Music Video

The Dirty Nil‘s music is, at its core, messy, noisy, irreverent and out of control. It’s nice for the Canadian three-piece that they managed to make a video for their track, “Nicotine” that so closely matches their sound. This story-old-as-time is set on a Jerry Springer-esque day-time talk show, as two scorned lovers confront each […]

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Last summer, Hamilton, Ontario’s The Dirty nil released a summer mix-tape that included what ended up being one of my favorite songs from last year. The gritty punk rockers are back at it again with their Summer Mix-Tape Vol 2., comprised of covers of four pretty essential voices from music’s history. It’s always great when […]

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Vancouver’s Japandroids have been shooting up best of 2012 lists on the heels of the duo’s latest dose of gritty ’90s punk revival, Celebration Rock. Their Canadian compatriots in the Dirty Nil see the duo’s bet and double down by tossing fuzzy alternative-rock guitars, a sneering delivery, and plenty of volume into the mix. “Fuckin’ […]

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