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Osheaga and RTX Part 1: The Calm Before the Storm

I’ll keep this short as I still have to finish packing, but I’m about to embark on probably one of the craziest vacations I’ve ever been on. 241 more words


Drugs at Montreal's music festivals: is prevention enough?

MONTREAL – As the city gears up for three weekends of huge music festivals, a debate is continuing about the best strategy to deal with festival-goers who choose to take drugs. 303 more words


Osheaga: Radiohead's Philip Selway finds his voice

Talk to Philip Selway about his drumming, and you’ll get an immediate measure of his humility. As Radiohead’s human motor, he helps make counterintuitive rhythms sound intuitive. 889 more words


Osheaga Friday

This weekend marks Osheaga’s 10th anniversary! I’ll be attending the event on Friday, and these are some of the bands I’m looking forward to seeing (in no particular order). 73 more words


Another artist that crosses over the EDM/electronic dj vibe and slides into the hip hop scene. The two sounds work so well together.  See: kanye, ryan hemsworth, daft punk, etc.


Cashmere Cat

I really dig this song.  The strange unique choice of samples to build percussion loops keeps my head spinning.  I don’t care much for the video.  Too much sap.


Thurston Moore

I was never the biggest fan of Sonic Youth, but with time I have come to recognise their importance in the alt rock/grunge/noisy side of rock.   25 more words