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Polaris Prize 2015 – Canadian Music Award for talent...

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  MA note - The Polaris Music Prize is a music award annually given to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label Photo by Dustin Rabin   Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Power In The Blood Wins 2015 Polaris Music Prize SEPTEMBER 21 2015 · BY AARON BROPHY ( on www.polarismusicprize.ca) Polaris Music Prize Gala 2015 Winner Buffy Sainte-Marie Carlu, Toronto - September 21, 2015. Photo by Dustin Rabin Polaris Music Prize Gala 2015 winner Buffy Sainte-Marie. Photo by Dustin Rabin Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for the album Power In The Blood, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. Sainte-Marie performed the songs “Power In The Blood” and “Carry It On” during her Polaris Gala set. The Prize, which goes to the best Canadian album of the year based on “artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history or label affiliation,” was determined by a Grand Jury ...

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Canada finally has vinyl pressing plant

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Canada finally has vinyl...

As reported on website FYI Music... Calgary's oddly named Canada Boy Vinyl (CBV) became a reality this weekend when Dean Reid's two-year near obsession to retro-fit a suburban industrial warehouse space printed out 12-inch pressings by Big Sugar and Calgary band Chron Goblin. The machines, purchased in Germany and the UK, have the capacity to stamp out several thousand pressings a day, according to GM Dillon Romney who, like Reid, is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and both in their spare time play in local band Resurrection. The 6,500 square-foot plant also houses Magnetic North Studios that specializes in 2 inch analog tape and 24-track analog recording. To find out more about CBV, link here MA note: - hopefully this is good news for all our vinyl loving customers. Until now, there were only 2 main vinyl record pressing plants, both in the U.S. With the revival of records,the pressing plants ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 197

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Aug 11, 2015 Opening Segment: First Friday Events, Special mention to local band 'BIG HIGHWAY' AN interview with NDP leader Jason McMichael Photos from the 5th annual international powerboat festival. The Entertainment Scene: Winners of INDIEFEST 2015 'OPUS REX' invite us to the Johnny Warrent studios where they are currently working on their new CD to be released soon. The Band talks about their learning curves and their intentions for the new CD. www.opusrex.com In The Community: Many children want to play and excel at sports. Unfortunately not all children can afford to play. Graham Holmes, founder of Empower Play has a solution. Several special events are planned to raise funds for the children in the community. Graham Holmes shares the details of how you can get involved. www.empower-play.com Apps with Mark Russell: Ever wonder what the lyrics to a song mean?

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Ian Tyson & Led Zepplin in the news – May 2015

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Ian Tyson & Led Zepplin...

IAN TYSON has been announced as the University of Lethbridge Senate’s fourth 2015 Honorary Degree recipient. The U of L will present Tyson with the degree of Doctor of Laws, honouris causa on May 29. Fellow southern Alberta country entertainer Corb Lund will read Tyson’s citation at the official ceremony. Now 82, the retired Alberta rancher and author of "Four Strong Winds" recently released Carnero Vaquero, his 13th album for Stony Plain Records. Led Zeppelin has stood accused of nicking licks and melodies from a wide assortment of American bluesmen including Sonny Boy Williamson, Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson, and Muddy Waters. These charges have never been proven, but on occasion the band has acknowledged sources and added song credits. Now the band's epic hallmark "Stairway To Heaven" is in the docket, following a California court filing last week brought by an attorney representing the band Spirit and it's deceased frontman and songwriter ...

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Stones Sticky Fingers re-issue announcement…

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Stones Sticky Fingers re-issue...

STICKY FINGERS, the Rolling Stones classic 1971 album, is to be reissued, finally, with its famous zipper cover. The deluxe anniversary edition was schedule in April but a snag in manufacturing the original cover art pushed it back. Universal Music now has it scheduled for a June 9 release date. The original was the first release on the band's Rolling Stones Records label, after having been under contract since 1963 with Decca in the UK and London Records in NA. Much of the recording for Sticky Fingers was made using The Rolling Stones' mobile studio, which was recently purchased and refurbished by the National Music Centre in Calgary. Material included on that album will be included in the Stones' upcoming Zip Code summer tour which winds up July 15th at Quebec's Le Festival D’Été de Québec. Will be available on CD and vinyl in many choices of packages. 1 CD - already avail 1 LP 2 ...

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Neil Young with Willie Nelson’s sons 2015 release&...

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Neil Young with Willie Nelson&...

NEIL YOUNG's next album takes on the world's leading agrochemical and herbicide manufacturer.  The Monsanto Years has Shakey promoting his anti GMFs message on a joint tour with Promise of the Real, this summer. The album comes out June 16 and the Rebel Content Tour takes root on July 5. All release dates are subject to change.  We will happily take advance orders, contact you when it does arrive and hold it for 1 week for pickup.  Call 519-332-0978 or email info@cheekymoneysarnia.ca

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Fred Eaglesmith poster for Charity Silent Auction

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Fred Eaglesmith poster for...

TUESDAY DECEMBER 31, 2013 ... what a great way to end 2013.  Loyal Fred Eaglesmith fan, Julie Wilbur stopped in to pick up her winning auction item of a 'Fred Eaglesmith Winter Festival' poster.   Julie's winning bid of $50.00 is being donated to Operation Smile - the same charity Fred & band raises money for at every one of their shows by holding pie auctions. MONDAY DECEMBER 23 UPDATE...  The silent auction for the charity Operation Smile is now over.   CONGRATULATIONS and a big THANK YOU go to the winning bidder - Julie W. with the high bid of $50.00 THURSDAY DECEMBER 19 UPDATE... Just got in a bid of $50.00 - woohooo! TUESDAY DECEMBER 17 UPDATE... Newest bid is $45.00 - Auction ends Dec. 22 - so get your bid in soon. SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 UPDATE... new high bid is $40.  I am so pleased to see these bids - Operation ...

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