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Here’s Your Lineup for the 2016 Wayhome Festival

Wayhome is back for a second year a Burl’s Creek Event Grounds near Barrie.  Here’s the official poster. Who are you looking forward to seeing? And now, the press release: WayHome Announces 2016 Line-Up With Headliners LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire and The Killers Oro-Medonte, February 9, 2016 – Earlier today Republic Live announced their 2016 WayHome [&hellip.. more

March for Music Therapy

Getting Ready for National Music Therapy Month

I’m a big fan of music therapy because I’ve seen what it can do for people. March is National Music Therapy Month and the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund is getting ready for their third annual march across Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal March 20. From the press release: Music Therapy in Action After some [&hellip.. more


Do You Know of an Exceptional Woman in Canadian Radio? Let’s Talk About Her.

Do you know an amazing woman in radio who’s… had a successful career, first accomplishment? has great leadership qualities? has that entrepreneurial spirit? has the spirit of generosity? a great mentor? There’s still time to nominate that radio trailblazer. Nominations close March 4. Radio Trailblazers is a Canadian volunteer organization that celebrates and supports women [&hell.. more


The Music Charts Are Now Officially Broken. Here’s Why.

So the RIAA gives Rihanna a platinum album for selling 460 copies of her Anti album. Yet if you look at the Billboard charts, the record is nowhere to be seen. WTF? What’s going on? Aren’t the record charts the way the industry keeps score? And what’s this business about 1,500 YouTube views counting the [&hellip.. more

Marley Natural

It’s Here: Marley Weed

It’s just a matter of time before marijuana becomes legal in a big chunk of the Western world. It’s already started in the US in places like Colorado. Marley Natural, a New York-based pot start-up that has lots of Silicon Valley money behind it, released a new line of weed varieties for sale in dispensaries [&hellip.. more


Glenn Danzig Offers Up some Tips on Goth Fashion for the Beach

Exclaim.ca points use to this teaser clip from the new season of the so-hip-it-hurts TV series, Portlandia. In it, Glenn Danzig gives Fred Armisen some Goth fashion tips for the beach. Watch the episode Thursday night at 10 on IFC. When you’re at the beach you can never have too much Hurley. All new #Portlandia [&hellip.. more


“Happy Birthday” Is Now Finally and Officially in the Public Domain

In what had to be the weird musical copyright case ever, “Happy Birthday”–a song written in the late 1800s–has finally been declared public domain. That means (a) anyone can perform the song in public, on TV or in films without having to pay royalties; and (b) the end of those made-up birthday songs we hear [&hellip.. more


“The World’s Loudest Silent Musical Sci-Fi Epic”

If someone walked into a studio with a script co-written by Henry Rollins (who is also plays a satanic minister) and features Iggy Pop was some kind of grievous angel as well as cameos from Joh Homme, Nina Hagen, Slash, Grace Jones, Lemmy and more, they wouldn’t get pass the guard house let alone reception. [&hellip.. more

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