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Franz' Random Rambles: A Brief and Slighty Narcissistic History of my Taste in Music

By Franz

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This is a bit different post than anything else we’ve ever posted, it’s just my ramblings. I got the idea to talk about music when just the other day I was listening to Kill ‘Em All by Metallica, an album I haven’t heard in years and it almost brought me to tears because of the memories. 1,348 more words


CMW 2015-Something Completely Different

The place to be today at Canadian Music Week is The Velvet Underground where you will find Australia’s Japanese Tongue Sisters, who go on at 8pm, and Toronto’s own The Maladies Of Adam Stokes, who take the stage at 9pm. 21 more words

East Village's new artistic hotspot, Loft 112, celebrates first anniversary with Andy Warhol theme

While it may resonate most with those who have reached a certain vintage, the Warhol-inspired theme behind the first-year celebrations of Loft 112 seem in keeping with the spirit of the East Village’s newest artistic hub. 456 more words


Experimental Music Pioneer La Monte Young Speaks at Red Bull Music Academy Festival

La Monte Young has had an utterly profound effect on the last half-century of music. However, the impact of the 79-year-old composer resonates largely without visible cause, due to the curious fact that much of his recorded work is out of print, encouraging an obscurity far out of proportion to his influence. 745 more words

Reunited And It Feels So Good... Sometimes

So it seems there’s been a whiff of an Oasis reunion. Sources claim that the brothers are on good terms (astonishing!) and have reached a ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with regard to a reunion. 1,066 more words


Record Store Day 2015: Everything You Need to Know

Kim Gordon, the Buzzcocks, Sondre Lerche, and the Dresden Dolls will all take part in the eighth annual Record Store Day in New York City, Saturday April 18. 641 more words

MWC: Beck Covers "I'll Be Your Mirror" by The Velvet Underground & Nico

Led by the late Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground embodied the counter-culture of the sixties. Brian Eno famously said of The Velvet Underground that even though they did not sell many albums at the time, everyone who bought one formed a band. 318 more words