A Creative Commons Christmas – Day One

Welcome to “A Creative Commons Christmas”!  By now (and probably even earlier) you’ve been listening to plenty of Christmas music as you go about your daily lives – we’re outside of the ratings periods so there are many stations that just go all o…

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Figures In Motion – Confusion Will Pass

Figures In Motion – Confusion Will PassSearching for a new album to write about, I tuned into Jamendo’s Indie radio station.  I’m not sure how exactly they put this thing together – from what I can tell, it plays songs tagged as “indie” back-to-ba…

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Friday Roundup

Hope Americans are having a great Thanksgiving week, and everyone else is having an all-around great Friday.  Keeping things simple this week; I’ve got a list of tracks for you to check out.  In no particular order, here they are!Serena Foste…

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SIDDHI KID – Savage

My taste in music must be in a state of flux; lately I’ve been really tuned into electronic / dance songs with a good beat.  Enter SIDDHI KID (http://www.siddhikid.com), an electronic group fronted by Brayden Pierce.From the press kit:Unleashing a…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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#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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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