Monthly Archives: September 2018

SiriusXM to Acquire Pandora

I wonder if this will lead to Pandora once again being available in Canada…

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Never too early…

There’s no avoiding it…Christmas is coming. Stores are starting to put out Christmas decorations and gift ideas, and the music industry has started to promote some up coming Christmas releases. Here are two that caught my attention…

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More Predictions Coming True

I try and do what I can to stay two steps ahead of what is happening in the music industry. In doing this I’ve often made some bold predictions about changes and trends that have ended up coming to fruition. … Continue reading

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The Marketing of Rock and Roll

Two people who have been big influences in my life and what I do are Alan Cross (A Journal Of Musical Things and The History Of New Music) and Terry O’Reilly (CBC’s Under The Influence). Alan a mentor when it … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody in Sign Language

I’ve developed a slight guilty pleasure watching Sign Language interpreters during press conferences held during natural disasters and other crisis. The facial expressiveness adds meaning to what is being signed, but in these serious situations, it can be hilariously awkward.

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Spotify to Allow Indie Artists to Upload Music Directly to Service, Bypassing Distributors

Spotify announced this morning that they will be enabling artists to upload their own music to their service directly, bypassing the need for a distributor. 

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An 11 year old Ukulele master!

This kid is simply amazing when it comes to playing the Ukulele! “Classical Gas” can be a challenging song on a guitar with 6 strings. I couldn’t even imagine trying to do the same with only 4 strings…

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