Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt. Pepper at 50

Sgt. Pepper is an iconic Beatles album that was a turning point for the band.  Now, at age 50 on June 2, 2017, it is again being remixed, repackaged and …

Radiohead In Rainbows

Radiohead and Stanley Donwood

One of the consistently cited merits of vinyl is the album cover.  There’s almost 300 square inches of real estate for artists to fill and enthusiasts to enjoy when you …

Samsung Pebble

The MP3 is Dead

I remember my first MP3 player.  It was a thumb drive with a couple of controls for volume and play/pause.  It held 128 meg of music – maybe 35 songs …

NIELSEN RATINGS

Music Listening in Canada

Wow – 93% of Canadians were listening to music in 2016.  I’m not sure why it isn’t 100%, but that’s a personal bias.  Still, this represents an increase from 89% in …