Subjects in today's wrap include Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix, underground music scenes, sound design, Bon Jovi, Elvis Costello, Moogfest, William Prince, Alex Lahey, and the Sam's sign.
Music Biz Headlines
Music Biz Headlines
Today's roundup of the headlines looks at the Canadian music stars writing theatrical shows. Also featured are St. Vincent, The Horseshoe Tavern, Queen, Chris Stapleton, Eric Clapton, Al Green, John Prine and LCD Soundsystem.
A feature about Canadian places and people that have influenced Neil Young leads off our look at the headlines. Also featured are comedy albums, A Tribe Called Red, Richard Hell, Radiohead, Boland, The Pack a.d., and Ansley Simpson.
This year's Grammy noms list shows that the Academy is now recognising the impact of hip-hop. Also in today's headlines, Jimmy Iovine, Steve Earle, Jann Arden, R. Kelly, Gorillaz, Andy Shauf, A Tribe Called Red, Come From Away, and The Beaches.
Christmas music, underground bands, the Grammys, Shania Twain, tribute groups, Meligrove Band, Arlo Guthrie, Justin Bieber, Barbra Streisand, The Dream Syndicate, and a Halifax requiem are among those making headlines in today's edition.
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.
Scooter Braun makes a passionate plea for the music biz to shine a light on the issue of sexual harassment, while others included in our wrap of the headlines include Barbra Streisand, Chromeo, and Mayday, termed the Beatles of Asia.
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.
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.
A heartfelt plea for men in the music industry to clean up their act leads off today's roundup of the headlines. Buffy Sainte-Marie's activist songs, Daniel Lanois' adventurous approach, and a break-up with Morrissey also make headlines.
The famed Berklee College of Music is dealing with the issue of sexual harassment, while Bjork admits people often don't get her quirky humour. Also included today, the new trend towards whisper-pop and the ongoing legacy of Jeff Buckley.
UK officials raid the offices of concert ticket resellers, while The Paradise Papers implicate song publishers and U2 in offshore tax avoidance schemes. Also included in today's roundup of headlines are transgender metal singer turned politician Danica Roem and The Who setting its sights on a Las Vegas residency.