Matthew Good - White Light Rock & Roll Review
Written by Nicholas Jennings    PDF Print E-mail

Matthew Good - White Light Rock & Roll ReviewGood has been called Canrock’s best provocateur and its biggest asshole. But give the Vancouver artist credit: he’s made a mark with his prickly nature and drawn attention to worthy causes in the process. Ultimately, Good may be a better pamphleteer than a songwriter. While he’s written prolifically and convincingly about human rights issues on his website, his latest album features angry but obvious rockers like “Alert Status Red,” in which he sings that “the only place to find freedom is in the dictionary under ‘F’.”



Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
 

Reviews

News image

Various artists - Girls Volume 1

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 9 January 2013

When TV’s Girls debuted last year, its creator insisted that although her series also dealt with New York women, it wasn’t another Gossip Girl or Sex and the City. “Gossip...

News image

Madeleine Peyroux - The Blue Room

2013 | Administrator | Thursday, 14 March 2013

A modern-day Billie Holiday, Peyroux has a beguiling voice: fragile on the surface with a dark undercurrent below. Here, the Georgia-born, Paris-raised singer tackles songs well suited to her bittersweet...

Blondie - Ghosts of Download

2014 | Administrator | Friday, 28 March 2014

One way or another, Blondie was bound to succeed. Fronted by Marilyn Monroe-lookalike Debbie Harry, the band topped the charts throughout the late 1970s and early ’80s with hits like...

News image

Kanye West - Yeezus

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 17 July 2013

There’s a chance that hip hop’s most audacious innovator leaked his latest opus himself so he could focus on fatherhood. Appearing online the day before his girlfriend Kim Kardashian gave...

Features

News image

Great Lake Swimmers' new energy

2012 | Administrator | Sunday, 3 June 2012

For Tony Dekker, recording—like real estate—is all about location. The Great Lake Swimmers frontman has made a habit of working in unusual settings, beginning with...

News image

Passing the Torch

2012 | Nicholas Jennings | Sunday, 9 September 2012

When Dustin Bentall was 12, he spent the summer with his parents at a cabin they bought in Cariboo Country, in British Columbia’s interior. There...

News image

The Midway State - From Riches to Rags and Back Again

2012 | Administrator | Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Nathan Ferraro doesn’t seem the least bit bitter—which is surprising, given everything he’s been through. In fact, the affable, afro-haired frontman exudes all the serenity...

News image

Kathleen Edwards is an Emotional Voyageur

2012 | Administrator | Tuesday, 13 December 2011

A lot can change in four years—especially in the music world. In 2008, when Kathleen Edwards released her album Asking for Flowers, the Ottawa native...