Names in the news today include Spotify, Diana Panton, Charlie Watts, Rich Aucoin, Tory Lanez, the CMA, British jazz, Johnson Crook, Hedley, Kim Deal, Memphis music, Born Ruffians, and Lila Downs.
Bono incites feminist ire with his comments and a Leonard Cohen collection at the U of T offers gems. Those also featured in today's headlines include Lady Gaga, Major Love, Cheapies, Doug Paisley, Lorde, Rihanna, The Killers, and more Best of 2017 albums lists.
Social media has put the final nail in the coffin of the rock stars. They existed outside the mainstream; the mainstream didn’t approve of them, broadly.
Amongst those making headlines today are Taylor Swift, Marissa Mayer, Rush at Le Studio, Weird Al, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Claude Ranger, Kesha and Michel Pagliaro.
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Lists of the best psychedelic albums and top Canadian debut records are featured, alongside stories on U2, Lorde, Tommy Stinson, Prodigy, The Weeknd's new video, and more.