Archive for the "Entertainment" Category

10.Aug.2015 Another summer mix

With the arrival of little H, I haven’t had a lot of time to scout out new music. At this point, anything under 5 years old counts as “fresh,” and I’m even breaking my taboo about including 1990s tracks. But you may enjoy it anyways. At least three of these artists are new to me in the last year, […]

29.Aug.2013 More movies online! Via the USA

My local video stores all closed two years ago, and we switched largely to iTunes rentals, plus the occasional Bay St. video or Film Buff for obscure films. I was initially quite unhappy with the selection on iTunes Canada – we watch a lot of obscure, old and foreign films, but most of the video-on-demand services […]

01.Jul.2013 Summer break mix

A more electronic-heavy mix, to celebrate the start of my summer break! There’s not much more to say, except maybe that track #7 is supposed to be a metaphor about the music industry, not just raw sex. Download here, for a few weeks only. I was hoping to post this as an iTunes Store playlist so […]

03.Jun.2012 Spring mesclun mix

After a dance-heavy mix last time, this one offers a little more variety.  J is of course a folk and world music fan, and I’ve started to dig through her CD collection, picking up at least a few interesting artists along the way: Kevin Breit, Amadou & Mariam, Sarah Harmer, Basia Bulat and Tri-Continental, to […]