Toronto musician Richard Armin disputes Green Book's veracity, the extraordinary life of Jackie Shane (pictured), and Avril Lavigne’s faith Others making headlines include Queen, Music and Motion, Ryan Adams, Hollerado, C-pop, Mark Hollis, Teddy Pendergrass, Roxy Music, Liberty Media, Harry Nilsson, Lucian Grainge, Lee Scratch Perry, drill, Neverland Ranch, Austin Music Awards, Gene Simmons, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Frank Gehry.
David Foster (pictured) reflects on career changes, a rare interview with Jackie Shane, and Drake Underground is back in business. Also in the headlines are Joe Strutt, Broncho, Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Shepherd, Rolling Stones, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Bryan Ferry, Huey Lewis, Giorgio Moroder, and EMI.
Acclaimed TO hip-hop crew Keys N Krates finds a new groove, and Justin, Beyonce et al find a new language. Also in the headlines are Roxy Music, WHFS, Cuneiform, The Smiths, Moog, Vancouver shows, Hillsburn, Mike Nesmith, Omhouse, Tafelmusik, and Leaving Thomas.