Dan Hill is one of Canada's most successful singer-songwriters with a trophy cabinet of awards to show for it. What follows is a very personal accounting of the Grammys that is perhaps best exemplified in his latest song, What About Black Lives? He debuts this and other songs from a new collection in a live-stream from the El Mocambo a week today (March 25).
Drake releases a new EP and launches a radio channel, Greg Keelor (pictured) announces a new solo album, and Madison Violet host an International Women's Day concert. Others in the news include Minor Empire, Liona Boyd, HRL, Blu Bones, Lil Berete, SING!, Annabelle Chvostek, High Priestess, Sound of Music Festival, Fateh, the Ice Walk, and farewell Jorge Perez, Bhaskar Menon, and Michael Stanley.
Joshua Hopkins (pictured) pays tribute to a slain sister, a profile of new Hall of Famer Paul Shaffer, and more on Merck Mercuriadis. Others in the headlines include Dan Hill, Autogramm, Bruce Springsteen, Spotify, CDs, Buddy Holly Hall, Ultra Music Festival, star makeovers, The Band, Brian Cadd, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured) reflects upon a classic interview, the impact of Northern Touch is recalled, and Dan Hill gets emotional. Others in the headlines include Missy D, Stompin’ Tom, Big Hit, UMG, Vivendi, Merck Mercuriadis, Triton Digital ,TikTok, Vevo, X, Justin Timberlake, Alice Cooper, Archie Roach, Midnight Oil, ACM Awards, and Chick Corea.
Dan Hill (pictured) delivers an eloquent essay, everybody is talking about The Weeknd’s SB show, and the COC’s Alexander Neef creates a controversy. Also in the headlines are Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen, Triller, UMG, TikTok, Bruce Springsteen, New York Philharmonic, Lyte, Rihanna, Britney Spears, SNL, Six60, and music therapy.
Conversations at this moment are of a more personable nature. Inner reflective and addressing a certain element of human resignation.