Thursday, November 03, 2005
canadian dream

Make sure you stop at your favourite magazine shop (no, Chapters isn't your favourite magazine shop) on your way home from work/school/whatever to pick up the latest issue of Under the Radar. BSS, Metric, Feist, the Dears, Stars, Tegan & Sara, New Pornographers, Black Mountain, the Cons, K-OS, Wolf Parade, and a bunch of other Canadian bands are featured.

DJ Premier (of Gang Starr fame) is spinning at Atlantis on December 1st. If you're into hiphop, you probably already know what kind of influence he's had on the genre, so I'll spare you the explanation.

The NME reports that Jack White will be doing a commercial for Coke. Says Jack, "I certainly wouldn't want a song that I'd already written to be used on a commercial... But to be asked to write something particular along one theme of love in a worldwide form that I'm not really used to appealed to me." If he had just said he was doing it for the money, I probably wouldn't throw stones, but this "theme of love" thing is a little rich. Coca-Cola's been spreading their brand of love all over Latin America, perhaps Jack should read up on it.

Check out this video of Prince, who is still the coolest muthafucka on the planet, taking the solo on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," at a Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame performance.

You know those irritating copy protected Sony CDs? Well, not only are they a pain in the ass, but they're also infecting your computer with a trojan horse that can be exploited by hackers. Anybody else smell class action?

Finally, for the gentlemen out there, here's a little something that's good for your health... Not only is Rachel Stevens saving the world of electropop, but she also wants to make sure your favourite body parts don't get sick: check the video.

now playing: the Streets - Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

5 Comments:

Speaking of Tegan and Sara, have you heard the White Stripes cover yet?

By Anonymous Sean, at 4:56 PM  

sure have... kinda fun, but i wasnt too excited about it.

if you wanna hear it shoot me an email.

By Blogger Quinn, at 5:50 PM  

I've got it as well. Not bad.

Broken Social Scene are coming here at the end of February!

By Anonymous Sean, at 5:59 AM  

So I watched Ryan Adams last night on Letterman, and I was blown away.

He's been one of those artists I always say "I need to check them out" but never get around to.

I was wondering if you could recommend an album or two of his to get me started.

: )

By Blogger Peter, at 9:29 AM  

definitely Heartbreaker.

By Blogger Quinn, at 11:48 AM  

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