Dougie Boom’s ‘Cottage Country’ Mix Volume 24 Series Finale Coming May 24th

Join us as we sail into the sunset (sunrise?) for one more instalment of 'Dougie Boom's Cottage Country Mix' Coming May 24 (or as us Canadians call it "May two-four") 2021 is volume 24, the series finale of 'Dougie Boom's 'Cottage Country Mix'. For 14 years, we have made these annual Rock DJ Mixes for …

Top 10 Greatest Breaks in Rock Music 🥁

Banner for Top 10 Greatest Break In Rock Music featuring drummers and bands including Neal Peart, Mitch Mitchell & Thin Lizzy

Just as the Blues influenced Rock, so would Rock and Roll go on to influence other modern musical forms including Hip Hop and DJ culture more broadly. This influence was not just "in sprit" but in some cases more directly through use of samples and audio splices from the Rock songs themselves to form their …

Beer Review: Battle Of The Led Zeppelin-esque Beers

Four beer cans standing next to each other near a lake

The Battle of Beermore: Mill St.'s Hopped & Confused 1 & 2, Wellington Brewery's Upside I.P.A & Muskoka Brewery's Hazed & Confused I.P.A. We come from the land of the ice and snow... ... Canada, so it's only natural to get out in the good weather and enjoy a beverage or two or today, four. …

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 …

The 6 Most Misheard Lyrics in Rock And Roll

A montage of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Mark Knopler, Elton John, Angus Young and Brian Johnson

In the world of rock music it is easy to have your words misconstrued but more often it is easier to have your words misheard altogether. So, cottagemixtape.com is going to take a look at the lyrics everybody seems to get wrong and the ridiculous things they think they hear. So, clean the dirt out …