An interview with John Taylor of Duran Duran on the pursuit of trying to stay relevant as a musician and father
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The 10 Albums That Influenced Me As A Teen
The “10 Albums That Influenced Me As A Teen” thing has been going around Facebook, so I joined the party.
How Many February 2017 Shows Is Garth Brooks Doing In Edmonton?
Garth Brooks is coming to Edmonton, and he’s going to stay for a while. How many shows will he do in Edmonton? A lot.
#That90sShow Flashback: Bif Naked
The #that90sshow flashback is the best part of the week. I dial up a 90s star and see where they’ve been and where they’re going. Here’s a chat with Bif Naked.
#That90sShow Flashback: Silvana From West End Girls
Here’s a flashback interview from #That90sShow on Z95-3. Silvana from West End Girls talks the early days of pop stardom and her new music projects. And I might flirt with her again.
Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff, This Is Water
[twitter]Ladies and gentlemen of the class of ’99, wear sunscreen. Do you remember Baz Luhrman‘s 1999 recording of Mary Schmich’s 1997 newspaper column? A speech, with a little bit of music, climbed the pop charts….
My Team Diabetes Edinburgh Marathon Playlist
The final few kilometres of the Easter Island Marathon with Team Diabetes [twitter]When I do a race with Team Diabetes, I like to fill my iPod Shuffle with local music. For Team Diabetes in Rio…
How To Win Radio Contests
Radio stations run up big prizes in the spring and fall during their ratings periods to try and boost listenership. So how do you win them? The secret to winning radio contests is actually very simple.
Who Is Stompin’ Tom Connors?
[twitter]Canadian music legend, Stompin’ Tom Connors passed away at the age of 77. Now, as is expected when a 77 year old musician passes away, the internet is asking “Who is Stompin’ Tom Connors?” I’m…
iTunes Gift Card Discount Coupon
[twitter]This week there are a couple of great deals for iTunes Gift Cards. At Future Shop you can get a $50 iTunes Card for $39. That’s 22% off. Awesome. But Safeway is doing things one…
Michael Buble and the Bubble Jets
[twitter]Michael Buble was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this week. It’s odd to watch someone you knew “back in the day” take off and make it big. It’s odd, and awesome. Before he…
Elf On The Shelf (In A Box)
[twitter] The Elf on the Shelf is a huge hit this year. The mother daughter business that was shunned by publishers now has sold millions of little spying elves and has spawned TV specials, newspaper…
Review: Transit – 22
Transit – 22 Released: November 11, 2011 transithiphop.bigcartel.com Transit‘s new effort, 22, acknowledges the elephant in the room right off the top. Despite this being his 2nd solo album, Lights Camera Action is easily Transit‘s…
Adele And Robert Smith Are Not In Love
[twitter]How do you discover new music? MySpace? YouTube? Ping? Me, I discover it the old fashioned way – through friends and on the radio. Last week, after seeing tweets fly by for weeks about Adele,…
90.3 AMP Radio Calgary iPhone App
Thanks for making the switch to 90.3 AMP Radio. Now there’s an app for that! Yesterday afternoon the switch was flipped on the radio station’s first iPhone app. I know I know I know, we’ve…
Justin Bieber Doesn’t Suck
[twitter]It’s true. Justin Bieber doesn’t suck. Sure, he’s got an uber annoying pretty boy look on his face and he’s so obsessed with his hair he’s constantly walking into glass walls and revolving doors, but…