Next Week in Music | Dec. 19-25 • The Short List: 1 Title You...

Yep, just one album. And it's not even an album. But hey, whaddaya want for the second-last week of the year? Just be glad Rivers Cuomo is a workaholic...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 19-25 • The Long List: 65 Releases On...

It's a big day for musical birthdays: Reigning pop queen Billie Eilish turns 21, former pop queen Christina Aguilera is 42, enigmatic songstress Sia turns 47, big-dog rapper DMX...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 19-25 • New Books

If you want to read about Status Quo and Stockhausen, you're in luck next week. Otherwise, not so much.   Status Quo In The 1980s: Decades By Greg Harper THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE:...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 19-25 • On TV

Spoiler alert: It's pretty much all Christmas music, reruns and Christmas-music reruns next week. Seriously, what else did you expect? On the plus side, some of the repeats are...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 12-18 • The Short List: 3 Titles You...

We are getting down the short strokes here, people. With just 150 new releases on the way, the pickin's are getting mighty slim. But I did find a trio...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 12-18 • The Long List: 150 Releases On...

Sometimes less is more. Sometimes less is less. One of those applies to the 150 albums, EPs, singles, box sets, compilations, anthologies, retrospectives, soundtracks, vinyl reissues and cassettes arriving...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 12-18 • New Books

From Sir Paul to Saint Etienne and Bob Dylan to Boy George, your musical reading options continue to cover the musical waterfront. Here are next week's arrivals:   The McCartney Legacy:...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 12-18 • On TV

Lizzo gives you a reason to watch (or at least record) SNL, Wet Leg visit Seth and Bonny Light Horseman improve your Saturday morning — but Jimmy Kimmel is clearly...

Eric Bibb Ridin’ High With New Star-Studded Concept Album

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Ridin’, the new album from Grammy nominee and blues/roots music legend Eric Bibb, arrives on March 24, Stony Plain Records has announced.  The label also...

Lasso 2023 Ropes Chris Stapleton, Kane Brown

The inaugural LASSO Montréal in 2022 offered 35,000 country music lovers a chance to celebrate the power of live music surrounded by friends, family, and fellow fans at Parc...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 5-11 • The Short List: 3 Titles You...

Good things really do come in threes. They do next week, anyway. See for yourself:   Cheap Trick Live at The Whisky 1977 THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “You wanna hear a band about...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 5-11 • The Long List: 220 Releases On...

Life is full of coincidences. Case in point: Frank Zappa died of cancer on Dec. 4, 1993 — 22 years to the day after the Montreux Casino burned down...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 5-11 • New Books

Sonny and Lenny. Mac and metal. Listening parties and London jazz. And the history and mystery behind a bunch of big hits. That all she wrote this week:   Saxophone Colossus:...

Next Week in Music | Dec. 5-11 • On TV

If you aren't already following David Letterman’s Youtube channel, I highly recommend it. Along with old Late Show interviews and bits, they post vintage performances by everyone from Loretta...

Revival69 Festival Documentary Heading For Canadian Screens

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “In 1969, there were three music festivals that changed the world. And “the second most important event in rock ’n’ roll history” was a one-day...

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