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Fresh Fridays: Wordburglar “Croque Monsieur”

From the NewMusic Ten Archives…a Fresh Friday with Wordburglar:

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Goodies Coming Soon!

As this month comes to an end, I’m happily tired and super grateful:
I got to work with all kinds of handsome and talented peoples on all kinds of crazy cool projects.

I feel like Jerry Maguire, I help make dreams come true, only I’m not married to Renée Zellweger. So Life is Grand.

Expect a buttload of goodies in the next few months, I’ll be pestering you like a Girl Guide’s Mother pimping her daughter for cookies. All you got is vanilla cookies? Get away from me woman.

Illuminated Chronicles: The Year Of Pharrell

2014 continues to heat up like Jiffy Pop with music related documentaries!

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Hip Hop Proverbs #4

The Hip Hop Proverb version of What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Gold Digger edition:

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CanCon 4: Pilot Speed

For the record while Nickelback and Bieber Fever are Canadian exports, it was Americans who made them big. Just saying we all played a part in that sad tale. And yet there’s so much good music coming out of Canada. I’ll be in the US Grandpa Simpson rambling about some band that’s HUGE in Canada and earn blank looks. Who or what are you talking about? So that’s the purpose behind this CanCon Column every Tuesday at 9am…to provide illumination of Canadian music: retro, past and present/future. Any suggestions email or use comments below.

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Photo: Warhol “Campbell’s Soup Cans”

Lies, Limits, Prestige & Publishing

Ah yes, this is it! Page 36 of Gladwell’s David and Goliath he writes:

“We spend a lot of time thinking about the ways that prestige and resources and belonging to elite institutions make us better off. We don’t spend enough time thinking about the ways in which those kinds of material advantages limit our options.”

YES! YES! YES!

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Hip Hop Proverbs #3

And to think this whole time you were taking fashion cues from Vogue and GQ, turns out all you required was this honest Hip Hop Proverb (sing the rest if you know it and I know you know it):

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CanCon 3: Feist

For the record while Nickelback and Bieber Fever are Canadian exports, it was Americans who made them big. Just saying we all played a part in that sad tale. And yet there’s so much good music coming out of Canada. I’ll be in the US Grandpa Simpson rambling about some band that’s HUGE in Canada and earn blank looks. Who or what are you talking about? So that’s the purpose behind this CanCon Column every Tuesday at 9am…to provide illumination of Canadian music: retro, past and present/future. Any suggestions email or use comments below.

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