Broken Social Scene (pictured) turns 20 with Massey Hall shows, Canadian acts shine at Coachella, and Bruce Cockburn returns to the road. Others in the headlines include Arcade Fire, Prime Video, Tami Neilson, Carole Pope, Pink Mountaintops, ElyOtto, Noah Reid, Matt Mays, Deezer, Harry Styles, Don McGlashan, Shad, Dwight Yoakam, Jack White, BTS, Devo, Mac Miller, and Rick Turner.
Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene
Mother Mother (pictured) updates its viral TikTok track, Harpdog Brown is remembered fondly, and a look at music catalogue valuations. Also in the headlines are Broken Social Scene, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Jody Upshaw, Chastity, Pimco, Taylor Swift, Monarch, Kanye West, Coachella, The Lumineers, Flaming Lips, Harry Styles, and Drivin’ N’ Cryin’.
Languid vocals shine on a moody dream-pop song.
The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded recently to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile prominent recent Canadian videos, including this one from a groundbreaking indie rock collective. Slaight Music is Patron Sponsor for the Prism Prize.
Leah and Pete from July Talk and Broken Social Scene collaborated with indigenous students from a Thunder Bay high school on a compelling track that merges a vivid soundscape and intense lyrics.
The newest member of Broken Social Scene, Ariel Engle has launched a solo project. This single tackles the timely issue of refugees in an understated and gently beguiling fashion.
Zay-Z is the top gun this week, but Broken Social Scene, the Haims, 21 Savage, and Kesha also place well on the charts this week.
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The weather gods smiled upon the Arts & Crafts-curated Toronto festival on the weekend, ensuring that sizeable crowds checked out Broken Social Scene, Feist and more.
The annual Toronto summer fest celebrates the milestone with a strong bill featuring two acts from year one, Broken Social Scene and Feist.