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Nadia Elharadly: Fanatic Fantasies can come true

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 21, 2012 by segarini

This past week I realized without a shadow of a doubt that I am a fangirl.  It’s not any individual or group that triggers that buried aspect of my personality; it’s just one band, and that band is Soundgarden.  I’ve loved this band since I was barely a teenager.  If you asked my teenaged self what I wanted more than anything in the world, I would have said a tie between two things:  to see Soundgarden play the music I loved so much live and, and maybe, JUST maybe, to actually meet the band in person.  And thanks to a series of planned miracles, last week I got to do not one, but both of those things.

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Nadia Elkharadly: Music NOT on the Radio

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 10, 2012 by segarini

Discovering new music is one of my favourite things in life.  Unfortunately, as per Bob’s column yesterday, finding new music on the radio these days is, well, impossible.  Impossible, that is, unless you’re a twelve year old girl (or a sexually confused teenage boy.)  Let’s face it, unless you like pink hair, animal print, young boys who look like lesbians or…Drake, the music you want to hear isn’t coming at you from the airwaves.  Hell, I can’t even listen to Q107 for some classic rock without becoming enraged every time they play R.E.M., Pearl Jam or something else that is decidedly NOT classic rock (classic rock is a GENRE not a time frame Q PEOPLE!!)

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