In this week’s Single Servings, Arcade Fire’s triumphant return, Li’l Andy travels back in time, Ducks Ltd. tackles an alt-rock classic, Altameda lights up in neon, and much more!
The Grammy-winning Montreal producer from Montreal hits 17 cities in Canada and the US, with shows spanning Sept. 4 to Dec. 30.
The Montreal producer (pictured) led the Canadian contingent with two victories in LA last night. His compatriots did score some notable victories in a wide range of categories announced at a pre-broadcast ceremony.
Kaytranada (pictured), Shawn Everett, and Jayda G are up for Grammys, a tribute to Skip Snair, and the rise of Monowhales. Also in the headlines are the Junos, Taylor Swift, ANSMA, Music BC, Nagamo, Tory Lanez, NFTs, Spotify, Rolling Stones, Phish, Patti Smith, Diane Warren, Jim Capaldi, and Mumford and Sons.
A tribute to Raymond Lévesque, Mo Kenney (pictured) releases a covers album, and Canadian Black music’s early struggle. Also in the headlines are Bell Media cuts, Kaytranada, Jann Arden, Celine, John Beckwith, Strippers Union, Neil Young, Toronto hip-hop, Nice Horse, Soundcloud, Pete Townshend, ACM Awards, Maestro, David Crosby, Phil Collins, Rolling Stones, and Dolly Parton.
The circular nature of the cut is quietly mesmerising.
The Weeknd may have been snubbed, sparking a furore, but Canadian names appear in the categories of many different genres. Heading that list are two established superstars, an acclaimed engineer, and a fast-rising DJ/producer. Pictured: Kaytranada
The Polaris Prize-winning artist, DJ and producer previews a new album with a mesmerising cut boosted by the vocals of a Grammy-winning guest.
A leading light on the Montreal hip-hop scene, this MC was recently nominated for a Juno. Here he teams up with the Juno-winning Jazz Cartier on a cool and funky new single and video. Phelps' brother, Kaytranada, adds deft production touches.