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TORONTO
FEATURES: BLUE RODEO
Greg Keelor still isn't quite ready to acknowledge Blue Rodeo as much more than something he likes doing "very very much."

OTTAWA
FEATURES: FIVE CANADIAN SONGS ABOUT WINTER
Canada. True north strong and free. Land of the beaver, poutine and maple syrup. Lumberjacks. From Gordon Lightfoot to Malajube, the Canadian winter has been a source of inspiration (and despair) for many.

SOUNDPROOF
SOUNDBYTE: BATTLE OF THE BANDS - BEST 80'S BAND - AUSTRALIA VS. NEW ZEALAND

SOUNDPROOF
FEATURES: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: MARCH 5-11
Jeff Beck betters The Yardbirds; Tommy debuts in North American movie theatres; The Number of the Beast is released; Jimi Hendrix sets himself on fire in protest of his first-ever UK concert

SOUNDPROOF
FEATURES: BATTLE OF THE BANDS: ZOOEY DESCHANEL VS. KATY PERRY
Just who is trying to copy whom? In this Battle of the Bands, SoundProof pits She & Him's Zooey Deschanel against pop singer Katy Perry.

SOUNDPROOF
VIDEO: DIAMOND RINGS - SOMETHING ELSE
Today's video comes from Toronto's over-hyphenated indie-electro-glam-pop act, Diamond Rings.

SOUNDPROOF
FEATURES: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: FEB 26 - MAR 4
Britney's bubble gum; Tommy Lee is a cowardly immoral dirt-bag; Wham! haters rejoice; This Is Spinal Tap premieres

BRISTOL
FEATURES: MAKING A SCENE - BRISTOL
Nearly 20 years after Portishead and Massive Attack put Bristol on the musical map, the city's music scene still lives in the shadow of the trip hop giants.

SAN FRANCISCO
FEATURES: THE DODOS GET BACK TO THE BASICS
The Dodos' Logan Kroeber on trying to create music without external pressures and expectations seeping through, and working with Neko Case on their latest record.

SOUNDPROOF
FEATURES: YOU SHOULD ALREADY OWN: FIRE OF LOVE BY THE GUN CLUB
SoundProof's Kyle Whaley takes us on a track-by-track analysis of why we are foolish, foolish people for not having The Gun Club's seminal record in our lives.

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SOUNDPROOF
FEATURES: BATTLE OF THE BANDS: ZOOEY DESCHANEL VS. KATY PERRY
Just who is trying to copy whom? In this Battle of the Bands, SoundProof pits She & Him's Zooey Deschanel against pop singer Katy Perry.

CALGARY
EVENTS: VANS WARPED TOUR @ RACE CITY SPEEDWAY
Warped Tour 2008 shook up Calgary and SoundProof correspondent Chris Dowsett was there to capture Rise Against, Story of the Year, Cobra Starship, Katy Perry and more...

SOUNDPROOF
BEST OF THE GATOR: WHAT ON EARTH IS . . . CRABCORE? (THE GUARDIAN)
"If you've already stumbled across Attack Attack!, you've probably gone through several cycles. You begin by hating everything about them."

SOUNDPROOF
FEATURES: A VIDEO HISTORY OF MICHAEL JACKSON
From The Jackson Five to "Thriller" to weird dancing in the backseat of a car, we take a look back at Michael Jackson's forty year career as the King of Pop.

TO THE FOUR CORNERS
SOUNDBYTES: ART ON OUR SLEEVES: ALIEN ALBUM COVERS
SoundProof takes a look at one the greatest album-art genres ever: Alien Album Covers.

TORONTO
EVENTS: MAYHEM FESTIVAL @ DOWNSVIEW PARK
From death metal to '80s power metal, Mayhem brought Toronto headbangers the fix of brutality that Ozzfest couldn't deliver.

TORONTO
SOUNDBYTES: ART ON OUR SLEEVES - MANTHERS
There's a growing pandemic in the world and this time it isn't a disease. It's the "manther" or male cougar. Escaping from their natural habitat (the sports bar), they've made it onto the covers of some famous albums!

LOS ANGELES
LIVE: AMANDA PALMER @ THE HENRY FONDA THEATRE
The female half of The Dresden Dolls' Brechtian road show is not an act to miss — even on the final day of a worldwide tour.

TORONTO
LIVE: MY BLOODY VALENTINE @ KOOL HAUS
The reunited psychedelic shoegaze rockers proved their determination to be the loudest musical act in recent memory.

LONDON
FEATURES: AN INTERVIEW WITH LAURA MARLING
Ahead of the announcement of the Mercury Prize, nominee Laura Marling talked to SoundProof about life on the road and her quest to keep music personalized.