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Canadian ’80s Rock Classics Re-Issued

Platinum Blonde’s quadruple platinum certified “Alien Shores” album and subsequent platinum certified release, “Contact“, will be re-released on vinyl on August 14th, 2020.

Alien Shores” was one of my very favourite Canadian rock albums from the ’80s, along with “Standing In The Dark“, the band’s double platinum debut LP (which was re-issued in mid-2018).

This Eddy Offord and Mark Holmes production features the platinum-selling single “Crying Over You” and other singles “Situation Critical”, “Somebody Somewhere” and “Hungry Eyes”, whose music videos are available on the band’s Official Youtube Channel.

Another prominent album of the period, Luba’s “Secrets and Sins“, has also just been issued on iTunes and Google Play.

Although this 1984 Daniel Lanois production featured hits “Let It Go”, “Everytime I See Your Picture”, “Storm Before Calm” and the title track, it only had a limited release on compact disc.

Her label at the time preferred releasing a now out of print best-of compilation entitled “Over 60 Minutes With” in 1987, which was excellent. But now fans will be able to download this album, her first full-length release.

Streaming This Friday

Austra Live

Toronto recording artist Austra will be performing live on Arte Concert’s Official Facebook Channel on April 30th, at 11:30 am Eastern.

New performances are streamed live on that channel, every weekday at noon eastern. And don’t forget to check my “Links To Pass The Time” blog entry for additional links.

Def Leppard Live

One World Together – Live

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Liongate Live + Free Concerts

Mongrel Media will be streaming some of their most popular films on the Liongate Movies Youtube channel, for four consecutive Friday nights, starting tonight at 9 pm eastern with The Hunger Games.

These events will be hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis and will feature special guest celebrities and YouTube personalities, who will interact with fans in real-time via Youtube chat and live-tweeting (with @Lionsgate and their partners).

There will also be in-show shared fan engagement opportunities, including movie trivia, movie-themed challenges, and more.

The next films to be featured are Dirty Dancing (on April 24th), LaLaLand (on May 1st) and John Wick (on May 8th).

In regards to free concerts, Pink Floyd is now streaming their restored and re-edited 90 minute Pulse concert on their official Youtube channel. And Radiohead‘s “Dublin – Live From A Tent” is also available on their official Youtube channel.

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