Aussie native Xavier Rudd releases his hippie vibes

Musician spreads social awareness

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Xavier Rudd

Even with his roots firmly embedded in Australian soil, Canada still has a special place in the heart of folk musician Xavier Rudd.

“I love coming to Canada when we can,” Rudd says. “I come from an Aboriginal background back home and there’s a similar spirit here, in the land here in Canada. (read more)

Local online grocer caters to car-less students

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Grocery Checkout

There comes a time in many students’ lives when all they have left in their cupboards is a loaf of mouldy bread and a bag of stale Doritos. With little time and no car, trips to the grocery store can be few and far between. (read more)

Montel Williams dunzo, Angelina is preggers

Spice Girls cancel a majority of international shows

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

The Spice Girls

• AskMen.com readers voted Katherine Heigl first place on the web site’s annual “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” list. The four runner-ups included Kate Beckinsale, Eva Mendes, Jessica Alba and Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio. (read more)

On Disc: Drive-By Truckers

Album: Brighter Than Creation's Dark

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Brighter Than Creation's Dark by Drive-By Truckers

Drive-By Truckers
Brighter Than Creation's Dark
New West Records

4 stars

After two years and a major lineup change, Georgia’s Drive-By Truckers is back with its seventh studio album, Brighter Than Creation’s Dark. (read more)

On Disc: The Dry Heeves

Album: 420

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

420 by The Dry Heeves

The Dry Heeves
420
VVU Music

1 star

It’s a shame the sixth album from the Dry Heeves has no hope of making it big. (read more)

On Disc: Kate Maki

Album: On High

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

On High by Kate Maki

Kate Maki
On High
OW OM Finished Recorded Products

3 stars

Kate Maki sounds like the Frankenstein-esque combination of Smog (Bill Callahan) and Beth Orton. (read more)

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