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Gary Pig Gold and Iggy, In the Hands of the Fans….

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 20, 2018 by segarini

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Roxanne Tellier – Pet Sounds Revisited

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 5, 2017 by segarini

The Internet is a lot like ancient Egypt: people writing on walls and worshipping cats.”  

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Cameron Carpenter – Rock’n’Roll Rewind – No More Pistols, No Ramones, We Just Want The Viletones

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 3, 2015 by segarini

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As children and teenagers across Canada head back to school next week, we will wrap up the series of high school rock writing I attempted. In retrospect it was pretty rough. It seems we started a secondary newsletter entitled “Grinning Nihilism” where we went underground for what looks like exactly one issue. I imagine we were denied access to the school’s mimeograph machine once an astute teacher read the obscenity laced “underground newspaper”.  As none of us wrote under our real names, detentions seemed to be avoided.

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Darrell Vickers – What I Drank on My Holidays

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 30, 2015 by segarini

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I have just returned from sharing some quality time with my beloved family in the fragile, water-staved ecosystem of central California. (Only if you live Los Angeles do you take a spring vacation in a place that is actually cooler than where you live.)

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Roxanne Tellier: Musicians and Money

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 26, 2014 by segarini

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Well, for most of us, there ain’t much … money, I mean. Last week I talked about Indie Week, and the high of seeing new live music all over downtown Toronto. Reminded me of the good ol’ days.

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JAIMIE VERNON – MY LIFE WAS SAVED BY ROCK AND ROLL

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 2, 2013 by segarini

Valentine and VerminLou Reed coolThis week legendary musical curmudgeon Lou Reed died at the age of 71 following complications related to a liver transplant this past May. Within minutes of the initial announcement by Rolling Stone magazine the InstaFaceTwitterverse was abuzz with condolences and skepticism that it might possibly be a hoax. But after a few hours of confirmation and critical mass the news became ever too real. The King of Kool, the Dean of Dark, the Earl of Emo, had indeed died.

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Roxanne Tellier: A Victim of Fashion

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2013 by segarini

Roxanne DBAWISAfter writing about fall’s wonders two weeks ago, it was odd to wake up that Monday to the beginning of a week of Indian summer. Sunny and mild, the weather was perfect for the celebrities and guests swarming Toronto’s streets for TIFF. The beautiful people and their entourages swanned in and out of event venues in their little black dresses, smart cocktail gowns, and Manolo Blahnik shoes.

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