Aural Masterpieces – Music in the 70’s

Once upon a time, music was fucking awesome. Then the 80’s came along and ruined everything. The 80’s birthed such aural atrocities as Dead or Alive, Starship, Guns ‘n Roses, Madonna and other nasty poo. That said, it wasn’t all lost, with occasional gems that popped up like The Sundays, Madness, Suzanne Vega and Roxy […]

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Maestro For A Minute

Last week, lucky holiday shoppers at Vancouver’s Oakridge Centre had the chance to ‘conduct’ professional choir Musica Intima Vocal Ensemble in a performance of Handel’s Messiah (in homage to Improv Everywhere’s “Conduct Us”). It’s harder than it looks. Especially when the choir actually follows the conductor. Watch the video above and you can’t tell me […]

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When Price Isn’t an Issue

Fazioli pianos are arguably the finest pianos in the world, hand made in Italy and priced accordingly. Their model F308 is the largest concert pianoforte in production today at 10′ 3″ and comes with an equally large base price of $147,000.00. That’s the base price. Now add a custom, very high-end case and you’re talking […]

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