Walking into the Great Hall on Wednesday night, it was startling to see Phil Elverum there, in person, at the merch table. Like many people who probably didn’t know how to react or what to say, I thanked him for being there. Earlier this year Elverum, who records as Mount Eerie, released A Crow Looked At Me, a devastatingly personal and raw account of his life immediately after the death of his wife, Quebec-born artist and musician Geneviève Castrée Elverum, from cancer.
Canadiana Grotesquica, Vancouver songwriter/accordionist and writer Geoff Berner's seventh album, marks a return to a style of music he had more or less set aside (at least on record) in favour of Klezmer since his earliest records. Reminiscent of Jonathan Richman's Jonathan Goes Country, this album could've been called The Whiskey Rabbi Goes Canadiana, Again.
The first Native North America Gathering at Trinity St. Paul's last night (August 8) proved that the spirit of the land — and the spirit of Indigenous voices — can be heard and felt in the heart of downtown Toronto, even as sirens wail by on Bloor Street (sometimes in key).Hosted by Brian Wright-McLeod (author of The Encyclopedia of Native Music), who was introduced by CBC Radio's Jarrett Martineau (host of Reclaimed), the gathering was part of a traveling celebration of Light in the Attic's...
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".