Don't Hurt Me Sweetie

The 2cnd last time I laughed so hard I needed medical help was when I was 12 at the Odeon Theatre in Winnipeg watching appropriately a farting cowboy scene in […]

Radio Ideas

I have 3 ideas for radio shows on CBC. I thought about submitting all three at once but it was pointed out to me that I might seem a weirdo […]

Release Party

It should be swell to release Sam’s last recordings tonight with all sorts of people from the past and present but like finishing this record what pisses me off is […]

A Mike Nichols Film

My favourite memory of those two weeks in Hollywood and the earlier audition in Toronto was when we went to the dailies of the scene we had been working on. […]

Rich Rhymes

Rich Marsella came to my class last week and talked about his music business life. It was great but only when I gave him a ride downtown later did I […]

Zed Is Dead Baby

Recently I read about a company that wanted something similar to this song by Aphex Twin and they were paying about $20,000. That’s Mr. Aphex Twin below (obviously at the beach). I tried […]

Guest Post On Kapootie Preamps

by TOM ST. LOUIS re tweaking and all that….It’s cool that there are ways to fix things….but I never wanted to lose connection to that pre electricity world. Did Sonnyboy […]

Taking Pro Pills

I played on Ron Hawkins new album at a East Toronto recording studio today. I remember meeting him more than 20 years ago at the Free Times Cafe. The first […]


Say yes to every job, even if there is no money. Say no when they ask to own all the publishing. Stall when they ask you to agree to something […]