Information Does Not Want To Be Free

Stewart Brand is infamously reported as saying "information wants to be free" - the rallying cry against any limits on information ownership, the mantra...

REM’s Everybody Hurts voted most depressing song of all time

Listening to a sad song has reduced seven out of ten men to tears, according to the study. And almost 90 per cent of...

‘Soul Train’ creator Don Cornelius dead in apparent suicide

"Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks on home Wednesday morning. Law enforcement sources said police arrived at Cornelius' home...

Madonna reveals new cover art for ‘MDNA’

Well, I wonder what drug has influenced it?

The Coming Tech-led Boom

Three breakthroughs are poised to transform this century as much as telephony and electricity did the last. In January 1912, the United States emerged from...

The Ting Tings and THAT difficult second album

The Ting Tings recorded songs their label loved – so they ripped them up and started again. Are they tempting fate? Muster what positive thoughts...

Today in 1894, Pianist James P. Johnson was born

Today in 1894, Pianist James P. Johnson was born. A pioneer of the stride style of jazz piano, he along with Jelly Roll Morton,...

Beardyman on Indie Music & Dubstep – awesome.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IodzT42UpUc&w=420&h=315]

Canadian arts/media job postings for Tuesday, January 31, 2012

House of Commons in Ottawa has opening for an Editor responsible for a wide range of documents The Globe & Mail has an opening for...

The Worst Church Singer Ever. Even God thinks so.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1Gwl3cd7zs&w=420&h=315]

What’s A&R and what do you do? Watch this.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxIivXR33Qc&w=560&h=315] Damien Slash is my new hero.

Florence + the Machine’s new video Lover To Lover

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-KZdUXiShY&w=560&h=315]

The Boxer Rebellion plot Spring Tour

One of my fave bands, The Boxer Rebellion will tour North American throughout the spring, kicking off April 6th at Club Congress in Tuscon,...

10 of the Best Animated Music Videos Ever

From Flavorwire Wilco’s new video for “Dawned on Me” combines some of the things dearest to our hearts: Jeff Tweedy and old black-and-white Popeye shorts....

Real Angry Bird Spotted