Monthly Archives: November 2009

We get up early just to start cranking the generator

UPDATE: It seems that this song is now featured in a Starbucks commercial. As I begin compiling my best of 2009 list, I have been re-listening to a lot of the albums throughout the year. “Weathervanes” by the Freelance Whales … Continue reading

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Those Overlooked Albums of 2008

As another year ends, i’ve been scrambling to listen to every relevant album to compile a Top 10, 20, 30, 40 of my favourite albums of 2009. Inevitably i’ll end up listening to a bunch of albums for the first … Continue reading

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Half the battle is getting there…. The other night I went to a local show by a Toronto sextet that I knew very little about. We nearly missed the show as neither myself, nor my partner in crime was particularly … Continue reading

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What you share with the world is what it keeps of you

This was never what I wanted to post as my first blog on this new site.  A few weeks back, my Mom passed away.  It was sudden.  It was unexpected.  It was devastating.  Music has played a constant soundtrack to … Continue reading

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