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Nadia Elkharadly: Driving Songs

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 18, 2013 by segarini

Nadia LogoWhat did drivers do before car radio was invented?  There’s nothing more torturous to me than absolute silence while driving.  I spend a lot of time in the car.  My daily commute ranges from about thirty minutes each way (on a very very good day) to one to two hours each way (on very very VERY bad days).  Accidents, the slightest hint of inclement weather, and events like sports games, Molson Amphitheatre concerts and disasters like the Hondy/Molson/whatever it’s called now Indy are catastrophic to my sanity in proportion to how much time they add to my already painful commute.  Sometimes, the only thing that keeps me from screaming in frustration is singing.

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Nadia Elkharadly: The one that started it all

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

Have you ever loved something so much that all you wanted to do was tell people all about it?  It’s that feeling that made me start writing music reviews.  In the summer of 2010 I’d spent approximately 80% of my salary on concert tickets, and was also going to be heading to my first ever music festival (Lollapalooza).  I was so excited about all the live music I was going to experience that I was bursting.  I wanted to scream about it from the rooftops.  Instead, I started a blog, which is the web equivalent of screaming from the rooftops.

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