Below is the writing I’ve done about music on this blog. You may also want to check out my music blog/podcast Almost Mainstream, follow me on Rdio and This Is My Jam, listen to my mixtapes and check out my year end lists for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. I’m on lots of music discovery services, too, including last.fm, Hype Machine, Soundcloud, Mixcloud and CBC Music.
Is 2015 a bad year for music, or am I just getting old?
Compared to past years, I’m finding very little in the way of new tunes that I unequivocally love.
How CBC Radio 3 changed my life
As CBC Radio 3 changes formats, I reflect on how it changed my life.
Life After Death (of Your iPod)
Hazel Cills: “Beyond just people moving towards streaming rather than buying music (old news), the discontinuation of the iPod Classic and future mp3 devices presents a whole other problem: a lack of devices and applications that are for music listening only. There is no right or wrong way to listen to music, but there is […]
The Future Of Meat Is Plant-Based Burgers
Rowan Jacobson: “Considering the speed of change, the money and smarts being thrown at the problem, and the desperate need, it seems likely that sometime in the next decade, Beyond Meat or Impossible Foods or another rival will perfect vegetarian beef, chicken, and pork that is tastier, healthier, and cheaper than the fast-food versions of […]
Almost Mainstream: The Best of 2014 Mixtape
A premium, 45-minute-a-side cassette mixtape of some of my favourite tracks of 2014.
Said the Gramophone: BEST SONGS OF 2014
“Said the Gramophone is one of the oldest musicblogs. We try to do just two things, well: finding good songs, and writing about them. We don’t mess about with tour-dates, videos or advertising. We post new songs and old songs, write clumsy dreams of what we hear. If this is your first time here, I […]