Tory Lanez (pictured) is facing felony charges, We Are The City break up, and the results of the Niagara Music Awards are in. Others in the news include Unison, Indie Week, Downchild, OKAN, Terra Lightfoot, Madisyn Gifford, Samian, John Lennon, Gord Sinclair, the Glenn Gould Prize Laureate, #MondoNYC, Bahamas, Paul Hyde, and farewell Erin Wall, Mohammad Reza Shajarian, and Zoe Chilco.
The Hip’s Gord Sinclair (pictured) goes solo, rave reviews for the new Caribou album, and a look at star composer Mychael Danna. Others in the headlines include Compact Music, Stars, Clinton's, Enter the Haggis, Séance Centre, streaming revenues, Blood Blast Distribution, Nashvlle, Kelly Clarkson, Public Enemy, Peter Green, Best Coast, and Jay-Z.
Gord Sinclair (pictured) lobbies for live music, the rise of Doug Putman, and Bruce Allen on the vinyl crisis. Others in the headlines include Lisa Patterson, the Junos, Wavelength, Roy Thomson Hall, Verboden Festival, Vivendi, copyright, Ozzy, Black Sabbath, Cousin Brucie, The 1975, Ray Manzarek, High Fidelity, and Inversia.
Chilly Gonzales (pictured) gets professorial, Cartel Madras deliver bad-ass rap anthems, and City Hall gets blamed for the Matador debacle. Also in the headlines are Morgan Davis, Sina Bathaie, Yola, Def Leppard, Gord Sinclair, Bob Rock, Barry Allen, Saban Music Group, Helen Smith, Selena Gomez, Lloyd Barnes, Michael Stipe, and Nipsey Hussle.
Gord Sinclair (pictured) makes a solo debut, Alan Doyle announces a new EP and tour, and The Hawk turns 85. Others in the news include the ACMA, January Music Meeting, Oz fires, Ayla Brook & The Sound Men, SaskMusic, Clifford Brewing Co., Ginger St. James, Sina Bathaie, Music BC, and A2IM.