Quoted

Fri
24
Mar

A Conversation with Doug Romanow

The multi-faceted musician, songwriter, engineer and record producer has a highly diverse resume. He reflects upon his production philososphy here.

Fri
24
Mar
PM JT at the opening with distinguished members of the UN

Come From Away Flies On Broadway

Come From Away, the musical, pushes so many emotional buttons that you wind up feeling like an accordion but that does not mean that you’ll leave thinking you have been played.

Thu
23
Mar

Art, Privilege and Moral Discontent

Poverty, addiction, violence and fear do strange and awful things to human souls and fragile spirits. Penitentiaries are overflowing with victims of violence and sexual abuse and they offer refuge from neither.

Wed
22
Mar

A Musicians Guide To Airline Cabin Policies

The International Federation of Musicians has published a 3-tiered rating system – based on how accommodating airlines’ cabin policies are for musicians travelling with instruments and Air Canada earns the highest ranking.

Tue
21
Mar

When Elvis Costello Met Macca For Tea

I can’t sing above him so I would naturally harmonize below. Which is often the relationship of Lennon and McCartney’s harmonization. That would draw some comparison. Hey, I sing through my nose some of the time. What can I do?

Mon
20
Mar

Its Name Gave The Hard Rock A Bad Rap

The impending closure of the chain’s Toronto location suggests that it cannot sustain nostalgia as a business any longer. Perhaps it just needed to get with the times and attract today's audiences.

Fri
17
Mar

Work Hard, Have Fun, Join Amazon

Thirty-two million people attend music festivals in the United States each year and Amazon wants to hire a project manager to make sure it can get in on the action.

Fri
17
Mar

A Conversation with Jeremy Darby

Recording engineers are often the unsung heroes of the music business. The owner of Toronto's Canterbury Music Co. is a veteran who has worked with many superstars and has fascinating stories.

 

Thu
16
Mar

Keith Jarrett Musing On What Mozart Might Have Said...Today

Once you die, you become an icon: a dead icon. Like Mozart. But what would he actually say to you if you could play his music for him?

Wed
15
Mar

Music City Initiative Falls On Deaf Ears At City Hall

The Music City initiative in Toronto has led to a lot of jawing and navel gazing and it's high time the politicians and the simple servants got with the program and initiated initiatives or simply got back to what they do best, which is handing out parking tickets and taxing residents for lacklustre services...

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