The Balconies.

One of the best moments of my time at NXNE (though there were a lot) was seeing The Balconies play at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. Part of the Live in Bellwoods series and organized jointly (hee hee) by Humble Empire and Young Lions Music Club, it was a great way to spend an afternoon … Continue reading

I figure.

I’ve been having a really hard time writing things lately. That’s the short story. I’ve driven myself mad trying to recapture creativity, recapture that ease and flow of writing that I enjoyed for so long; I can’t seem to string words together very well anymore. I love writing about music, but there are even times … Continue reading

Concert photo

My life as a music writer.

If you had told me that my dropping into the publications office of the Fanshawe Student Union late in 2009 would lead me to a long-running music column and work as a music writer — at a year and a half later, and counting — I don’t think I would have believed you. I don’t think … Continue reading

New game!

New game! Hold your arm up 90º to your body, hold as long as you can. My arms are heavier than I thought! Probably why I'm always so tired. — Bobby Foley (@mrbobbyfoley) March 30, 2011

“Can’t Get Shot In The Back (If You Don’t Run).”

How do you follow a month-long stretch of writing about a rock band like Bush on your blog? The only way you can — by writing about other kickass music. Matthew Good is one of Canada’s most celebrated rock personalities, and he’s recently begun posting selections from his albums on SoundCloud — 24 tracks from various … Continue reading

Into the future.

Bush Days — I know it’s a bit late, but it’s because I wanted this last Bush post to be something useful, something motivational, so it’s take me an extra couple of days to put together, in and around the other work I have to do. One brilliant thing about music fans in the 1990s was … Continue reading

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    My name is Bobby.

    I write about random things a lot. I write a lot about random things.

    I write occasionally for Smashing Magazine and the London Community News online, and weekly for Interrobang, the student voice newspaper at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.

    I've also been published by the Canadian University Press.
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