A well-executed publicity blitz by the Hamilton rock favourites augurs well for the success of their new album, while the arena settings of an upcoming cross-country headlining trek confirm how far they have come.
A headline news story in British tabloid The Daily Mail has boomeranged around the world, putting the singer's name in front of hundreds of millions of people. His manager calls the news report BS, but the publicity is pure gold for Bublé whose teaser single for the next album has just been released.
This Guelph songsmith has returned to music with a renewed passion and creativity, releasing three new records over the past two years. Here he discusses his new EP Seaview, his punk roots, and his creative evolution.
On her new five-song EP All It Was, Juno Award-nominated singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Roxanne Potvin goes deeper into her personal journey, adding more elements to an ever-expanding sound.
Drake has made US chart history by becoming the first artist to land 29 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in the same calendar year.
The following story, penned by Ritchie Yorke, first appeared in The Globe Magazine in 1969 and it perfectly captures the vibe of Aretha recoding in Miami's Criteria with Tom Dowd, Jerry Wexler, arranger Arif Mardin, her four-member vocal backing group the Sweethearts of Soul, and the Muscle Shoals rhythm section.
"Jones never goes light and easy. This in many ways is the underlining theme to the new documentary Quincy, tracking his life from his roots beginning in a downtrodden Chicago neighbourhood."
The runaway hit from Larry Gowan's second CBS album has, after all these years, been certified as a platinum hit, proving that the song he recorded with David Tickle and members of Peter Gabriel's rhythm section has long legs.
With a new album waiting in the wings, the guitarist of Hamilton's Juno-winning hard rock heroes reflects upon his early listening habits, his most embarrassing performance ever, a love of Bad Company, and the favourite song he has written.
The Canadian music industry luminary and philanthropist is honoured by the prestigious Boston music college for the scholarships he awards to help Canadian students attend.
Just ahead of the release of new album Gift Shop, the Toronto singer/songwriter reflects upon the record, her early stagefright, gate-crashing Lollapalooza, and the decline in the monetary value of songs.