— The following is penned by Matt Zimbel, percussionist and leader of the Juno Award-winning world jazz band Manteca.
The American comedian, singer, and YouTube star is known for spoof interviews with famous figures and his musical parodies of political celebrities
Annals Of Brand Love
The world is your oyster when it comes to listening to radio on smartspeakers, but there are challenges that many radio stations have yet to confront and broadcasters here need to act fast before they are lost in the dust of the universal audio band.
I’ve learned a bazillion things over the years that have helped me in my career, but this is the big one. Be responsible.
In a time when Daniel Caesar and Drake run streaming, will the Junos properly recognize the Black artists drawing attention to Canada's music scene?
Is Hedley guilty of anything more than being blackballed by the music industry for alleged sexual misconduct?
I have always suspected that one of the reasons we don’t see more women breaking through the glass ceiling is because women have never been part of this club that keeps these kinds of secrets or protects this type of intimidation, bullying and criminal behaviour.
The international movement to push back against the Google/Facebook duopoly stems from a belated realization that, in the border-blurring digital era, old culture laws too often inadvertently imperil domestic media and the stories they tell. The playing field is perversely tilted.
Cities that want to attract diverse, thriving populations should look at creative musical culture in new ways and take steps to create conditions for live music to continue and thrive.
We’d congregate in the fall on the driveway, rakes in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for raking leaves. And then, in the winter, shovels in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for shovelling show.