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Dear Benjamin – Laynah: a letter

Pen pals, open D, and watching TV while eating dinner

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Pennies for Christmas – Nina Soro

An interview about West Kelowna, D’Angelo, and alt-Christmas.

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Streaming saves classical music

Livestreams open up classical music to more fans because they’re accessible.

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tourdefrance 2: Carson Tworow

Interview with Carson Tworow (one half of tourdefrance) and a special guest, Nik Pisko-Dubienski.

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Bobby Wiens debut album shines on Cellar label

Jazz review of Bobby Wiens’ debut album, Talking Drums, released on Cellar Live Records on November 6, 2020.

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HAVYN – “First Impressions”

The independent R&B music duo from White Rock, BC gave into the four-on-the-floor impulse for this one.

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Project Sock Retrieval by Jenny Xu’s Friendship

Surrey-born, NYC-based pianist Jenny Xu’s trio Friendship is a leading light in independent modern jazz.

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PNW hip hop “Odyssey” has 4 artists

They make all of their carefully-crafted parts sound fresh and spontaneous.

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Sam Dowdell – “Distraction”

Vancouver-based Dowdell carries forward Curtis Mayfield’s “People Get Ready” and John Mayer’s “Waiting on the World to Change” into upbeat pop.

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Tissa Rahim – “Missing Love”

“Missing Love” puts Vancouver-based R&B vocalist in the spotlight with no features or collaborations.

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Instagram sucks for musicians

Muted sound, the wrong status incentives, meaningless metrics.

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Peter Frampton royalties remarks are wrong

Rock stars are wrong when they complain about low pay on streaming.