Wednesday, May 12, 2010


When the geniuses at the top of the heap that calls itself CBC Radio Two decided to Youthenize its formats, they scrubbed most of the classical and jazz playlist.

They decided that their audience was just too, too old.

Missing the point that Canada has been getting older by the day.

So enough already with the Ellington and Scarlotti.

In with the...uh, the...

What they've managed to do in the past few years is come up with a playlist that appears to be unique in broadcast worldwide.

They play a kind of pop/rock/folk/funk/hip/blues that apparently is known only to five guys in Nova Scotia.

This is Fall-Through-the-Cracks music.

It's music that never sells an album because it s second rate drek.

Oh, it's soulful alright.

It's cute and clever on occasion.

It's just not memorable or hummable or impactful.

It's Loser Tunes Inc. is what it is.

Somebody's cousin is running the shop.

Investigate and change, please.

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