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Brad Frenette
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Punch Bros
 
Each week we provide exclusive advance streams of new albums (http://cbcmusic.ca/firstplay). This week, we've begun to highlight one album each week that stands out as our weekly "STAFF PICK." 

First up: The Phosporescent Blues, by Brooklyn's Punch Brothers.

Listen to the highly anticipated album here:  http://music.cbc.ca/blogs/2015/1/First-Play-Punch-Brothers-The-Phosphorescent-Blues
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After months of work, it's finally done!

Download the #CBCMusicMag  for your #Apple , #Android  or #Kindle  devices. And let me know what you think! 
 
Have you checked out our brand new #magazine yet? http://cbcmusic.ca/magazine

It's free, and can be downloaded for your #iPhone , #iPad , #Android  device or #amazonkindlefire . (LINKS BELOW)

It features a collection of the best content from CBCMusic.ca, as well as exclusive, magazine-only content.

There's also our cover story, in which we get closer with +Tegan and Sara, our massive countdown of the 100 greatest Canadian albums of all time (featuring write-ups from Arcade Fire, Russell Crowe, Christy Turlington and 97 others)  as well as exclusive essays and interactive graphics (David Bowie paper doll anyone?).  We've got videos from space with +Barenaked Ladies and +Chris Hadfield, plus excerpts from new books by
+CBC Radio One host +Jian Ghomeshi,  and Radio 3's +Grant Lawrence

Download it here:

iPad/iPod/iPhone: http://bit.ly/1bW9ui2 
Android Devices: http://bit.ly/1932P8O
Amazon Kindle Fire: http://amzn.to/Kh8OgZ
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Passenger is one of the biggest indie acts in the world right now, and he got there by busking on street corners from #Dublin to #Sydney

On a recent stop in ‪#‎Vancouver‬, we asked him for his tips for buskers. (Hint: find a good printer.)

Do you busk? Learn from one of the most successful buskers of all time right here: http://bit.ly/167wfR8 #busking   #video   #watchnow  
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Listen to Johnny Depp - yes, the actor - and his friends (including Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Nick Cave, Keith Richards and more) on their new "pirate music" compilation, Son of Rogues Gallery: 
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SPACE JAM! +Chris Hadfield records a song in space for +CBC Music:
 
There have been a lot of songs written about space, but how many songs have actually been written in space?

Watch the vide as astronaut +Chris Hadfield from aboard the International Space Station, performs "I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)" with Ed Robertson, the rest of the Barenaked Ladies and the Wexford Gleeks from Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts, who were all at the CBC studios in Toronto.  +NASA +Canadian Space Agency  

http://music.cbc.ca/blogs/2013/2/Space-jam-watch-the-premiere-of-ISS-Is-Somebody-Singing 
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Went to the #Raptors practice to talk music.
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Watch the new Springsteen doc before it airs on +HBO Watch:
 
Fan of Bruce Springsteen? 

This new 30-minute documentary about his new album High Hopes will air on HBO next week. But you can watch it right now, exclusively on CBC Music.

Enjoy the show, and let us know what you think: http://bit.ly/1jSEIg8
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Terrific designs from our terrific design team: +Samantha Smith, +Heather Collett and +Ben Didier. #poster   #design   #music  
 
Check out these amazing posters for CBC Music's top 5 Canadian albums of all time.

And read the full list of 100 here: http://cbcmusic.ca/CBC100 #CBC100  
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Artist's rendering: Mark Hamill as an aged Luke Skywalker. #starwars  
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Quit hotdoggin, brah! 
Orcas encourage surfers to go back to land in Tofino, BC.
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That's pretty intense. The guy behind the camera laughs, but that's some serious danger.
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"Weird Shiny Thing" found on Mars. WEIRD SHINY THING!
 
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CBC web producer. Journalist and digital editor. Alumnus of Vancouver Sun, National Post and The Guardian UK. Writer and reader. Grit and determination.  
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