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Category Archives: Music

When a hornette flies into a dove’s nest

Shortly after moving into the neighbourhood, I was walking along Elgin Street and about to turn onto my McLeod Street when I was stopped dead in my tracks. Streaming out…

Baby Sings “WRONG”

This morning I was seated next to a baby bundled up and singing Frère Jacques. (The baby, not I.) My trip into work made me revisit the following High Security…

Rules for healthy + better living

I originally wrote the following on Dec 6, 2006. They still hold true today, and I am reminding myself of them as much as I am reminding you of them….

#Jan25

The essence of political rap, courtesy of Freeway and featuring Amir Sulaiman, Ayah, The Narcicyst, and Omar Offendum. This is as badass as it gets. Comments closed. Digg this post…

Friday Night Lights – Season 4 premieres in five days

Go East Dillon! Are you watching yet? Also, download Revelry by Kings of Leon. This song, like Friday Night Lights, breaks my heart every time. It’s also one of the…

Two Texans and a Californian walk into a bar…

…and just kill it with their guitars. Download: Guitar Shorty‘s We the People. Alejandro Escovedo‘s Real Animal. Download in their entirety. Trust. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via…

I <3 Ben Harper

It’s been some time since I’ve done this, and I’ve not yet tagged all older groove recs, which I’ll eventually get around to doing. For now, you should know what’s…

Dispatch no4: Plants & Animals at The Drake

Most of you have heard of The Drake, yes? It’s one of the most infamous places at which to be seen and to see in Toronto. It’s there that Baby…

Visits with Baby Jane

Baby Jane was giving me ‘directions’ as thus: “Go South – that means down the hill, towards a clock tower, Maha – blablabla” because she knows that directions confuse me…

Lordz of Brooklyn

I love rap and every once in a while come across a talented group whose music and lyrics blow my mind. All of the groups and individuals to whom I’ve…

Belly dance to this

Two of the sexiest belly dance tunes that you simply must download are: Daret Al Ayam (by: Ro-Je) & Zenia (by: Petrol Bomb Samosa) Holy WOW. You can find both…