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by Alan Ranta

1 Jun 2009


I never liked the direction Ghislain Poirier has been headed in recently… until I saw this video of “Wha La La Ling” from his new Soca Sound System EP. Alright, already… you’ve got my attention. Now what?

by Alan Ranta

1 Jun 2009


Give it a try and I think you’ll agree: Dent May’s ukulele really is magnificent.

Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele “Howard”

by Elena Mertus

1 Jun 2009


I was having a heated discussion with friends last night. One person would name a band, and we would stick the band in a genre. Sum 41. Punk. Something Corporate. Punk. I was getting mad, because to me, those bands are not punk. Maybe pop-punk/emo. In my world, punk equals Misfits. Flashback, to “Last Caress”.

by Mike Deane

31 May 2009


There’s just something about this guy that is so likeable, isn’t there? In this interview he discusses his appearances and possible regular feature on Red Eye (Pink Eyes on Red Eye, ha - how many times has that joke been made?), his new baby and blood sacrifice. For those who don’t know, this is on CBC radio with the guy who had that incredibly awkward Billy Bob interview.

by Alan Ranta

29 May 2009


If you have ever taken the time to look in a mirror on acid or shrooms, you may be able to relate to this Tosca video of a selection from 2009’s No Hassle.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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