A doco on Teenage Head (pictured) repeats on TVO this weekend, Arcade Fire premieres a new song on US TV, and Emm Gryner turns to jazz. Also in the headlines are Toronto record stores, Shannon Hoon, the Zolas, Hipgnosis, Spotify, TikTok, Discogs, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, and The Grammys.
Emm Gryner (pictured) pays tribute to nurses, creative types deal with the pandemic, and global music revenues rise. Also in the headlines are Ron Sexsmith, VSO, Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival, Jerry Leger, Grimes, Sunset Sound, Luke Combs, Twitch, Imagine Music, Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, and Wiz Khalifa.
Chris Hadfield (pictured) to be honoured in Sarnia, Sappyfest and Sawdust Cty Festival begin today, and a celebration of life for Bernie Solomon. Also in the news are Rock the River, Monkey House, Woodstock 50, Sophia Chang, The Dirty Nil, SOCAN Song House, Brian May, Sony Music Masterworks, Erin Benjamin, Shotgun Jimmie, MusicOntario, and farewell Hal Prince. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Colin James (pictured) announces a major 2019 tour, Gord Bamford partners with Kubota, and Shad will hit the road. Also making news are Emm Gryner, Nova Scotia Music Week, Steph Cameron, The Voices of Freedom Concert, Juno judges, Willie and Van, Deeps, FMO, Folk Under The Clock, and Steven Taetz. Videos provided for your enjoyment.
Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer win is welcomed, ECMAs focus on mental health, and hip-hop's impact on New York City. Others in the headlines include Emm Gryner, Steve Jobs, Kiran Ahluwalia, Tee Krispel, early music shows, Stars, David Bowie, Tom McBride, and Steve Dawson