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RIFFLANDIA: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

No Comments 20 September 2014

by Mark Anthony Brennan

I’ve always been a big fan of spaghetti westerns, so I couldn’t resist invoking Sergio Leone’s classic when I asked the performers at Rifflandia what their opinion was of the Victoria music festival:

(By the way:  lineup = roster of performers (good);   line-up = queuing (bad or ugly) Continue Reading

Canadian, Discussions

Ride the Tempo Polaris Bet 2014

No Comments 19 September 2014

by Team RTT
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The winner of the Polaris Music Prize will be announced on Monday night. Nominees are: Arcade Fire’s Reflektor; Basia Bulat’s Tall Tall Shadow; Mac Demarco’s Salad Days; Owen Pallett’s In Conflict; Drake’s Nothing Was the Same; Jessy Lanza’s Pull My Hair Back; Shad’s Flying Colours; Tanya Tagaq’s Animism; Yamantaka // Sonic Titan’s Uzu; Timber Timbre’s and Hot Dreams. Here at Ride the Tempo we asked the writers to bet on who they think will take home the $30,000. Whoever guesses right may win a prize of their own. Read our bets below! Continue Reading



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