Music Biz Headlines, June 12, 2017

You say you want a sexual revolution: why 1967 is the year pop came out

Fifty years ago, homosexuality was decriminalised – and pop was never the same again. From Dusty and Motown to Mick Jagger and the Kinks, here are the songs, scenes, clubs and clothes that liberated Britain — Jon Savage, The Guardian

12 music festivals in B.C. and beyond that are worth the road trip

Tips range from Victoria's Ska and Reggae fest to Seattles famed Bumbershoot — John Lucas, Georgia Straight

From heavy metal frontman to Taiwan's Parliament

Freddy Lim puts Chthonic on hold to pursue politics —  Amy Qin, New York Times

Family Band on the Run: What it’s like taking my kids on tour

Canadian jazz star tours the country with husband.manager and their two young children — Elizabeth Shepherd, Today's Parent

The schoolgirl thrash metal band smashing stereotypes in Indonesia

Taking Rage Against the Machine and Slipknot as inspiration, three Muslim teenagers are blasting their way into the Asian music scene as Voice of Baceprot — Kate Lamb, The Guardian

10 Musicians look back on the albums they don’t remember recording

List of those claiming memory loss includes David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac and Alice Cooper  — Winston Cook-Wilson, Spin

The free-range rock of Sumo Cyco

With ex-pop starlet Skye Sweetnam out front, the Hamilton outfit is building its future its own way — Ben Rayner, Toronto Star

Steve Earle: Once an outlaw, always an outlaw

Renegade roots-rocker promotes a new album while shooting from the lip — Brad Wheeler, Globe and Mail

Some must-see outdoor shows at Les FrancoFolies

Picks include Chocolat, Koriass and Les Hay Babies — Brendan Kelly, Montreal Gazette

Toronto Symphony Orchestra's pilgrimage to Prague

TSO dedicates concerts to its former Czech maestro, the late Karel Ancerl — William Littler, Toronto Star

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