September 19, 2017
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Singer Lido Pimienta ripped into organizers of the Polaris Music Prize with an expletive-laden tirade that took the cake in bizarre behaviour at an event that has a legacy of bizarre moments.

Exhausted Rohingya refugees rest on the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, September 10, 2017. Reuters
September 18, 2017
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In the 80s, musicians simply released charity singles in response to humanitarian crises. But today’s artists have been relatively quiet. Is there a reason?

Ghostface Killah wasn't a big fan of French TV
September 15, 2017
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Chris McKee, the former booking agent and tour manager for Brooklyn hip-hop group The Wu-Tang Clan, has some stories to tell.

The Kid in his rocker
September 13, 2017
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Kid Rock, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, has hinted at a possible run for the US Senate as a Republican. Here's what he has to say.

Dean Brody on stage at FirstOntario Concert Hall
September 11, 2017
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The genre's clean-cut image has led big media outlets hungry for click-bait headlines to be wary of Canada's country music scene.

L-R: Rob and Peter Johnson. Low Sun on a warmer day
September 8, 2017
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Naive or crazy, two Brit brothers came to Canada to record an album in the depth of winter at a cottage that was so cold the mice had vacated.

Rickie Lee Jones in concert earlier this year
September 5, 2017
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The American singer-songwriter recalls meeting Walter as a candidate to produce her second record and how her trepidation was swept aside by his generosity of spirit.

Lighthouse with Skip on drums
September 1, 2017
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News of Skip's death spread quickly on Facebook, and many shared their thoughts about the man, musician and life force. Here's what some of them had to say.

Bryan at the Hollywood Bowl
August 30, 2017
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Bob Lefsetz recently swooned over a concert by the Brit crooner at the LA Forum, and his rapturous praise drew some strong applause from his readers. We've included several of these in today's column.

Lainey Gossip, nee Elaine Lui
August 28, 2017
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Mimi’s stage was about as energetic as she was. There was nothing to it. A throne in the middle, that’s it. No extra lighting. No platform...

David Byrne on Twitter
August 25, 2017
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We are beset by—and immersed in—apps and devices that are quietly reducing the amount of meaningful interaction we have with each other.

The selfie as a form of narcissism
August 23, 2017
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New research links commercial art market success with how often artists talk about themselves.