Have a Happy Festivus. Or Don’t. I Don’t Care!

Another year has gone by and let me tell you how much of a disappointment it has been. 2017 can’t come soon enough to be honest. Now before I carry on to the airing of grievances and the feats of strength, let me make it perfectly clear that I won’t bother posting a trigger warning or any kind of disclaimer. Does that offend you? Did I hurt your feelings? Good! Those were my intentions. Now get into the Festivus spirit and carry on reading or leave.

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End of the Year Chart Part 2 – The Best of Techno, Bass, and Other Noises

The definition of a true musical moment is that when you’re in the thick of ONE, it really seems like it’s never going to end. I’ve combed through my collections most recent arrivals, and in this two part post, will be looking back on 2016 with music. Picking up from where we left off last week, the tracks below are my top picks from Techno of all shades, bass, among other noises. Next week’s podcast will be a two hour special and you will get a chance to hear some, if not all of these tracks in the mix.

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A Vinyl Hunter’s Guide to Amsterdam

Anyone notice any funny looking black frisbee’s in your aunt’s basement? These things are records! While it may make you wonder how a Luddite such as I has figured out blogs, hootsuite and snapchat, to a certain subculture, searching through crates of records is both a compulsive and rewarding hobby. As I will be visiting my favourite city in the world, I thought I’d share a map of what I believe are the best independent vinyl record stores in the city.

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