A rave review for The Weather Station (pictured), a new memoir from Greg Godovitz, and Chris Houston’s partnership with Michael Fonfara. Also in the headlines are Neil Peart, podcasts, Mozart, Neil Young, Morgan Wallen, Marilyn Manson, Sony Music, Kobalt, WMG, Hipgnosis, Clubhouse, Eric Church, Trackd, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Tony Bennett, Dusty Springfield, and Cheap Trick.
The Weather Station
The Weather Station
There are assertive jazz and pop strains at work here, along with mesmerising vocals.
On May 13, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out in Toronto. We are profiling some of the Top 20 nominees before that, including this clip from critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Tamara Lindeman.
The third Kensington Market Jazz Festival starts today, Supercrawl (pictured) rocks Hamilton this weekend, and Jimmy Buffett goes to pot. Also in the news are Bob Moses, Voivod, The Reklaws, Matador Ballroom, Project Wild, Luminato, Kids Music Day, Tom Waits, Paul Simon, Creative Manitoba, Keith Richards, 604 Records, and a farewell to Rachid Taha. Videos added for your enjoyment.
The songs surgeons play while working in the operating room make our roundup of headlines, alongside Jann Arden's new memoir, the Doctor Who theme, and dance music in outer space.
The idea behind the new self-titled album helmed by Lindeman was to make a rock and roll record. She says it didn't quite turn out that way "apart from its energy and confidence."
The first single from the folk-rock songstress' upcoming fourth album is a vivid encapsulation of her vibrant talent. Poetically precise lyrics are delivered with a pure voice and complemented by a minimal but effective video clip.
This independent music scene stalwart and longtime Managing Director of the Outside Music label has just become a full partner in the company. He reflects upon lessons learned during this journey and cites new projects he's excited about.