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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.

Carly Rae Sremmurd – I Really Got No Type (Almost Mainstream Really Terrible Mix)

no one else was doing it, so I did it, poorly

Posted on 24 June 2015 and filed under articles, main, music

Ranking the songs from the Space Jam soundtrack based entirely on memory

Apropos of nothing.

Posted on 23 June 2015 and filed under misc, 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.

Posted on 8 June 2015 and filed under articles, comments, main, music, personal

What are the greatest “Prince George” songs of all time?

Cast yer votes.

Posted on 19 March 2015 and filed under main, music, Prince George

How CBC Radio 3 changed my life

As CBC Radio 3 changes formats, I reflect on how it changed my life.

Posted on 14 March 2015 and filed under articles, CBC, main, music

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 […]

Posted on 14 January 2015 and filed under links, music, outbound, small

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 […]

Posted on 7 January 2015 and filed under music, outbound, small

Three great songs from previous years I discovered in 2014

Great songs that I missed the first time around.

Posted on 4 January 2015 and filed under music

Almost Mainstream: The Best of 2014 Mixtape

A premium, 45-minute-a-side cassette mixtape of some of my favourite tracks of 2014.

Posted on 2 January 2015 and filed under articles, big, comments, main, music

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 […]

Posted on 18 December 2014 and filed under links, music, outbound, small

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