First Look: Apple Music   

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Jim Dalrymple, writing for The Loop: Music is an important part of my life. I care about every aspect of music, from creating to mixing, playing to listening, and seeing bands live. I feel music in my soul. Music has … Continue reading →

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Shazam Effect   

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Derek Thompson, writing for The Atlantic: Shazam became available in 2002. (In the days before smartphones, users would dial a number, play the song through their phones, and then wait for Shazam to send a text with the title and … Continue reading →

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou Dies at 86   

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Margalit Fox, writing for The New York Times: Long before that day, as she recounted in “Caged Bird” and its sequels, she had already been a dancer, calypso singer, streetcar conductor, single mother, magazine editor in Cairo, administrative assistant in … Continue reading →

Thursday, August 1, 2013

100 greatest Canadian albums ever   

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CBC Music: It may be an impossible task to accurately quantify the greatest, but we’ve given it our best: CBC Music presents the 100 greatest Canadian albums. Ever. It looks like I have a lot of music I need to … Continue reading →

Monday, July 15, 2013

The Weatherman   

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From the biography at gregoryalanisakov.com: To me, the idea of a weatherman is really powerful. There’s a guy on television or on the radio telling us the future, and nobody cares. It’s this daily mundane miracle, and I think the … Continue reading →