Sometimes, you just need to get away — far, far away. Away from work, cell phones, social media, and maybe even family too. But, that doesn’t mean you want to get away from comfort or luxury, good service, and good food.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Canadian Music Centre will be closed to the public until further notice.
The oblique announcement recently posted on their website and Tweeted by the Canadian Music Centre sounds ominous. Damage from the crazy storm that just blew through Toronto? Something more sinister?
The Musician Spotlight Series shines a light on up-and-coming bands and solo acts creating heartfelt and original work across genres, giving them an opportunity to talk about their music, their collaborators, and why they do what they do.
Irish singer/songwriter Ciaran Lavery is on a brief North American tour in support of his album Sweet Decay, released on April 13, 2018. A native of the tiny village of Aghagallon in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, his 2016 release Let Bad In won a Northern Ireland Music Prize, and he’s racked up over 80 million streams on Spotify in a five-year indie career. The latest video for “13” was released in May, he’ll be playing Toronto’s legendary Horseshoe Tavern on June 25, and his latest album Sweet Decay can be streamed HERE
One hundred and sixty million dollars over four years — it would be a shot in the arm for the Canadian music industry, to be sure. According to information obtained under the Access to Information Act, that’s what the industry is asking the federal government to pony up to compensate artists for what is known as private copying.
Brad Pitt is a genuine Hollywood heartthrob, twice voted the Sexiest Man Alive by People and since his 2016 split from wife Angelina Jolie, he’s single again. With his looks, money, fame, and charm, it comes as no surprise that the list of ladies he’s dated or had a fling with in the past is long.
An inventive sense of composition characterizes Murals by Toronto-based jazz bassist and composer Solon McDade. As a composer, McDade possesses a dramatic sense of structure that is always multi-layered, and constantly shifting in mood and tone.
Long time collaborators and bandmates Adrean Farrugia and Joel Frahm explore the musical possibilities of jazz piano and saxophone on Blued Dharma with a playful and melodic take. The release offers an intriguing variety of expression and approaches.