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'77 Montreal Announces 2019 Lineup

Bad Religion, Pennywise, and Streetlight Manifesto are just some of the bands hitting the stage as part of '77 MontrealThe lineup of the third edition of ’77 Montreal has been announced. Taking place on July 26, 2019, at Parc Jean-Drapeau, this years lineup features three of the biggest American punk...

Top 42 Motivational Songs Playlist

Ever have one of those days where you just can't seem to get anything done. You know, feel completely unmotivated? It's interesting how we can be completely motivated one day, and the very next day, have none at all. You might be experiencing a rough patch. But as all things...

Do Bands Pay To Perform at The Super Bowl?

A few weeks ago, I had a discussion with a good friend of mine and he told me that musicians actually pay a good sum of money in order to perform at the Super Bowl. I quickly dismissed the concept by stating “Why would anyone pay to perform at the...

How do you play a vinyl record using a record player?

Congratulations, you've finally decided to buy a record player and a few vinyl albums but now the embarrassing question lingers: "How do I actually play my record?" Don't be intimidated, playing a record is a bit more difficult than asking Siri to play the latest album from your favorite artist....

Arcade Fire Are Having Issues Filling Arenas

In 2011, Arcade Fire won a Grammy for Album Of The Year, surprising many and sparking the Twitter meme "Who the f**k is Arcade Fire." The Grammy was for their album, The Suburbs which is probably their best effort to date (though I do have a spacial place in my...

The Beginner's Guide to Buying Vinyl and Record Players (Turntables)

If you’re interested in starting a vinyl collection but have never owned a record player, the process can be very daunting. There is a lot to take consider when listening to vinyl that you don’t have to deal with when using more modern music technologies. The following guide will not...

Montreal Man Gets Ticket For Singing In His Car

Here's one that you don't hear every day. A 38 year old man was issued a ticket in Montreal this past weekend for singing along to one of his favorite songs – the 1990s pop hit Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) by C+C Music Factory.Taoufik Moalla, a father...

Tragically Hip's frontman, Gord Downie Passes Away

Last year, Gord Downie revealed that he had terminal brain cancer. It was unknown how long he had left but that didn't prevent the Tragically Hip frontman from doing a farewell tour which ended in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario. He also kept busy by working on the digital download...

Most Original Halloween Musician Costumes Of 2017

Halloween is just around the corner and it’s best to prepare now before you’re forced to do yet another cheesy pun outfit. If you’re reading this, then you’re probably looking to dress up like a popular singer, to sport a classic go-to musician look, or perhaps go with something more...

The Heartbreaker, Tom Petty has passed away

On Sunday night, Tom Petty suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu. News outlets accidentally declared that the singer had died prematurely on Monday afternoon. While the LAPD denounced the news, his passing was inevitable. At 8:40PM PST on Monday, Tom Petty died peacefully surrounded by his family,...