Saturday, January 15, 2005

Canadian Music Industry Directory

Oh, Canada. If you're stuck living up in the great white north, one of the first things you'll realize is that you're not exactly 'stuck' unless it's in the literal meaning of the word, as in 'stuck in a snow bank'. This is actually a frequent mishap of Canadian musicians and snow bank stickings are responsible for the majority of unsigned record deals successfully not made in the country every year. Global warming is also cooling off the music industry in Canada but this article is not about the country's unique snow dwellings. Sticking to the facts, depending on where you live in the country, it can be a darn cold place if you happen to be caught outside in a snowstorm wearing only a bathrobe. The lucky ones are curled up inside eating a potato on their couch and the luckier ones also have a guitar or other musical instrument to curl up with on those cold winter nights.

So how -do- musicians keep warm through those long, cold Canadian winters? The official answer according to the Canadian Government StatsCan web site, 86% of respondants answered:

Who'd have thought?



At 22.6.08, Blogger pilfermusic said...

no one asked me.


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