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So, When I Was 12

My life as a music addict was just beginning. I had a brother 10 years older who was big into the 60’s psychedelia. Bonus was his reel-to-reel stereo system. My sisters were into rock and pop, mostly mainstream at that … Continue reading

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Streaming Is The New…

There was a time, back when I was young (yes, that did happen) when I would put a vinyl record on my record player, plug-in some headphones and just lay on my bed in the dark listening to an entire … Continue reading

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Indie 88.1 Launches Today

Toronto’s newest radio station launches today. They’ve been rickrolling Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up for days and I’m ready to hear ANYTHING else!! A station’s first song gives a sense of what they will be. Check them out … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Indie 88.1 Toronto

As many of you may well know, there’s a new radio station setting up shop in the Toronto area. Indie 88.1 FM is getting ready to launch with a format including indie tracks and some focus on Canadian acts – … Continue reading

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I Miss Radio

I do. I miss radio. I miss the days where we didn’t have ‘instant’ access to everything. There was an anticipation hearing a favourite band’s new song for the first time. Or a new song that just grabbed you. Those … Continue reading

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Music’s New World

The world we know is changing. The pace of it continues to accelerate at an unbelievable rate. And as the music and radio industries struggle to remain viable, as do bands and musicians, the fallout can already be seen. We’ve … Continue reading

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Humble and Fred – Back On The Air!!

For you long, long time Humble and Fred fans, the news is good and the news is big! Humble and Fred are back on the air January 21, 2013. Initially airing in Toronto (Newstalk 1010), Hamilton (Funny 820) and London … Continue reading

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The Future of Music

We’ve all heard the stories. Well, anyone who pays any attention to the music business at all will know. We are living in a period of transition while the dinosaur that is the ‘music industry’ finds a new way to … Continue reading

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Humble and Fred – 200th Podcast

You can listen to and/or download the podcast here free as well as from iTunes. Don’t be waiting ya bastards!! Go. Do it now. What are you? Deaf? MOVE!!!! DOWNLOAD!!! NOW!!!! As you all well know by now, these boys … Continue reading

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Goodbye Radio

I’ve almost completely stopped listening to the radio (apologies to Tom Robinson). It was a slow progression over many years. My transition is pretty much complete. Brief, in-car listens is what I’ve come down to and I am pretty damn … Continue reading

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