Vanessa Azzoli

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COVID-19 vs IROC-85

It’s 1985, you just bought this bitchin’ IROC-Z. What’s the first song you play as you drive off? We put that to the listeners and came up with #possiblyfakefacts about each entry...

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My Corona

Legendary Tragically Hip manager Jake Gold tells us why COVID-19 will make SARS look like the sniffles for the music industry. And actual doctors are recommending we switch from shaking hands to the...

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The Return of High Fidelity

The rise of the iPod marked the decline of the dominance of the Home Stereo. But as streaming audio dominates, HD audio is making a comeback - and Apple should be worried. Mark Cohen of Audeze joins...

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Cause Songs are a Lost Cause

The inspiration for this week’s episode was the release of Robbie Robertson & friends’ cover of “The Weight” for “Playing for Change”. But as long time music...

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The Day The Music Burned

The New York Times recently exposed what could be possibly the most devastating cover-up of the music industry in recent history. In 2008, there was a massive fire at Universal Music… and no...

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Dadbod Garage Band

Most who played in a garage band dodged the Wedding Singer bullet. But they’re the inspiration for your favourite music, and some of the biggest albums were recorded in garages. We’ll...

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Muse VR

Microsoft’s Amy Sorokas on the pre-concert VR experience by Muse, Michael’s VR space simulation addiction, and Jerry Seinfeld’s night at a party leads to a book. We read it...

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Oscars Uncovered

The best compliment you could pay 2019 Oscar winner Jos Stam is that you didn’t see his work. And you’ve seen a movie in the last 5 years, you’ve watched his films. The artist...