Today’s Mixed Tapes and Movie Backups

Walkman and mix tapes
Image by henry… via Flickr

Were you around when tape players and recorders were the big thing? I was. I remember getting my first double cassette player/geto-blaster from my grandparents, and thinking I had won the lottery! Now I could record my favourite songs off the radio, and mix them with my favourite songs from other tapes. Eventually I was able to tape songs off my records too. This made for the best mixed tapes EVER! I would spend hours listening to the radio for the right moment to hit the record button. The newest White Snake song? Got it. The best song by Aerosmith? Got it. Every song off Van Halen 1. Yup. Got it. Continue reading “Today’s Mixed Tapes and Movie Backups”

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Rocky Mountain Bikes Must Change Slayer Name thanks to “evil” Sony Music

The music industry is Satan. I hate them. Really strong words, but I can hardly think of a more greedy, and ridiculous industry.

Just the other day, I found out that Sony Music has told Rocky Mountain Bikes to stop using the name Slayer on it’s famous bike. How does the name of a Canadian bike threaten the profits of a US music company? The answer. IT DOESN’T! Continue reading “Rocky Mountain Bikes Must Change Slayer Name thanks to “evil” Sony Music”