Monthly Archives: October 2006

Born To Run

Born To Run

The sound of white noise over the airwaves sent a chill through my spine. No music. No talk. Just “dead air.”   May 29, 1980… It was “the day the music died,” as Don McLean sang. CJUM FM radio had its funding pulled by the Board of Governors of the University of Manitoba. Four of ... Read More
 
Freedom for the Kleenex® of Music Formats

Freedom for the Kleenex® of Music Formats

What does Kleenex® have to do with music? Pretty simple, really. That ® symbol identifies Kleenex as a brand name, but for most people, it means disposable tissue. Today, for most people, the term MP3 is interchangeable with “music file.” A WMA file is not an MP3 file. This may be news to only a ... Read More