Gordon Lightfoot bids a temporary farewell to Massey Hall, members of The Hip still mourn their Gord, and Arthur Fogel reflects on the concert business. Others in the headlines include James Blake, Kanye West, Shania Twain, D.O.A., Joe Jackson, streaming, Kensington Market, Friar's Music Museum, Vance Joy, Jesse Zubot, and Jiants.
Deborah Cox, Anthrax, Lightning Dust, Shawn Mendes, Ed the Sock, Kanye West, Reeny Smith, Google, Lykke Li, Aces Wyld, Mercy Funk and The Rodeo Song make the headlines today.
" ...Will they discuss prison reform over wine? Chew the fat about racial inequality? Is this meeting a ploy for West to gather intel for his own presidential campaign? It could be. Maybe West is a sly and sneaky genius and we have nothing to worry about."
Sloan gives up the secrets to longevity, Beyonce rewards black students, and Kardinal Offishall salutes the Raptors with Northern Touch remix. Others in the headlines include Janelle Monáe, Record Store Day, #MeToo, Kanye West, Prince, Johnny Reid, Lo Moon, and London Music Awards.
The chart-topping Juno-nominated rockers have just released an unexpected but winning cover of a Kanye West hit. The gritty voice of Brett Emmons delivers the acerbic lyrics on the dark piano ballad in convincing fashion.