Webathon for Haiti

If you read the CBC Radio 3 blog yesterday, then you’ll know we’re planning a full-day webathon tomorrow to support relief efforts in Haiti. I’ve copied the Radio 3 blog entry here, because it summed up the entire effort quite nicely: — The Haitian earthquake is the worst natural disaster to hit the Western Hemesphere … Continue reading

And so the Canadian music wiki project begins

Today is the first day of what is sure to be an insane four months. I have reclaimed my previous Radio 3 fort/cubicle from when I was an intern here at the CBC in May. All is quiet, save for the tap-tap-tapping of keyboards. Lana and Lisa, my cubicle buddies, are working diligently. Chris is … Continue reading

Special edition podcast: Women in Indie Music

This post (and photo) is courtesy of my comrades at CBC Radio 3. It was written by Superwoman herself, Lisa Christiansen. A few months ago a UBC journalism intern named Amanda Ash walked into CBC Radio 3 with an idea. She wanted to find out what it’s like to be an indie Canadian female artist, circa … Continue reading

New indie label leads the way to a colorful year in music

“Remember,” my mom said in a prophetic tone as I headed out on New Year’s Eve. “Whatever happens after midnight is an indication of what’s to come. If you start the new year well, it’ll go well.” It seems that Steve Lambke, Dan Romano and Jessie Stein must’ve gotten similar advice from their mothers on that final night … Continue reading

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