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broken cool
Toronto, Canada
Funny.
Interests: Music, Entertainment, Comedy.
Recent Activity
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at broken cool.
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Latest single off Connor Evans upcoming album "So Cal Soul." Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at broken cool.
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at broken cool.
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"My girl left me, but I'm still trying to act right/she broke my heart and that shit hurt like it was last night/I used to look her in her eyes, now I knew her in a past life" Connor is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at broken cool.
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From DJBooth.net: BHB cooks up a swooning beat driven by a muffled sample and some chiming bells. The instrumental’s youthful vibe fits Evans perfectly. As the beat meanders behind him, Evans reflects on his struggle to balance the demands of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at broken cool.
"The flow mad un-common, but compare me to Lonnie/common scents in the air, but they still smell I'm a problem" - Connor Evans "Winterlude" "So Cal Soul", releasing April 28th, 2014 for free download, is the follow-up to Evans last... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at broken cool.
It's 2024. What will you be doing? Where are you working? Do you have kids? Where are you living? These are all questions people ask themselves looking into the future...so how about another question: Where will the music industry be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at broken cool.
Australia’s Record Biz Suffers Double-Digit Drop In Digital ‘Transition’ Year (Billboard.biz) Beyond Spotify: the experts' vision for the future of music listening (Techradar) For Its Next Tune, Pandora Will Change The Music Industry (Fast Company) Music industry honors Carole King... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at broken cool.
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With news yesterday that the 'Entourage' movie now has a release date (no one talk to me on June 12th, 2015), brokencool thought it would be fun to look back at the music of 'Entourage.' The show was a launching... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at broken cool.
Songcoin Wants to Be Music’s Alternative Currency (Billboard.biz) Music industry: The numbers game (BYU) 121 Things Not To Do In The Music Industry (Hypebot) First-Ever iHeartRadio Music Awards To Air On NBC In May (FMQB) Here’s an Idea to Make... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2014 at broken cool.
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Earlier this morning, Kid Cudi followed in the footsteps of Beyonce and, with "no promo", delivered a "surprise" album release on the masses. The "no promo" trend is gaining steam after the success of Beyonce's new album. And sure, this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at broken cool.
UMG's Digital Sales Outpace Physical as New Vivendi Content Head Outlines Priorities (Billboard.biz) Live Nation Entertainment Reports Record Year (Hollywood Reporter) Wake County schools chosen to pilot program with music industry (News & Observer) MPs set to study challenges faced... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at broken cool.
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Don't look now, but on the weekend Drake sold-out his 5th Annual OVO Fest in seconds (and tickets are already going for big money on the secondary market)...oh, this happened before too. Fans waited in line to snatch up tickets... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at broken cool.
50 years is a long time in the music business (ABC News) Why SoundCloud Will Beat Other Streaming Music Services (Hypebot) Live Nation buys Dublin O2 venue - report (Musicweek) Crowdtilt Will Do for Crowdfunding What WordPress Did for Blogging... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at broken cool.
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Yes, Billboard Magazine is a vital part of the music business and keeps industry folks up-to-date on trends and goings on in the business. Yes, XXL and RESPECT. are key print Hip-Hop mags (with online presences) to focus on for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at broken cool.
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NOTE - I originally wrote this post in 2009 - walk with me. Video games and music are BIG business. The "Guitar Hero" series hit $1 billion in retail sales in January 2008 after only 26 months on the market... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at broken cool.
These Are the Innovative Projects That May Save the Music Industry (PolicyMic) Apple Hosed the Music Industry (TheStreet) 5 Reasons for Optimism in the Music Industry (TheWrap) YouTube Has Paid Out $1 Billion to Music Industry In Last Few Years... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at broken cool.
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You used to swear by them. You and your friends used to talk about them. You used to get mad when they changed. You used to have time to think about them - they meant something to your life. Those... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at broken cool.
Britain is tuning into digital music (The Independent) Is Crowd-Funding the Next Revenue Maker for the Music Business? (Motley Fool) Why This Venture Capitalist Is Optimistic About the Music Busines (Billboard) Hip-Hop Cash Princes 2014: The Ten Most Promising Acts... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at broken cool.
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Posted Dec 13, 2013 at broken cool.
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Today, Connor Evans releases his new single "Kanye Glasses." The song, produced by Connor Evans and BHB, is an insanely catchy, ultra soulful flash back to the days of college dropouts and shutter shades. "Kanye Glasses" is the first single... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at broken cool.
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After a career ending injury and parting ways with the group, Mike is striking out on his own with a follow-up to his first solo EP "The Free Life" with his first full length album called "The Layover" that will... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at broken cool.
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Today, Connor Evans releases the final single from his critically acclaimed album "The Road to Coachella." The song, "Until", is a haunting look inside an on again/off again relationship complete with love, hate, sex and violence. As with all "The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2013 at broken cool.
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I remember it like it was yesterday. I eagerly went to check the mail at 18 years old in 1998. 2 years earlier I had started one of the first music publications online called the HHN (Hip-Hop Newsletter). I had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at broken cool.
If you are born between the era of '50s and the '70s, you certainly belong to the Pop Music Culture. A pop song is usually a song not written or performed with a symphony or concerto but with a plain... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2013 at broken cool.