YOU LIKE JAZZ? CLEARLY, YOU MUST

The story of how jazz came to be and its hidden impact on modern music.

AN INTERVIEW WITH KYRA JOHNSON

The other week I sat down with Kingston musician Kyra Johnson who has caught some attention with her first single, “options” which has amassed over 8000 plays on Spotify. So, with a new EP on the way, the timing couldn’t be better. 

WEST COAST 2 DETROIT

            The West Coast (LA, The Bay) and Detroit might not be two regions that you hear compared too often. One is warm, sunny and ocean-side while the other is an aging industrial city on the not as scenic shores of Lake Erie. However, they have one thing in common. Their music. 

ALGORITHMS AND THE DOLLAR BIN

In the age of streaming, new songs appear and disappear every minute, with independent artists flooding platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. The barriers to […]

REEFER ANTHEMS: THE SOUNDS OF CANNABIS CULTURE

Let’s be blunt, it’s no new revelation that weed and music make a delightful pairing. 

HOW I TURNED BACK TO MUSIC

As a child, I hated everything to do with organized music except listening to it. I played bass in my school band for six years […]

EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS

Have you ever found yourself in a music rut? Listening to the same tracks time after time? If either applies to you, I am here […]

SEND ME A PLAYLIST

Even if someone’s taste in music doesn’t perfectly align with mine, openness and appreciation of music is a quality I value when pursuing any time of relationship. 

THE TALE OF 27

Punctuated at the age of 27, the lives of Hendrix, Cobain, and Winehouse were no doubt influential to pop culture, but arguably more so as they were granted VIP access to the infamous 27 Club. Those with underlying mental illnesses, severe drug habits, and a rapid claim to fame need not apply.