Urban Canals – Night Walks

Colour me surprised today!  I wasn’t planning on posting anything (poor planning, there are tons of things to write about when it comes to music and Halloween!), but I got a surprise Bandcamp notification email letting me know that Urban Canals ha…

Mainstream Monday: What are you streaming?

Rather than putting the spotlight on a specific artist, I figured I would write a little about where I listen to mainstream music.  Simply put, pretty much everywhere.  I tend to listen to SiriusXM’s Alt Nation the most.  More often than…

Madelyniris – Adventures (2014)

I found this indie / electronic / pop album while researching music for episode 109 of the podcast.  I first heard her track, “Leave and Never Look Back”, and thought it was a fantastic synth-based pop track.  I listened to it WAY more than t…

#109 – New Tracks + Gord Downie

Brand new episode!  Featuring many Canadians, a few new tracks, and I forgot what episode I was recording.  It’s definitely 109.  The songs picked in today’s show were picked somewhat with Tragically Hip music in mind, in honour of Gord …

Stranger Things: The Game

Have you tried out Stranger Things: The Game?  I heard about this a few weeks back in passing, and sought it out.  The gameplay is fairly simple – it’s point-and-click, but is more of an action RPG (in the vein of the original Zelda games). I’ve only got as far as Chapter 2, but so […]

Live Show Alert: The Split

I love The Split – such a great band, from my local area too.  This is just a quick post to let you know that they have a concert coming up, in Wakefield, QC!  Check out the details via Facebook.  The concert is Friday, November 10th.If …

Mainstream Monday – Beck "Colors"

Welcome to the first edition of “Mainstream Monday”!  While the blog focuses primarily on music released under a Creative Commons license, I also don’t live under a rock.  Mainstream Monday is just a quick listing of what I’m listening to in …

Another Weight Loss Angle

I wasn’t sure what to write about today, so I thought I’d go with a popular topic in my grab bag – weight loss.  It’s something I struggle with every day, and likely will until I reach my goal (which is a healthy BMI, generally). I think I got to my lowest and visually best […]

Star Trek Discovery Opening Titles

I think this is probably the best opening sequence of any Star Trek show.  It would be cool if they made versions for all of the other shows that look like this.  My current desktop wallpaper is a screenshot of the Discovery from this sequence.  It looks really great.

Ghosts of Invention – Galactic Shadows

Galactic Shadows by Ghosts Of InventionGhosts of Invention – Galactic Shadows Release date: October 5, 2017″Synthwave” is not exactly the most-listened-to category of music in my playback history, nor am I big fan of electronic music in general.  …