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Here Are the Nominees for the 2015 Toronto Independent Music Awards

The 11th annual Toronto Independent Music Award (TIMA to their homies) is coming up October 23 at Revival in Toronto. At ten bucks a ticket, it’s a great deal (go here for tickets.) I’m part of the Grand Jury, so I’ll be listening very closely to these nominees: Best Folk Or Roots: JoJo Worthington Ash [&hellip.. more


The App That Translates Your Dog’s Tail-Wagging (Works with Music)

When I work out of the home office, I’m usually accompanied by at least one of the two faithful English bull terriers in the household. Both seem to really like music and often drift off in the special chair they have in the window. And because I’m a sad dog-obsessed person, I often ask Schmooze [&hellip.. more


The Rise of the “Indie Pop Voice”

I’ll admit it: I have a hard time telling a lot of pop singers apart. And this isn’t a new thing; I started having trouble around the time the bombardment of Britney and X-tina began about fifteen years ago. They all sound so…generic. I know, I know. The next thing you expect out of my [&hellip.. more

Rush (Starman logo)

Watch Video from Rush’s Upcoming R40 DVD

It’s very, very possible that we’ll never see Rush play live again. This doesn’t mean that they’re done as a band; it’s just that their touring days may be behind them. That’s why it was so important that as much of the R40 tour be captured on video. Here’s a taste of the R40 DVD/Blu-Ray [&hellip.. more


More Music From The Inbox, 07 Oct 2015: The Controversy, Nyssa, Nuux and More!

Artist: The Controversy, “Two Voices (The Luxxury remix)” Album: N/A Gotta love this band out of LA. Sounds like: The kind of vibe you want 3 drinks in Link/Listen/Watch: Artist: Nyssa, “Deep Cuts” Album: N/A What’s not to love from this Toronto band? Sounds like: Ethereal and pointed Link/Listen/Watch: Artist: Nuux, “Monsters Cry” Album: N/A [&hellip.. more

Music News

Random Music News for Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Did you know the world is supposed to end today? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/11916179/end-of-the-world-live.htmlThat’s what this Christian group says.. Here’s some music news to distract you for the moment. The new U2 concert movie will premiere in Paris. Slash will appear in a fairytale film called Gutterdämmerung. The Bay City Rollers sold out three reun.. more

David Bowie (Man Who Fell to Earth)

Here’s David Bowie’s Brand New Song

Whenever David Bowie releases anything these days, it’s a certifiable Big Deal. Somehow the producers of a new British gangster series called Last Panthers got him to write their theme song. It’s dark. Now, a trailer for the show.  .. more

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