Paul Brandt (pictured) chairs a human trafficking task force, Sydney features on Unsinkable Youth, and the Homebody Music Festival starts tomorrow. Also in the news are Junos 365 Songwriters’ Circle, Barenaked Ladies, The Coalition for Music Education, Torquil Campbell, Creative Manitoba, One Earth Live, DT Concert Series, Ontario Creates, Caveboy, Pleasure Craft, August Rigo, and farewell John Cumming. With video.
The hotly-tipped Montreal alt-pop trio releases its debut full-length next week. Here they discuss its making, bonding with producer Derek Hoffman, artistic evolution, a go-getting manager, and a memorable near encounter with an avalanche.
The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a fast-rising Montreal indie rock trio.
Montreal's Caveboy, London ON's Ivory Hours, and Halifax's Quake Matthews have been selected as the 2018 Allan Slaight Juno Master Class winners, a distinction that comes with a kit of career enhancements.