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My 2015: A year in review

We’re now a few days into 2016 and I’ve already managed to shift my brain into writing the correct year on my cheques. I’m going to take that as a sign of good things to come for this year. If I had one wish to make for 2016, though, it would be that it is a hell… Read More ›

Sonuvabitch!

Just because…

Do you got your mojo workin’?

Frankly, if you’ve never heard Carlos del Junco’s version of Mojo, then … well, just watch the video below. I first heard this a year ago, and it’s one of my favourite versions of the song.

A great cover of Nina Simone’s Feeling Good

Dig Jon Gindick wailin’ away on this tune.

The Music Vaults #2

Musicians recording and releasing cover tunes is nothing new. Neither is taking pop/rock/metal/whatever tunes and spinning them into another genre. Hell, Richard Cheese has made an entire career out of making every genre sound like lounge music (some might say “bad lounge music”). But then there are guys like Scott Bradlee who bring a certain… Read More ›

In which I begin the silliness of posting videos of myself playing musical instruments … poorly

Not that I’ve ever actually wanted to be a professional musician, but I’ve always wanted to learn to play an instrument. When I was a kid, I took guitar lessons for three years. I didn’t practice enough. Today, I own three guitars (two in storage in Pickering; one up here). I can play a few… Read More ›

The Music Vaults #1

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a music junkie. I may not be able to play it very well, but I love listening to it. And I have tunes playing every waking hour (and several sleeping ones). So I want to share some of the cool music out there … that you may not have… Read More ›