JC

The Wonder Years - Kingston Hippodrome

One Year: One Hundred Songs

Twelve months ago, Sound of Pen transmuted from a school project into the many-tentacled creature it is now. Born within four school walls, the music we loved was too big and too powerful to be kept in one classroom. And so last June we gave the SoP ... Read More...
As It Is

As It Is Tell Us How It Is

As students, when we think of The Great Depression, we can’t help but picture F. Scott Fitzgerald holding his head in his hands as the American boom years career toward their catastrophic conclusion. Either that or we remember George and Lennie on th... Read More...
Twin Atlantic - 2000trees

Top Ten 2000trees 2018 Songs

There are some enormous festivals happening this summer, but do any of them have a more fun, chorus-laden bill than 2000trees? We don’t think so and, now that the day-splits have been announced, we’re more excited than ever! Here are the ten songs we... Read More...

JC

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Favourite bands: Moose Blood, Architects, Arcane Roots, Rise Against, Creeper
Favourite album: Blind Melon: Blind Melon
Favourite song: The Used: Taste of Ink
Best gig: 30 Seconds To Mars @ Main Square Festival, July 2013
Lyric worth remembering: Live right now, just be yourself; it doesn't matter if it's good enough for someone else
Most likely to feel: Inspired and determined
Favourite month and why: June – the start of festival season