Category Archives: Quick Hit

NY Song #6

U2 - Angel of Harlem After the Joshua Tree was released U2 stood on top of the music industry. Becoming fully aware of where they stood within the realm of the music world, the arrogance of U2 skyrocketed to an entire new level. The release of Rattle and Hum would (more…)Read More

NY Song #7

Mobile - NY Minute How about some love for the Canadians with this one. Hailing from Montreal, Mobile were quick to enter the music scene and just as quick to vanish. But that doesn't mean that they didn't have the chance to make some sort of imprint upon the industry. Being nominated (more…)Read More

NY Song #8

Billy Joel - New York State of Mind Making his first of two appearances on my NY list, Billy Joel pens a love letter to the city of his dreams. Soulfully professing his love for the Big Apple, Joel playfully travels from one end of the city to the other as (more…)Read More

New York Song #9

The Only Living Boy In New York - Simon & Garfunkel "Tom, get your plane right on time. I know you're part will go fine." A master songwriter, Paul Simon either came up with one of the nicest disses or one hell of a reassurance to his partner in crime, Art Garfunkel. (more…)Read More

The New York Countdown

With less than three weeks to go, before I get to spend a week in New York city, I thought that it might be fun to create a list of my favourite songs involving The Big Apple. Instead of creating a list of ten songs, I've decided that I'll put (more…)Read More

The Weekly 8-Tracks: Random Picks

1. "Shadrach" - Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique 2. "Snowed In/Cruisin'" - Joel Plaskett Emergency - Ashtray Rock 3. "One and Only" - Adele - 21 4. "Dream Girl" - Dave Matthews Band - Stand 5. "The National Anthem" - Radiohead - Kid A 6. "Angel/Better Together" - Jack Johnson - En Concert 7. "All…Read More

Quick Hit: Sunday Sept. 16 – 8 Track Random Mix

(5 Tracks didn't have quite the same ring to it, as the ill fated media format 8-Track) Here goes... 1. "This Evening's Great Excuse" - Rock Crown - Seven Mary Three 2. "Fire in Freetown" - Troubadour - KN'aan 3. "Canadian National Anthem"-July1st 2004, Molson Amphitheatre -The Tragically Hip w/ Joel Plaskett 4. "Poor (more…)Read More

Quick Hit: 5 Tracks For You to Check Out…..

1. LCD Soundsystem - "Drunk Girls" - This is a fun piece of electro-pop fluff, nothing too heavy. Worth a listen, it also makes for a great road-trip song. 2. K'Naan - "In the Beginning"-Great kickstarter for a mix, loaded with energy and hasaninterestingtaletogo along with it. Highly recommend this (more…)Read More