Good News Port Hope

Sometimes you have to blow your own horn.  Port Hope has been voted one of Canada’s best destinations  Port Hope is filled with interesting shops, great attractions, and has some of the best events going.   This is no time to be self conscious about self promotion

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I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Normally I can do without soundtracks, with a few exceptions, but being a Marvin Gaye fan from wayback, I just couldn’t help myself. Based on a 2004 stage play of the same name, you will no doubt be hearing a lot more about “The Sapphires” over the

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Lost Then Found – Rodriguez

It’s a fascinating story. It really is. It’s Detroit. It’s the late 1960’s. A shy, young Mexican-American singer/songwriter is discovered by a couple of local Detroit record producers. They believe they’ve found someone special, the next Dylan perhaps. His name is Rodriguez. In 1970 they record an

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NOT Your Parents’ Stereo Console

This is definately not our parents’ stereo console. Many of us remember those huge all-in-one wooden veneered monstrosities that our parents considered “high fidelity” back in the day. Although some of those units were fairly decent mid century designs (see Canada’s Clairtone) most were, by today’s standards, pretty hideous looking.

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ALBUM ART – David Stone Martin

David Stone Martin (1913-1992) created fabulous graphics on over 400 album covers, many for the Jazz giants of the 20th century. His most prolific period of illustration was during the 1940s to 1950s but he is also responsible for many of the truly lasting images on magazine

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