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Film “Dons Of Disco” Exposes A Legacy Not To Be Missed

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March 21, 2019
Film “Dons Of Disco” Exposes A Legacy Not To Be Missed

I remember when I was a little girl my older sister and I would be bored stiff for two summer months, trapped in my grandmother’s chalet in an infinite horizon of Alps in the Haute-Savoie in France with two VHS’s, three records, and an out of tune piano and guitar wedged...
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Solange’s New Album – “When I get Home”

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March 6, 2019
Solange’s New Album – “When I get Home”

  I hope you play the whole album around sunset right at the beginning of rainfall because this album is meant to be listened to. Or not. Maybe you’re the type of person who listens to an album while you’re cooking dinner.  Maybe you have a long commute. Maybe it’s just...
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Msg Me Bro: Chat messaging with The Ocean Cure

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February 29, 2016

Facebook conversations with The Ocean Cure: Pauline Taylor – Vocals Nick Baskerville – Guitar/Vocals Mike Di Monte – Guitar/Vocals Casius Muto-Wray – Bass/Vocals Nicola Sudano – Drums “Mans didn’t even supersize.” ______________________________ Me:  “Hey guys. I went to your show with Oh, Sleeper and thought it was great. I’m thinking of writing a...
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Parts & Labour like niche-niche but sweet, obviously

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February 6, 2016

Remembering what Scott Wade told me about Parts & Labour being a blessing and a curse and thinking about how this fits perfectly as a colourful name, like Parts (blessing) and Labour (curse).   It is really kind of a niche market inside of a large mainstream market that is basically...
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ASAP Rocky can dream of dinosaurs punching lizard people and God is okay with it

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January 24, 2016
ASAP Rocky can dream of dinosaurs punching lizard people and God is okay with it

I sit in my room in the midst of my periodic dream state and realize I am wide awake working on this assignment before I know what is going to happen as I hear this ASAP beat echo outwards; into a world I feel is only taunting me to fall asleep...
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The 8-bit adventure — the new genre of gaming music is a potential procrastination buster

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January 13, 2016

Flickr Commons: Deandra Have you ever listened your way through an adventure to save a princess in a digital dream? Well, if you haven’t, I recommend you try listening to 8-bit music or “chiptune.” It is an energetic and colourful style of music that uses instruments sampled from old video game...
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