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Music: October 2010 Archives

Behind the scenes with Bad News Brown

badnewsbrown.jpgHomerun Web Journalist Tanya Birkbeck sat down with Bad News Brown to find out more about the good and bad things in his life.

So if you are bad news, who's good news?

I'm good news too. Cuz bad is good. You know, like those are some bad boots...

So what's bad in your life these days?

Nothing's really bad...

No, no. I mean what's bad, as in what's good?

I'm heading to France on November 23 to record with Marxs; it's a collective of five producers... then to New York to work with Daniel Merriweather.

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Behind the scenes with Sarah Harmer


Homerun Web journalist Tanya Birkbeck sat down with singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer outside of the studio to ask her some deep and thought-provoking questions:

You spend a lot of time playing in bars. What is your favourite drink?

Hunter S. Thompson: tequila and grapefruit juice. I'm not sure if my friend just invented it or if it's legitimate. (Editors note: No sign of it in a cursory google search. Any bartending experts care to weigh in?)


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Clara Fleury's Montreal Favs


Singer and dancer Clara Fleury was in our studio today. She grew up in Paris and now lives in Montreal. Here are a few of her favourite things to see and do:

Favourite burger joint: La Paryse

Favourite venue: Sala Rossa

Favourite brunch: Cagibi

Favourite once seedy, now cool bar: Playhouse Cabaret

Favourite street corner: Parc Street between Van Horne and Laurier

Favourite Paris Metro: Barb├Ęs-Rochechouart in the 18e arrondissement, because there are so many languages, it feels like it could be somewhere else in the world.