I done made these:
- Adrian Louden's 10 000 Not only is Adrian super good at art, he makes a mean stirfry.
- Breaking Chains and Taking Lanes Coreen can tell you what’s what on the icy streets of Edmonton with two wheels or less.
- Edmonton Bicycle Commuters EBC is just rad people all around. A lot of the bike parts I use come from here.
- Edmonton New Technology Society I just found out about ENTS, but we’re gonna be good friends, I can tell
- Evil Robot Smash Josh makes things with skills I just do not possess. Stupid engineers.
- Exolucere Rob take great photos. He used to put them here.
- Haley Brown Haley is improvising and adventuring out in the world
- Jessica Holtby Music Awesome folk-soul, and I’m not just saying that because I play backup for her.
- Keyhole Keepsakes Kat used to make jewellry, although last time I checked she was working on a road crew.
- Nathan's Beer Blog Drunk Nathan uses his face to tell Future Nathan how the beer was.
- Random Access Thoughts Jill’s brain is leaking.
- Raving Bike Fiend Keith knows everything about all bicycles ever.
- Urbane Adventurer Zoe, well, Zoe does all kinds of things. Astute political observations and folky jams.
Other Stuff I Do
- Correctional Services Editing Maybe you would like me to proofread something for you?
- Jesse Conlang Coming soon! Music and related content!
- The Annotated Playlist A new project I’m working on. It’s a hypertext music blog. Well, I’m excited about it.
- Follow Blindfish Industries on WordPress.com
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Category Archives: Music
Great Big Sea, Empire, and the Art of the Protest Song
It’s Canada Day, which is an extremely weird “national” holiday. Sure, most of English Canada is waving flags celebrating “Canada’s Birthday!” It’s hardly important what that means specifically, but the anthropomorphication of a nation state is key. Technically, it commemorates … Continue reading
Posted in Music Tagged canada day, great big sea, history, music, music criticism, newfoundland, Politics Leave a comment
The Top Albums of 2018
This article is late, but, in a sense, everything is hurtling towards obsolescence anyway. Do you feel the passage of time? Does the fourth, non-spatial dimension offer a sensation as you pass through it? In language, we describe time spatially; … Continue reading
Posted in Music Tagged 2018, best of 2018, Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Mon LaFerte, music, music criticism, review, Tragically Hip Leave a comment
The Top Albums of 2016 and also 2017
Ok, yeah, I’m a year behind. You know what though? Nobody sent me a single promo disc to review. No press copies, nothing. The most common way that I heard about new music was the randomizer on Youtube, and I … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Uncategorized Tagged best of 2017, music, review Leave a comment
The Top 10 Albums of 2015
There’s this weird thing about music appreciation, where, in our cultural reaction to emotional and subjective pieces of art, we sort music into lists. The 100 best guitar players of all time, best albums of 1975, top 5 track 1 … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Uncategorized Tagged celtic music, indie rock, music, music criticism, music review, punk, rock, royal canoe, Samba, smash mouth 1 Comment
It’s Not Too Early To Call The Greatest Accordion Album of the Century
Quick, what music do you remember from 2001? This song broke records that year, and until I started doing research for this article, I had forgotten about it. I find music is harder to forget than it is to remember, … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Uncategorized Tagged accordion, amelie, Classical music, janet jackson, music, music criticism, music theory, pop music, soundtrack, yann tiersen 2 Comments
Activity: Fake Christmas Songs
I’ve been working retail during the most christmassy time of the christmas. Constant Christmas music has rotted my brain. Without using google, guess which of these songs are real and which ones are fake. Takin’ Care of Christmas – Bachman … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Uncategorized Tagged bands, christmas, christmas music, fake songs, hell, holiday songs, retail, santa Leave a comment
This is also a music blog now, I guess
Let’s talk about a funny thing that I hate. That video by the Axis of Awesome is legitimately hilarious deconstruction of I-V-vi-IV, probably the most common chord change in popular music. It’s well done, and I really like the goofy … Continue reading
Posted in Music, Uncategorized Tagged chord changes, music, music criticism, music theory, pachelbel, pop, the axis of awesome Leave a comment
Protest Songs of the 2015 Election, Reviewed
Now that the votes have been counted, the victory champagne and consolation whiskey sipped, and the school gymnasiums returned to their regular functions, it’s time to get some serious analysis on one of the most important issues of the 2015 … Continue reading
Refinishing my ukulele
Back in 2009, before I rode my bike from Edmonton to Thunder Bay, I went to the now-defunct Gordon Price Music and purchased a $20 ukulele. The idea being that I’d have something to practice on, loosen up my hands … Continue reading
Posted in Bikes, Music, Stuff I made Tagged bike parts, bike tour, instrument, music, refinishing, restoration, uke, ukulele, woodworking Leave a comment