Rockwood Cinema Review: Cabin Fever (2002)

A man in front of a cabin holds his hand to his face in disgust. The forest floor is covered in leaves.

"If you go in the woods be very careful." Four friends descend on a cabin to celebrate, what could possibly go wrong? We are going full 'cabin fever' here at cottagemixtape.com with our new Rock /Disco DJ mix, Cabin Fever, and since we do the occasional outdoor movie review, it only seems 'natural' to look …

Day 3/10 Album Challenge: Ween – “Quebec” (2003)

Day 3 of 10 day album challenge with Ween "Quebec" 2003

From the onset of Ween's 2003 album, Quebec, with its Motorhead-esque "It's Gonna Be A Long Night", you know you are in for a treat but what follows is some of the most sublime songwriting that often gets overlooked. No, Ween are not a just a bunch of glue sniffing bozos, that they painted themselves …

The 10-Day Album Challenge: Albums That Influenced The ‘Cottage Country Mix’ Series

Banner for 10 day album challenge: Albums that influenced the Cottage Country Mix Series depicting a shelves of vinyl records

Recently, going around the socials is the 10-Day Album Challenge, where you post albums that have most influenced you. So, my buddy, Brendan, threw down the glove, and like that: it's a list-off (*not a competition). Needless to say, its a daunting task (picking favourites) but I wanted to do one for the Cottage Country …

Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith Pens Forthcoming Autobiography About… Fishing?

Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) Holding a giant fish in the woods juxtaposition him in 80s with a guitar in front of Union Jack

Iron Maiden guitarist's new book is all about a popular outdoor pastime: playing giant outdoor festivals to millions of fans and... fishing. Adrian Smith, guitarist for Iron Maiden has a new book coming out about his love of fishing... oh and about playing in one of the biggest Heavy Metal bands in Rock and Roll …

Chilliwack – Crazy Talk (Diggy and Dougie’s Talking Crazy Edit)

Check out our edit of the Chilliwack's classic "Crazy Talk" available on our Bandcamp page: https://cottagemixtape.bandcamp.com/releases For the first time EVER, we decided to release our old edit of Chilliwack's classic tune, "Crazy Talk". With a little added drums and a whole lot of trippy lake echo, the "Diggy & Dougie Talking Crazy Edit" first …