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More Music from the Inbox

Published on November 9th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

There is more music out there than anyone possibly has time to sift through.

That's why this site provides the public services of doing some of the heavy lifting for you.  

Here's the latest filtered results from the inbox, courtesy of Gilles LeBlanc.

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More Reissued Pink Floyd You Need to Buy. Now.

Published on November 8th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Floyd is carefully reissuing their entire catalogue in new box sets.  Last month, it was Dark Side of the Moon. Today, it's their planetarium-laser-show-riffic 1975 release.

Looking through my library this morning, I see that I have no fewer than five different editions of Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here on various formats.  

I will happily make room for the sixth.

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Celldweller Mashes Up Sabbath and Metallica

Published on November 8th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Good Christ, I love this.  I wonder if Lars knows?  And if ‘Tallica is thinking about another kind of collaboration, dump Lou Reed and call Ozzy.  Now. Disposable War Pigs (Celldweller Klash-Up) [Free Download] by Celldweller... Read More


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I Like This: Zenith Myth

Published on November 8th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

New material from a Canadian dude who obviously has lots and lots of cool friends.  Give this a good, good listen. Zenith Myth – Zenith Myth by ZENITH ... Read More


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I Like This: Guilty About Girls

Published on November 8th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

I’ve been a fan of these guys ever since I heard their first demos more than two years ago.  Jordy Birch (ex-Pure) sings for a group that sounds modern while conjuring some kind of 80s vibe. ... Read More


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Music from the Inbox

Published on November 7th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

I don't know about where you are, but the weather around here has been glorious.  This means more walks with the dog and more yardwork.  

Thankfully, there are people like Lisa Sookraj who can help filter through all the music submissions.

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I Like This: Hedvig Mollestad

Published on November 7th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

She’s a Norwegian guitarist who can veer from riff-rock to jazzy improvisations to even a little doom metal.   If this sounds interesting, spend some time with her, especially if you appreciate what Hendrix tried to ... Read More


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I Like This: The Famines

Published on November 6th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Like thrashy two-piece bands?  Think that the Black Keys and White Stripes are too tame?  Then take a listen to these guys from Edmonton.   More on The Famines here and listen to “Faux Famous” here... Read More


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The Recommendation Project Part 17: Songs to Have Sex To

Published on November 5th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

If you check here, you'll find a The Wife Says column about how Nickelback is the biggest musical turn-off as far as sex goes.  

Bottom line is that if you ever hope to have sex with someone other than yourself, never, ever admit that you like Nickelback.

Fine.  But what songs are acceptable for boinking?  We could be doing a big public service here, people.

Here are the rules for The Recommendation Project:

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More Halloween Song Recommendations

Published on October 31st, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Yes, they work. They're from Mackie. Click the image to learn more.I live in a crazy neighbourhood.  For some reason, people tart up their houses more for Halloween than they do for Christmas.  Jesus, there's tombstones on every lawn and ghosts hanging from every tree.  Us? We have pumpkin out front.  That will be fine.

If you're the Halloween type, here's another list of songs that will enhance the mood when the little extortionists in disguise come to your door tonight with their parentally-approved threats.  Thanks to Gilles LeBlanc for filtering out the Bobby "Boris" Pickett and Oingo Boingo.

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I Like This: Norton

Published on October 28th, 2011 | by Alan Cross

Portugal is not the place a lot of people look to for modern rock.  But we really should.  Check out this track from a four-piece band called Norton called “Coastline.”  They’ll be in Toronto for Canadian Music ... Read More


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