The Ongoing History of New Music is Canada’s longest running radio documentary.  Since its debut in January 1993, hundreds and hundreds of shows have aired in Toronto, across Canada and through the US. (There’s been a lot of bootlegging which we’ll take as flattery, too.) Each week, the show looks at something from the alt-rock universe, from artist profiles to various thematic explorations. Whatever the episode, you’re definitely going to learn something that you might not find anywhere else.  Trust us on this.

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Bootleg Vinyl Returns! (Part 2)
Last time, we started talking about bootleg records, those illegal, unauthorized releases that feature things like unreleased songs, demos and live tracks. Bootlegs started on vinyl then moved to CD but then the digital era rendered physical bootlegs obsolete. Why go through all the trouble of manufacturing and distributing these recordings when you could just put them online? Supplies of bootleg CDs dried up, although they still exist in some parts of the world.  But now that vinyl is back,...

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