Music Biz Headlines, Nov. 24, 2017

"We could build something revolutionary"

How tech set underground music free  — The Guardian

Scooter Braun’s letter to the good guys: ‘Why are we celebrating the playboy?

"It’s extremely important that we put a light on" sexual harassment, says the music manager — Variety

Barbra Streisand on not touring again, her Netflix film and the wave of sex-assault claims in showbiz

The singing legend's concert film debuted this week on Netflix — Mesfin Fekadu, AP

Meet the Beatles of Asia: Talking with Mayday bassist Masa before Toronto show

The quintet with jaw-dropping success across the Pacific Ocean gets ready to rock the Air Canada Centre on Nov. 26 —  Nick Patch, Toronto Star

The Stephen Stanley Band head to Wolfe Island to reflect on Toronto

The former Lowest of the Low guitarist has been thinking about the long lost parts of the city and the community he's found elsewhere — Sarah Greene, NOW

Chudi Harris' evocative Canvas 

The Halifax R&B artist releases a high-concept video series to coincide with a new EP — Tara Thorne, The Coast

‘I’m 20 stone. I’ve had six albums out. I’m okay for exposure'

Years of thankless touring and ignored albums have worn his patience thin, but Thomas Walsh hopes his new Pugwash album will set the record straight —   Lauren Murphy, Irish Times

What's In Your Fridge: Frankie Neilson of Beatmerchant Record Store

The store owner lists his favourite concerts, records, and contents of his fridge — Mike Usinger, Georgia Straight

Chromeo’s Juice: bringing the heat of summer to the grimmest of months

It makes no sense to release a jaunty, electro-funk mega-banger with a weirdly erotic range-and-shaved-legs-themed video in this, the most miserable winter month, but then why try to make sense of Montreal duo Chromeo? — Joel Golby, The Guardian

Jay Z show at the ACC falls flat at times, but fans always have his back

Sean Carter’s unexpected vulnerability and sensitivity provided the framework of a 30-song, 90-minute set that succeeded more due to content than it did in actual showmanship — Nick Krewen, Toronto Star

The forgotten women of the 1980s indie boom – in pictures

A new book, Untypical Girls, documents the women who refused to be cowed in the male-dominated indie scene that flourished in the 1980s – from riot grrrls to shoegazers The Guardian

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