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New music!

September 27, 2011

It’s out today. You know what to do.

Dan Mangan’s album for FREE!

September 22, 2011

My excitement for Dan Mangan‘s upcoming third album next week is unmatched by almost anything in the entire world.   An unlimited supply of Kit Kat Chunky or a Moffatts reunion might be more exciting. My iPod has pretty much …

First look: Dan Mangan’s Oh Fortune album cover!

August 3, 2011

  Can it please be September 27th?

Three tours worth your money!

July 23, 2011

There’s been three BIG tour announcements in as many days, and I’m equally as excited about all of them.  I thought it would be best to round them all up in one big super blog post, because I’m just that …

Dan Mangan is back!

July 5, 2011

Well it’s about freakin’ time! Dan Mangan has just announced that he’ll soon be releasing his third CD,Oh Fortune. Bloggity readers will remember that I’ve sorta been known to accidentally stalk the musician, who is easily my happiest musical discovery …

Review: Dan Mangan in photos!

November 18, 2010

I just got home from my first Dan Mangan concert and I honestly don’t really know what to say about the sold out show.  At this point, I feel like I’ve been talking about Mangan for the past year and …

Interview: Dan Mangan is cool and doesn’t even know it!

November 17, 2010

If you’ve ever read this blog before, you know that I have a looooooong and documented history of enjoying all things Dan Mangan. Despite numerous attempts, I’ve never actually seen him perform in a non-festival capacity.  So when I heard …

Sneak Preview: Dan Mangan in concert!

November 16, 2010

Special review written by Dan Meades Well I just could not wait until Wednesday at Knox United to see Dan Mangan so I made the trek on Monday to see him and his band play in Canmore; here is a …

Polaris Prize: It’s not too late!

September 17, 2010

We are only three sleeps nights away from the biggest night in Canadian music. That’s right, on Monday night the winner of the 2010 Polaris Prize will be announced!  Did you seriously just ask yourself what the Polaris Prize is?  …

Dan Mangan on Tour!

August 19, 2010

One of my favourite singers Dan Mangan,  has just announced that he will be going on a national tour this fall! I don’t know if this is possible, but I should probably file a restraining order for Dan against myself! …

Dan Mangan: Stop me if I sound crazy.

July 26, 2010

Most writers won’t ever freely admit that they should be kept away from a musician. Because if they did, it would greatly hinder said writer from ever getting a proper interview from the artist. I’m not most writers. While I’ve …

Contest: Calgary Folk Festival

July 18, 2010

Now that the Calgary Stampede is finally over, it is time to move on to some real entertainment:  The Calgary Folk Festival. This year’s festival features my favourite band The Swell Season and I couldn’t be more excited!  Other bands …

The Polaris Short List is here! Listen Now!

July 6, 2010

Another great day for Canadian Music! After weeks of waiting, The Polaris Music Prize short list was announced today. And while it is not surprsing that many of the bands are from Ontario, it is great to see some musicians …

Polaris: The Forty Best!

June 18, 2010

The Polaris Music Prize Long List was announced on Thursday.  The prize recognizes the best in Canadian music and this year, surprisingly, I’ve heard of most of the nominees! This is a huge improvement that over the last few years, …

Calgary Folk Fest: My Top 3 Favourites

May 31, 2010

When you think about Calgary in July, you usually think about Calgary Stampede.  But to be honest, that is just for the tourists.  Calgarians actually love and get way more excited for the Folk Festival, which takes place the week …