Soundtrack of my Life: “5 Days in May” by Blue Rodeo


I have an unabashed love for Blue Rodeo. They are one of the quintessential Canadian bands, part of my life as much as the Smiths and the Clash are. They write perfect little roots-influenced, country-twinged songs. Their best album, Five Days in July, can stand with any other Alt country album an American can produce. And … More Soundtrack of my Life: “5 Days in May” by Blue Rodeo

Polaris Blogfest


It is time, once again, for Canada’s Polaris Prize, where a jury tells us what album over the last twelve months has been the peak of artistic triumph or something like that. I’ve had a crap day. This will soothe the troubled soul. 6:02- Grant Lawrence and Lauren Toyota pay tribute to Sam Sniderman, who … More Polaris Blogfest