Andrew Mello – What I Say Isn’t What I Mean

Simplicity is the name of the game for Andrew Mello. With an acoustic guitar, elementary  percussion, and keyboard, Mello gives his songs room for playfulness. I get a bit reminded of The Unicorns with his loose recording approach and focus on quick absorbing melodies, not to mention Mello sort of sounds like one of The Unicorns. What Mello has is … [Read more...]

Clues – Clues

When The Unicorns broke up, the group's fate was determined for them as one of those bands that many would reflect on with regret and longing. Longing that they never broke up because Nick Thorburn and Alden Penner's debut is highly regarded as one of the first imperative albums to jump-start the Canadian indie rock scene. Since then, Thorburn has … [Read more...]