Recently, I had the distinct honour of appearing on Geoff Stephen’s 1002nd Album podcast. Geoff spent ten years listening to… Read more The 1002nd Album S1E20
Sloan At Q On CBC in 2018
All four members of Sloan pick a song from their catalogue that means the most to them. The answers are… Read more Sloan At Q On CBC in 2018
Sloan has a new album, Steady, set to drop October 21, 2022! I don’t think I need to tell you… Read more STEADY
Happy Canada Day, Dear Readers!
“One thing I know about The Rest Of My Life, I know that I’ll be living it in Canada…”
In Which We Discover How The Postal Delivery Service Can Make Aaron A Very Happy Man On A Sunny June Day
The Rest Of My Life
All excited about new Sloan vinyl ordered yesterday, I got listening to the band (as is my usual wont). This… Read more The Rest Of My Life
New Sloan Vinyl! B-Sides Win Vol. 2 1998-2001! GET YOURS!!
James texted me about this, and in between reading that text and receiving order confirmation I may have blacked out… Read more New Sloan Vinyl! B-Sides Win Vol. 2 1998-2001! GET YOURS!!
Sloan – Silence Trumps Lies
The mighty Slooooo-ooooaaaaan! have released a new single! Of course, it’s awesome. My huge thanks to everyone, especially James, who… Read more Sloan – Silence Trumps Lies
Sloan – Navy Blues 21st Anniversary Boxed Set
Today was a very very very good mail day indeed. I got my copy of this beauty: Only 1200 were… Read more Sloan – Navy Blues 21st Anniversary Boxed Set
Sloan – Don’t You Believe A Word
Toasty Taranna #27: Sonic Boom #11: Sloan Don’t You Believe A Word Well here’s a no-brainer purchase for Aaron! SLOOOO-OOOOAAAAAN!!… Read more Sloan – Don’t You Believe A Word
Sloan – 12
It seemed appropriate to drop this blurb on Canada Day. Superb CanCon! This is probably the longest I’ve ever… Read more Sloan – 12
Sloan – The Rest Of My Life
I Wanna Taranna Pt. 22: Sonic Boom #5 Sloan – The Rest Of My Life Promo CD OK, you all… Read more Sloan – The Rest Of My Life
SLCR #311 – Sloan (April 6, 2018)
Seven Sloan shows in, and I pretty much know what to expect at this point. It’ll be really good. They’ll… Read more SLCR #311 – Sloan (April 6, 2018)
A Gift From Geoff!
Yesterday, a parcel arrived at our KMA eastern offices from the illustrious and awesome Geoff of 100albumsin10years! Oh yes, a… Read more A Gift From Geoff!
Sloan – Kids Come Back Again At Christmas / December 25
Another day of pause in the IOU Series… I know! I will get back to it. But today involves another… Read more Sloan – Kids Come Back Again At Christmas / December 25
Sloan – Never Hear The End Of It (10th Anniversary Review)
Exactly 10 years ago today, this album was my first-ever post on the KMA. I didn’t go song by song,… Read more Sloan – Never Hear The End Of It (10th Anniversary Review)
My Mom Is The Greatest
I know I said I was gonna get into the vinyls and do a mid-week post on some Hit It… Read more My Mom Is The Greatest
SLCR #240: Sloan (April 9, 2016)
This was… I dunno. A noble idea? An experiment, not to be repeated? Sloan – Canadian rock royalty Sloan –… Read more SLCR #240: Sloan (April 9, 2016)
Sloan Adventures, 2003
In honour of Deke meeting Chris Murphy after the recent Sloan show in Thunder Bay, here’s a pic from the… Read more Sloan Adventures, 2003
Sloan – Step On It, Jean / Dirty Nails (7″)
This one’s for Mike (and Sloan fans everywhere!). I found this sweet, sweet 45 in Sonic Boom during our trip there… Read more Sloan – Step On It, Jean / Dirty Nails (7″)
The 3 For $10 Bin At BMV
The 3 For $10 Bin at BMV Every time we go to Toronto, to BMV on Bloor, they have this… Read more The 3 For $10 Bin At BMV
Mail From Cataraqui: KMA Edition
Mail From Cataraqui: KMA Edition subtitle: The AAAA Welcomes New Residents! Recently, Mike received awesomeness in the mail from the… Read more Mail From Cataraqui: KMA Edition
Record Store Day 2015 Arrivals
Record Store Day 2015 Arrivals Recently, I excitedly reported on how I’d thought RSD was gonna suck for me this… Read more Record Store Day 2015 Arrivals
Record Store Day 2015: Final News!
Record Store Day 2015: Final News! Record Store Day (hereafter RSD) always bums me out. We live in a smaller… Read more Record Store Day 2015: Final News!
Commonwealth Mystery CD
Every once in a while, I’ll make a CD for my lovely wife to listen to on her commute to… Read more Commonwealth Mystery CD
Do you have an irrational hatred? Or, maybe not even hatred, because hate is a very strong word. Call it… Read more Intense Dislikes
Sloan – Commonwealth
Disclaimer Before We Begin: I know it’s all meant in good fun, but if we could please now refrain from… Read more Sloan – Commonwealth
We interrupt our previously scheduled Series on Edenfest in order to bring you the following ecstatic announcement: I GOT THE… Read more Ecstatic Announcement!
We interrupt this regularly scheduled Rush series with an important news bulletin: The mighty Sloan will be releasing a new… Read more NEW SLOAN!!!
SLCR #175: Sloan (September 18, 2012)
This marked my fourth time seeing Sloan. Compared to Mika, who guessed that this was somewhere around show #13 for… Read more SLCR #175: Sloan (September 18, 2012)
Sloan – Live On (promo single)
Picked this up from a used shop online. Apparently, they technically don’t sell these things because it’s illegal, so it… Read more Sloan – Live On (promo single)
Sloan: A Christmas Beauty
Oh internets, let me tell you an amazing story… a Christmas tale to warm the heart of even the most… Read more Sloan: A Christmas Beauty
Sloan – Meaford Town Hall, 2011-07-21
Just back from a truly great Sloan concert. I mean, the band was AWESOME! But we take that as a… Read more Sloan – Meaford Town Hall, 2011-07-21
I HAVE SLOAN TICKETS!
WOOHOO! Yep, my birthday prezzie this year from my family is tix to see the ever-fabulous SLOOOOOOOAN, this Thursday night… Read more I HAVE SLOAN TICKETS!
SLCR #159: Sloan (May 30, 2011)
This is another one where I’m tempted to just write “it was fine” and move on. Or else, y’know, start… Read more SLCR #159: Sloan (May 30, 2011)
Sloan – The Double Cross
Right off the top, here’s my bias: I love Sloan. LOVE. Have for years, since catching them live for Twice… Read more Sloan – The Double Cross
Sloan – B-Sides Win
I promised to write about this collection 2010-02-17. Yep, almost a year ago. Anyway, here I am and here it… Read more Sloan – B-Sides Win
Carolyn & NQ, Arrogant Worms, It Might Get Loud and SLOOOOAAN!
Another long while between blasts. It’s about bloody time I got at least something up here… Carolyn Mark & NQ… Read more Carolyn & NQ, Arrogant Worms, It Might Get Loud and SLOOOOAAN!
Finally! Some new shit!
Yes, it’s been a pathetically long time since my last appearance here. But remember, it’s like John Lennon said, “life… Read more Finally! Some new shit!
Y’all need to get yourselves on over to http://www.sloanmusic.com and sign up (or update) your email subscription to Sloan’s newsletter… Read more SLOOOOOOOOOAAAAAN!
Gimme Gimmes, Ten Redux, Sloooooan, the Someday iPod, and Hawksley!
Stuck On The Gimmes My first car, a ’93 Honda Civic that I got in ’97 or so, kicked a… Read more Gimme Gimmes, Ten Redux, Sloooooan, the Someday iPod, and Hawksley!
Sloan – Parallel Play
SLOOOOOOOOO-OOOOOAAAAAAAN!!!! Now, I’m a little biased, but seriously, this band kicks total ass. Pick up any of their records and… Read more Sloan – Parallel Play
Sloan – A Sides Win
Everyone should own the rapture that is this CD/DVD set from Sloan. Seriously, it is that good. It’s all here,… Read more Sloan – A Sides Win
Sloan – Keeping The Tour Alive
Ah, Sloan. There’s a whole story here. See, I noticed that this DVD was coming out, and I immediately emailed… Read more Sloan – Keeping The Tour Alive
Sloan (October 21, 2006)
Mika likes Sloan more than anyone, meaning she likes Sloan more than anyone else does, and more than she likes… Read more Sloan (October 21, 2006)
Sloan – Never Hear The End Of It
Sloan has carefully crafted perfection yet again. This time, it just might be their Exile On Main Street, their Pet… Read more Sloan – Never Hear The End Of It
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