An Ode to A Heart of Gold ~ Rock Icon & Crusader: Neil Young
Neil Young making “Le Noise”, Los Angeles, 2010. [Photo: Adam CK Vollick] Today [November 12, 2011] is rock icon Neil Young‘s 66th birthday. And if you’re reading this, chances are, […]Read more ›
Pharrell Williams & Daniel Lanois in the sonic laboratory
When multi-Grammy winning music producer Pharrell Williams wanted to interview a multi-Grammy winning music producer about the process of sonics, who did he go to? Who else but our own […]Read more ›
Happy Birthday to “The Maker” Daniel Lanois
He’s one of our founding Patrons of Cool and we want to take the opportunity to wish our friend Daniel Lanois the very happiest of birthdays. And 10 thousand more. […]Read more ›
Kindness Is Cool: Be Kind & WIN Margaret Atwood, Nikki Sixx & Daniel Lanois SWAG!
Hey, it’s our digital magazine’s First Birthday and we wanted to find a meaningful way to celebrate: and what better way than to celebrate YOU. YOU, the misfits, the crazy ones, […]Read more ›
Sonic Soul Treat: Daniel Lanois Live In Session at West 54th
Daniel Lanois performs at DISC’s 2011 Gateway to Bohemia event. There is a reason U2′s Bono calls Daniel Lanois the best musician he’s ever come across…his unique strumming style, fuzz […]Read more ›
DisC’s Summer of Music: Nikki Sixx, Dan Lanois & Giveaways, Oh My!
August is a musical month – crickets chirping, waves crashing, ice cubes clinking, children squealing. The long, hot, sonic days of summer are well and truly upon us and what […]Read more ›
In Which Daniel Lanois muses on How Music Moves Us & We Go To Music Church with Brady Blade Sr.
Poster for 2012 Greenbelt Harvest Picnic-feat. Feist, Dan Lanois, Emmylou Harris & more. At Different Is Cool, we have been blessed with the most gracious, generous “Patrons of Cool” [Margaret […]Read more ›
Thursday Soul Treat: Andrew Schoultz, Adam Vollick & Daniel Lanois multi-media collab
Former skateboarder turned graffiti artist turned fine artist, Andrew Schoultz painted the entire exterior of Daniel Lanois’ Toronto studio in 7 days with a mural titled “The Winds Are Changin’” […]Read more ›
Margaret Atwood makes reading comics cool & Dan Lanois looks to the future
Daniel Lanois and Margaret Atwood at Gateway to Bohemia 2011 event [Photos: Jeremy Buehler] On Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Wu loft residence in downtown Toronto, Different Is Cool held its […]Read more ›