Penguin Eggs

Record Reviews

Moondancer (Independent) This husband-and-wife duo have created an album that’s almost as charming as their Alberta foothills home. It’s no wonder that you can virtually feel the love. Craig Bignell and Suzanne Levesque met a few years ago at the Calgary…
A Black & Tan Ball (Independent) Pitched as Black Americana, this wonderful release is simply a revisiting of age-old folk and blues classics played with a freshness and energy like few before them. Seattle duo Hunter & Seamons have joined…
Love and Anarchy (Laburnam) A couple of years ago, we music lovers in Alberta and Adrian Nation from Holland-on-Sea, Essex, were simultaneously fortunate that CKUA Radio put his Live At Crossroads CD into a heavy rotation. Mr. Nation found a…
Spirit and Mind (Independent) Jessee Harvey, a girl musician, joins band in Winnipeg. The band is The Duhks. The band does well and travels the world. Nathanial Good, a boy musician from West Virginia, travels as well. They meet in…
Small Believer (Fluff and Gravy Records) Anna Tivel may remind some of Kathleen Edwards vocally—in particular on the chorus of Illinois—with simultaneously whispy and strong vocals. Small Believer, Tivel’s fourth album, tells stories about people who are down and out,…