Next Week in Music | July 12-18 • On TV

Lorde keeps her promise to Stephen Colbert, BTS do a double shift with Jimmy Fallon, John Mayer shares his sob stories, Tedeschi Trucks Band play Dominos and more as...

Next Week in Music | July 5-11 • The Short List: 4 Titles You...

Summertime, and the listening is easy — assuming you have no trouble dealing with new albums from Jakob Dylan and his Wallflowers, Texas supergroup The Flatlanders, rapper Vince Staples and...

Next Week in Music | July 5-11 • The Long List: 300 Releases On...

Today's list of new albums, EPs, singles, soundtracks, anthologies, compilations, box sets and vinyl reissues is brought to you by the words Love, Life, Soul, World, Summer, Live and...

Next Week in Music | July 5-11 • New Books

Richard Marx tells tales, Mary Gauthier gets saved, The Wu-Tang Clan saga is a twice-told tale, Bruce Springsteen says cheese and the rest of the new music tomes on...

Next Week in Music | July 5-11 • On TV

As usual, most of the late-night hosts have a holiday hangover this week. So you'll have to get your televisual music fix from the daytime shift. On the plus...

Finny McConnell Is Headed For The Dark Streets Of Love

Finny McConnell will be prowling The Dark Streets Of Love this fall. After 30 glorious years of leading renowned Celtic punk rockers The Mahones, founder and bandleader McConnell decided...

Next Week in Music | June 28 – July 4 • The Short List:...

Let's be honest: We all have better things to do next weekend than listen to a ton of new albums. The music gods know that — so most of...

Next Week in Music | June 28 – July 4 • The Long List:...

What a difference a week makes. Especially a week with a major holiday. In contrast to last week's lunacy of 500-plus releases, there are only a paltry 260 new...

Next Week in Music | June 28 – July 4 • On TV

This week is rated R, for Repeat, as most of the American talk-show hosts get an early start on the July 4 holiday. That's the bad news. The good...

RIP Doug Inglis of Goddo

I just read that Goddo drummer Doug Inglis apparently passed away the other day of unspecified causes. That's a shame. He was one of my favourite drummers back in...

Marc LaFrance Supports Military Families With Northern Lights Single

Marc LaFrance has the Canadian Armed Forces’s back with his new single Northern Lights. The song arrives on Friday, June 25 — but the singer-songwriter is donating all the...

Sonic Reducers | Celebrating Joni Mitchell’s Blue

Today is the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell’s legendary fourth album Blue, a bona fide masterpice that has truly stood the test of time. Now, I will grant you that...

Next Week in Music | June 21-27 • The Not-So-Short List: 20 Titles You...

Maybe I'm getting soft in my old age. Maybe it's just the luck of the draw. Or maybe everybody's been holding out on us. All I know is that...

Next Week in Music | June 21-27 • The Long List: 500 Releases On...

With summer officially underway and a long weekend coming up fast, everybody is racing to finish their work and clear their desks — including a few hundred of your favourite...

Next Week in Music | June 21-27 • New Books

Hello, book lovers! Are you ready to read? What’s that? I said, ARE! YOU! READY! TO! READ!? Well, you better get ready — there are at least a dozen...

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