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Martha and the Muffins

O Canada

Not too long ago, a close friend of mine became a Canadian citizen. Today we celebrated that fact. I told her and her husband that I would provide the music for the party…   Blue In Yr Eye – Amy Millan Snowbird – Anne Murray Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) – The Arcade Fire The Power – Army Girls Sleepy Maggie – Ashley MacIsaac Tall Tall Shadow – Basia Bulat Two Girls From Montreal – The Bicycle Somebody Waits – Blue Rodeo Hasn’t Hit Me Yet – Blue Rodeo Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl – Broken Social Scene Lovers In A Dangerous Time – Bruce Cockburn Pop Goes the World – The Burning Hell Golden Baby – Cœur de pirate Claire – Cuff The Duke Sold… Read More »O Canada

Martha & The Muffins

Just recently purchased iconic Toronto band, Martha & The Muffin’s debut LP Metro Music. For those who don’t know Martha & The Muffins were a new wave band, started in the late 70s. They had one major hit with “Echo Beach,” which opens this album. If you’ve heard “Echo Beach,” you can probably guess what this record sounds like. The entire record is in the same vein, and while it never hits the catchiness of the lead track, it still a fun record. It has a light touch of punk, and unfortunately a bit too much of a helping of ’80s cheese. Definitely not going to find itself on my… Read More »Martha & The Muffins