Silent Cacophony

Silent Cacophony is the perfect name for this blog. It captures the magic of writing in a way that no other phrase can. Words speak volumes even though they make no noise at all. If my writing speaks to you, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you.

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Stargirl – Perfect Television

I have been saying for years that Stargirl is the best superhero show on television. It blew me away from the first episode three years ago and I didn’t even wait for the first series to be over before I…

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The Come Up Story of Es (WIB #549)

The title track of this week’s edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio comes from an artist who has been getting a lot of attention lately. He’s been putting it down for years and has been featured on our show…

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Drop the Needle (Play De Record) Interview

Daddy J of DOPEfm went to the premiere of Drop the Needle in Toronto and interviewed the director of the film. It’s a documentary about the iconic record store, Play De Record. I haven’t had the chance to see the…

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Word Is Bond – Kish Throwback (Mastermind Street Jam)

Mastermind Street Jam was a great Golden Era hip-hop mixshow on Energy 108 (107.9 fm CINJ) that people from Hamilton to Toronto enjoyed back in the day. I taped it religiously and I still have most of them. Today, I…

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Never Ever Forget Me Music & Artisan Festival (This Weekend)

Deshkan Ziibiing (Chippewas of the Thames First Nation), in collaboration with Music Tourism and the Western Fair District, is proud to welcome over 45 exhibitors including craft and artist vendors, food vendors and organizations to the first Gawii Wiikaa Ga-Nendimisii…

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RIP Tame One – RIP Hurricane G (A Word is Bond Tribute Show)

Hip Hop mourns once again. Just a few days ago, we lost Tame One of the legendary Artifacts. They made two classic albums in the 1990s and then worked on solo projects before reuniting and dropping a new album a…

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Yasad One and NuriYAH (Word is Bond 545)

Yasad One and NuriYAH One are a husband and wife team who craft some incredible music. Their latest project is named for their son who is “getting victory over Autism.”  I start of this show with some great new music…

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Measures & Moments (WIBRapRadio #544)

The title track from this episode comes from local emcee and artist TempoMental. He drops a project every year for his birthday and this year he brought us a second volume is his Jacked Off YouTube series. Near the end…

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Piano Riffs in Hip Hop (Word is Bond #543)

Charles Cornell has an amazing YouTube channel where he breaks down the musical elements of different songs. He often plays along on the piano as he listens to a song and tries to figure out what makes it work. His…

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Pinery Fall Classic – 1st Place Finish

I had a chance to run the Pinery Fall Classic for the first time this year. In fact, it was the first competitive run I’ve done in quite a long time. As they were starting to queue up the runners…

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