Summer Party Naval Styles at Seven RestoLounge

by Adrian Bryksa

Oysters, like wine are affected by terroir and these Miyagi’s flavor profiles ranged with one showing a cleaner, almost tropical profile and the other being more salty, marine driven. As I was devouring the seemingly endless plates put in front of us, I sipped on a glass of fine sauvignon blanc.

R4NT Radio March 2010

by David Gluzman

R4NT Radio March 2010 um wow it’s been far too long since the last edition edition, featuring: Hector Hernandez, The Infesticons, Blockhead, Gramatik, Emika, Thunderheist, Parov Stelar, Eddy Meets Yannah, Anti-Pop Consortium, The Slew, Lighterthief, Andreya Triana, Parasyte Woman, Mathon, Venetian Snares, and Funki Porcini.

O Restaurant & Lounge revisited

by Adrian Bryksa

Calgary has a diverse set of urban communities, most of which have the ubiquitous strip mall watering hole. In the South West community of Marda Loop, a reinvention of this paradigm has been established.

Predictions 2010.. and beyond!

by Maxpower & D4V

So 2010 eh? Almost but not quite (no year zero they say) another decade? It seems like just yesterday that the world was waiting for Y2K. R4NT started publishing in March 2001, so we’re not quite 10 years old yet, but in internet years we are already a senior citizen.

Reading from Past Times

Amon Tobin – Out From Out Where

by David Gluzman

Excite your senses..
From an original Jazzy sound back with Bricolage (June 1997) Monsieur Tobin has managed to move farther (Permutation 1998) and farther (Supermodified 2000) away towards his own unique sound. His latest release is certainly no disappointment, yet shows that Amon Tobin is still growing as a musician.
Back From Space is an amazing album …

Urban Design

by Pamela Hruska

Chaotic and hasty. Building after building is being torn down with open pits sitting around for long periods of time. Roads are being ripped up everywhere. Traffic lanes are being closed during peak hours, and yet to come is the possible one year closure of a main block in Calgary’s downtown core..

Hexstatic – Master View

by Ninja Tune

Hexstatic bring us their brand new album/DVD ‘Master View’. It delivers just the kind of thrills ‘n’spills you’d hope for

Black Label Society – 1919 Eternal

by Obsidian

A lot of fans and critics alike lauded Ozzy’s latest album “Down to Earth” as his heaviest record ever. I would have to say that this has little to do with the bat-biting madman, and everything to do with Zakk Wylde’s input in the songwriting. “1919 Eternal” is the third album from Black Label Society …

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Black Cloud Altostratus

by Adrian Bryksa

The situation was like a ‘Black Cloud’ hanging over their heads. Sensing an opportunity, the duo decided to buy back the remaining inventory and brand it themselves. With that, Black Cloud was born.

Château Fonbadet

by Adrian Bryksa

From a vintage perspective, 2003 was a great yet challenging in Bordeaux with intense heat arriving in August. Take 40 + degree Celsius temperatures and combine with a lack of cooling rain and one of the potential outcomes is roasted, thick skinned grapes contributing to flabby wine.

Terre da vino Barolo Poderi Scaronne D.O.C.G.

by Adrian Bryksa

I recently spotted a lonely bottle of 2005 Amon-Ra for a bargain basement price that I left on the shelf. When I went back to buy it, it was gone and I swore that I would never leave another deal like that on the table.

Le Volte

by Adrian Bryksa

Le Volte holds distinction as it is aged in the same oak barriques that previously housed previous vintages of their flagship Ornellaia and Masseto blends.

Adamas Pinot Noir

by Adrian Bryksa

Burgundy: there are few words in the world of wine that can mean so much. Often setting an oenophilles heart aflutter, its wines are esoteric, complicated and more often than not, misunderstood.