Jam and Idleness’s most favourite albums of all time, part two

Welcome to part two of my nostalgic round-up of the albums I’ve best known and loved. It’s here you’ll see some really huge gaps in my music-listening career. I missed years, nay lifetimes (all my own), of music in grad school. The 90s, however, I was right in there and this list shows it. The…

Jam and Idleness’s most favourite albums of all time, part one

Many people have mourned the death of music, or at least the music business, over the years. They’ve erroneously blamed a number of innocents including, but not limited to: radio, video, downloading, synthesizers, MuchMusic’s and MTV’s strange love of reality TV, and Justin Bieber (well, there might be a little something in this last one;…

An earnest Canadian music lovefest; no, really

I should really be in bed right now. I’ve spent the last two days working my soul off helping out at the 28th annual Vegetarian Food Festival here in la ville de Toronto and I’m shattered. I’ll go back tomorrow so the self-abuse isn’t over; and by self-abuse I mean, besides working too much and…