Music makes you dumb? Smart people listen to Radiohead and dumb people to Lil Wayne. – Infographic.

I’m sure many have often wondered if there is a correlation between the music they listen to and their intelligence. Well someone endeavoured to find the answer. Yep, he took his Facebook friends music tastes and plotted them agains their SAT scores. You can read about his methodology here. Not sure how scientific this really
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It’s time to get ready for the Holidays

You probably know that October is the time to review your plans for the all-important 2014 holiday season. It’s evident that success in retailing involves many elements working in conjunction with each other. We’ve outlined 5 things that you can focus on right now to enhance the shopping experience on several fronts. As consumers demand a
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THE 5 BEST SONGS WE HEARD THIS WEEK: Kendrick Lamar, Tokio Hotel, Generationals, Chris Malinchak, Brave Shores

1. KENDRICK LAMAR – I “I” is the latest single from what will probably be his upcoming third album. It’s fun up-tempo track riding heavy on an “Isley Brothers – Who’s That Lady” sample and focusing on lyrics about self-expression and dealing with aspects of self-love. This one is probably destined for cross-over pop chart success. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sheNmyMiSm8 2. TOKIO HOTEL
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The 8 Most Innovative Album Releases

23 years ago today, Guns ‘n Roses released ‘Use Your Illusion’ in an “on sale at midnight” stunt that produced great results. Along with the recent ‘surprise’ releases by Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, it got us thinking of the most innovative album releases. As posted on www.ultimate-guitar.com by jomatami. No. 8 – GN’R’s Midnight Train
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The 5 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: FKA Twigs, Gorgan City ft. Zak Abel, John Newman, Ella Eyre, Rubblebucket

1. FKA TWIGS – TWO WEEKS ELECTRO-SOUL, DOWNTEMPO, R&B, CHILL, TRIP HOP, PBR&B…ALTERNATIVE R&B however you want to label..it’s cool. Her breathy falsetto vocals are turning heads. 2. GORGAN CITY ft. ZAK ABEL – UNMISSABLE From their forthcoming album ‘Sirens’ out Oct 6th. The album features vocals from Katy B and Jennifer Hudson among others,
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YOUTUBE IS SET TO LAUNCH A NEW MUSIC SERVICE. SO WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?

GOOGLE Inc’s YouTube said on Tuesday that it plans to launch a paid streaming music service to compete with the likes of Spotify, Rdio and Pandora. Amid  criticism by some musicians that streaming is just not profitable, artists like Adele and Arctic Monkeys are refusing to sign on with YouTube music. That has the free
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BACKGROUND MUSIC LICENSING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW UPDATE!

I just got a call from a car dealer in Montreal asking for details about playing background music in his showroom. He recently had a visit from a SOCAN Licensing Agent who informed him that he had to pay a fee for playing music in his business establishment. This was new to him and he
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The 5 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: The Knocks, Porter Robinson,

The middle of August is always a tough for new music but we dug some really cool tracks nonetheless: The Knocks – Classic (featuring Powers) Great funky summer vibe. Simply put, this song kicks butt. Released August 12th on Big Beat / Neon Gold. Taken from the forthcoming debut album ‘ENDISCO’ out Fall 2014.  
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What’s the next music trend?

Where is mainstream music heading? Having caught Tiesto’s set at Ile Sonic in Montreal this past Saturday it’s starting to look like EDM is moving away from BREAK-DROP-BREAK_DROP and adding back melodic elements. It was a great set from someone who has been doing it for a long time. Music trends are always tough to
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Colori

Colori, is a Canadian company of 40 stores throughout Quebec and specialized as a retailer of women’s clothing. http://www.streamit.eu/en/news/colori