The Artist Life: starving artists no longer

Toronto band's latest video in rotation on MuchMusic

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

The Artist Life

The Artist Life lead singer and guitarist Ian Blackwood is passionate about music’s purpose.

“Music should make you think and inspire you. It shouldn’t be some lame song about nothing; it should give you a message, whatever that message is. (read more)

Online Podcasting rules the digital media age

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Podcasting to the world

We live in an age where digital music reigns supreme and the term “cassette deck” has all but been erased from recent memory.

A result of this wave of innovative technology is podcasting, a relatively new phenomenon that has changed the way media is distributed. (read more)

Coke and tots round out week in celebrity dirt

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Jared Leto

• In sad news that has shocked the entertainment world, former Oscar nominee Heath Ledger was found dead in his New York City apartment on Tuesday. After starting out in teen fare like 10 Things I Hate About You, Ledger avoided typecasting by choosing films with greater depth, such as with his role in the award-winning Brokeback Mountain. (read more)

Humour, heartbreak abound at the Call Centre

Novelist's second effort targets the Indian community

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

One Night at the Call Centre

One Night at the Call Centre
Chetan Bhagat
Black Swan
320 pgs., $14.19

One Night at the Call Centre is just what the title says; the story revolves around six call centre employees on night shift. (read more)

On Disc: Poison the Well

Album: Versions

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Versions by Poison the Well

Poison the Well
Versions
Ferret

4 stars

Poison the Well’s sixth release, Versions, is its most exciting work yet. (read more)

On Disc: Ladyhawk

Album: Shots

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Shots by Ladyhawk

Ladyhawk
Shots
Jagjaguwar

1.5 stars

Shots are what you need in order to make this mediocre rock disc into the energetic head-banging record it strives to be. (read more)

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