Hey everyone, KC here. Seeing as the number 12 seemed to pop up quite frequently during the year past I figured it only appropriate for my AotY list arbitrary number to be 12. Well then, onwards with my worthless opinions.  12. Exotic Animal Petting Zoo Tree Tongues These guys are often labeled ‘experimental math core’ which was a … Continue reading

Canaan Presents 10+ Albums to Look Forward To in 2013

It’s a new year and that means new music from some of our favorite bands! I absolutely love when new music comes in from some of my favorite bands, and there’s plenty of new music coming out this year that I’m SUPER STOKED about. Here’s a few records I’m anticipating in 2013: My Bloody Valentine FINALLY! … Continue reading