Watch Rush’s New Animated Video for “The Spirit Of Radio”

https://youtu.be/g_QtO0Rhp0w Rush's new video is a tribute to Neil Peart and lovingly shows the evolution of radio with the band. Just in time for the weekend, Rush has just released a loving tribute to Neil Peart with an animated video for their classic track, "Spirit Of Radio". In celebration of their new 40th Anniversary reissue …

Day 9/10 Album Challenge: Black Sabbath – “Paranoid” (1970)

Cottagemixtape.com is not paranoid about our 9th pick in our 10-day album challenge, Black Sabbath's sophomore album, Paranoid (1970). Paranoid altered rock and roll's musical landscape and condemned it a life of eternal damnation. It also influenced us too. I know, I know! Why pick the most obvious of the Black Sabbath albums? It's true …

Day 8/10 Album Challenge: Rush ‎– “Fly By Night” (1975)

Rush's second album, "Fly By Night" is our day 8 pick in the cottagemixtape 10 day-album challenge. Picking the most influential Rush album is a tough undertaking, particularly as a Canadian. In Canada, "What is your favourite Rush album?" is asked at citizenship tests, job interviews, wedding ceremonies, divorce proceedings and first dates.... and you …

Day 6/10 Album Challenge: Topas – “Topas”(1980)

As hard rock albums go "Topas" soars high above the rest on wings of gold, green boots and zero topaz (?) This is another one of those relatively obscure rock albums, like Sir Lord Baltimore (that also made our 10-day album challenge) in that both bands were on a major label, but unfortunately had very …

Bands In The Woods Wednesday: Pink Floyd In The Woods

I think the moose went this way. I can see his knuckles. photo by Storm Thorgerson Remember when Pink Floyd got along? Indeed, remember when everyone got along (maybe never), and would hang out in the forest. Here, today in Bands In The Woods Wednesday we have Pink Floyd, hanging out in the woods. Which, …