Archive for the 'Music' Category

CBC Radio 3

Thursday, January 26th, 2006

Recently, I have become aware of how absolutely stunning the Canadian music scene really is. A while ago, I took a fancy to Iceland. I marvelled how a population of only 200,000 people could produce like 4 really good bands. Well, Canada has about that ratio when it comes to band. The US, by-population, is […]

Revelation #423

Sunday, January 8th, 2006

Kraftwerk’s classic album Computer World sounds really fantastic at 1/3 speed.
I’ve started to rebuild my vinyl collection.
Today I got Portishead’s original album, Kraftwerk, The Clash, and The Velvet Underground’s Andy Warhol.
A few days ago I got a really great deal on a Stanford record player. Its excellent. I didn’t realize it needed a pre-amp though, […]

Review: Franz Ferdinand’s You Could Have It So Much Better

Friday, October 21st, 2005

This is one of the few times a band’s sophomore album is superior to their first one. And I think that in general the strenght of the second album really speaks to actual talent. Most bands show start to show their weakness by number two and send themselves on the path of obscurity. This album […]