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The end of an era

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Today I learned my favourite record label may have died. Rob Miller one of the founders posted to Facebook that he’d given up trying to save Bloodshot Records which he co-founded approximately 25 years ago…

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Finally Got Apple Music

Sunday, August 29th, 2021

I actually got Apple One if we are splitting hairs. I’m not sure how many of the TV shows I’ll watch but I did get talked into getting cable TV by Telus during the coronavirus and watched a surprising amount of TV including a couple of Apple TV exclusives, so when my free Apple TV+ was expiring I decided to go all in…

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1000 Plays

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

I used to listen to a lot of music. Before there was iTunes or Last.fm or even CDs I used to listen to cassette tapes, the radio, even actual records…

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Great Canadian Guitarists

Friday, February 10th, 2012

My cousin in Austria has been on a big Matt Anderson kick, so he and I posted several YouTube videos of Matt playing various original and cover songs on Facebook. I missed out on seeing Matt last time he passed through Vancouver…

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Who will win the Online Music wars?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Online music is a fascinating space with a lot of creativity and competitors, there are many heavyweights but plenty of nimble startups as well. In the olden days, online music meant pirated music. I have too much respect for musicians to be a pirate. Of course I’m in the minority and musicians have had to rethink how they will earn an income. Record labels of course hated the Internet, but along came the iPod, Apple, and iTunes…

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