Features

David McPherson
September 22, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Toronto's Legendary Horseshoe Tavern is now turning 70, and this Canadian music scribe has written an authoritative history of the storied venue. 

Sammy Davis Jr.
September 22, 2017
by Bill King

Even with unbridled talent and career success, Davis could never escape the color of his skin in a land preoccupied and plagued with burning prejudice. He was the first true black superstar!

Your Favorite Enemies
September 19, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Quebec-based rockers Your Favorite Enemies continue to expand their already impressive catalogue with a new massive project entitled A Journey Beyond Ourselves.

Elliott Brood Photo: Trevor Weeks
September 15, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The rediscovery of old demo songs inspired the roots rockers to put a fresh spin on tunes close to their heart. The result is a sparkling sixth album, entitled Ghost Gardens.

Eric Clapton
September 15, 2017
by Bill King

He may have achieved guitar god status, but the English blues-rocker has stared down addictions and personal tragedy, as a new film documentary exposes.

Will Whitwham
September 12, 2017
by Jason Schneider

It hasn't always been easy in the studio, but there's no holding back Will Whitwham's enthusiasm for the band's latest endeavour.

Terra Lightfoot with bandmates
September 11, 2017
by External Source

The fall season is heating up with a slew of big guns releasing singles promoting new and upcoming albums.

Keith Sharp
September 8, 2017
by Bill King

The veteran publisher of Music Express reflects on the highs and lows of the print magazine, its rebirth as a website, and his current activities booking festivals and concerts.

Andre Kaden Black. Press photo
September 8, 2017
by Jason Schneider

This multi-faceted talent is now in demand as a songwriter and producer for a wide array of artists. One recent project took him to the famed Abbey Road Studios in London.

Geoff Berner
September 5, 2017
by Jason Schneider

On his new album Canadiana Grotesquica, the maverick klezmer meets punk songsmith is more earthbound and peppers his lyrics with references to prominent Canadians.

Danko Jones, official promo shot
September 4, 2017
by External Source

Rod Stewart updates "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy," Maroon 5 has another successful collaboration with Sza, Tim Hicks continues his streak of hits, and Danko Jones hits the jackpot with the 2nd Wild Cat single.

The incomparable Mr. RCA himself, Ed Preston
August 31, 2017
by Bill King

I feel fortunate to catch up with Ed Preston who many know as Mr RCA, but judging from this interview I think Ed would have loved to talk more about playing the drums.