Music Biz Headlines, Nov. 1, 2017

How rocker and film score composer Tyler Bates went from Marilyn Manson to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Film composer demonstrates the GuitarViol -- a cross between a guitar and a violin. He has used the instrument on numerous projects, including "300" and Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" — Lorraine Ali, LA Times

Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde's concert rant: 'You're all c**ts'

Her outburst at a recent concert in Dubai shocks concertgoers while reaffirming she is still a hellraiser — Daily Mail

‘I never envisaged what lay ahead’: the first issue of Rolling Stone

Jann Wenner, co-founder and editor of the famed publication, recalls significant moments on the magazine —  Colin Drury, The Guardian
 

Fyre Festival documentary in the works from Billboard

The untitled docuseries will examine the currently ongoing investigation into the presumed luxury music festival that had been set to occur on a private Bahamian island until production fell apart — Ian Zelaya, bizbash.com

David Fallis reconciles two sides of his opera persona

A founding member of the CCOC and regular employee of Opera Atelier, Fallis has taken parallel paths, singing and conducting  — William Littler, Toronto Star

Remembering the strange night Fats Domino came to Toronto

Promoter Rob Bennett and publicist Richard Flohil recall the weirdness of the late great Fats on a 1984 visit  — Brad Wheeler, Globe and Mail

Knives out: why Fox News has declared war on Radiohead

Two of the channel’s libertarian ‘comedians’ are slagging off the British band – and their fans – after Thom Yorke and co were nominated for inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame — The Guardian

Five reasons to check out ISCM World New Music Days

This week's fest in Vancouver includes the VSO, John Korsrud, Standing Wave, and Wolfgang — Steve Conner, Vancouver Sun

CPO's True North showcases Canadian talent

The CPO’s True North Festival celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary moved into high gear last weekend with two signature events  — Michelle Jarvie, Calgary Herald

Southwest Airlines to feature live country music concerts n its flights

Past performers in the program have included Strumbellas and Valerie June   Dory Jackson, ibtimes.com

Get to know Jen Cloher, Courtney Barnett’s jealous better half

Jen Cloher opens for her wife, Courtney Barnett performing with Kurt Vile, on a North American tour —  Ben Rayner, Toronto Star

A Canadian composer's obsession with death and search for connection

Claude Vivier died suddenly in 1983, age 34, but his work is still attracting attention — Zachary Woolfe, New York Times

'It's brought us closer': The Tenors on moving past national anthem incident

Nearly a year and half has passed since the Canadian vocal trio was blindsided by their ousted fourth member in front of millions of baseball fans, and in some ways they're still healing  —  Canadian Press

Janet Jackson revisits Gary for the first time since she was 8

Singer Janet Jackson and her brother Randy Jackson have visited their childhood home in Gary, Indiana, and talked with local high school students  —  Chicago Sun-Times

South Korea's newest pop hit features a video filmed entirely in Vancouver

 “Likey,” by the nine-member girl group Twice, features a who’s who of Vancouver’s most Instagram-worthy locations —  Tristin Hopper, Vancouver Sun

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