A posthumous album from Nick Cordero (pictured) is coming, the perilous state of Toronto venues, and Sebastian Bach makes a splash. Also in the headlines are Gordon Lightfoot, Alanis Morissette, Peter Green, Amy Klobuchar, TikTok, Spotify, eOne, CAA, Taylor Swift, Alan Menken, Lollapalooza, BeatStars, Jon Hassell, The Chainsmokers, Miss Mercy, Mike Scott, Malik B., and Kevin Costner.
Jessy Lanza (pictured) earns a Guardian rave review, Bob Wiseman details lessons learned, Kris Davis is honoured by Downbeat, and new indie charts are created. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, drive-in shows, Alanis Morissette, Econoline Crush, Kye Clayton, Scott Cook, a UK bailout, BTS, live-streams, FaZe Clan, cassettes, DoJ, rock docs, Taylor Swift, The Cure, and the Mercury Awards.
Rufus Wainwright (pictured) is getting talked about, Canada’s concert venues need help, and Alanis Morissette discusses irony. Others in the headlines include TikTok, Amazon, Kasabian, Kim Mitchell, eMERGEnce, Neil Young, Lady A, Jessie Reyez, Gerry Atwell, Alex Cuba, Eric Wong, Hipgnosis, Eminem, The Grammys, Sony, Muzak, Pop Smoke, Coldplay, and Bob Marley.
Avril Lavigne (pictured) remakes a track for a good cause, Alanis Morissette offers a Diagnosis, FAI cancels, and Ryan Langdon runs Buck Wild. Also making news are Walk Off the Earth, Craig Cardiff, the Calgary Stampede, Astrocolor, Taylor Janzen, William Prince, Benny The Butcher, and farewell Harold Reid, Hamilton Bohannon, and Fred the Godson. With video.
Céline Dion dazzles in Toronto, Derrick Ross profiled, and Alanis musical earns raves. Others in the headlines include Frigs, Keithmas, Gillian Smith, Xmas records, Hipgnosis, Ed Sheeran, Virgin Fest LA, Best Of lists, Eagles, Def Leppard, Tidal, and Cyndi Lauper.
Alanis Morissette set to tour Jagged Little Pill (pictured), Six Shooter shutters Interstellar Rodeo, and the return of Sarah Harmer. Also making news are the Apple Music Awards, Genius, LyricFind, Winterruption YEG, Walk Off the Earth, and farewells to Joe Smith and Greedy Smith.
The manifesto of Merck Mercuriadis (pictured), Jagged Little Pill the musical takes shape, and rave reviews for The Dead South and Caribou. Others in the headlines include George Canyon, David Foster, Beatdapp, Drake, TSO, eOne, Gary Glitter, APRA, Phonocut, Adele, Elton John, Dolly Parton, and Ozzy Osbourne. With video.
The Alanis Morissette (pictured) has her musical headed to Broadway, The Trews and Jack de Keyzer win a prestigious contest, and a new gig for Faye Perkins. Others in the news: Little Steven, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Hall, Colin Linden, Marty Melhuish, Transmit Festival, Wide Cut Weekend, Tin Pan North fest, Jim Cuddy, Sharon & Bram, Music Monday, David Francey, and farewell John Starling. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Jason Sniderman is reinvented as Ensign Broderick (pictured), Shania hints at a song for Celine and Michael Bublé's new outlook on life. Also in the headlines are Petra Glynt, the El Mocambo, Royal Tusk, A&B Sound, Jeff Goldblum, SonReal, Kirk MacDonald, Eliana Cuevas, K-Tel, clown rock, vinyl, wearable tech, Clean Bandit, Mariah Carey, Aretha, and Alanis Morissette.
Anthony Bourdain's musician encounters, cannabis firms eye music sponsorship and picks for NXNE. Others in the headlines include Robert Smith, drill music, Alanis Morissette, John Roney, Ray Reaves, Angelique Kidjo, Social Distortion, Kardinal Offishall, She Stole My Beer, and Tona.
The rumours are flying that Neil Young's secret Canadian show on Friday will be in his former hometown of Omemee. In other news, we have Jagged Little Pill being adapted for a musical in the US, Malcolm Young's funeral, a boost for the Prism Prize, the apparent demise of Divan Orange, a prog rock fest, and farewell to Eric Irwin.