Doctors and dieticians agree there is a big difference between sports and energy drinks, but confusion exists regarding the two, especially among younger consumers. Read the full story at The St. Paul Journal.
Every now and then I come up with a top 10 list and this one containing the best songs used in beer commercials might be my favorite thus far. I screened at least 40 or so ads and felt these 10 were worthy enough to be included. View and countdown on Spinner.
Arctic Monkeys have been a bit creative with the songs they take the stage to so when I interviewed them for AUX Weekly, I requested a top five list of their all-time favorite tracks to walk-out to. The songs they named off were a bit surprising, but hilarious. Just think of waiting for the Monkeys… Continue reading Arctic Monkeys’ top 5 stage walk-out songs
Six Toronto schools were awarded grants for $10,000 to help their music programs. I covered this event for AUX Weekly, which acknowledged the sponsors and the students from each of the schools. It also featured a performance by pop singer Fefe Dobson. Thanks to Rick Thompson for shooting the event and Tristan Moran for editing… Continue reading Video: Musicounts gives grants to six Toronto schools
I started a new web series with my friend Geoff Anhorn called Untouched Sounds. For our debut episode we interviewed two-piece Toronto band HotKid, which consists of Shiloh Harrison and Robbie Butcher. Check out HotKid's official website for the latest news and music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzFyikXui78
I've never been to a rap battle before and it would be a stretch to say I've even attended an actual hip-hop concert so doing this event coverage for AUX Weekly was quite an experience. This was the first battle of four set to take place across Canada with a cash prize and record deal… Continue reading Video: Ultimate MC Rap Battle in Toronto
A look at the top 10 moments in White Stripes history from their first live performance to winning Grammy Awards. View the full list on AUX.
A top 10 list of Radiohead covers featuring Vampire Weekend, Prince, Gnarls Barkley, Regina Spektor, EasyStar All-Stars and others. View/listen to the full top 10 list on AUX.
This week's episode features new music from Lykke Li, Best Coast, Wye Oak, British Sea Power, PJ Harvey, Mother Mother, Daft Punk and many others. Listen/download it here. * Modern Clash is a weekly alternative music show broadcasting live every Monday evening on Centennial College Internet Radio in Toronto
This week's episode features new music by Tennis, Gorillaz, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Kurt Vile, J. Mascis and Smith Westerns among others. Listen/download it here. * Modern Clash is a weekly alternative music show broadcasting live every Monday evening on Centennial College Internet Radio in Toronto