The Tyler Effect’s first annual community and charity event will be thrown by friends of Tyler McLean and Amir Jamal and raise money for victims of gun violence
The flagship event of the music industry largely shut out women. The only televised female performer to win was Brampton’s Alessia Cara for best new artist. SZA, the most-nominated female musician, didn’t win anything. Lorde was not offered a solo performance, while all the other Album of the Year nominees were.
Montreal’s electronic music festival Mutek, western Canadian-based conference BreakOut West, and both North By Northeast and Canadian Music Week in Toronto are among 45 global events agreeing to take part in the initiative.
(The Chronicle Herald)
The nightclub CJ’s will be shutting its doors after a final show on March 3, 2018 — marking 32 years in operation.
Club co-owner Tammy Baron says it’s time move on, but that didn’t make the decision an easy one.CBC (News British Columbia)
But Corus, which has Winnipeg affiliate stations, has no problem playing L.A. metal band Mötley Crüe, despite lead singer Vince Neil’s multiple convictions of assaulting women. Crüe drummer Tommy Lee spent six months in jail after battering then-wife Pamela Anderson; he and bassist Nikki Sixx admitted to raping a woman in their band autobiography, The Dirt.
(Winnipeg Free Press)
With huge funding cuts from the government and increasing costs, this has meant equally massive staff and production cuts. Rapidly developing technological developments are also driving the changes. The broadcaster with stations across the country has, over the decades, amassed a vast collection of recorded music and other artefacts.
Fifty percent of Canadians with access to Stingray Music tuned into the music service in January, according to figures from the Canadian Listenership Study conducted by market research company Maru/Matchbox. The stat is a 14 percent increase over the September 2017 results.
What started as a playful tweet by Canadian rock band the Arkells turned into a trip that left Canada’s Olympians rocking out to their music for most of the final week of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
I could only find footage of the Arkells at Canada House here, so instead we leave yoou with their visit to another Canadian institution, The House of Strombo.