It’s that time of the year, that championship season. It’s all about the showdowns in hockey and basketball. Who will be #1? But, what about the tunes? Those soundtracks underscoring our competitive spirit.
A couple of months back, the Hawk and I talked.
David Letterman's quick wit, self-deprecating humour, and fanboy enthusiasm extract miles of intimate knowledge from his subjects with little resistance. On his current show, he leads his subjects, including Billie Eilish (pictured) gently through awkward terrain.
The Ontario blues guitarist/singer/songwriter is readying the release of his third studio album, Preach to my Soul, set for Aug. 13. Here, largely in his own words, is a look at Mackenzie's sound and vision.
During the mid-seventies, BJ Cook and partner David Foster walked into our Gothic Avenue home.
When asked what you did over the holidays, I would guess many would say they chased down a third dose.
From what I’ve learned, the inaugural New Year's gig occurred 4,000 years ago, the first new moon succeeding the Vernal equinox–late March when equ
With Steven Spielberg's reimagined West Side Story, trailers of the fire escape scene with Maria and Tony and street choreography convinced me there was something deep in how the classic 1957 musical was transformed.
Much has already been written on the doc and the difference in mood from the original Let It Be which played the band as nervous, unsettled, dour, and on the verge of breaking up. Not the case when you witness all eight hours of this brilliant film.
I occasionally recall our time in Los Angeles in the mid-’70s with amusement. A two-year stay inhabited with bizarre characters – equally unusual gig opportunities, eternal sunshine, tree-lined boulevards shadowed by stately palm trees, stucco homes, and the casual drift of street people roaming our property.
After viewing the trailer for Peter Jackson’s forthcoming film on the Beatles—Get Back (November 25, Disney), I bought into the Disney+ ch