Hiss Golden Messenger: Bright Direction (You’re A Dark Star Now)

To be honest, I didn’t know anything about MC Taylor or his North Carolina folk band, Hiss Golden Messenger, until I came across this video on KEXP’s YouTube ...

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The Kills: La Musicale (Live)

I have really been enjoying The Kills lately…they have something special (sound and energy), especially when they perform live. Jamie Hince has very distinctive guitar playing style and ...

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U2: Every Breaking Wave (Radio Mix)

Yeah, yeah…I get it, honestly I do, U2 aren’t cool anymore and their latest albums don’t come close to the heights of their musical creativity when they released ...

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LP: Lost On You

LP (Laura Pergolizzi) is an American singer/songwriter. In 2001, she hit the music scene with her debut album titled Heart-Shaped Scar, followed it up with Suburban Sprawl & ...

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Snow Patrol: Wildness

I first got into Snow Patrol in 2004, when a co-worker recommended I pick up their (superb) third studio album, Final Straw. Over the years, I recall hearing the ...

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Patrick Watson: Love Songs For Robots

Patrick Watson is an experimental singer-songwriter / band from Montreal, Quebec who won the Polaris Music Prize in 2007. I came across him / them on Stingray Music’s Rock ...

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Nothing But Thieves: Self-titled

Nothing But Thieves (NBT) are a UK-based alternative band who released their debut self-titled album on October 16, 2015. I became aware of NBT as their song Trip ...

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“Lifting Weights”

“Lifting Weights”
I woke up this morning with a sore back and tight right hamstring and couldn’t figure out the root cause until the shame crept over me; I nudged my ...

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I’m Back

I’m Back
I decided to bring the site back to life as my central online presence after a few years away in spite of the fact that social media has all ...

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Red (2008 Film)

Red (2008 Film)
Came across the film Red (2008) the other night on Netflix starring Brian Cox (X2: X-Men United, Troy).

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Natalie: You know when we go to Florida?
Me: Yes...
Natalie: You and mom will be paying for my hotel and my food right?
Me: Yes Natalie.

-   Natalie   -


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An Owed To The Spelling Check

An Owed To The Spelling Check
I recently took a “Writing it Right” course at Memorial University where the following poem “An Owed to the Spelling Check” was handed out to illustrate limitations with ...

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