Mike Wardlaw

Mike Wardlaw

Line Editor (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Mike is a PureGrain vet back for round two, always searching for new ways to write about the music he loves. A musician, punk rock fan, and selective sports-guru, he’s on the lookout for music that pushes boundaries, challenges assumptions, and generally just causes mass hysteria.
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Perttu Kivilaakso, from the Finnish symphonic metal band Apocalyptica, lists his favourite superhero/band matchups in this absolutely killer Top 10 ar…
By on May 23, 2019
Liz Mauritz, lead vocalist for Austin, Texas-based pop-punk group Gold Steps, delivers a fantastic guest blog detailing various Easter Eggs in the vid…
By on May 17, 2019

Montreal native and art-rock connoisseur Jesse Mac Cormack lends some insight into his newest record, “Now” (out May 3rd on Secret City Records), wit…
By on May 16, 2019
Norwegian ambient rocker Sylvaine drops a Stereo Six listing six albums that helped shape her newest record, Atoms Aligning, Coming Undone - out now…
By on May 06, 2019
Mistina La Fave, bassist and vocalist of Portland, Oregan’s shoegaze renaissance connoisseurs, The Prids, joins us for our Women of Rock series to cur…
By on Apr 30, 2019

iDKHow’s Dallon Weekes drops a fantastic track-by-track breakdown for the acerbic yet slick, six-song 1981 Extended Play that’s out now on Fearless Rec…
By on Apr 26, 2019
The guys from Glassing - an Austin, TX-based post-hardcore three-piece - join us for a Stereo Six to detail six records that shaped their upcoming al…
By on Apr 25, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee’s indie rockers The Pressure Kids join us for this Stereo Six entry to list the records that helped inspire the band’s debut, se…
By on Apr 22, 2019

Accompanying the April 12th (today) release of the EP Eaton Super 10, Jackson Wargo, the creative mind behind indie shoegaze band Snowball ii, highli…
By on Apr 12, 2019
Fresh off the March 1st release of their fourth full-length, bi/MENTAL, via Rise Records, Mexican garage punkers Le Butcherettes lend us vocalist/gui…
By on Mar 20, 2019
Essex’s maverick musical genius, Scott Lavene is bringing his specific brand of alt/indie rock to the masses with the debut album, Broke, out June 7t…
By on Mar 20, 2019
Louise Lemón, a riveting, powerful force hot off the released of her new album, A Broken Heart is an Open Heart, out March 15th via Icons Creating Evi…
By on Mar 18, 2019

South Carolina indie rock/dream pop quartet, A Fragile Tomorrow are fresh of the release of their psychedelic, meditative record Generation Loss and…
By on Mar 08, 2019
Northern Ireland’s Jealous of the Birds, aka Naomi Hamilton, joins us fresh off the release of the Wisdom Teeth EP, to list her favourite gender prog…
By on Feb 14, 2019

The Convalescence is an Ohio-based symphonic deathcore band about to embark on a short Canadian trek, but before braving the harsh Northern elements,…
By on Feb 11, 2019

Out of My Way are an up-and-coming Swedish pop-punk trio who happily curated their own list of the Top 10 emerging Scandinavian pop-punk bands to keep…
By on Jan 24, 2019

Set It Off are dropping their Fearless Records debut, Midnight, on February 1st, and we have the band’s vocalist, Cody Carson, joining us to list his
By on Jan 09, 2019
Fresh off their newest album, Make Room (out October 19th on Uncool Records), Destroy Boys join us for another Women of Rock installment to give us t…
By on Dec 21, 2018
In another of our exciting Stereo Six installments, we’re happy to have Big Lonely’s own Jake Heise join us to detail five classic albums (and one cu…
By on Dec 20, 2018

Rambunctious pop-punkers Hello, Atlantic, who recently dropped their newest single, “Night Life”, join us to showcase their lighter side by listing t…
By on Dec 19, 2018

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