Category Archives: I Like This…

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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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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Iron Maiden Lip-Syncing…

Iron Maiden was asked to lip-sync “Wasted Years” for a German TV show in 1987…don’t think the show was expecting this epic of a performance…

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Mash-Up Mondays – KISS meets The Commodores

It still amazes me how some people can ‘mash’ these songs together…  

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Weezer does Toto

Supposedly, for years Weezer fans have been asking the band to do a cover of Toto’s “Africa”, so Weezer recorded a version of Toto’s other hit “Rosanna”…thoughts?

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Metallica – Master Of Jazz

I love that they synced this jazz version of Master Of Puppets up with a video of the band performing the song live.

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