Grammy winner Brandi Carlile (pictured) will speak at SXSW, Drake's victory is celebrated in the 6ix, and The Sakamoto Agency expands. Also making news are Roxodus Music Fest, Kasador, Music BC, RPM, Jillard Guitars, Sonic Unyon, and SATE. Videos added for your enjoyment.
A heartfelt plea for men in the music industry to clean up their act leads off today's roundup of the headlines. Buffy Sainte-Marie's activist songs, Daniel Lanois' adventurous approach, and a break-up with Morrissey also make headlines.