Posts from the ‘Music’ category

The Digital Segregation of Canadians

Back in the eighties, Vancouverites would frequently made odysseys across the border and visit the foreign temples of capitalism. At that time, there were a ton…

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Instead of Clapping, They’re Blogging

Last month I wrote about the ubiquity of cameras at concerts. Today, via Metafilter, a journalist asks at least a half-dozen working musicians how they feel…

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144 Weeks of My Dodgy Musical Taste

Regular readers know that I love nifty information visualizations, particularly when they’re about, well, me. So, I was pleased to discover LastGraph. It grabs your public…

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Idea Du Jour: A Mixtape Conversion Service

A couple months ago I ran two quick polls about mix tapes. I asked because I had an idea for a related web-based service. I won’t…

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How is YouTube Changing the Cinematography of Music Videos?

Today I happened to see the video for the catchy Sara Bareilles tune “Love Song”. I first heard this song about a year ago, but apparently…

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How Awful is Kid Rock’s “All Summer Long”?

We don’t have a car, and I never listen to the radio. We borrowed the former this morning to take our old G5 iMac in to…

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Our iPods + iTunes + Windows + Apple Problem

Here’s the scenario. Bear with me, it’s kind of tedious: My local copy of my music files are stored on a Windows desktop. We’ll call that…

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Do We Have Proms in Canada (and Was There a DJ at Yours)?

I was just out for a walk, and I listened to a recent episode of This American Life. It was about prom night, and excellent as…

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