Hamilton Hardcore Heavyweights Counterparts on Preemptive ‘Praises’

Hamilton Hardcore Heavyweights Counterparts on Preemptive ‘Praises’

Counterpart vocalist Brendan Murphy doesn’t know when this will all end. But with his band’s latest album, he knew he wanted to say goodbye. “When I was writing (the lyrics), I had a lot of things in my head and in my life that I was thinking about, and about how they’re going to be … Read more

Glenn Gould Prize goes to renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel

Glenn Gould Prize goes to renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel, one of the world’s most acclaimed conductors, is the 2022 winner of the $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize. The award was announced on Sunday in Toronto at the TELUS Center for Performance and Learning of the Royal Conservatory of Music. It was the culmination of a weekend of events organized by the Glenn Gould … Read more

Future trades 60 minutes wait for 30 minutes of bliss at Rolling Loud Toronto

Future trades 60 minutes wait for 30 minutes of bliss at Rolling Loud Toronto

Only a handful of artists can make you forget they were even late. Future is one of them. At one point, the question was whether Future would show up or not. The massive crowd at the Uber Stage in Rolling Loud Toronto on Ontario Place was scheduled to come out at 9:50 PM and waited … Read more

Central Cee saves the best of his set for last at Rolling Loud Toronto

Central Cee saves the best of his set for last at Rolling Loud Toronto

It takes more than just songs to move to mass appeal, it takes presence. Central Cee has tons of appearance through a screen. The body-covering tattoos, the wavy hair, the charming smile, everything shines through the screen, but the closer you get to him, the weaker that shine gets. In anticipation of Central Cee on … Read more

Nav, Bjork, Central Cee and Hudson Mohawke: Here Are 8 New Songs You Must Hear This Weekend

Nav, Bjork, Central Cee and Hudson Mohawke: Here Are 8 New Songs You Must Hear This Weekend

Star Tracks collects the most interesting new music from a wide variety of established and emerging artists. This week’s playlist features new music from FRVRFRIDAY, Ari Lennox and NIKI. Click here to listen to the Spotify playlist, featuring additional tracks we loved this week. Navigation: once My ears perked up when this wasn’t a trap. … Read more

Radio Stations Pull The Music From Arcade Fire Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Radio Stations Pull The Music From Arcade Fire Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Some North American radio stations have stopped playing Arcade Fire’s music after the rock band’s frontman, Win Butler, was accused of sexual misconduct. A representative of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. told Ottawa City News and CBC News that the broadcaster will “pause” from playing the Grammy-winning act’s work on its CBC Music FM radio station … Read more

Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Lauren Spencer Smith Proves There’s More Than One Way to the Top of the Charts

Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant Lauren Spencer Smith Proves There’s More Than One Way to the Top of the Charts

Lauren Spencer Smith won’t say I told you. But she did. She told you that. In 2020, the former “American Idol” contestant was invited to audition for the series when producers saw a Facebook video of her singing Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” (which has now been streamed over 35 million times). In her official … Read more

Savannah Ré, Skip Marley, RealestK, and RAYE: Here Are 8 New Tracks You Need To Hear This Weekend

Savannah Ré, Skip Marley, RealestK, and RAYE: Here Are 8 New Tracks You Need To Hear This Weekend

Star Tracks collects the most interesting new music from a wide variety of established and emerging artists. This week’s playlist features new music from FRVRFRIDAY, Ari Lennox and NIKI. Click here to listen to the Spotify playlist, featuring additional tracks we loved this week. Savannah Re:Closure I never thought I would live to see the … Read more

Beyoncé, TOBi, Fireboy DML and PinkPantheress: Here Are 7 New Songs You Need to Hear This Weekend

Beyoncé, TOBi, Fireboy DML and PinkPantheress: Here Are 7 New Songs You Need to Hear This Weekend

Star Tracks collects the most interesting new music from a wide variety of established and emerging artists. This week’s playlist features new music from Megan Thee Stallion, Maggie Rogers and Makaya McCraven. Click here to listen to the Spotify playlist, featuring additional tracks we loved this week. Fireboy DML: Ashawo Fireboy DML – arguably the … Read more

Fans demanding refunds after Kultureland, other local festivals fall apart over the weekend

Fans demanding refunds after Kultureland, other local festivals fall apart over the weekend

Fans demanding refunds after Kultureland, other local festivals fall apart over the weekend | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:” “,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”In addition to cancelled acts, the festival switched venues at the last minute for its second day of programming, moving attendees from the Markham Fairgrounds to the Ajax Downs, about 30-minutes away. The start time of the show … Read more