Kevin Drew (pictured) gets reflective, the Montreal jazz fest turns 40, and Jagger's swagger is back. Also in the headlines are Kelly Jay, Said the Whale, fake bands, L CON, Rockonomics, hip-hop mixtapes, BET Awards, Will.I.Am, O-Town, and Elliot Roberts.
This track from the Toronto folk artist's highly-praised new album is complemented by a video directed by Kevin Drew. The piano-based ballad showcases warm vocals and imaginative lyrics.
Inspired by Gord Downie and produced by Kevin Drew, this sombre new track from the indie rock veterans has an elegiac quality enhanced by the gently haunting vocals of Torq Campbell.
The countdown is on for Neil Young's secret concert somewhere in Canada tonight. Others in the news include Emily Haines, Kevin Drew, Andy Hines, Patricia Conroy, the UK vinyl boom, Music PEI Awards, Sarah Slean, and the Dirty Dishes.
Mozart, Bach, Black Friday, Dead Dog Records, A&R angels, Kevin Drew, Ben Kowalewicz, Justin Bieber, Kellylee Evans, David Cassidy, Mauno, Sam Grosso, Gregory Porter, Kat Danser, and Taylor Knox are among those making headlines in today's edition.
Tom Wilson explains the compelling personal story behind his new memoir Beautiful Scars, while Kevin Drew's new play and the legacy of hair metal band Hanoi Rocks also figure in today's look at the headlines.
The band has an important champion in the form of Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew, and he executive produced the new record.