During the mid-seventies, BJ Cook and partner David Foster walked into our Gothic Avenue home.
The renowned and charismatic music executive turned broadcast chief is starting a new career chapter and shares a few of his next steps, telling us that he has accepted the position of Executive Chairman with Elevate, the not-for-profit Canadian company best known for its annual Innovation, Tech & Media festival, and filling us in on several music projects that he has in production and ready for delivery in 2022.
David Foster (pictured) puts on a show from home, Lynne Hanson describes the plight of the indie artist, Chris Taylor talks about eOne, and Gordon Lightfoot goes Solo. Also in the headlines are plenty of coronavirus themed stories, drones, Live Nation, Bandcamp, Nomadic Homes, Glastonbury, industry trends, Katy Perry, Genesis P-Orridge, David Crosby, and West Side Story.
The manifesto of Merck Mercuriadis (pictured), Jagged Little Pill the musical takes shape, and rave reviews for The Dead South and Caribou. Others in the headlines include George Canyon, David Foster, Beatdapp, Drake, TSO, eOne, Gary Glitter, APRA, Phonocut, Adele, Elton John, Dolly Parton, and Ozzy Osbourne. With video.
Dubmatique (pictured) makes Quebec hip-hop history, David Foster gets candid, and advice from Terry McBride. Also in the headlines are The Weeknd, MattyFest, Jason Cloth, Jonathan Batiste, Nicki Minaj, Steve Hackett, Liz Phair, DJ Muggs, Tyler, The Creator, Billie Eilish, Robert Plant, and Helen Reddy.
Randy Lennox is making it happen in music these days!
David Foster (pictured) reflects on career changes, a rare interview with Jackie Shane, and Drake Underground is back in business. Also in the headlines are Joe Strutt, Broncho, Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Shepherd, Rolling Stones, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Bryan Ferry, Huey Lewis, Giorgio Moroder, and EMI.
Roddy Doyle pays homage to The Band (pictured), more 2018 lists, and HMV hits dire straits. Others in the headlines include David Foster, Dead Popstar, Bono, apps for rappers, Yoko Ono, Las Vegas residencies, Sly Stone, Chris Brown, Nick Cave, and Wu-Tang Clan.
David Foster reunites with Michael Bublé (pictured) , Jacques Boucher and Valerie Tryon receive the Order of Canada, and U2's tour is a blockbuster. Also making headlines are Block Heater, Canadian Heritage, Scott Cushnie, Letterkenny, Big Sugar, CMA Awards, and John Cosway. Videos added for your enjoyment.
David Foster, the Jerry Bruckheimer of power ballads, likes to say that he hasn’t seen the inside of an elevator in more than 30 years because he’s afraid of hearing his own music.