Next Week in Music | Sept. 30-Oct. 6 • The Short List: Nine New...

Bigger isn't always better. Case in point: This week's new albums. You won't find any chart-topping superstars on the playlist — just a slate of albums you definitely need...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 30-Oct. 6 • The Long List: 180 New...

There are more than 180 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t blame me if things change at...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 30-Oct. 6 • New Books

Memoirs and biographies, coffee-table photo books and critical works — if you're in the market for something to read after the music stops, you have plenty of options this...
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Next Week in Music | Sept. 30-Oct. 6 • TV & Movies

Roger Waters returns to the silver screen. Another score of performers sing for their supper on the small screen. Long story short: It's another week of music for your...
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Bruce, Jeff & Josh Top Today’s Album Annoucements

Good things really do come in threes — assuming you're a fan of Jeff Lynne, Bruce Springsteen or Josh Homme. All three of them announced new albums on Thursday. Springsteen's...

Nick Cave’s Ghosteen Tops Today’s Album Announcements

It's always a good day when Nick Cave announces a new album. Ghosteen, the latest disc from the grim balladeer and his long-serving band of Bad Seeds, will apparently...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 23-29 • The Short List: Nine Releases To...

Something old, something new, plenty of Dead and Kanye too. It's another big week for music, with brand-spanking albums from New Pornographers, Sturgill Simpson, Tegan & Sara and more,...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 23-29 • The Long List: 200 New Releases...

There are more than 200 albums, EPs and singles being released next week. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t blame me if things change at...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 23-29 • New Books

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” Groucho Marx said that. And I'm not...
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Next Week in Music | Sept. 23-29 • On TV

It isn't every week that a Beatle shows up on the late-night TV scene. But even if Sir Paul is the big dog this week, he far from alone....
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Leonard Cohen’s Thanks For the Dance Tops Today’s Album Announcements

"Leonard Cohen has robbed death of the last word." So says the press release announcing Thanks For the Dance, the late Canadian icon's upcoming posthumous album. I can't beat...

Dylan’s Nashville Bootleg Box Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Even Bob Dylan is paying attention to Ken Burns’ Country, it seems. Zimmy has just announced that the next chapter in his neverending Bootleg Series will be a three-disc...
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Van Morrison’s Three Chords And The Truth Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Van Morrison has been on quite the creative roll lately. And I have no reason to think it will end with Three Chords And The Truth, the Belfast cowboy's...
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RIP Ric Ocasek

First it was Daniel Johnston. Then Eddie Money. Now, to prove that celebrity deaths really do come in threes, Ric Ocasek of The Cars has reportedly died in Manhattan...

Next Week in Music | Sept. 16-22 • The Short List: 10 Releases To...

Americana legends, pop-punk powerhouses, folk icons, Britrock kings, noise-rock masters — these are some of the artists behind this week's top additions to your playlists. Here's the skinny on...

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