“One thing I know about The Rest Of My Life, I know that I’ll be living it in Canada…”
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
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!!
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
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
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
It seemed appropriate to drop this blurb on Canada Day. Superb CanCon! This is probably the longest I’ve ever… Read more Sloan – 12
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
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)
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!
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
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)
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
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)
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
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 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 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 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 (hereafter RSD) always bums me out. We live in a smaller… Read more Record Store Day 2015: Final News!
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
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!!!
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)
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)
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
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
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!
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)
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
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
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!
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!
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!
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
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
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
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 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