Cities that want to attract diverse, thriving populations should look at creative musical culture in new ways and take steps to create conditions for live music to continue and thrive.
We’d congregate in the fall on the driveway, rakes in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for raking leaves. And then, in the winter, shovels in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for shovelling show.
In an editorial last week, David Farrell asked readers to fire back with what they think and, more important, what changes can be made to get future cultural policy on the right track. Here’s what we have received so far.
It's a deal that sniffs of favouritism to a foreign corporation and necessarily earns the enmity of powerful Canadian media companies.
The oft overlooked tragic consequence that comes with company buyouts.
Money, songs, and music supervisors...
As the weather warms, music festival activity across the country simultaneously picks up. Here's a guide to some of the highlights.
Media today is populated with sad news recounting stories about victims and injustices.
Over the past decade, Rae Spoon has built a stellar reputation as one of Canada’s most innovative singer/songwriters, while at the same time emerging as a role model for LGBTQ artists.
Since releasing their debut EP, Waking, almost a year ago, The Kents have been building on their early promise as one of Canada’s best young guitar-based bands.
I’d only been in Canada a few weeks and recuperating from an emergency appendix removal when I meet Harry Hinde. To this day, I can’t pinpoint the exact time and place other than Harry dropped by and listened to a batch of songs I had written.