Where the Fuck Should I Go to Eat?
Simple yet effective like whatthefuckshouldimakefordinner.com, Where the Fuck Should I Go to Eat takes away all the guess work when it comes to picking a place to grab some food in an unfamiliar city or neighbourhood. You could scour Yelp reviews and dig around Urban Spoon — or you could just use WTFSIGE and see what comes up. Similarly, if all you want to do is go out and have some adult beverages with friends, Where the Fuck Should I Go For Drinks? (www.wherethefuckshouldigofordrinks.com) should be able to sort you out quickly. If you’re spontaneous, don’t mind trying new places and want to explore whatever city you’re in, both these sites should be right up your alley.
Escape Velocity Radio
A few years ago, a couple of the guys involved in the now-defunct G7 Welcoming Committee Records, Derek Hogue and Chris Hannah (Propagandhi), had a radio show/podcast on which they played music they liked, cracked jokes (usually at each other’s expense), talked about some important issues and chatted with guests. They also did the short-lived Propagandhi podcast together. Hogue and Hannah have relaunched under a new name, Escape Velocity Radio, but it looks like they’re keeping a similar fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants formula. In the first podcast, they preview Propagandhi’s new album, Failed States, talk with hip hop artist and local broadcast journalist Wab Kinew, and take some shots at Enbridge.
MP3 of the Week: Hatchmatik - Frank & Oak Summer Mix
After tearing it up on the MS River Rouge with Toronto party-starters Torro Torro a few weeks back, Rawdman, Footwerk, Ric Hard and the Big Dancing crew have Montreal’s Hatchmatik slated for their next beats ’n’ bass throwdown on Aug. 23 at Ozzy’s. Check out this laid-back pre-party mix that Hatch did for clothing line Frank & Oak featuring tracks, remixes and edits from Party Ben, Tensnake and Santigold.
Video of the Week: Greg MacPherson - Frequencies
After going most of his career without a video, local music vet Greg MacPherson has released his second video in under six months. Directed by the multi-talented Rod Bailey (mcenroe), Frequencies is available on GMac’s recent album, Disintegration Blues, which was released by his and Cam Loeppky’s fledgling label, Disintegration Records. With a near perfect bassline, chiming guitars and one of Greg’s distinct vocal deliveries, Frequencies only gets better with mcenroe’s simple video concept and cleverly shot piece.