Features

Charles Adler
July 31, 2015
by David Farrell

Charles Adler is leaving The 'Peg and heading for the wet coast where the old fox can fan his extensive wardrobe of blue suits and live the life of Brian as he learns to eat sushi.

July 30, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

If the industry hopes to restore growth and fix the problems with today’s streaming models, it needs to confront its evolution.

Music promotion, Musicgoat.com
July 29, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

All you need to do is to stop making all the time-sucking mistakes and spend quality time focusing on the few things that really matter.

July 27, 2015
by Bill King

CaneFire is a riot of music incorporating Carib and Latin rhytms that classically trained Ledbetter absorbed from his travels through Trinidad, Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Brazil.

Beyonce 2013
July 24, 2015
by Bill King

Bill King has been shooting concert photographs a good 30 years and he's seen the special relationship in good times and bad times. Here, he and a host of professional photographers discuss how things are going from bad to worse.

Pat Holiday
July 23, 2015
by Pat Holiday

If an industry can be digitized or heavily computerized, it can be quickly killed. The trick is in seeing the train before it hits you.

July 22, 2015
by David Farrell

The Senate committee's 50 Shades of Blue goes to great lengths to define a course of action that more or less assures the pubcaster's demise.

Don Green, CCMA, Canadian Country Music Association
July 21, 2015
by David Farrell

Annually, 17,000 to 20,000 people attend at least one of Country Music Week’s twenty-five plus events, generating over 300 million media impressions.

Rolling Stones
July 20, 2015
by David Farrell

Having 43-million streams is well and good, but if the return is $2,700 — as Pharrell Williams' "Happy" generated from Pandora — who cares?

Amy Winehouse
July 16, 2015
by Bill King

Listening to Winehouse is pure pleasure. She pumps Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan through her veins. 

Slaight Music
July 13, 2015
by Bill King

Standard Broadcasting sold its radio and TV assets to Astral Media in 2007. Since then, Gary Slaight has divided his time between being a white knight through the family trust, sitting on various not-for-profit boards, and developing Canadian talent incubator, Slaight Music. He sat with Bill King recently to discuss a range of topics. It's a conversation peppered with candor and insights, and it illuminates a complex man with a heart full of soul.

July 5, 2015
by Bill King

Saidah Baba Talibah has a rep as being a tough act to follow on stage. The daughter of Salome Bey has changed her name, is involved in a new musical and talks about her past, her future and family roots with Bill King.