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So this is goodbye?

It’s such a cliché. Guy/gal starts music site, has a blast for a few years with music (s)he loves, then folds up the tent.

Usually a bunch of reasons are given. There’s also some sort of commitment to keep active in music as a fan. A big thanks is given to all those who read or listened.

Sound familiar? Well, you’re not going to get that here. Yes, the words above holds true for me – especially the thank you part. Honestly, thanks for reading and subscribing to the podcast.

But instead I’m going to make this about you. And music.

If you love music, what are you doing about it?

Are you going to shows? Are you supporting your favourite artists financially? Is your closet stuffed with t-shirts from too many merch tables? Are you actually making music yourself?

Do you share your passion with your friends? Family? People you work with? Strangers?

If you answered NO to any of these questions, then…think. Ask yourself why. Then ask why not?

Now it’s time for Soundtrack2 to sign off.

So this is goodbye?

 

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Video: Toronto Tempo featuring Clams Casino

This is where I live. Stunning time-lapse video.

Featuring Clams Casino‘s gorgeous “I’m God,” as featured on Soundtrack2 Ep. 70.

Toronto Tempo from Ryan Emond on Vimeo.

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M83 new album trailer

Yes. New M83 album. That is all.

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Featured Track: Sports “Light”

I think one of the bigger disappointments in my dad’s parenting life is his son’s (me) complete disinterest in sports. Soccer? Nope. Baseball? I could park myself in left field for an inning or two. Hockey? Sure, as an alternative to jail maybe. This is about to change. Toronto’s Sports have just finished polishing tracks with Noah Mintz (see Death From Above 1979, Broken Social Scene) for their upcoming album. Now I can say I like Sports and not be lying.

NEW ALBUM: FINAL MIXES by SPORTS

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Trailer: Upside Down, The Creation Records story

Ride. The Jesus and Mary Chain. My Bloody Valentine. The Pastels. The Boo Radleys. Swervedriver. Slowdive. The House of Love. Adorable. The Telescopes.

What do all these bands have in common?

They all released records with Alan McGee’s Creation Records. Check out the Upside Down trailer. DVD will be available in May.

 

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